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Shadow Ops: Red Mercury
5.9 out of 10

Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

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Overall 9
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Gameplay 9
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Graphics 9
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Sound 9
8.5
Lifespan 9
8.5

Shadow Ops: Red Mercury Reader Review - 8.6

taosphil, IGN Entertainment
30 June 2004
  • Conclusion: I give it a 8.5 - Good first person shooter with some great scenery. They really should go to a check-point save system, instead of having to play the damn mission all over again (if you screw-up). Just makes for better flow of game play and not so boring. Playing the same thing over and over again just doesn't make sense when all the great games are using a check-point save system already. Why don't these guys?
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Overall 9
9.1
Gameplay 9
9.3
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 10
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Lifespan 8
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Shadow Ops: Red Mercury Reader Review - 9.1

Anderson DL, IGN Entertainment
23 June 2004
  • Conclusion: I'll make this brief. I think Shadow Ops has a fantastic singleplayer game, one of the best FPS available for Xbox. The Xbox Live implementation is iffy, but that's not where the developers focused. If you're looking for a great singleplayer experience, buy this game. On a scale of 0 to 10, I'd give it a 9.3. I am grading the singleplayer experience. p.s.
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Overall 10
10

Possibly best FPS I have ever played!!

D. R. Silvester "Clandestine Knowledge Seeker", Amazon
30 May 2006
  • Summary: Everyone who owns an Xbox is aware of the huge number of First person shooters available. I own quite a few, but have played none better than Shadow Ops Red Mercury. The atmosphere created by the cut scenes and general gameplay is very gritty, if feels like being in a real warzone. Stealth and cunning is the order of the day, go running in all guns blazing and you'll be dead quickly. There is an excellent feature where you can lean around corners to blast enemies.
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Overall 10
10

Possibly best FPS I have ever played!!

D. R. Silvester "Clandestine Knowledge Seeker", amazon.co.uk
30 May 2006
  • Summary: Everyone who owns an Xbox is aware of the huge number of First person shooters available. I own quite a few, but have played none better than Shadow Ops Red Mercury. The atmosphere created by the cut scenes and general gameplay is very gritty, if feels like being in a real warzone. Stealth and cunning is the order of the day, go running in all guns blazing and you'll be dead quickly. There is an excellent feature where you can lean around corners to blast enemies.
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Overall 10
10

Best FPS i've played

"mikefoster7", amazon.co.uk
15 April 2005
  • Summary: I have never written an on line review before, but having purchased this game a month ago i've played nothing else since, and i feel compelled to do so. One of the mysteries about this game is the fact i had never heard of it. It makes nobody's top ten games in listmania and yet i think it just might be the finest FPS ever. Better than Halo? yes i think it is.
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Overall 10
10

Best FPS i've played

Raul Leite, Amazon
15 April 2005
  • Summary: I have never written an on line review before, but having purchased this game a month ago i've played nothing else since, and i feel compelled to do so. One of the mysteries about this game is the fact i had never heard of it. It makes nobody's top ten games in listmania and yet i think it just might be the finest FPS ever. Better than Halo? yes i think it is.
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Overall 10
10

Another 5 Stars - Take the hint - BUY IT!

"mellowmarshman", Amazon
18 October 2004
  • Summary: This is a fantastic first person shooter with great atmosphere and loads of action. Many parts are like Black Hawk Down, but there is plenty of diversity in the environments, from Jungle to City, even on a train. The sound is fantastic, often making me jump out of my skin (particularly if I'm using headphones), graphics are detailed and smooth, enemy AI is smart (most of the time) and lifespan - well, many games fob you off with a dozen or so levels - not here - 25 long...
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Overall 10
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Another 5 Stars - Take the hint - BUY IT!

"mellowmarshman", amazon.co.uk
18 October 2004
  • Summary: This is a fantastic first person shooter with great atmosphere and loads of action. Many parts are like Black Hawk Down, but there is plenty of diversity in the environments, from Jungle to City, even on a train. The sound is fantastic, often making me jump out of my skin (particularly if I'm using headphones), graphics are detailed and smooth, enemy AI is smart (most of the time) and lifespan - well, many games fob you off with a dozen or so levels - not here - 25 long...
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Overall 10
10

WHAT A GAME!

Andy Cunningham, amazon.co.uk
21 July 2004
  • Summary: When i bought this game im was worried that it was just going to be a normal fps. But to my amazement it wasnt, in fact it was one of the best games i had ever played. I was amazed by the detail in the environments and i thought some of the setpeices were superb. shadow ops red mercury is a stunning game and i would reccomend it to anyone.
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Overall 10
10

WHAT A GAME!

Andy Cunningham, Amazon
21 July 2004
  • Summary: When i bought this game im was worried that it was just going to be a normal fps. But to my amazement it wasnt, in fact it was one of the best games i had ever played. I was amazed by the detail in the environments and i thought some of the setpeices were superb. shadow ops red mercury is a stunning game and i would reccomend it to anyone.
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