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  • Summary: Terrorists have just invaded US soil in an attempt to overthrow the superpower and achieve global supremacy. 50 major cities have already been devastated by nuclear attacks while others are left in total chaos. Join the Resistance as you grab your weapon and take to the streets to fend off the powerful surprise attack. From urban downtown city streets to rural residential parks, you'll engage in countless battles as you help fight for America's freedom. Fight hordes of terrorists with advanced military weapons and tactics. A powerful 3D engine that allows for enormous explosions and impressive environmental visual effects. Location-specific damage that allows for massive, brutal destruction. Fight with numerous realistic and varied weapons in familiar US locations. Experience advanced enemy AI as terrorists attempt to snipe, flank, and even suicide bomb you. Use your squad of National Guard recruits to your advantage as you engage in intense combat. [DreamCatcher Interactive] Expand
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  1. Even the promise of blowing away the most generic of terrorists in Middle America isn't enough to make Patriots anything more than a rote, mind-numbing shooter.
  2. It's too hard to be any fun. Not hard in a challenging way - more in a stupid, dull way that has EASY opponents refusing to shoot, and HARD opponents taking perfect cover and sniping you from the moon. [July 2007, p.84]
  3. Most games are labours of love that many people have obviously spent a lot of time on. Patriots, however, feels like it was made in an afternoon by three bored computer science students. Please avoid this.
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