Excerpt: where stealth is a necessity, it's always an option. And I have to admit, I do feel a certain sense of satisfaction when my creeping through ducts grants me the opportunity to gun down a couple of unsuspecting soldiers who were lying in wait for me to come nonchalantly strolling down that wide-open corridor.
Excerpt: First person shooters have established quite a presence in the gaming world within the last year. Perhaps it's the high that's still in the air from dynasty games like "Halo" or Metroid Prime." At any rate if you take a look around first-person shooters are slowly beginning to line the shelves in force at your local gaming stores.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: Snowblind is a fairly solid and entertaining FPS. Much of what it offers (augmentations, stealth and hacking) turns out to be a tad superfluous to the predominantly bullet-riddled gameplay, and can be easily overlooked by players. On PS2, it's certainly one of the better games of its kind (not particularly difficult considering the competition), though TimeSplitters 3 is the better game.
Excerpt: Crystal Dynamic's latest first person shooter Project: Snowblind has a similar futuristic feeling to games such as Deus Ex. You follow the story of 2nd Lieutenant Nathan Frost in his nation's quest to reach peace with itself. Set in Hong Kong in the year 2065, technology has taken a leap ahead, offering you a whole arsenal of weapons and abilities that are unheard of by today's standards.
Excerpt: The Xbox is so saturated with shooters, it has become a difficult task to differentiate between them. For a shooter to be considered a Ã¢â‚¬ËœsuccessÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ on the Xbox, it needs to not just improve upon what has been undertaken, but it needs to surpass it with innovative new ideas. Project: Snowblind seemed up for the task pre-launch, but did it actually claim the throne as the number one Xbox FPS?