Reviews and Problems with WinBack: Covert Operations
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Operation Winback to give it's real name
9 August 2001
Excerpt: Operation Winback was highly anticipated months before it's release but the sales didn't show this so it resulted in it almost disappearing off the sales charts. The game was hyped as the N64 Metal gear and only the nintendo magazines gave it percenteges in the high 80's and 90's while the Multiformat mags gave it average scores.
Hide and shoot, hide and shoot, hide...............zzzzz
3 September 2000
Excerpt: Winback is an action adventure game which trys hard to follow in the footsteps of classic playstation games Metal Gear Solid and Syphon Filter, but sadly fails to incorprate the best parts of either game. The problems with winback are; the graphics are dull and univiting, only about two colours were used in the game grey and dark grey. The camera is very annoying as it never quite wants to follow you, which leads to some untimely and annoying deaths.
Pros: A good attempt at an action adventure .
Cons: Relies too much on one aspect of gameplay, with little variation .