Excerpt: Tactical shooters are one of my favorite video game genres so I was pretty excited when SWAT: Target Liberty came across my desk. Unfortunately, no thanks to a tricky targeting system, inefficient AI and repetitive mission design, my enthusiasm for the PSP title quickly turned to apathy.
Excerpt: In case you didn’t hear the news, the PSP has a problem! It’s not the lack of true killer titles (which, let’s face it, does hurt the system). No, this problem lies within the system’s design which makes controlling certain games more effort than it’s worth.
Summary: Penned by script writer Scott Rosenbaum (The Shield), SWAT: Target Liberty is set in New York City where the SWAT team is tasked with thwarting an ever increasing number of international terrorist threats.
Excerpt: In SWAT: Target Liberty , you are Kurt Wolfe, a New York City SWAT team leader who gets caught up in a war between two rival Korean gangs. Somehow the gang war leads into a bigger threat and eventually, your team is sucked into a standoff with a group of terrorists with nuclear capabilities.
Excerpt: We've all acted out the fantasy that SWAT: Target Liberty tries so desperately to recreate with authenticity. Perhaps in a trigger-happy daydream, or in an empty corridor when nobody is watching, most of us at some point have probably pretended to burst through a door and sweep the room with a...
Summary: For computer players the SWAT franchise holds a lot of weight. For the last twelve years this Sierra franchise has impressed gamers and critics alike with its blend of realistic tactical action and compelling ripped-from-the-headlines storytelling.
Conclusion: If you are into titles like Socom, GRAW or Rainbox Six this will appeal however don't expect the same sort of excitement setting off flash bangs when you clear the room. It's not that SWAT Target Liberty is flawed, the attention to detail is impressive, both graphically and from the audio effects,...
Excerpt: You’re either SWAT or you’re not and this is well…. SWAT Target Liberty is the latest game to grace the SWAT series. SWAT has a long lineage going back to the classic Police Quest series in the 80’s.
Pros: Good graphics, fun for a while
Cons: Gets boring quickly, story line needed some work!, movement s far to slow