The Reviews Keep Coming!
22 April 2005 -- This Week at Irrational with Meredith Levine
Reviews Keep Coming!
Its been a kind of slow week in the wide world of
game reporting. Not slow here at IG though. People are
keeping up the usual mad pace that is game development
but yeah, I still cant talk about any of that. So
heres what I dug up in reviews this week:
Game Informer Magazine reviewed SWAT 4 in their May
issue and awarded it the PC Game of the Month:
"The level of immersion here is unbelievable,
exhibiting way more substantive edge of your seat
thrills than anything Hollywood has offered up."
an excellent, very detailed, and very complimentary
review of SWAT 4. It earned a 90% and comments like:
"Sierra and Irrational (Games) have done a fantastic
job with SWAT IV. The gripping levels, native
difficulty, realistic (and sometimes disturbing)
situations, and all around fun gameplay combine into a
fantastic game. Add in multiplayer support (and the
ability via other programs to include voice chat), and
you have a team based FPS thatll keep you entertained
for a long time."
GameSpot has an
with some of the SWAT team so check it out if you like to hear the
inside scoop on what goes on in game development.
As for Freedom Force, a few reviews are still trickling in. My
favorite of the week
Accelerateds in which reviewer Matthew Prato rated FFV3R a 4.4
out of 5 and "Awesome"
Thats all for this week but I will leave you with
this marginally relevant
article from Slate. It relates to SWAT teams (the real ones) and
monkeys. Its an obvious lame attempt by me to fit monkey information
into this column but trust me, its interesting.
"The story line and humor will all suck you into the
storyline like a bee to its hive."
"If you are looking for an extremely fun, cartoon
based game, this is definitely going to be one of the
--- Meredith Levine