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Raven Squad

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Overall 6
5.6

Raven Squad

ztgd.com
24 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Interesting concept poorly executed. I want to start this review by stressing that I really […]
  • Pros: + Interesting concept, + Voice acting can be humorous
  • Cons: Shooting is sluggish, RTS is oversimplified, Enemy AI is severly lacking, Presentation falls very short
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WR: Raven Squad (Xbox 360, PC)

gameusagi.com
24 March 2010
  • Excerpt: In the jungle no one can hear you scream… and scream you will while playing this travesty of game. Raven Squad is a squad-based first person shooter with, what little-known Hungarian developer Atomic Motion would have you believe, are RTS (Real Time Strategy) elements. Read on for a stringent lecture on what not to do when designing a game… Raven Squad consists of a group of mercenaries who get dropped in an Amazonian jungle to round up some drug dealers.
  • Pros: The water looks OK…., Okay-ish music, nothing you haven’t heard before though, A human squad-mate is bound to be more intelligent than the AI controlled ones…, Unintentionally funny
  • Cons: Laughable dialogue, totally uninteresting story, Terrible pop-in, Hardly any character animation, Basic polygon models, poor textures, Worst voice acting, Shaky FPS controls, Non-existent RTS elements, Poor squad AI, …good luck finding one, Totally not entertaining the way you’d need a game to be
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Overall 2
2.0
Gameplay 2
2.0
Graphics 2
2.0
Control 5
5.0

Raven Squad

Xbox Evolved
25 November 2009
  • Summary: Overall, Raven Squad is a nice idea with very bad execution. Achievement hunters might be pleased to know that these achievements aren't too hard to obtain but will require some work. Other than that, I can’t give a reason for anyone to even think about buying this game.
  • Pros: You decide.
  • Cons: Really?...
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Review: Raven Squad (Microsoft Xbox 360)

Diehard GameFAN
25 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Modern shooters are a fairly tried-and-true genre at this point. COD4, the Tom Clancy oeuvre, and a million other clones have run the genre nearly to death at this point. Little has come in the way of originality to these games (which doesn’t mean they’re not fun), so Evolved has brought Raven Squad to the catalog with a nice, single twist as an attempt at originality. Raven Squad ‘s single addition to the FPS genre is the addition of RTS elements.
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Overall 6
6.0

Raven Squad Review

PlayDevil
4 November 2009
  • Summary: " Raven Squad " is pretty much a wasted opportunity. With another developer behind the wheel, this could have been a superb game. However, various issues with both control schemes render the game frustrating, but even then you should find it only takes you about 2 hours to play through from start to finish, with little replay value and no-one else online for co-op play.
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Review: Raven Squad (360)

Games Are Evil
19 October 2009
  • Excerpt: My mum once said that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. Actually that’s a complete lie, given that she hated proverbs. In fact, she never said anything remotely like that, but would I like to think that if she knew I would waste my adult life reviewing video games then she would have, because she would have known that eventually I would have to review a game like Raven Squad. So, here’s something nice about Raven Squad.
  • Pros: Good idea that sometimes comes together thanks to smooth transition between FPS and RTS modes
  • Cons: Lackluster visuals, impossibly bad voice acting, uninspired gameplay, and a wealth of glitches
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Overall 4
3.8
Gameplay 4
3.5
Graphics 7
7.2
Sound 6
6.0
Multiplayer 6
6.4
Longevity 6
6.2

Raven Squad

NowGamer
22 September 2009
  • Summary: Ultimately disappointing. A low-budget offering whose heart is in the right place, but falls short.
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Overall 4
3.8
Gameplay 4
3.5
Graphics 7
7.2
Sound 6
6.0
Multiplayer 6
6.4
Longevity 6
6.2

Raven Squad

NowGamer
17 September 2009
  • Conclusion: While we might not have been expecting too much from Raven Squad, it’s still disappointing that there are things in here that could have been prevented that would make it a much better game.
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Overall 7
6.8
Gameplay 7
7.0
Funfactor 8
8.0

Raven Squad

Digital Chumps
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: This is worth checking out, nevermind the very low score this game is getting from some outlets. Give it a rental -- I had my doubts too, but it's a really fun game, although it's short and it has some issues.
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Overall 4
4.0
Design 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 1
1.0

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
7 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The world economy has not recovered two years after the financial markets collapsed. While some countries – like the United States – have managed to float above the tsunami, other nations are drowning in unemployment, debt and a rash of violence. Somehow all of this relates to Raven Squad where you lead a group of troops through the Amazonian jungles killing guerrillas along the way. The gimmick?
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