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6.4 out of 10

SOCOM: Confrontation

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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

Game Informer
27 September 2009
  • Summary: Nope, SOCOM hasn't gotten any better. The control scheme still beggars belief with its awfulness ? even though it lets you remap functions wherever you like, the horrendously cumbersome zoom mechanic still constantly gets in the way. The front end is archaic as ever, forcing users to choose a ''channel'' with a 256-player cap and then browse for a game within that. On the plus side, the map design in this online-only iteration is great ?
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony's Tactical Shooter Is Better Non-confrontational

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: The military shooter hits the PlayStation 3 in a multiplayer-only offering Graphics: Uneven, ranging from good (environments) to awful (character faces) Sound: Fantastic all around. With the right setup, you'll be surrounded by tooth-loosening explosions, pinging ricochets, and all manner of gunfire Playability: The game's peculiar controls haven't been revisited in any meaningful way, which could keep newcomers away Entertainment: If you've liked past SOCOM...
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Overall 6
6.0

SOCOM: Confrontation (PS3)

EL33TONLINE
25 March 2009
  • Excerpt: The SOCOM franchise was one of the jewels in the PlayStation 2’s crown, with no fewer than three critically acclaimed and popular instalments. Widely praised for its deep, tactical gameplay, the SOCOM games were also almost solely responsible for multiplayer gaming on Sony’s last-generation wonder. Needless to say, the series’ first entry on the PlayStation 3 has been hotly anticipated.
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Overall 6
6.0

SOCOM: Confrontation

Thunderbolt Games
23 January 2009
  • Excerpt: If people were as faithful to their significant others as SOCOM fans are to their games, there would be a lot more blissful relationships in the world today. Take SOCOM: Confrontation for instance. It was released back in October 2008 as an online-only next-gen addition to the wildly popular PlayStation 2 series.
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Overall 7
6.5
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 7
6.5
Multiplayer 7
7.0

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation - PS3 - Review

GameZone
2 November 2008
  • Excerpt: Since its first release on the PlayStation 2, one of the best aspects of the SOCOM games has always been the online multiplayer mode. It was impressive to find a deep and functional online multiplayer game with full voice communication via an accompanying headset. As the series progressed, the multiplayer game improved greatly. I mean, SOCOM fans still talk about SOCOM 2 ’s amazing online gameplay, maps and near perfect action.
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Overall 7
6.5
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 7
6.5
Multiplayer 7
7.0

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation - PS3 - Review

GameZone
2 November 2008
  • Excerpt: Since its first release on the PlayStation 2, one of the best aspects of the SOCOM games has always been the online multiplayer mode. It was impressive to find a deep and functional online multiplayer game with full voice communication via an accompanying headset. As the series progressed, the multiplayer game improved greatly. I mean, SOCOM fans still talk about SOCOM 2 ’s amazing online gameplay, maps and near perfect action.
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Overall 6
6.0

SOCOM: Confrontation

GamesRadar
31 October 2008
  • Pros: Usual SOCOM gunplay is here... somewhere, Headset is brilliant, Tilt controls work
  • Cons: Utterly unfinished, Steep learning curve, Graphics will never be impressive
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Overall 7
6.5

SOCOM: Confrontation

Console Monster
5 September 2009
  • Summary: Having previously played the BETA way back in September 2008, I was looking forward to getting my hands on the actual game itself. So when SOCOM: Confrontation (SC) dropped through my letterbox, albeit a couple of months after its US/Japanese release, I was really looking forward to it. I couldn't wait to see whether Slant Six Games had managed to iron out the game's faults, which I discovered in the BETA. So does it? Lets find out.
  • Pros: Neat clan system, An array of gametypes and maps, Weapon Customization
  • Cons: Very steep learning curve, Long loading times, It's not for me
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Overall 5
5.0

SOCOM: Confrontation Review

PALGN
6 April 2009
Overall 7
6.5

SOCOM Confrontation review

Gameplanet
24 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Despite being purpose-built for intense online gaming, SOCOM Confrontation just lacks the polish required to pull this off. Perhaps technical issues will be ironed out with future patches, but in the meantime there's just not enough substance here to warrant your time.
  • Pros: When it works, gameplay is excellent. Weapon sounds are extremely satisfying. Pretty game, but doesn’t stretch the PS3 by any means.
  • Cons: Sony should have had more pride in the franchise and its online community than to release this game with so much still to be ironed out.
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