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6.7 out of 10

SOS The Final Escape

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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0

SOS: The Final Escape - A really good and original game

dirtyripp..., Ciao
24 August 2011
  • Excerpt: "SOS: The Final Escape is a survival game for the Playstation 2 created by Irem in 2002. You play the role of Keith Helm, a reporter who makes his way to the man-made Shriver Island in order to start his new job as a newspaper editor in Capital City. However, upon his arrival an enormous earthquake occurs, leaving him trapped in the city as aftershocks occur and buildings and structures collapse all around him. He gradually finds items which may help ...
  • Pros: Exciting, good story and gameplay
  • Cons: Little slow at times
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Overall 8
8.0

SOS: The Final Escape (PS2): SOS: The Final Escape

dirtyripper, Dooyoo
21 August 2011
  • Summary: SOS: The Final Escape is a survival game for the Playstation 2 created by Irem in 2002. You play the role of Keith Helm, a reporter who makes his way to the man-made Shriver Island in order to start his new job as a newspaper editor in Capital City. However, upon his arrival an enormous earthquake occurs, leaving him trapped in the city as aftershocks occur and buildings and structures collapse all around him.
  • Pros: Exciting, good story and gameplay
  • Cons: Little slow at times
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Overall 6
6.0

Cult Earthquake Title

virtua007, Dooyoo
20 January 2011
  • Summary: Known as Disaster Report in other territories, SOS The Final Escape is one of these adventure titles that ultimately slipped in under the radar and mainly stayed there. The same can be said of a Wii title - Disaster Day of Crisis) which also featured several natural disasters yet failed to achieve a wide audience.
  • Pros: Great Earthquake effects, seven endings, map and character charts
  • Cons: Bland graphics, occasionally poor voice acting
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 6
6.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0

SOS: The Final Escape - A great disaster game.

Mistybroo..., Ciao
30 January 2010
  • Excerpt: "Age Rating: 11+ Also known as Disaster Report. Can be bought new or used for £7+ on ebay.co.uk. There is no multiplayer. I'm a big fan of disaster movies and books so I was thrilled to discover there was a game where you had to escape from a disaster happening at a city built on an island. It's quite a unique idea although a bit more could have been elaborated on with the storyline. You play a journalist called Keith who has just arrived ...
  • Pros: Great storyline, game idea, gameplay and original .
  • Cons: Voice acting, camera angles, game length .
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Overall 6
6.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0

Rumbles Of Discontent?

tom1clare, Ciao
30 March 2008
  • Excerpt: "...title back in 2002. Though SOS: The Final Escape isn't going to cause the Silent Hill's or Resident Evil's of this world any problems, it deserves it's footnote in the PS2's detailed history purely because its take on the adventure genre is so unusual. Its control configuration and mode of exploration borrows heavily from survival-horror games, though remarkably there is no combat at all in SOS and very few enemies either. And as such, it doesn't ...
  • Pros: Original ideas, cinematic story, some replay value
  • Cons: Slight control issues, no combat, short and easy
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Overall 4
4.0

Good idea, but is too sluggish...

Sofa Cinema
3 November 2006
Overall 6
6.0
Sound quality 10
10
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0

Rumble in (pick your own random city)

pesky33, Ciao
25 March 2004
  • Excerpt: "SOS: Final Escape, a.k.a. Disaster Report (USA), a.k.a. simply SOS (Japan) is one of those crazy Japanese games I read about in PS2 magazine, take ages to find, and then play it whilst shaking my head at the inventiveness and sheer surreal delight of it all… then I finish it that night, and sell it the next day. Usually Japanese games (I’m thinking Parappa the Rapper, Mad Maestro, Mr Moskeeto to name but three) are finishable within about 4 hours, ...
  • Pros: gripping, tense, original gameplay
  • Cons: poor replayability, shonky graphics
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Overall 10
10
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10

Get Ready to Rumble

Belcheee, Ciao
28 June 2003
  • Excerpt: "SOS: Final Escape is a very original game. The basic story is that there is a new man-made island metropolis, and you are on your way there to start your first day at work. But, on the way there is an earthquake which you get caught in, and you must escape. The gameplay involves avoiding falling debris (and buildings), escaping from dangerous situations, and helping other survivors along the way. One great thing about this game is the numerous ...
  • Pros: Original idea, not like other games
  • Cons: A bit too short and easy
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User Review

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28 April 2006

User Review

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28 April 2006
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