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5.5 out of 10

Brute Force

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Overall 10
9.6
Gameplay 10
9.8
Graphics 10
9.6
Sound 10
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Lifespan 9
8.8

Brute Force Review

IGN Entertainment
9 February 2008
  • Conclusion: Although I run the risk of sounding like a total fanboy, I have to say Brute Force is the best game I have picked up since Halo, and I honestly find myself enjoying it enough to give me a hard time deciding which I prefer. Halo is a killer game, it’s just not the same type of game, so comparing the two and saying which is better is probably not really even fair.
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Overall 8
8.2

Brute Force

Into Liquid Sky
9 October 2004
  • Excerpt: In Brute Force , players are given a team of four specialized troops which they must use to work as a team to complete their mission, hopefully with all four of the members coming back alive. But, even if they do die, they can just be recloned to go onto the next mission or even to restart the current mission if your whole team gets wiped out.
  • Pros: Team based action is pretty good, Nice audio and visual package, Mutliplayer and co-op gameplay
  • Cons: Ally A.I. needs a little refinement, Some repetitive environments, No Xbox Live online modes
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 6
6.0
Replay value 7
7.0

Expert Review

Video Game talk
16 August 2003
  • Excerpt: as a point of reference for pretty much anything vaguely resembling a shooter for the XBox. Bungie's first-person shooter set the bar for this generation of consoles, one so high that it had yet to find a worthy successor even a year and a half later, despite the frequency that the phrase "Halo-killer" is tossed around. 'The next "Halo"' also seemed to be coming from Microsoft Game Studios, courtesy of developer Digital Anvil.
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Overall 8
8.3

Brute Force

Game Over Online
12 August 2003
  • Excerpt: You might remember Digital Anvil from such PC games as Starlancer and Freelancer. Brute Force, a squad-based third-person shooter for the Xbox, marks the developer’s entry into the console market. The platform might be a little different, but their fondness for the realm of science fictions remains the same. Brute Force takes place in the year 2340, a time when cloning technology has made training and recruiting soldiers obsolete.
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Overall 7
7.4
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
9.4
Sound 8
8.2

Expert Review

Kikizo
3 July 2003
  • Conclusion: THE VERDICT: More than anything, Brute Force comes off as a good game that could have been much, much better. It has the looks and control to be a AAA title, but neither the heart nor the charisma to truly succeed. It is definitely worth a rental, especially to those with friends willing to join the action, but a purchase is hard to recommend.
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

TheStar.com
23 June 2003
  • Excerpt: Though a solid new Xbox title, Brute Force is something of a Halo knock-off... but if you're going to pilfer a sci-fi combat action formula, might as well embezzle from the best.
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Overall 7
7.0

Brute Force

Evergeek
23 June 2003
  • Excerpt: Though a solid new Xbox title, Brute Force is something of a Halo knock-off... but if you're going to pilfer a sci-fi combat action formula, might as well embezzle from the best.
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Overall 7
7.0

Brute Force

Evergeek
23 June 2003
  • Excerpt: Though a solid new Xbox title, Brute Force is something of a Halo knock-off... but if you're going to pilfer a sci-fi combat action formula, might as well embezzle from the best.
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Overall 7
6.8
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0

Brute Force

The Next Level
28 May 2003
  • Excerpt: Brute Force is based on a squad of the same name, consisting of highly trained military operatives that the player controls throughout the game. Sadly, there's really nothing memorable or engaging about the cast of heroes (they could learn a thing or two from Hannibal and his A-Team). What we have is your typical big, all-around tough guy, a feral alien who for some reason runs like a dog (go figure), and two vixen femme fatales.
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Overall 9
8.5

Brute Force

Just RPG
18 February 2003
  • Excerpt: When Brute Force burst onto the market, it had been preceded by pre-release hype pointed towards comparing the game favorably to Halo , a first-person shooter and one of the Xbox’s premiere titles. In many ways, Brute Force , a third-person shooter, resembles, but doesn’t come close, to the compelling gameplay, graphic diversity, incredible level design, and story involvement of Halo .
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