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  • Summary: Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is a free, stand-alone downloadable multiplayer in which players wage war as Axis or Allies in team-based combat in traditional single scenarios, or through a series of linked scenarios in a totally new campaign mode. [Activision]
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Cheat Code Central
    100
    Don't expect high res graphics and you won't be disappointed. Just keep in mind it's all free and suddenly little problems will magically vanish.
  2. An excellent game that is well-balanced and addictively fun to play.
  3. The first multiplayer game to make me completely abandon "Battlefield." In fact I haven’t played a multiplayer shooter so much since "Quake" and "Tribes."
  4. I really had a ball with it once I got the hang of what everyone was doing after about two hours or so, and once you begin leveling up and get some new toys to play with, it makes it worth your while.
  5. 85
    The negatives of Enemy Territory are overwhelmed by so many positives in terms of fluidity, solidity, value, graphics (same Wolf coolness but it can look a little old), and good to decent to non-present sound, that it's pretty much undeniable for what it is, free, new, fun.
  6. PC Gamer
    83
    Its complicated missions and gameplay mechanics make Enemy somewhat time-consuming for newcomers to pick up, but the benefits are worth the effort. [Sept 2003, p.79]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 69 out of 70
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 70
  3. Negative: 1 out of 70
  1. CompnertB.
    Dec 19, 2003
    10
    a truly good game .. and some players made new maps... awesome.
  2. JustinM.
    Aug 29, 2003
    10
    I love this game! Its free to download and play. Its better than other Shooters because you actually have a mission to accomplish and you I love this game! Its free to download and play. Its better than other Shooters because you actually have a mission to accomplish and you cant complete a mission by yourself. Its just an Ace game that will keep you playing all night. As a newbie you will find it hard as everyone else knows what they're doing... but if you stick with it and start off being a medic you'll get the hang of it. Expand
  3. Apr 21, 2011
    10
    Simply the best multiplayer game ever. There isn't ANY word that can say anything similar to how this game is great. Every, single detail ofSimply the best multiplayer game ever. There isn't ANY word that can say anything similar to how this game is great. Every, single detail of gameplay is excellent. Amazing, classical, BEST! Expand
  4. BigDuck
    Nov 20, 2004
    10
    Perfect game for anyone who likes fast-paced fps games.
  5. FredrikR
    Dec 6, 2009
    10
    First online game I played. Played it since 2003, and spending countless hours on it.
  6. Mar 2, 2014
    10
    I cannot believe this game was released 11 years ago! 11 years ago and it's still a pretty good game! I can't really find anything wrong withI cannot believe this game was released 11 years ago! 11 years ago and it's still a pretty good game! I can't really find anything wrong with this game, you have plenty to do, the server bugs have all but been worked out and it still looks good, but I must admit that it is starting to show it's age on the graphics side of things.

    What made this game really good is that it made team work a necessity. You had to work together to win, if not you would almost always lose.
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  7. BabyJ.
    Sep 9, 2005
    2
    Maybe this game was good years ago when it came out, but I can find no way to enjoy this game now as there are too many gameplay mechanics Maybe this game was good years ago when it came out, but I can find no way to enjoy this game now as there are too many gameplay mechanics that favour experienced players. I haven't played extensively but I have played enough so that after each map my kills are greater than my deaths. Yet I still find this game frustrating.because on every server there are a few very experienced players who make everyone else redundant (they are the ones with a few hundred xp while everyone else has less than 50). In the worst case these players are on the same team and it is only a matter of time before they are killing you repeatedly on the spawn point. There are unintuitive features like you can sniper an enemy from 200 yards with the default machine gun (the manual wrongly claims that they do less damage at long range) and medics have more health than soldiers (plus they regenerate and can heal themselves). Head shots from the default machine gun can kill any class in less than 0.5 seconds and the more you kill the more experience you get (more health, more ammo, less gun recoil, cheaper class powers, can see landmines, etc) - making the elite players even more powerful. Play this over the LAN with other newbies before heading onto the internet as a group, or you'll spend 90% of every game waiting to respawn while wondering if you're even hitting the enemy. Expand

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