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  • Summary: Army of Two throws gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player. When one man is not enough, it takes an army of two to fightArmy of Two throws gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player. When one man is not enough, it takes an army of two to fight through war, political turmoil and a conspiracy so vast it threatens the entire world. This is EA's first original title for the next-gen systems. Army of Two is the first game to put players inside tactical warfare involving Private Military Corporations. EA has built this game with co-operative TWO man gameplay as the centerpiece of the experience. Whether you’re playing with PAI or a friend, it's about the TWO man missions, TWO man strategies and the TWO man advantage that really sets this game apart. [Electronic Arts] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 35 out of 76
  2. Negative: 3 out of 76
  1. Pelit (Finland)
    90
    Army of Two is a very good team shoot 'em up. It's reasonably realistic and the enemies are quite intelligent. Many weak-looking objects provide perfect cover, which is a bit odd. Army of Two is quite short, too. [March 2008]
  2. The slick presentation and intensely fun co-op play has made a believer out of me even though gameplay can feel sloppy at times. If you love shooters and are looking to play an interesting campaign mode with a friend, then Army of Two is a must-buy.
  3. The missions are terrific, action-packed stages where something is always happening. More multiplayer maps would've been nice, and the challenge might be too much for rookies. Otherwise, these Two wholeheartedly entertain.
  4. Electronic Gaming Monthly
    72
    Army of Two definitely doesn't deliver the genre revolution some were expecting, but I still had a good time spraying bullets with a buddy. [May 2008, p.82]
  5. Army of Two is definitely one of those "love it or hate it" games. If you manage to "get" the game mechanics, there’s definitely quite a bit to enjoy.
  6. A few things need tweaking, mostly the funky camera which just zooms in way to close with no option to move it around. If you are looking for a fun game to pick up and play with your buddy, make sure he is a patient one and an experienced gamer.
  7. Edge Magazine
    40
    Army Of Two is relatively straightforward thirdperson shooter, focused on large-scale skirmishes and the dynamics of a two-man team. It’s serviceable enough in some regards. [Apr 2008, p.91]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 47 out of 77
  2. Negative: 10 out of 77
  1. BrentB.
    Jun 5, 2008
    10
    Its a cool game. I hope that 3rd person shooters are the way of the future. Like gears of war that was a good game to.
  2. AntH.
    Mar 8, 2008
    10
    Brilliant game, the aggro system is awesome.
  3. K.Norman
    Mar 15, 2008
    9
    The single-player part of the game is hindered by your AI partner but when you play it with a friend the game really shines. This is one of The single-player part of the game is hindered by your AI partner but when you play it with a friend the game really shines. This is one of the few games that after I finished it I was ready to start over and play through it again. Expand
  4. IanS.
    Mar 14, 2008
    8
    Really great Coop title. Weapon modifications are good, levels have a fair difficulty, and lots of unique gameplay extras. If you like doing Really great Coop title. Weapon modifications are good, levels have a fair difficulty, and lots of unique gameplay extras. If you like doing coop with a buddy then you'll like it. Expand
  5. Sep 21, 2018
    7
    "Army of Two" was EA's answer to "Gears of War". Unfortunately, it didn't live up to the hype. But it does provide a few hours of mindless"Army of Two" was EA's answer to "Gears of War". Unfortunately, it didn't live up to the hype. But it does provide a few hours of mindless fun. The campaign is brief and underwhelming due to wonky controls, goofy characters and uninteresting level design. Sadly, most of the co-op moves can only be used at certain points. In addition, the "Argo" system takes away any challenge that is thrown your way. This is one of those action titles that you won't regret finding at the bargain bin. It's worth playing through once. Overall, I would rate this with a 7.1 out of 10. Expand
  6. Dec 11, 2011
    6
    I'm a fan of shooters, but this game is not that great. The graphics aren't appealing, and the mechanics are fairly shoddy. The game lacks anyI'm a fan of shooters, but this game is not that great. The graphics aren't appealing, and the mechanics are fairly shoddy. The game lacks any kind of charm or personality. Really cheesy dialogue and a lackluster plot. I didn't have much fun with this game at all. If you want a good co-op shooter then get r6v2. Expand
  7. Jan 6, 2012
    0
    This is a game for moronic idiots. The mercs are more suited to watching Spongebob than saving the free world. The friendly AI is some moronicThis is a game for moronic idiots. The mercs are more suited to watching Spongebob than saving the free world. The friendly AI is some moronic that sometimes would run around in circles or fail to revive me. The gameplay is ripped off from gears of war but without the awe or enemy variety. Also how can a bunch of ill trained rebels hijack a carrier and kill Navy SEALs? **** this game and the developers, who should resign or kill themselves. Expand

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