Excerpt: Blacklight: Tango Down centers on two rival factions. each hell bent on demolishing the other side. The factions shoot it out in various urban landscapes, using cutting edge weapons and technology.
Excerpt: There are more than a few shooter titles to choose from these days, some might even say they are in excess. Each of these games promises a one-of-a-kind experience in hopes of separating itself from the rest of the pack.
Excerpt: I don't know where it went wrong. I remember hearing the pitch for Blacklight: Tango Down and being genuinely interested about this cyber-dystopian shooter. Sure, the bleak sci-fi setting isn't exactly original, but when it's done right (ex. Deus Ex ), it is usually great.
Excerpt: As Eye of Judgement: Legends begins you may feel as if you’ve accidently walked in on someone else’s conversation. “On that day… the sky was rent asunder like so much silk and a mechanical fortress slipped through the cracks in this world.” Was it a Tuesday?
Conclusion: level of detail that give them a sense of realism, and buildings feel like they've been bearing mute witness to the strange war being fought in the streets. As the game is set in Eastern Europe, there's a lot of Cyrillic signage and narrow streets which help the player feel like they're in the back...
Conclusion: Overall, it’s not that Blacklight can’t be enjoyed on its own merits, because it can in the most basic sense. But when held up to scrutiny and measured against those gunning for the same lucrative audience, it’s hard to recommend Blacklight: Tango Down with an absolute guarantee that you’ll be...
Summary: As a heavy FPS gamer, it takes a little more to get me excited about another one coming down the pipe. Blacklight: Tango Down is one of those games that didn’t excite me too much beforehand, and doesn’t really after playing it.