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  • Summary: Crafted by one of the co-creators of Call of Duty and other key developers behind the Call of Duty franchise, Titanfall, with its advanced combat techniques, gives you the freedom to fight your way as both elite assault Pilot and fast, heavily armored Titan. The experience combines fast-paced multiplayer action with the dramatically charged moments of a cinematic universe. Expand
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  1. Positive: 66 out of 68
  2. Negative: 0 out of 68
  1. 100
    Titanfall is a ridiculous amount of fun. Maybe it’ll be surpassed, but right now it’s the best game on Xbox One and one of the best multiplayer shooters ever.
  2. Mar 10, 2014
    92
    We feel like this is next-gen gameplay. Titanfall proves that there's still room for innovation in shooting games, and we've had a blast playing it. It could have had next-gen visuals, though, and then it would have been the bomb.
  3. Mar 15, 2014
    90
    It's exactly the game we all wanted it to be. As long as the Azure server infrastructure can keep up with demand, Respawn's idea will continue to work perfectly. Pilot v. Pilot, Pilot v. Titan, Titan v. Titan. All of the possible gameplay scenarios are compelling, fair, and fun.
  4. Mar 18, 2014
    88
    Titanfall is a great start to an exciting new franchise. Sure, campaign multiplayer is a disappointment and I wish there was a little more meat on the bones in terms of game modes and pilot and titan types, among other things – but the gameplay is outstanding.
  5. Mar 10, 2014
    85
    An amazing title in terms of gameplay and fun.
  6. Mar 10, 2014
    82
    For a multiplayer-only game, Titanfall should have some amazing options and ways to play. But it doesn’t. It has a very healthy number of maps (15), but the lack of interesting new modes will make you feel shortchanged for not getting a single-player campaign. Hell, even shooters like Halo 2 from two console generations ago offer more in the multiplayer-options department...But what is there is so incredible.
  7. Mar 13, 2014
    60
    If you want something more from your video games or if you want to be transported to another dimension to learn the true role of an intergalactic soldier, you should probably hit the books. If Titanfall is representative of man’s aspirations, we’re going no where fast.

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Score distribution:
  1. Mar 13, 2014
    10
    This is by far one of the best games I have ever played. Thank you, Respawn Entertainment. All of the Call Of Duty fanboys, who are giving this game low scores, need to f*** off! Expand
  2. Mar 11, 2014
    10
    game is fantastic , very fast smooth exciting gameplay , ...every round of titanfall is intense and loads of fun.

    see you on on the battle
    field !!!... Expand
  3. Mar 11, 2014
    10
    Really awesome game. The whole pilot and titan sides of this game brings new dynamics to the gameplay and just add fast movement with that and yopu got a solid game. Respawn have nailed the balance nothing feels overpowered or useless. Though the campaign multiplayer could have used some more work. I hope the coming DLC will add to the campaign side of things as well as the multiplayer. Expand
  4. Mar 11, 2014
    9
    Simply an incredible game. Nicely paced, never frustrating, and fun as hell. The AI "grunt" units sprinkled throughout the matches (who are easy to kill) always ensure the game stays fun (in case players constantly kill you). Titan combat is unique and epic and fighting them is pulse pounding and memorable. It's sad that I see so many trolls on this site bashing it (most likely due to it being an X1 exclusive and they're Sony fans) but seriously: go play this game.

    This is one of the most fun games I've played in years and I would've given it a perfect 10/10 if it wasn't for the lacking of a single player campaign and a cohesive story. But even with those flaws, the sheer replay value and joy from playing this game overrides the negatives.
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  5. Apr 15, 2014
    8
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. [Condensed]

    Because Titanfall is only an online game, obviously that factor is very important to the overall presentation of the finished product and the quality it shows. So far, a little over a month in, I’ve been impressed by how it has held up and how well the server has done despite a few crashes and notable glitches in need of fixing. Respawn has thus far handily addressed most issues as of now and I can only imagine this will motivate other players to join the ongoing battle and cash in to buy the pretty good quality of game they’ve released. It’s been a massive risk to create such an online reliant product of a game, yet it has worked thus far and seems to be ready to for the foreseeable future. It’s good to finally see something equal parts unique and familiar on the market without an all too overbearing series name to put behind the tagline. Entertaining, quality, and new.

    Concept: Titans and pilots alike battle it out over large scale maps that push equal parts vertical assault and expansive land battles, testing your wits and your ability to think fast and on your feet as you run through chaotic attacks.

    Graphics: Especially for a multiplayer only title, the graphics look crisp and framerates run pretty well across all consoles (next gen and current). Sure, there are noticeable differences, yet they do not detract from the experience as a whole.

    Sound: The voice work, where it is found, is professional and spot on in the moments. The ambiance is also excellently sounded out and soundtrack of accompanying noises of battle work fantastically as well.

    Playability: The amount of control given to players is astounding and the fact that there are so many things to do and yet the controls still feel tight and not sloppily packed together is pretty amazing. Each button does a specific or even multiple tasks, and works well.

    Entertainment: Definitely an entertaining experience on the whole, and a fun evolution of multiplayer combat- however slowly it may be reversing the directions we’ve had to constantly travel with well-known series.

    Replay Value: High.

    Overall Score: 8.75
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  6. Mar 11, 2014
    6
    Call of duty with mechs... just uglier.

    If you are into the mindless twitch shooting that the call of duty franchise has become, then you
    will want to buy this game. If you are more into the strategic team-oriented gameplay of the battlefield franchise, then stay away.

    6v6? really!?
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  7. Aug 11, 2014
    0
    Well after 99.99999999999% of games having single player modes its all my fault for not researching to find out that this game doesn't have one. Looks like you can't just hear a game is good anymore... I guess I was just lucky on all those other games.

    Lets get past the whole not being a real game part because I should have known that (I was well aware you needed XBL gold and I do have it) but when you play a totally online game the first time not on opening weekend this is your experience.

    Click on play Titanfall, go right to a match which is not balanced to play with other brand new players against a bunch of guys who have been at it for months and here is the big surprise. The guys who have played hundreds of games beat the players who don't know what all the buttons do! Wow such fun! Oh wait was I supposed to take a university course on Titanfall controls before I played? games are asking for too much time these days.

    Maybe I'm just too old for games, I like to sit down and play a game just a few hours a week for fun and by a few I mean like 2 hours per week tops.

    All that being said, a game mode where you play with other people who just started also would be nice, playing my first game against 3 guys who at the maximum level is just stupid, really really stupid.

    I couldn't return the game and I would rather let it collect dust on the shelf than sell it for 11 bucks so there it will stay...
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