Excerpt: Freedom Force is a tactical role-playing game involving superheroes and super villains. That means, right away, it has two things going for it. Very few tactical role-playing games are published each year, and almost no superhero games have been published -- ever -- and so Freedom Force is about as...
Excerpt: Developed by Irrational Games (System Shock 2), Freedom Force is a tactical RPG that combines the fully 3D real-time tactical combat engine with deep RPG character development and a rich storyline.
Conclusion: The gameplay of Freedom Force is straightforward tactical RPG. Each level is broken up into must-complete primary objectives and "complete for bonus points" secondary objectives. Players move one or more characters around the screen in old-fashioned point-and-click fashion. FF is very challenging.
Excerpt: Holy captivating gameplay, Batman! Irrational Games truly hit the bull’s-eye with this gem of a game. In the past, most comic book/super-hero based games, ranging from Superman on the Atari 2600 to Superman 64 on the N64, have quickly flopped and plundered into the bargain bin, only to make...
Even with its minor problems, Freedom Force is very easy to recommend--it's a superhero game that gets everything right.
29 March 2002
Summary: Freedom Force isn't the first eagerly awaited superhero game, but it is the first to actually be released. With the cancellation of Hero Games' Champions, Bullfrog's The Indestructibles, and MicroProse's Agents of Justice in previous years, it seemed as if there would never be a decent superhero...
Excerpt: CPU: 300Mhz, 333Mhz for Mac OS: Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, MAC OS X 10.1 HDD: 30MB, 300 for Mac RAM: 96MB, 128MB for Mac Video: 16MB D3D DirectX 8.1 Compatible Sound: DirectX 8.1 Compatible Age: Teen
Excerpt: When gamers think of comics, they do not usually associate them with PC games. The reason as many of us have seen, is that comic book type games have never been translated very well to the computer screen.