SOLDIER OF FORTUNE 2: DOUBLE HELIX
DEVELOPER: Gratuitous Games
GENRE: first person shooter
PLATFORM: xbox, pc, mac
This game was a port from the pc version. IMO this game is an excellent FPS game that has ALOT of blood and gore. This game features single player mode, multiplayer, and even a a random level generator. The pc version though i thought was twice as good. The pc version had better graphics, better multiplayer, and the random level generator created alot more different and better levels
i thought the game was quite fun, its a pretty simple fps game, but the thing that i thought was cool was the blood and gore. It seemed that every part on an enemy were in segments rather than one enemy, so what im trying to say is you could shoot an enemy in the head and only a little part would come off instead of the whole head just popping off. Of course you would get full effects on your pc if you have a good video card and a good amount of memory. You play styles such as the typical run and gun play, just shooting everyone you see, and there are also stealth missions, and then theres the rescue missions
the graphics for this game seemed to be outdated, although they were good enough to pass as for being on an xbox, they could have been better. The details on things was also a good effect to the game, as i said before the blood effect in the game was the biggest amazment to me, cutting someones arm off and taking you uzi and shooting them in the face until you saw there brain.
i really didn't like the music in this game, but the sound was good. The guns sounds were awesome, shooting your machine gun and having it puncture into someones body, and the explosions of you firing your grenade
the story was some what interesting but i really didn't get into it that much, at the beginning it was one of those "your the only one that can do it" type of scenerios
to me the controlls were average, it seemed to be just like all the other first person shooters i've played, but they were easy to control, and it didn't seem that to sensetive. The weapon select system was easy but i think i remember something about it that pissed me off, can't quite remember since its been awhile
the single player game was ok, it kind of went no where and i actually got kind of bored, i havn't played the multiplayer for the xbox but the multiplayer for the pc was great. The thing that i found the most fun and that seemed to really hit hard for the game was the random level generator. This is what i spent most of my time playing, since it was always something different everytime. The random level generator felt like i was playing a game of delta force since all the random levels were open areas and you would pick off everybody from a far distance. There were also differnet modes you got to select, assassination, demolition, infultration, and escape, so combination of those game modes with the current country your at and the options to play in day or night, have a time limit to make it challenging and also have the option to select your weapons at the beginning, made the random level generator the best feature of the game.
i actually really liked this game, and if you like the fun first person shooters with lots of blood, then i recommend to check this game out
fun factor 10/10