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  • Summary: You are U.S. Army Ranger B.J. Blazkowicz. As World War II rages across Europe, the Office of Secret Actions has assigned you to investigate strange rumors of occult activity and genetic engineering. You are about to embark on a journey deep into the heart of the Third Reich to battle the most horrific creatures ever unleashed. You must face zombies brought back from the dead through dark magic and destroy mutants created through twisted science. All the while there'll be legions of Nazi soldiers battling to win the war. Expand
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  1. Positive: 33 out of 38
  2. Negative: 0 out of 38
  1. One great feature in Live gameplay is when your teammates talk, a speaker icon appears over their head and on the compass so you know who’s talking and where they are.
  2. I absolutely loved this game. Everything about it just screams the word spectacular.
  3. This may seem like a feature hardly worth mentioning, but being able to save whenever you want makes the game much more enjoyable.
  4. The setting is a big part of the game's appeal, dropping you in atmospheric castle tombs and creepy labs run by technicians of the black arts. [July 2003, p.74]
  5. Despite the fairly humdrum single player campaign, Tides of War is well worth engaging in for the Live experience alone. PC gamers, however, can save their cash.
  6. 80
    If anything, the whole game feels a little stiff—it’s visually arresting and robust but not as immersive as some other first-person games.
  7. There's nothing revolutionary to be found here—no innovative play mechanics, no stunning graphics. This is a rock-solid Nazi-blasting FPS, and nothing more.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 25
  2. Negative: 2 out of 25
  1. Carlol
    May 20, 2004
    This game is bad ass....the only problem i have with it is that you can't save your missions that you're playing cooperative.
  2. EugeneH.
    May 17, 2003
    I own this game and it's amazing. Heart pounding action, suspensful events, and great gameplay this game is a must buy. The online play is amazingly good and the frame rate is smooth as silk. Expand
  3. JeremyH.
    Jun 17, 2003
    This game is awesome and i havent played a beter fps on my xbox yet.
  4. DiabolikL.
    May 12, 2003
    This game is by far the best FPS i ever played, along with soldier of fortune 2 ( on pc) rainbow six rainbow shield... this game owns! rent and i guarantee u'll wanna buy it... i know i did ;) Expand
  5. LazyLewis
    Jul 7, 2003
    If you are expecting awesome one player action then this is not your game! The graphics are dated and the there are much better first person shooters out there! What makes this game rock is the Multiplayer! The Xbox live component is simply superb! You are forced to work as a team and chat with your teammates about tactics or call for ammo or a medic! It really is a revolutionary multiplayer FPS! And will be the blue print of many future online games! Expand
  6. [j]the
    Apr 4, 2005
    Great fun plus you can unlock the original wolf3d by finishing.
  7. LiamA.
    May 10, 2003
    This game is a waste of £40 i wouldn't sell this game to anyone the framerate is shocking but the graphics r sweet but lacking gameplay.

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