Conclusion: Through all its faults, Global Agenda: Sandstorm is still worth checking out. It's a slow-burner, but after a few dozen hours of play you'll be blasting with the best of them, going off on raids with friends and modding your weapons to be ridiculously powerful.
Excerpt: It’s been two years since players took up the reins and cleaned the streets of crime in Crackdown and our return to the sweeping highways and towering edifices of Pacific City couldn’t be better timed.
Excerpt: In a future where resources are scant and an oppressive worldwide government endeavors to extend its controlling grip around the whole planet, there are those who resist. Banding together in disparate factions, elite soldiers use their diverse talents and quick reflexes to carve out their place in a...
Conclusion: There’s a lot to dislike about Global Agenda – I still think the combat feels a bit wobbly, with bullets flying all over the place and not making contact with the enemy they appeared to hit, the Sonoran Desert missions are pretty poor, and it’s extremely frustrating that to try out a new class...
Excerpt: Global Agenda is a futuristic Massive Multiplayer Online Third Person Shooter. The story is set in the 22nd-century after a severe global disaster. Habitable land is hard to come by and the tyrannical government rules with an iron fist and with an army of mechanical drones.
Pros: No monthly subscription fees; fun team based game missions.
Cons: Maps have sparse player counts which makes forming parties difficult.
Global Agenda's novel take on class-based combat has the potential to be exciting, but drudgery and other issues present serious obstacles to your enjoyment.
30 March 2010
Summary: In a future where resources are scant and an oppressive worldwide government endeavors to extend its controlling grip around the whole planet, there are those who resist. Banding together in disparate factions, elite soldiers use their diverse talents and quick reflexes to carve out their place in a...
Pros: Good array of classes and weapons, Hectic shooter action
Cons: Enjoyable combat requires a lot of tedious grinding to access, Limited maps and mission types, Bland visuals
Summary: Global Agenda, an MMO FPS, aims to deliver a vast multiplayer shooter with strands of WoW in its DNA. Unfortunately, what it does do well is already done better by several other PC shooters that don't charge a monthly fee.
Pros: Four diverse classes, Combat involves more than just shooting, Jetpacks are a fun addition
Cons: Generic looking maps, Dull player vs. environment content, Weak crafting