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Full Spectrum Warrior

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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
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Sound 9
9.2
Lifespan 8
8.0

Full Spectrum Warrior Review

IGN Entertainment
9 February 2008
  • Conclusion: Full Spectrum Warrior is truly a breed apart. I don’t think I’ve ever had more people ask about a game than this one. The main question on everyone’s minds is, “Will I like it?” Well, that is a question I simply cannot answer. FSW is definitely not for everyone. Many people will not enjoy the “hands-off” approach when engaging enemies, and would rather opt to sight them in FPS style.
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Full Spectrum Warrior

The Armchair Empire
13 August 2005
  • Conclusion: Each member of the squad performs as a real soldier would, covering the commander in the heat of battle, laying down when grenades are thrown towards the squad, and issuing hand signals to fellow soldiers. Though not actually controlling any of the team members, you control every other aspect. Simply by pointing and pressing a button, the team reacts immediately.
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Overall 6
6.0

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RewiredMind.com
18 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Movies like Black Hawk Down would have you believe that war is all about shooting – constantly – and thinking about it when the slaughter is over. That couldn’t be further from the truth and last year Pandemic taught us console gamers a thing or two about modern warfare with the Xbox edition of Full Spectrum Warrior.
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

The Laser
2 January 2005
  • Summary: Based on actual Army simulations, Full Spectrum Warrior is an outstanding squad-based shooter that puts players into the heat of combat in a desert country ruled by a terrorist dictator. The sophisticated gameplay requires more brains than brawn. Your main goal is to position your team members into the perfect spot to take out enemies while minimizing risk. This complexity can be intimidating at first, but it lends the experience more rewarding.
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Overall 8
8.2
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0
Storyline 7
7.0

Full Spectrum Warrior Xbox Review

Game Info Wire
21 September 2004
  • Excerpt: Originally designed for United States Army use, Pandemic and THQ decided they had a good thing on their hands and published the game for the Xbox and PC. But how will a market saturated with Tom Clancy-inspired fire-fests react to something completely different?
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Overall 8
8.0

Full Spectrum Warrior

World of Gaming
20 July 2004
  • Excerpt: Full Spectrum Warrior is a game that creates a whole new genre, a third person action, yet highly strategic, game with one catch, you don’t shoot, and the game is all about war. But somehow, someway, Pandemic Studios creates a game that is a blast to play.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

GamesFirst!
10 July 2004
  • Excerpt: Cover. Flank. Move. Shoot. Repeat. THQ and Pandemic bring us Full Spectrum Warrior, a tactical shooter that aims for an unprecedented level of realism. But does the new level of realism make it great, or just slow it down? Click here to let Steffan take you through some of the ups and downs of modern urban combat.
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0

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Kikizo
9 July 2004
  • Conclusion: THE VERDICT: War games have never been my favourite--I play games to escape reality, not linger in its fetidness. Yet somehow Full Spectrum Warrior managed to consume me. Not only are the gameplay and presentation fantastic, but your teammates are humanized to such an extent that I actually felt guilty when one of them got shot.
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Overall 9
9.3
Features 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 10
10
Lifespan 9
8.5

Full Spectrum Warrior

Gaming Target
8 July 2004
Overall 8
8.4
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
8.5
Multiplayer 9
8.5

Full Spectrum Warrior

GamersHell.com
7 July 2004
  • Excerpt: Urban combat is by many considered to be the most difficult kind. There are so many things that they happen at any point in time, which means the squads that are set to such a scenario will have to be highly trained and led by a good commander. In Full Spectrum Warrior you play as that commander, shifting between a few small teams in an effort to hopefully solve your objective without any unnecessary casualties.
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