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Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War
5.6 out of 10

Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

RewiredMind.com
4 August 2004
  • Excerpt: ‘Welcome to Holiday 2003 with me, Carol Smillie. On tonight’s programme, Judith Chalmers experiences the ecstasy and agony of Ibiza, I spend a fortnight harpooning whales off the Icelandic coast while Mike Tyson explores Dorset on a senior citizens’ coach tour.
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Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War – Review

GameCritics.com
31 March 2004
  • Excerpt: It seems that as long as there are videogames, there will be military-themed videogames. The most obvious explanation for the genre's continuing popularity is that gamers seem to love action, and the most obvious place to look for action is during a war. But which war?
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Overall 8
8.2

Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War

Into Liquid Sky
27 March 2004
  • Excerpt: History books never made a big deal about it, but since so many videogames (and comics) seem to believe that Hitler and his SS were interested in the occult, it must be true. In Return to Castle Wolfenstein , you play as B.J.
  • Pros: Large detailed areas, Great online and multiplayer, Sharp audio package
  • Cons: Stealth and auto-aim aren't great, Single player mode has very little replayability
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 7
7.0

Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War Xbox Review

Game Info Wire
8 July 2003
  • Excerpt: What would the entertainment industry do without Nazis? If Hitler had not founded the National Socialist Party Hollywood might have been forced to invent it, because generations of heroes have won their stripes by gunning down legions of Brownshirts and Storm Troopers.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

TheStar.com
7 July 2003
  • Excerpt: Nazis have to be the most enduring (if not particularly endearing) human video game villains ever, going all the way back to the ancient Castle Wolfenstein games that we old-timers played on our Apple II computers.
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Overall 6
6.0

Return to Castle Wolfenstein: The Tides Of War

Evergeek
7 July 2003
  • Excerpt: Nazis have to be the most enduring (if not particularly endearing) human video game villains ever, going all the way back to the ancient Castle Wolfenstein games that we old-timers played on our Apple II computers.
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Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War

The Armchair Empire
15 June 2003
  • Conclusion: game is completely new. In the PC version, you simply began in Castle Wolfenstein. The new section fills in the background details of why and how B.J. ended up at the castle. The rest of the game is nearly identical to the PC version – blast Nazi’s, stop a paranormal plot, take on a horde of...
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Overall 9
9.2
Features 10
9.5
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 9
9.0

Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War

Gaming Target
23 May 2003
  • Summary: Nazis, zombies, genetic freaks?and blowing your buddies head clean off?
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Overall 9
9.3
Gameplay 10
9.6
Graphics 9
8.8
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 10
10

Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War Review

IGN Entertainment
12 May 2003
  • Conclusion: If you cannot tell by the review I absolutely loved this game. Everything about it just screams the word spectacular. From the single player mode to the visuals to the audio Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War was made with a lot of effort and time. Did I forget something?
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Overall 8
8.0

Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War

Gamecell
19 June 2004
  • Conclusion: Wolfenstein is unlikely to blow anyone away, but it supplies you with a lengthy, atmospheric and challenging solo experience and several multiplayer options as well, including what is fast becoming the most popular Xbox Live game.
  • Pros: Tense WWII action coupled to sci-fi horror., Cool multiplayer options, including Xbox Live compatibility.
  • Cons: The game is very dark and dingy in places., Boss battles can annoy., Unremarkable graphics for an Xbox game.
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