Metascore
57

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
Buy On
  1. It is a wonderfully fun FPS to play both online and off. The addition of custom skins and maps will only add to this game.
  2. 70
    Despite having more bells and whistles than CS, it simply fails to become addictive.
  3. To spend money on a free mod for a few extra maps just seems like madness to me.
  4. PC Gamer
    62
    It'll occasionally crash to the desktop, and has an extremely annoying bug that sometimes kills you when you start lobbing grenades. [July 2002, p.75]
  5. The game is as far from original as you can get and in need of much better balancing.
  6. 60
    While many of the same elements that made "Counter-Strike" successful are duplicated, it’s the ones that deviate from the norm that really hurt this package.
  7. 56
    Stuck somewhere in Purgatory between meticulous and methodical play and full on bunny hopping.
  8. Computer Gaming World
    50
    I'm going to be blunt: It looks like complete crap. [July 2002, p.65]
  9. The main problem with Tactical Ops is that it can capture the player's attention, but not for long.
  10. Game Informer
    50
    Tac Ops' fun will fizzle within an hour of play. [July 2002, p.91]
  11. What happened to the once mighty Maryland game company that we find its name on the retail box of a blown up mod like Tac Ops?
  12. Wake up designers; a 5.56mm round grazing a forearm doesn't kill.
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 19 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Jan 31, 2017
    6
    Con este juego debo admitir que pase unas cuantas horas de diversión en su tiempo, es un FPS al estilo de Counter Strike quizás demasiadoCon este juego debo admitir que pase unas cuantas horas de diversión en su tiempo, es un FPS al estilo de Counter Strike quizás demasiado parecido por lo tanto se podría decir que es un clon, la IA es extrema ya sea que son unos retardados como que son unos robots que no fallan jamás. gráficos que han envejecido mal, mapas abiertos y cerrados, usualmente oscuros. sonidos mejorable. jueguito bastante casual y exclusivo al modo multijugador. Full Review »
  2. Mar 15, 2011
    10
    I've played cod4, cod6, battlefield 2, crysis2... but nothing compares to tactical ops, an excellent fps classic game

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  3. Mar 12, 2011
    8
    This is an amazing multiplayer game! Serioulsy I did not care at all that it lacked a "campign mode" in single player. How stable this game isThis is an amazing multiplayer game! Serioulsy I did not care at all that it lacked a "campign mode" in single player. How stable this game is + the easy game mechanics, gave uncountless hours of fun. Highly recommended Full Review »