Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Not only addresses the problems of the previous game, but also makes extra advancements in the gameplay. But even those advancements have their problems, mainly the maps and motorcycle.
  2. 70
    In fact, one of the worst things you can say about an expansion pack is true of Escalation: it feels optional.
  3. To its credit, Escalation has certainly improved the Joint Ops experience – just not tremendously.
User Score
8.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Mar 26, 2011
    10
    Even better than the original! The game features more, better looking textures, maps, weapons and more! The graphics seem to be somewhatEven better than the original! The game features more, better looking textures, maps, weapons and more! The graphics seem to be somewhat improved and the gameplay is more balanced out. Perfect game for any gamer! Worth the buy! Just NOTE that you will need to buy "Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising" before you can play this one. ;) Full Review »
  2. ThomasT.
    Oct 27, 2004
    10
    Excellent !!!
  3. RoyP
    Oct 7, 2009
    9
    Most underrated game of all time, still playing after 5 years, every Sunday in 100 to 160 player organized Battles. Custom maps every week. Most underrated game of all time, still playing after 5 years, every Sunday in 100 to 160 player organized Battles. Custom maps every week. Best bang for your buck. Full Review »