Metascore
62

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 12
  2. Negative: 3 out of 12
Buy On
  1. 40
    Combine one part action, one part tactical strategy, and one part dodgy AI, add a pinch of RPG-style customization, wrap it up in a third-person perspective, and what have you got? Cold Zero has its good moments, but they are few and far between.
  2. Fighting endless hoodlums, mercenaries, and thugs is not necessarily a bad thing -- monotonous fighting in repetitive missions is. [Dec 2003, p.136]
  3. Computer Games Magazine
    40
    Its interface is basic but does the job but the AI is non-existent, the puzzles are needlessly complex, and the awkward free-floating camera bogs down the 3D isometric perspective. [Jan 2004, p.85]
User Score
8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. MetaB.
    Sep 7, 2003
    6
    Not quite ready for prime time - an interesting concept (a one man "Commandos" game with rpg elements thrown in) poorly executed plus too Not quite ready for prime time - an interesting concept (a one man "Commandos" game with rpg elements thrown in) poorly executed plus too many frustrating aspects like an awful interface, useless AI and irritating little glitches all over. It'll be in bargain bins everywhere very soon. Full Review »
  2. NevskyK.
    Oct 24, 2003
    10
    Great game!!
  3. [Anonymous]
    Sep 16, 2003
    8
    Simple, nice game, some problems yeah, but still enjoyable enough to play.