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  • Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 revives the classic Commando franchise with an all-new adventure. Fight solo or recruit two other specialized commandos to defeat the evil tyrant General Ratiev. This frantic war-fest combines precise, old-school gameplay with hi-def[Xbox Live Arcade] Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 revives the classic Commando franchise with an all-new adventure. Fight solo or recruit two other specialized commandos to defeat the evil tyrant General Ratiev. This frantic war-fest combines precise, old-school gameplay with hi-def 3-D graphics. Play as Codename Wolf, Coyote, or Fox as you take on waves of soldiers, rescue POWs, and blow up armored vehicles through a variety of dangerous battlefields. With loads of weapons and power-ups at your disposal, gear up and blast your way to victory! Experience the classic and immersive arcade-style gameplay blasting onto your TV in 1080p high-definition graphics. Fight solo, or recruit your friends on a mission in three-player, online or local cooperative play. Unleash an advanced arsenal with power-up capabilities, with co-op armed vehicle control at your disposal. [Capcom] Expand
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  1. Positive: 12 out of 35
  2. Negative: 3 out of 35
  1. This three-player scrolling shooter has that old-school, spray-and-slay mojo that your inner rageaholic craves. [July 2008, p.62]
  2. 80
    A nice step back to the glory days of arcade action where dying really meant starting over. If you are a fan of games that reward you for perseverance than this is your cup of tea. However, casual fans will quickly become frustrated with a lack of continue and a set number of lives.
  3. Despite its short campaign and repetitive nature, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 proves to be an exciting action game for one to three players.
  4. 70
    Commando 3: Wolf of the Battlefield doesn't break any new ground or blow away the competition, but it provides some no-fuss shooting fun.
  5. The only audience Commando 3 is likely to pull in are those who remember the originals fondly and wish to take a moment to go back to the games of their childhood. Quickly, these same people will remember that games of their childhood were awful by today's standards, and vow to never be suckered in again — at least until the next Contra remake comes out.
  6. Nothing clever and nothing new; it's everything you've seen many times before, but done very well. [Aug 2008, p.99]
  7. There’s a real lack of enemy variety, as well.

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