Review by Kyle_

"Fun while it lasted, but nothing special."

Fighting Force showed a lot of promise. It seemed to be a typical beat-em up game (like the ones for SNES) with better graphics. Only problem is, YOU CAN BEAT THE GAME IN UNDER AN HOUR!!! I tell ya, this one dissapointed me. Kinda like the Tyson/Botha fight: If your friend goes to get a snack while your playing it, you just might well beat it before he gets back.

Graphics: (8/10)The game's one strong point. Not the best we've seen, (by far) but still very adequate. Two Player mode is a bit slow though.

Controls: (5/10)Controls are basically average. Not terrible, not great.

Sound: (4/10)I couldn't remember any the game's music 5 minutes after I beat it. The sound effects were simply the typical "ugh"s and "ooo"s.

Plot: (2/10)I was surprised they didn't elaborate on this more. I was expecting more than the normal "crime boss in the city" plot. This was a dissapointing factor in the game.

Replay: (1/10)I could've given this a 10/10, but the game was so short that by the amount of time it takes to beat a normal game, you could've beaten this one with each character, over and over and over again. The beat-em-up style of game is fun at first, but once you've beaten everybody up you get bored of it.

Overall this game was a huge dissapointment. I couldn't believe how quick I got through the game. I thought I was a video game god, until I read that everybody else got through with it as quick as I did. Anyways, this game was just way too short. Not innovative at all. I could hardly remember I played it a day after I returned it too Wherehouse. This is one of those games that you want to rent from those "99 cent/1 night" rental places. Trust me, it won't take you a whole night to beat this.


Reviewer's Score: 3/10 | Originally Posted: 11/01/99, Updated 04/26/01


Would you recommend this Review? Yes No
Commenting is anonymous and not required to vote.
Submit Recommendation

Got Your Own Opinion?

You can submit your own review for this game using our Review Submission Form.