textures and graphical effects are put to good use in this title
and most of the models are built with smooth edges and curved
faces. Better still is that you don't even need a colossal machine
to run it, the Quake3 engine allows so much customisation that
even a lowly P2-266 with a Voodoo2 could work fine. Of course
if you have a GeForce2 then set everything to max and prepare
for an experience unlike anything you've seen before.
play an important role
good sound, playing Fakk2 would be a little like a slow death,
the same issues that constantly force you to check over your
shoulders are also present in audio form. If your card supports
A3D then the chances are you'll be better off because you can
actually hear where your opponents are going to hit you from
from the heavy rock soundtrack to the powerful metal bashing
noise made by your Uzi is ear tantalising. Sometimes you'll
just want to fire the Uzi and other weaponry just to hear how
good they sound. Sounds are certainly used to excellent effect
and the quality is top rate.
is a single player experience that tops the chart and fills
the void left for several years after Half-Life's release. It
makes recently released titles such as 'Kiss:Psycho Circus'
seem weary and dated by comparison, which it is anyway. The
only real downfalls are that of no multiplayer support and easily
being one of the most short-lived experiences - ever!
the length, buy it anyway and be astounded by its beauty.
Mark 'KILLZAT' Jackson
- 9.5 Sound - 9 Gameplay
- 8 Originality - 8
Overall - 8.5 (85%)