Excerpt: Elite forces: Unit 77 is an action-driven, squad based-shooter exclusively for the Nintendo DS. A series of mysterious disappearances of high profile personalities from the worlds of science, industry, and entertainment, reveal a horrific global terrorist threat.
Conclusion: Kid Factor: The kid-appropriateness is what put me off the game the most. I am not looking for a realistic game when I boot up my Nintendo DS. Most of the enemies found in the game are human agents (sure, they’re bad guys, but people nonetheless).
Summary: Elite Forces: Unit 77 is a game of action and strategy in which the player must wisely use the abilities of all four members of Unit 77 as you battle your way through inhospitable jungles, scorching deserts, endure harsh and deadly arctic conditions as you fight to rescue the hostages and defeat the...
Excerpt: If you go to your local video game store and look over the Nintendo DS section, there are a lot of genres you can expect to find. Role-playing games, puzzle games, simulations, and inane shovelware are abundant on the handheld, but you really need to look if you want to fight a decent shooter.
Excerpt: Whenever we see a DS game that utilizes the touch screen significantly, especially in a genre that wouldn’t normally call for it, the ultimate question is whether stylus control was necessary, whether said control works for or against the game’s functionality.
Conclusion: Most stages are fun because there are a number of ways to go about completing an objective. Frustration did not set in until the notorious “mountain pass” stage, a linear crawl that was one save point short of an enjoyable challenge.
Excerpt: You know, if I could give game developers just one piece of advice, I think I'd borrow the folksy wisdom of that old Head 'n Shoulders commercial and say, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.