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5.0 out of 5 stars
Awesome, amazing, the best FPS ever. (Yes Halo you too), 6 May 2006
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars
Black is the best FPS ever, period. You play a Black Ops guy named Keller who is assigned to take down some drugs dealer called Lennox or something like that. Don't worry too much about the plot though. If Black is about anything, its about blowing stuff up.
Graphics: Who said PS2 can't do cutting edge? These are very impressive. The environments look amazing the guns look superb and the explosions! Visually stunning. 5/5
Sound: The guns have a real KAPOW! feel to them. THey make some really macho shooting sounds and if you have surround sounds its one of the best audio experiences around today. Glass will fly over your head, bullets will fly past and a car will explode in your living room. Really good. 4/5
Gameplay: Awesome. The most thrilling FPS ever. The environment is completely destructible! You can destroy everything from windows to whole trucks (and even in one amazing instance a whole massive gas depot tank folllowed by the most spectacularly over-the-top explosions ever!). One memorable instance is that whilst i was pinned down (this happens ALOT) behind a wall in the upper floor of a house i was trying to snipe goons through the windows. But the window bar was in the way! I just shot it through! Other FPS games would have you moving around it trying to get a shot in! NOT IN THIS ONE! You even shoot through the barriers that enemies hide behind! That is a GOOD feeling. Another thing. The reload animations dont take FOREVER (yes you killzone) its just clip in, clip out. No fuss. 5/5
Originalety: Destructible scenery is a surprisingly new idea. Cut n paste plot brings the score down. 3/5
Lifespan: Biggest let down. Can be completed in 6-7 hours despite hour long levels (yes they do have checkpoints in for you clumsy people who keep dying lol).
Learning curve: Destructible scenery gets some getting used to but thats because its never been done before!
Overall: AMAZING! IGNORE THE HATERS BECAUSE OF A LACK OF PLOT AND MULTIPLAYER! GAMEPLAY ROCKS! THATS ALL THAT MATTERS! END OF!