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Operation Flashpoint: Elite Review
11 March 2010
Conclusion: Operation Flashpoint: Elite limits itself significantly by being nearly identical to its PC predecessor which was released more than four years ago. The game does a good job of offering some nice Xbox Live play and the added campaign missions will appeal to those who are starved for some seriously...
Excerpt: The Kingdom Under Fire series, which started out on the PC from a Korean game maker, made a natural transition to the Xbox with last year’s critically acclaimed Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders. It was an ambitious title that was wrought with some rough edges.
Summary: Last year, a game was quietly released on the Xbox called Kingdom Under Fire Crusaders. The sequel to this under appreciated title is now available on the Xbox. Kingdom Under Fire Heroes is the latest title in this new franchise from Microsoft.
Excerpt: Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes is the sequel to last year's hit, Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders . The game gives us a better look at the lands of Bersia, and features a variety of improvements over the original, including new units and more playable characters.
Excerpt: was one of my favorite games of 2004. By combining elements from a variety of genres � hack-and-slash action, real-time tactics, and a tactical RPG-esque leveling and equipment system � it managed to achieve something fairly unique. The final product was a polished and fun game, in spite of
Excerpt: exists as a solid opportunity for publishers Phantagram and developers Blue Side to build on their established foundations and add improvements to an already competent real-time strategy formula.
Conclusion: Overall Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes is a respectable and polished effort in an under-populated genre on Xbox. While it might not suit everyone, it is an impressive game with a lot to offer, if you put the time in.
Pros: Strategy on Xbox, Looks good - great at times, Lots of action on-screen, Over 50 campaign missions
Cons: Commanding your troops can be fiddly, Can get a bit stale at times
Conclusion: Lowdown Kingdom Under Fire is Microsoft's hidden gem, and Phantagrams masterpiece. If you are at all interested in this game pick it up, it will be worth the purchase. Kingdom Under Fire is grand, fun and challenging. Kingdom Under Fire is the Microsoft Xbox sleeper hit of 2004, don't miss out.