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Velvet Assassin
6.1 out of 10

Velvet Assassin

Born in Devon, England, Violette Summer grew up in a happy famil Read more

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Overall 5
5.2

The Horrors Of War Are Laughably Bad

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: Slog through the most tedious and frustrating version of World War II you can imagine Graphics: A high point in an otherwise lackluster title ? lighting and overall visual quality is right up there Sound: Solid voiceover work for Violette, but she's pretty much the only character in the...
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Overall 8
8.0

Velvet Assassin

Game Over Online
11 August 2009
  • Excerpt: The Good : Outstanding narrative. Wicked atmospheric. Some original FPS game mechanics. The Bad : Checkpoints unevenly distributed, will probably require most players to go through some pieces of the game over and over again. The Ugly : Awful enemy AI.
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

Game Informer
5 August 2009
  • Summary: If early stealth games were like this 10 years ago, the genre would have collapsed before it even had the chance to take off. Missions range from completely forgettable (go get some papers!
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Review: Velvet Assassin (Microsoft Xbox 360)

Diehard GameFAN
3 August 2009
  • Summary: : Velvet Assassin is the sort of product that probably would have made a big splash had it come out about ten years ago in its present state, but stealth-based action games have advanced beyond what Velvet Assassin offers, leaving it an amusing but ultimately uninspired experience.
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Overall 6
6.0

Velvet Assassin

True achievements
28 July 2009
  • Conclusion: I have heard that people have gotten a full 1000 on the game within 6 hours of playing it. Overall I think that if you really want to get 1000 points on another game, it might take some getting used to but overall I feel that it was a fun game, if you think that you can handle sneaking around like...
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Overall 3
3.2
Gameplay 4
3.5
Looks 4
4.0

Velvet Assassin (X360) - Review

VGChartz
23 July 2009
  • Excerpt: You’re a highly-trained British assassin sneaking around in the shadows inside a Nazi bunker in World War II, searching for your mark. A guard stands leaning against a post on the other side of the room with his back to you. So you crouch and stealthily creep up behind him – or so you intended.
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Overall 4
4.1
Gameplay 4
3.8
Graphics 7
7.2
Sound 7
7.4
Longevity 6
5.9

Velvet Assassin

NowGamer
5 June 2009
Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

GamingNexus
2 June 2009
  • Summary: With only a tenuous grasp of real-life events, Velvet Assassin is based on the World War II missions of Allied British spy, Violette Szabo. And while never as ruinous as Vampire Rain’s laughable but unforgiving temperament, Velvet Assassin’s more primitive trappings – and emphasis on the...
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Overall 6
6.0

Velvet Assassin

GamesRadar
26 May 2009
  • Pros: Some robust sneaking action, Wonderful atmosphere, Morphine injections are cool (no, really)
  • Cons: Story leaves a sour taste, Missions are too strictly linear, Obnoxiously spaced checkpoints
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

RewiredMind.com
25 May 2009
  • Excerpt: It isn’t every day that a game takes a slightly political standpoint, or tries to right a wrong or change an attitude towards a class or race of people but ultimately, despite being a relatively mediocre title, Velvet Assassin does just that.
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