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Silent Ops (Gameloft) $6.99 -> $0.99

02-15-2013, 07:09 AM
#1
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Silent Ops (Gameloft) $6.99 -> $0.99

I had an alert set on this one. Downloading now, I'll post some feedback later.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/silent-ops/id436960460?mt=8


02-15-2013, 07:20 AM
#2
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I think this is gameloft's weakest game. Almost trash compared to their other titles, even to ones that were older than this game.

No harm in getting the game for a buck, but all i can say is, it isnt good.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

02-15-2013, 08:11 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2012
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Downloading now
02-15-2013, 08:58 AM
#4
I bought this on sale when I used to play on my ipod touch. I personally didn't like it but it won't break the bank for 1 dollar. I defiantly do not recommend buying this for 7 dollars though.
02-15-2013, 09:07 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
I think this is gameloft's weakest game. Almost trash compared to their other titles, even to ones that were older than this game.
I'm not going in eyes shut, but I am optimistic that I will like it since the worst complaints are that it's short and the story is generic. The reviews overall on this are pretty good. It averages 4/5 with over 2000 reviews.

I'll post some impressions and if it's worth the buck once I put some time in ... though it may be noon (CST) before I have time to dedicate to the game.
02-15-2013, 01:22 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nightc1 View Post
I'm not going in eyes shut, but I am optimistic that I will like it since the worst complaints are that it's short and the story is generic. The reviews overall on this are pretty good. It averages 4/5 with over 2000 reviews.

I'll post some impressions and if it's worth the buck once I put some time in ... though it may be noon (CST) before I have time to dedicate to the game.
Yeah, let us know. Usually buy all gameloft games that are on sale, really enjoyed Backstab and 9mm on sale.
02-15-2013, 02:02 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
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Unanimously agreed to be Gameloft's weakest "premium" title. Grabbed it during the first $0.99 sale. Was painful finishing the campaign even though it's the shortest one of them (2 hours). The multiplayer..
02-15-2013, 02:39 PM
#8
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I played through the first mission and I had a good time. It was pretty fun. Maybe not as over the top as Modern Warfare 3 or something... but still, pretty cool. Graphically the game is good. Audio was solid (I wear headphones much of the time when iOS gaming). Everything had voice acting as well as on screen text. Voice acting was as good as any other game.

The environments in the first mission are all areas and you move from checkpoint to checkpoint. There's a compass with an arrow (or arrows) to show where enemies are as well as a floating thing to say how far you are from the checkpoint and which way it is. Controls let you climb certain things as well as crouch... slide around corners... aim by touching the screen on the right side as well as other basic stuff. The hand to hand combat was decent (honestly none of the gameloft games have really great hand to hand combat... this one seems no different than any other).

So, if it looks interesting to you... get it. I kind of see this as a Goldeneye kind of experience. If you remember the N64 version (outside of multiplayer) it was all structured missions where you had to get certain places and take out specific enemies or whatnot. There was no option to sneak around in the first mission, but I didn't expect there would be since it looked like a lot of gunplay.

IF it's as short as everyone says, I should finish it tonight. I can post more after that. But as it stands it was more than worth my $0.99 and having a tracker on it for the last 5 or so months.
02-15-2013, 04:36 PM
#9
Joined: Oct 2012
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Nice game, very quick. I am not the fastest gamer, but I can say it was 2-3 hours. For 99c, yes! 6.99... Uhh, I don't think so... The only problem is the multiplayer is totally dead, which is sad. Edit: the end was kinda cliffhangerish, sequel? Idk though...

Last edited by Pocketnova; 02-15-2013 at 04:38 PM.
02-15-2013, 04:50 PM
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The game was really fun compared to what everyone said it was, yes it was kinda short but it was good, the graphics are great almost amazing in my opinion, I would recommend playing this game on normal for your first time because the enemy are just about stupid as it gets. For 99cents it's great!