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  • Summary: Set in the not too distant future, Urban Chaos: Riot Response follows a year in the life of Nick Mason, returning from military service to find his home city ravaged by gang warfare. He is quickly enlisted into the ranks of the newly formed G18 Counter Gang Division; an elite enforcementSet in the not too distant future, Urban Chaos: Riot Response follows a year in the life of Nick Mason, returning from military service to find his home city ravaged by gang warfare. He is quickly enlisted into the ranks of the newly formed G18 Counter Gang Division; an elite enforcement unit granted special emergency powers over all other public services and tasked with securing the city and its citizens at any cost. With direct control over Paramedics, Police and the Fire Department, you must work together to save lives, property and your city. An innovative, voice activated control system issues orders to offer protection and tactical guidance in the fight for survival. [SCi Games] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 35
  2. Negative: 1 out of 35
  1. 90
    Some will take Urban Chaos at face value and feel good inside with the game's many nods at the every day heroes of Americatown, USA. Others will take in the game's blatant sensationalism and wonder if it's not-so-subtle satire. Regardless, Urban Chaos: Riot Response is lots of fun, and merits a look from anyone who enjoys shooters.
  2. A wonderful, must-play action game.
  3. Play Magazine
    80
    The game never advances the genre, but its use of a protective riot shield, one that progressively takes damage to the point where it's almost impossible to see through, is certainly a nice touch. [July 2006, p.72]
  4. It’s not the best FPS ever made, but it is one of the more action-packed and genuinely interesting titles to come out in recent memory.
  5. games(TM)
    70
    The graphics are surprisingly impressive, movement is smooth and, despite the occasional feeling of repetition, the action is constantly fast-paced and compelling. [June 2006, p.118]
  6. 70
    OK, so it doesn’t do anything revelational or new but at least it does it reasonably well in providing an intense and enjoyable experience. If the idea of playing a modern day Rambo and engaging in mass terrorist genocide, this game has something for you.
  7. Electronic Gaming Monthly
    47
    If you need a simple gunplay fix this could maybe see you through a weekend... [July 2006, p.92]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Dec 5, 2018
    10
    Definitely one of my favourite all time games.
    Playing as a law enforcement for once was quite the refreshment. Story may not be the best,
    Definitely one of my favourite all time games.
    Playing as a law enforcement for once was quite the refreshment. Story may not be the best, but the brutality and action made up for that. Just legendary.
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  2. Andy
    Jun 18, 2006
    9
    I love this game - because it's a 'game', not trying to be an 'experience'. It's packed with collectibles and I love this game - because it's a 'game', not trying to be an 'experience'. It's packed with collectibles and that gives an infuriatingly addictive feel. I don't get why people think it doesn't look that hot - I think these reviewers must be looking at too many Xbox 360 games in between their PS2 sessions. Expand
  3. Nov 20, 2012
    9
    As soon as I saw you can taze people and bash thugs with a riot shield, I knew I had to buy this game. Even someone who doesn't enjoy actionAs soon as I saw you can taze people and bash thugs with a riot shield, I knew I had to buy this game. Even someone who doesn't enjoy action games will have loads of fun for hours. The huge selection of items and unlockables and loads of missions makes up for every problem the game has. Trust me, you will have a good time if you buy this game! It still holds up well even today Expand
  4. Jun 7, 2013
    8
    If you're looking for a highly satisfying shooter with a constant chaotic feeling, Urban Chaos: Riot Response is one very good choice. It mayIf you're looking for a highly satisfying shooter with a constant chaotic feeling, Urban Chaos: Riot Response is one very good choice. It may not have the technical perfection or history-value of some other shooters, but when it comes to fun, this game delivery the goods and shows itself as a really addictive experience. Expand
  5. Jul 19, 2017
    7
    Ahh. The very first game developed by Rocksteady, the studio that went on to make the Batman Arkham Trilogy. Even for it's time, Urban ChaosAhh. The very first game developed by Rocksteady, the studio that went on to make the Batman Arkham Trilogy. Even for it's time, Urban Chaos is a mostly polished and enjoyable experience, despite the graphics looking very poor by today's standards. Though I will personally not buy this game, feel free to get it if you are a massive Rocksteady fan. Expand
  6. KevinB.
    Jul 3, 2006
    6
    this game is just another mindless shooter....what actually does make this SLIGHTLY worth while is that you can use a bunch of weapons rangingthis game is just another mindless shooter....what actually does make this SLIGHTLY worth while is that you can use a bunch of weapons ranging from meat cleaves to molotovs to sawed off shottys...they also give you a stun gun to shock guys which is pretty funny the first couple of times. you also get a riot shield which is good and bad...good:it can protect you from enemy attacks and also serves as a weapon to beat people into submission..bad: it protects you from everything...let me say that again....EVERYTHING! once you get a sheild it's already over cause nothing can stop you...takes all the fun out.. Expand
  7. Oct 3, 2015
    4
    Hace mucho años tenia la demos del juego , me parecía brutal . Paso el tiempo y me lo encontré en una tienda de segunda mano , no dude enHace mucho años tenia la demos del juego , me parecía brutal . Paso el tiempo y me lo encontré en una tienda de segunda mano , no dude en comprármelo , me costo 2 euros XD . Sin ir mas lejos de realidad la demo era mucho mejor que el juego completo . Expand

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