Reviews and Problems with MAG: Massive Action Game
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16 February 2015
Excerpt: Here's the problem. MAG itself is nearly impossible to review. What you're reviewing is a community. Penny Arcade’s take on MAG is entirely, depressingly accurate. After you go through a quick training mission to teach you the ropes of MAG's shooter-style gameplay, which is simple and intuitive for...
Excerpt: Just about everyone knows how competitive men can be amongst each other. Men always battle for the most beautiful women, want to earn more than the others, kill each other over sports and want nothing more than just to have the biggest one.
Conclusion: MAG may seem like just another military FPS with little more than an impressive multiplayer gimmick. However, MAG succeeds as an enjoyable and enormously playable online FPS title that's worthy of your time.
Excerpt: The prospect of massive online battles which encompasses all the major factors from real military combat has been long desired by the gaming community. Now MAG, previously titled Massive Assault Game, aims to be the first to get people together under the orders of the their superior officers to...
Summary: Usually, I can get through a FPS quickly and offer up my review on the game soon after it's released.. Seeing as MAG was one game that needed some extra attention, I decided to take my time on this one. It's a good thing too as my opinion on the game changed as I progressed through the ranks.
Excerpt: At E3 2008 the industry laughed at Sony and Zipper Interactive when they announced plans to bring a 256-player shooter to the PlayStation 3. Openly laughed at them. Up to that point, the PlayStation Network struggled to do just about anything, and multiplatform games' online systems on the PSN...
Summary: MAG ’s scope of having up to 256 players trade lead over various objective-based battlefields is no joke; the game is easily one of the most frenzied and tactical team-based shooters around right now.