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  • Summary: Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a game commissioned by the U.S. Army to train light Infantry troops in urban combat situations. Soldiers are placed in a tense, hostile, and claustrophobic environment where they must complete a variety of military objectives. Players act as the SquadFull Spectrum Warrior is based on a game commissioned by the U.S. Army to train light Infantry troops in urban combat situations. Soldiers are placed in a tense, hostile, and claustrophobic environment where they must complete a variety of military objectives. Players act as the Squad Leader, providing direction to Alpha and Bravo fire teams. The successful Squad Leader effectively uses cover in the environment and moves his fire teams in a coordinated fashion so they can protect themselves from possible attacks that could come from any direction. Full Spectrum Warrior puts you in the dirt with your men, where danger lurks around every corner. [THQ] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 24
  2. Negative: 1 out of 24
  1. 100
    It dares to do something different by taking an otherwise pretty stale genre and cramming it with innovation and creativity.
  2. The online portion really helps give the game added replay and depth to an already deep strategy game.
  3. 80
    Respect the idea. Respect the delivery. Respect the difference between this and every other action title around. But whatever you do, don't buy into FSW expecting the most polished game on PS2.
  4. Good overall, and it deserves credit for being something other than just another military-themed shooter or strategy game. It's just too bad that it isn't more involving.
  5. It's just not quite all that it could be. [June 2005, p.80]
  6. Fans of swearing in video games will also be pleased, as the friendlies have a tendency to shout "F**k" and "Sh*t" at the drop of a hat. Now that's authenticity!
  7. Since it’s not really an action game, and since it depends so heavily on graphics and control to even get anything out of it, I’d recommend the PC version over the PS2 or the Xbox.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 2 out of 8
  1. NikhilD.
    May 15, 2005
    10
    Awesome stuff.Kicks the ass of prince of persia series.Undoubtedly the best action game to hit the ps2.
  2. Zach
    Mar 4, 2005
    10
    An all around good game with graphics to go ga ga over.the plot is realalistic and weapons are awesomely real.I would join the army just to An all around good game with graphics to go ga ga over.the plot is realalistic and weapons are awesomely real.I would join the army just to get a chance to play. Expand
  3. Ryalbuck
    Apr 16, 2005
    10
    The firefights in this game remind me of black hawk down, as they are so cinematic. To the reviewers who thought they were going to play a The firefights in this game remind me of black hawk down, as they are so cinematic. To the reviewers who thought they were going to play a MoH clone - what the hell did you think a tactical squad game was?? Expand
  4. KEITHL.
    Apr 22, 2005
    9
    Good game. Very cool. Keeping cover is key. It has a steath type feel to it. You move more methodically (strategically). It really gives you Good game. Very cool. Keeping cover is key. It has a steath type feel to it. You move more methodically (strategically). It really gives you the feeling your in a real war. I read reviews complaining about the "frame rate". It's really not an issue. The only time you realy notice it is when you send your troops long distances. Even then, it has a war gritty type of look to it. I highly recommend this game. If you like squad type war games - check this out. Expand
  5. BobJ.
    Oct 21, 2005
    9
    I thought that it was a good game. but they could of put more comands in for hiding and using different objects. for example lying on theI thought that it was a good game. but they could of put more comands in for hiding and using different objects. for example lying on the ground. overall a really cool and interesting game. not many of these on the market. Expand
  6. MickyC.
    Apr 14, 2005
    1
    Poor game - just not good enough. Would prefer an army game like Medal of Honour. Something which is not like cleaining out my bog!
  7. Fahrudin
    Apr 4, 2005
    0
    This game sucks, u can't shoot anything , ur job is just to lead ur groups which socks.

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