AnonymousMCOct 25, 2007The game is great, controls are amazing driving is the best in this game. Movement is also very well done. The game maintains a challenge while not being impossible. The story is too short on easy and too long on hard (same corner like 100 times over) Normal is the way to go but the game has no replay value. I 100% recommend you try the game
BenH.Dec 9, 2006This game rocks. After playing for a while i got used to the controls and they are very well laid out i'd say about a 30 minutes - 2 hour learning curve for the aim, this will put alot of impatient people off this game as shown in some of the user ratings. When you twist the Wii-mote to the side your soldier will lean out from behind blocks, you can then use the aim button to look down the barrel and line up your head shots. This works very well for this game. Strafing is great it works very well also.. once you get the aim and the strafing down they work very well together and you can turn very quickly and accurately. The crouch controls are also very intuitive and when crouched you aim improves whether looking down the barrel of just shooting free-hand. You also Drive Jeeps, possibly tanks im not that far yet. You do this by holding your nunchuk and Wii-remote like a steering wheel and steering. It is very fun. Not only that there are many little scenarios where you have to use the Nintendo controllers motions to accomplish objectives.. this involves fights with other enemy soldiers to arming bombs so far. Anyway I just wanted to say if this game is made multiplayer i think it will be great.. i've never though FPS games could work on consoles properly compared to a mouse and keyboard but i think Nintendo have managed to make it just as fun .. if not more fun then most PC FPS. Alot of the critics gave Call of Duty 3 on Wii a much lower score the Xbox and PlayStation versions. I fail to understand this as the Wii control really proves a big point here and it makes the game so much more fun. I'd recommend buying this game if you want to play a FPS game on your Wii.… Expand
JamesT.Jan 31, 2007The game is amazing, it works with the Wii's unique control system. The gameplay is so realistic sometimes you can loose yourself inside the game. The only bad thing about it is how easy it is! You heal if you stay in a area, and you heal fast.
AngeloF.Feb 5, 2007Great game, makes good use of the Wii's graphics card and abilities, would be nice if there was multiplayer though.
MikeL.Feb 20, 2007Amazing game, so great and real sometimes you don't know if your playing or your really in the game. This game really used the Wii's abilities to their best!
Aug 26, 2013This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. An excellent game, made even more excellent through the combined use of the Wiimote and nunchuk. The gaming experience is realistic, so players who are partial to button-mashing and Rambo-ing their way through waves of hapless enemies will most likely not enjoy it. No leaping headshots and similar nonsense here.
The scenarios pit the player directly into the chaos of battle, from a mad scramble across open space exposed to enemy fire to gritty clashes in tight quarters where one often has to resort to hand-to-hand combat and a single hand grenade can decide the outcome of the fight. You will experience the terror of firing a single-shot rocket at an approaching enemy tank, use a mortar to destroy a barricade as enemies try to swarm your positions, engage in a tank battle in the ruins of a village and do many more cool things.
One of the best aspects of the game is the fact that different weapons... get ready for this... work differently. Each submachinegun aims and fires differently and has a different range, and same goes for the rifles. The aim and move controls are well designed and will react to your movements with the remote and 'chuk. If it feels weird, a) spend some time learning how to use them, and/or b) adjust the sensitivity settings until they are satisfactory. A lot of effort was put into the controls you can even grab a live grenade and toss it back at the enemy if you're quick and coordinated enough. Use the arrow pad to switch your weapon and throw the grenades, as the nunchuk control is iffy at best. Use minus to reload, and if using a submachine, reload often.
Using the arrow pad to throw grenades does not interfere with your aim, since you can't shoot and throw grenades at the same time and the field of vision moves with the direction in which the grenade is being thrown. Again, this will irk fans of the "run and gun" style of play, I for one felt like it contributes to the experience.
Also when your character is standing around and listening to others, you still need to point the Wiimote in the direction of the speaker (like you would when talking to somebody). Some reviewers seem to have missed this. The head does not bob around for no reason it bobs around because that's how you're moving the remote (and can be very frustrating until you learn to control it).
Slight minuses the car (jeep) controls are a bit touchy. It was literally harder learning to drive the jeep that I remember it being to drive a real car. Also instructions have a maddening tendency to pop up on the screen as you're trying to do things a better solution would be to have a Help option inside the game that you could resort to as needed (maybe there is one, but I didn't find it). Graphics sometimes you get stuck in corners and rooms without seeing a clear way out, but this is rare and you can orient yourself in a minute at most when it does happen. So my score would really be 9.75, but whatever.
Oh, and expect to die. A lot, and often. Certain parts will stump you longer than others (for me it was the third episode, after that the rest was a breeze), but that will only make overcoming them so much more rewarding.… Expand