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WinBack 2: Project Poseidon Image
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  • Summary: In a world where terror takes many forms, a new weapon threatens to shake the balance of power. Freedom's last hope rests in the hands of three new operatives, who must race against time to recover this doomsday device. The fate of the world hangs by a thread, and a few ticks of the clockIn a world where terror takes many forms, a new weapon threatens to shake the balance of power. Freedom's last hope rests in the hands of three new operatives, who must race against time to recover this doomsday device. The fate of the world hangs by a thread, and a few ticks of the clock means the difference between justice and annihilation. WINBACK 2 brings to the series a new "route" system that lets players experience each mission from the perspective of different operatives. There are 30 intense missions, multiple difficulty levels, and new weapons including the highly-anticipated sniper rifle. The new Winback assault team is comprised of three young, yet combat-proven operatives led by Craig Contrell. Each team member is qualified in six different weapon types and highly-adept at CQB (Close Quarter Battle). They are masters of target identification, engagement and shot placement. In the hands of the player, all of these techniques will be put to the test. The game's unique shooting action is spread across 30 high-risk operations situated in challenging urban environments and conveyances. [Koei] Expand
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 21
  2. Negative: 12 out of 21
  1. Sure, it's not the best or most original thing, but Winback 2 offers solid shooting action in spades, with some really interesting ideas of how to handle the already crowded third person shooting genre.
  2. Worth a rental for those in need of an action fix or someone with a short attention span.
  3. 60
    The generic levels, poor audio, and sometimes downright confusing level objectives and bizarre CRT system become a little worse for wear.
  4. Play UK
    49
    It's dull, dull, dull and chockablock with the blandest levels and flick-the-right-switch challenges. [Issue 141, p.96]
  5. 40
    It has a few fun moments, but for the most part Winback 2 is an utterly unremarkable game, except perhaps in that despite all the gunplay, it's completely bloodless.
  6. PSM Magazine
    40
    Perhaps the most entertaining bits are the laughably bad voice acting, which gives the game a Resident Evil-style, B-movie cheesy charm. [Jun 2006, p.87]
  7. Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    30
    A poor cut-and-shut of other (far better) titles, guaranteed to fall to bits on your first drive. Avoid Winback 2: Project Poseidon as you would a bullet. [July 2006, p.91]

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#69 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2006