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Meet the game that spawned a new genre out of nowhere 0

When Battlefield 1942 was close to release, nobody was particularly excited about it- after all, what could yet another World War II game do that others hadn't already done? Anyone saying the same today would be branded a fool, and quite rightly so. BF42 has grown into the biggest online game since Half Life, and at times even surpassed Counterstrike in terms of player numbers. But game sales aren't everything- after all, lots of people go to watch rubbish sports teams, so quantity and quantity...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

An old gem that is worth buying! 0

Battlefield 1942 is a multiplayer game. The single player option is an afterthought but you can use it as a means to practice flying or learn some tricks. The heart of the gameplay contains a living, breathing battlefield that allows for endless options in an immersive World War 2 environment. Battlefield 1942 should appeal to history buffs, First Person Shooter fans, online gamers, and strategists alike. In other words, most gamers will find this to be one of the best online games ever made and...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Like a Good Wine, Better with Age 0

Oddly enough, Battlefield 1942 has only gotten better with age. Sure, the graphics are rough by current standards, and a third-party service like GameRanger is needed to even play it competitively, but it is still fun. Most of it boils down to the wide open map design, which necessitates a reliance on ranged gunplay that is too difficult for PlayStation and Xbox controllers to manage. Even if that were not the case, modern shooters catering to adrenaline-junky frat dudes are a dime a dozen today...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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