Excerpt: Most improved sequel – probably. Game of the year…eh, maybe. Shooter of the year…hmm, could be. If you’ve been reading the site for the past two months, you might remember that I wrote up the preview of TimeSplitters 2, commenting on its improved features, newly focused gameplay, and other facets...
Conclusion: the time crystals that power the alien temporal device. You’ll make forays to Chicago (1932), the Wild West (1853), Tokyo (2019), and a Robot Factory (2315) among others, but first stop is Siberia (1990), which is entirely reminiscent of GoldenEye’s opening levels.
Excerpt: Eidos brings us the highly anticipated TimeSplitters 2, and this time around the game has no apologies to make. The single player mode is great fun, especially playing it with a friend, and the multiplayer mode is perhaps the most robust thing going right now on a console.
Excerpt: Companies continue to seek out the next successful first-person shooter along the lines of "Halo". Although many of them ("Turok: Evolution") pale in comparison, "Timesplitters 2" gets awfully close in several ways and surpasses it in others.
Excerpt: The original Timesplitters was released alongside the launch of the Sony PlayStation 2. It was a product made by Free Radicals, a developer team existing of amongst others, former Rare employees.
Excerpt: There are Up’s and there are DOWN’S! Ah yes the sheer magnificence of Time splitters, A first person shooter ( FPS ) which allows you to experience one of the joys of life, shooting people as your primate friend the monkey… or perhaps only one of my joys.
Pros: An extremely fun game at times, with a massive replayability value, could keep you hooked for years.
Cons: The graphics were sub-par at times, 1 player although not shameful, not exactly breathtaking.