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Act of War: Direct Action
6.9 out of 10

Act of War: Direct Action

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Overall 9
8.5

Act of War: Direct Action

Strategy Informer
6 September 2006
  • Excerpt: The current situation is quite grim, oil supplies are rapidly running out, demand is increasing, and prices are out of control. Powerful oil companies, and world governments, along with terrorists, are fighting to control the precious energy reserves, before its all gone.
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Overall 8
8.3

Act of War: Direct Action

Game Over Online
3 June 2006
  • Excerpt: In an effort to make my reviews more educational, allow me to introduce the phrase of the day: “stratégie temps réel.” That’s French for “real-time strategy.” So now when your friends ask you what you’re doing on-line, instead of saying “reading about computer games” or “downloading porn,” you can...
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 8
8.3
Graphics 9
8.9
Sound 7
7.2
Lifespan 8
7.8

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PALgaming
3 March 2006
  • Summary: Act of War: Direct Action is one of the better real-time strategy games that I have played in a while. The game has a decent back story to accommodate the good and well-balanced gameplay which reminds me of the good old days when I first started playing the original Command & Conquer.
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 8
8.0

Act of War: Direct Action

Gameguru Mania
23 February 2006
  • Excerpt: Act of War: Direct Action is a real-time strategy game that takes as its premise the notion that a shadowy Consortium, a secret group of petroleum company owners, is manipulating the price of oil (Americans pay $7 for a gallon of gas!) through terrorist attacks and military actions.
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Overall 8
8.0

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GamesFirst!
14 May 2005
  • Excerpt: If you've been craving a quality RPS game - with beautiful graphics, good story, and great gameplay - Act of War might be for you. This detailed and intricate strategy game uses many of the established norms in terms of features, but mixes them up well enough that they're still fun to play without...
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Overall 8
8.4

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GamingNexus
11 April 2005
  • Summary: you are immediately brought into the action of the game. A debate between two rival oil corporations is shown on your screen and you quickly begin to realize the situation at hand. This simple, yet effective tactic immediately immerses the player into the game before they are even playing.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0

Act of War: Direct Action

impulsegamer
1 April 2005
  • Excerpt: A mix of live action and honest to good real time strategy, Act of War could fall apart on so many levels however simply refuses to. For anyone who didn’t get what I meant there, it’s a good game.
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Overall 8
8.4

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Recenze-her.cz
23 March 2009
  • Summary: "Jedná se o strategickou hru, která si již tízksla pøívlastek geopolitický techno-thriller. Její pøíbìh se odehrává se v blízké budoucnosti a hlavním tématem je jakési mezinárodní spiknutí, které má vést ke svržení souèasného svìtového øádu. Tomu by mìla zabránit elitní jednotka americké armády.
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Overall 7
7.0

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gamer.no
22 September 2006
  • Excerpt: Mens den nye strømmen av sanntids-strategispill stort sett følger Warcraft-formularen og introduserer alle mulige rare rollespillelementer til sjangeren, utfordrer Act of War: Direct Action selveste Command & Conquer. Bare dette i seg selv er som å grave sin egen grav, sier skeptikerne.
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Overall 7
7.0

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GameHope
21 September 2006
  • Summary: Les images distribuées parcimonieusement par Eugen Systems faisaient baver le monde de la presse avec autant de succès que lorsque nos rétines s’illuminaient devant le projet Far Cry. Il est vrai qu’Act of War est beau, très fin, et techniquement impressionnant.
  • Pros: Le moteur graphique, très beau, Bande son, très propre, Solo très sympa
  • Cons: Multi un peu limité
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