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Critical mission space goes free.

01-31-2015, 01:24 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 947
Critical mission space goes free.

Grab it while you can
01-31-2015, 05:34 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by madreviewer View Post
Grab it while you can
Thanks a lot

01-31-2015, 05:40 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 4,431





Main thread with some good reviews.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rip73 View Post
Been playing this for a while now and it is a very good game.
Very stable server connection, never any problem at all connecting.

It is very old school and a very simplistic multiplayer shooter but it is done very well.
It is essentially Critical Missions SWAT set in space for the most part. So a reskin would be accurate to some extent but it wouldn't cover the tweaks and many changes that have gone on in the background.
Its a smoother more polished experience but the menu is essentially the same other than the fully customisable and resizable buttons.

There is a ton of maps, I don't actually know how many but it has the space ones and then it has an essentially unlimited (well, not quite, but a lot, many I haven't even got around to playing on yet) amount of fan and dev made ones that download when you select to play on that map. The download of those maps takes no amount of time and tiny space.

The maps vary a lot from a space station to a moon like planet to Homer Simpsons house.

Bear in mind it is very old school in a Counter Strike 1.6 way so it doesn't have the graphical quality of NOVA 3 but it is polished and the developer continuously bug fixes and updates.

And it is quite a lot of fun to jump in, frag away mad for a while with a fully stable connection. I haven't played the release one yet but the various beta's I've been playing are hugely addictive and a very smooth multiplayer experience.

On the user interface side of things, what you see in the screenshots is the default on both iPad and iPhone.
But every button can be repositioned and resized in any way that you like. Couldn't be easier to find a comfortable button layout and resizing so that they are not in the way.
My layout is essentially the same as the settings I use in any Gameloft shooter.

I'd easily recommend it, it is very enjoyable. Just be aware its not MC4 or NOVA 3 graphically. But the variety of the maps, complexity of some and simplicity of others I've played, easily make up for it with the fun factor.

Hit detection is good but also be aware its not a high hp type of game. If you get hit, you're going down. So if you like that (I do, it adds to the challenge), you should love it.

So basically the graphics are not NOVA 3 but the gameplay is absolutely top notch. It is very polished and very stable with a fully customisable interface.

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01-31-2015, 08:46 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 4,400
An absolute easy recommend.
Lots of multiplayer shooter fun and no iap.
Big choice of maps and active user base.

Edit, I see habakuk added my quote from main thread.
Game still holds up very well so it's well worth a shot.
It's simply old school shooter fun.

Plus, the follow up to CM Swat is in develeopment.
Don't know when it's coming but it looks to be shaping up very nicely indeed and should be one of the standout shooters this year.
01-31-2015, 09:28 AM
#5
nice, this looks really good... can't wait to try it, thanks!
01-31-2015, 11:04 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 694
I think Perfect Dark on N64 was waay better. Maybe I have been spoiled by Modern Warfare games and I have new high standards for fps games.
01-31-2015, 03:32 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 1,937
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Originally Posted by nkarafo View Post
I think Perfect Dark on N64 was waay better. Maybe I have been spoiled by Modern Warfare games and I have new high standards for fps games.
Modern warfare became big, because it's easily accessible. Counter strike is a bit different, and saying modern warfare have you a high standard for FPS's is hilariously cute.
01-31-2015, 04:07 PM
#8
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 307
Quote:
Originally Posted by nkarafo View Post
I think Perfect Dark on N64 was waay better. Maybe I have been spoiled by Modern Warfare games and I have new high standards for fps games.
Yeah that"ll be it your high standards for FPS (Modern Warfare) ya should check out Battlefield 4 it might higher your standards a bit, peace n' tags