Reviews and Problems with Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain
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Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain
Game Over Online
21 July 2015
Excerpt: To paraphrase an old slogan, “You can’t keep a good biotoxin down.” Five years ago, SCEA introduced PlayStation owners to the deadly Syphon Filter virus, an engineered weapon so destructive that it could turn targeted areas into uninhabitable wastelands.
Excerpt: It has a history on the first Playstation console, comes with net play, some dialogue scenes are spoken in French and it is a third person shooter. For what I was concerned it could not go wrong. I did not need more than a few hours however to realise that this game took a wrong turn.
Excerpt: For its debut on the PS2, SCEA wanted to do something really unique and special for Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain . And, in a way they were able to craft an action game that not only stays true to the game's roots on the original PlayStation, but also manages to bring a few new twists to the...
Excerpt: If the hottest buzzwords at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo were "Action RPG" and "World War II shooter", then "counter-terrorist shooter" (of both the solo and squad-based variety) were probably the shoo-in for third place.
Summary: begins with a lot of promise to be a kick-ass first person shooter. The original was one of the best of the genre on the original Playstation, but none of the sequels could really match up to the original.
Conclusion: BMX XXX is not all you probably expected and after playing you’ll realise how sad you were for even getting remotely excited over the screen shots. If you have to, rent it at best. BMX XXX is an amusing concept on paper, but ultimately let down by immature gameplay, frustrating physics and poor game...
Conclusion: As we enter the fifth year of the PS2, gamers ought to be banging on the pristine glass of Sony Computer Entertainment's HQ and demanding more for their cash from the format holder, the very company that's in charge of its gaming output and ought to have a better handle on the inner workings of its...