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Soldier Of Fortune: Payback


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NOTE: Contains graphic violence and offensive language

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"Oh boy this is budget and short!!!"
1 stars"

When I got this I was not expecting much from this game in regards to graphics and game play but right from the get go I knew it was worse than that.

Good things.......­.......reaching the end to put me out of my misery.

Alright things: heaps of blood and limbs flying off enemies, reasonable selection of guns and they all sound good. You can even modify your guns slightly with grenade launchers and different types of scopes.

Bad things: Very linier levels with bland muddy colours and no substance or realism to them. They just feel lifeless. Explosions are boring and are mostly hidden behind a bad attempt at smoke. The game took me less than 4 hours to complete on normal setting and boy was I bored. For the 360 version 90% of the achievements are only available through online multiplayer. That is all good and well but trying to find a match and one with less than a second lag is impossible. Worst of all was all the bugs in the game. I'm talking dead enemies getting stuck half way in the ground, dead enemies still blinking their eyes, and enemies just popping from out of nowhere right in front of you! There is no cover system, air strikes or other soldiers helping you, just boring old aim and shoot!

This is NOT worth the cost of a full price game. At the moment Fry Cry 2 is cheaper than this. My advice is wait until it is on sale, get it second hand or even better avoid this like the plague!

4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.
5 stars"

very good game probly some of the best graphic ive seen alot more blood

2 out of 9 people found this review helpful.
"Gore filled mayhem!!!"
4 stars"

If you love first person shooter, and lots of gore and violence, then this is a must. The original version was banned in Australia, so it must be good. i loved this game from the experience i played the game, and loved to decapitate everything i could get my hands on with a wide range of weapons, from a m249 saw to a .50cal snipper

0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.


Soldier of Fortune Payback evolves the signature gameplay of its predecessors with refined controls, tension-packed warzones, and an enemy damage system that may be shocking to even experienced FPS players. Boasting more weapons options than any previous Soldier of Fortune installment, Soldier of Fortune Payback’s impressive arsenal includes an array of more than 30 weapons including sub-machine guns, assault rifles, sniper rifles, projectile explosives, weapon attachments and cutting-edge tactical weapons.

Soldier of Fortune Payback will satisfy online gamers with many of their favorite online multiplayer modes including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Elimination, Team Elimination, Capture the Flag, and Demolition. Additional online options include maps tuned specifically for multiplayer action, persistent stat-tracking throughout the gamer’s online career, and many server settings for custom online play.

  • Built to harness the power of next generation- Featuring an incredibly realistic modeling system allowing for accurate hit detection and detailed damage modeling. Enemies will not only react to the specific area they've been hit but also to the power of the weapon they've been hit with.
  • One of the most lethal collections of weapons ever assembled - Over 30 of the baddest weapons including sub-machine guns, assault rifles, sniper rifles, projectile explosives, weapons attachments and futuristic prototype weapons.
  • The world's most dangerous hotspots- Players will find themselves thrown into authentic mercenary situations in real world hotspots around the globe. Survive and ambush and rescue a diplomat, infiltrate a terrorist organization, go on a search and destroy mission and much more.
  • Enemies around every corner- High intensity combat situations where players will need to take down over 15 unique enemies including terrorists, mobsters, insurgents, enemy soldiers and more.
  • Online multiplayer- Play your favorite individual and team based online modes including death match, team death match, elimination, team elimination, capture the flag and demolition. Additional online options include maps tuned specifically for multiplayer action, and persistent stat tracking.
  • Compelling new storyline- When a routine escort mission goes horribly wrong, players find themselves battling an insidious enemy that knows no boundaries. As mercenary Thomas Mason, players will need to uncover and terminate an extremist plot aimed at throwing the world into global chaos.
Release date NZ
February 29th, 2008
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
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