Close Combat: First to Fight PC

User Score
5.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 10
  2. Negative: 5 out of 10
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  1. JARHEAD
    Oct 17, 2005
    8
    I'm enjoying it. It's still relitively new, but it is entertaining, and less than 40 bucks always works. It's no Operation Flashpoint though, then again what is?
  2. SphyrionTechnologies,LLC
    Jun 9, 2005
    0
    I have not played this game, so I do not know if it is good or not. But I did install it, and when it rebooted my computer for me, my Windows login profile WAS DELETED! Even though my profile was gone, I tried to launch the game and it would not run. Told me it "encountered an error and needed to close". I called their Tech Support hotline, which from their accents seems to be inI have not played this game, so I do not know if it is good or not. But I did install it, and when it rebooted my computer for me, my Windows login profile WAS DELETED! Even though my profile was gone, I tried to launch the game and it would not run. Told me it "encountered an error and needed to close". I called their Tech Support hotline, which from their accents seems to be in Australia, and they told me "It is just an unfortunate coincidence and there is nothing we can do. We recommend taking it to a repair shop and have it thouroughly looked at." When I asked them if they were going to foot the bill for this, they told me it was not their responsibility. I replied that it was their responsibility to develop a game that ultimately caused my computer to malfunction, so why were they not responsible for fixing it? My next question referred to a refund of the game purchase price. "Take it back"....... Anyone knows that opened software CANNOT be returned.
    Bottom line: Do not buy this game, and do not patronize Destineer Studios, the developer, and 2K Games, the publisher.
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  3. AaronB.
    May 2, 2005
    8
    I don't see why everyone is saying this game stinks - I find it pretty fun. The graphics aren't great, but they're good, and the gameplay is pretty tense.
  4. BruceT.
    Apr 23, 2005
    4
    Impressive trailers gave me the idea that the game should be good. Not so. Graphics and sound are acceptable. But the gameplay is just like taking out the garbage. You can play it but there is no enjoyment in playing it. It's so DULL. Not worth the money and the disk space.
Metascore
67

Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 21
  2. Negative: 2 out of 21
  1. 60
    An agreeable kind of game so long as you lower your expectations a bit.
  2. Computer Gaming World
    40
    A tedious, tasteless mess. [Aug 2005, p.76]
  3. PC Format
    66
    The enemy AI is slow to react, your character is slow to move. [July 2005, p.98]