• Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Release Date: May 20, 2008
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Mixed or average reviews- based on 306 Ratings

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  • Summary: Twenty-five years in the future. Governments have outsourced military operations to private multinational corporations. As Jake Carpenter, a newly enlisted soldier in the Mantel army, you are seeking fulfillment and thrills by fighting for a good cause. Thanks to their high-tech arsenal ofTwenty-five years in the future. Governments have outsourced military operations to private multinational corporations. As Jake Carpenter, a newly enlisted soldier in the Mantel army, you are seeking fulfillment and thrills by fighting for a good cause. Thanks to their high-tech arsenal of vehicles, deadly weaponry, and performance enhancing bio-medical support, the Mantel Corporation's ruthlessly efficient soldiers are the most feared by terrorists, dictators, and the corporation's political enemies. Your conflict begins in a war-torn country in South America, where you have been sent to fight a vicious rebel faction, The Promise Hand. At first glance, all is well, but things quickly begin to look a little strange... State of the art multiplayer modes Fire up your console or PC for online battles on one of two carefully balanced sides. Choose from a variety of online modes including furious co-op action with your friends! [Ubisoft] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 65
  2. Negative: 13 out of 65
  1. Games Master UK
    79
    After a steady diet of brilliant alternatives, Haze's innovations and compelling story aren't enough. [July 2008, p.80]
  2. In my opinion Haze can be considered a pretty good FPS game in terms of its basic gameplay concepts, however not everything came together in the end.
  3. Pelit (Finland)
    64
    Quotation forthcoming. [June 2008]
  4. AceGamez
    60
    While Haze may be dumb, it's also fun, and if you like your first person shooters - and especially if you can find it for under £30 - it's worth picking up Haze so that you can shake off the blurred vision for yourself and make up your own mind.
  5. Haze is just the latest nail in Sony’s coffin that finds me using my PS3 more as a Blu-ray movie player than a gaming system.
  6. 50
    What could have been so good and what - according to the hype - was going to be so great has proven to be nothing more than a complete and total let down, tied together with some decent ideas but coming out as nothing but totally, completely and utterly shonky.
  7. Every developer is allowed to lay an egg, and this is definitely Free Radical’s turn to drop one.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 52 out of 114
  2. Negative: 35 out of 114
  1. AlexA
    Dec 4, 2008
    10
    This game requires each gamer personal opinion. No question about it. In my opinion - its realy fun game. If you like Call of Duty and This game requires each gamer personal opinion. No question about it. In my opinion - its realy fun game. If you like Call of Duty and Sci-Fi, HAZE waits you, but not critics haze of course. Expand
  2. JacobF.
    May 19, 2008
    10
    10 hour short single player but loads of fun to play over and over again on coop and a long lasting online multiplayer, great graphics, 10 hour short single player but loads of fun to play over and over again on coop and a long lasting online multiplayer, great graphics, gameplay, and new ideas awesome game must buy for ps3 owners. Expand
  3. AustinB
    May 21, 2008
    9
    This game is incredibly fun. After playing for several hours, I find it hard to put down. While the graphics may not be on par with some of This game is incredibly fun. After playing for several hours, I find it hard to put down. While the graphics may not be on par with some of the other games that have recently come out, they are NOT "bad" as some of the reviews say, and the story isn't BAD either. The story (no -important- spoilers) is very intriguing. It shows the negative effects of war without consciousness of consequences and lack of morals. The main character is believable, and you truly begin to care about him throughout the course of the story. Both sides are fun to play as, each side having advantages and disadvantages. I won't go into them all, but Nectar is both a blessing and a curse. Forced overdoses can lead to massive team death, while correct doses can lead to faster takedown of the enemy. I enjoy this game, and therefore I believe it deserves an 8.5-9. Expand
  4. Jared
    Jul 16, 2008
    7
    This game was ok but not horrible like everyone is making it out to be. The only reason the reviews are so low is because the game was This game was ok but not horrible like everyone is making it out to be. The only reason the reviews are so low is because the game was over-hyped. Everyone thought it would be excellent but it just turned out average so everyone was angry so they gave it really low scores. The worst thing about this game is the flamethrower graphics. Expand
  5. Jul 5, 2016
    5
    O jogo tinha potencial para ficar marcado,mas o que vimos é um algo superficial e genérico,simplesmente não conseguir ganhar simpatia peloO jogo tinha potencial para ficar marcado,mas o que vimos é um algo superficial e genérico,simplesmente não conseguir ganhar simpatia pelo jogo,tudo muito medíocre...resultado...um jogo medíocre.Não jogaria de novo e também não aconselho ser jogado...apenas jogue-o se não tiver outra escolha. Expand
  6. Apr 12, 2016
    3
    Esperaba mucho de este juego y me llevé una decepción enorme, no es nada innovador, los tiroteos son toscos y las mecanicas muy pobres, y laEsperaba mucho de este juego y me llevé una decepción enorme, no es nada innovador, los tiroteos son toscos y las mecanicas muy pobres, y la historia aunque interesante, está muy mal llevada Expand
  7. JamesC.
    May 12, 2008
    0
    People should stop voting before they've played this game. I have and it sucks.

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