I have played several of the Commandos games on the computer and love them. No Checkpoints Or Mid Mission Saving. The game features an all-new 3-D engine, allowing you to rotate the environment 360 degrees, move seamlessly in and out of buildings, submarines, planes, and water, and zoom in and out when viewing the environment. The innovative camera control allows simultaneous control of multiple gameplay windows in real time. The controls are much more cumbersome and the game play just seems to be slower.
Overall, this game has promise but it's destroyed by the controls being too intricate and difficult. You'll take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of mission-based objectives. The very cruelly-designed action icons are so tiny, and offer no text accompanyment that just figuring them out is half the puzzle. It's because this is not a strategy game like it's advertized; it's actually a puzzle game with one, maybe two, solutions to each level and your job is to figure out what the creators thought would be the best way to go about your mission. Great Pre Rendered Graphics Though. In addition to the manner in which players deal with the enemies, points are earned for each secondary objective completed, for receiving little or no damage, and for finishing the mission as quickly as possible. As points are awarded, the player's rank gradually increases, with the ultimate goal being to achieve the rank of Field Marshal.
The game concept is okay, but executed awfully. Progress during the game can be saved at any time to a memory card and a bonus mission can be unlocked by finding pieces of a puzzle spread across the different environments. Gunning down enemies earns players the least amount of points. The employed graphical engine is powerful enough to create extensive and detailed environments, full of objects such as: buildings, plants, vehicles, bunkers, obstacles, etc. The computer game was the same way, but at least you had the benefits of a mouse and sharper monitor resolution. Accomplishing goals may involve shimmying up poles, swinging from cables, knocking on walls, and stealing vehicles.
Although concessions were made in historical accuracy for entertainment purposes, each mission offers realistic secondary objectives. Players can select one or all of their commandos at once to position them in strategic positions within the 11 mission environments, which range from Germany to the South Pacific. Video game instructions are included. Honestly, one of the lamest games I have ever purchased. This game's premise is good, but the controls make it impossible. Once again we take over a unit of well-trained soldiers sent to complete a number of missions behind the enemy lines. The action is played from an overhead perspective, but players are free to rotate their view a full 360 degrees, as well as zoom-in on the environments from various levels.
Play this game and wonder why your strategies aren't working? Commandos 2: Men of Courage includes 10 missions spanning nine different night and day environments with realistic weather effects. Each character possesses distinct abilities, such as the spy's ability to don enemy uniforms, the diver's ability to spend longer time in the water, and the sapper's talent for clearing minefields. . Each level has a torn picture with fragments scattered all over the mission area in safes, chests, etc. I remember buying this game brand new and regretting it after 7 minutes of play time. Take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of mission-based objectives.
Too Many Button Options To Do Fighting And Activities. Moving through the terrain is referred to Interactive Mode, while engaging in enemy forces switches the game to Offensive Mode. Give it a try, you won't be disapointed. Objectives can be carried out in a number of different ways, with players being rewarded most for tying enemies with a rope, followed by silently killing enemies with a knife. They are challenging and addictive.
Takes Way Too Long To Reload A Level, Sometimes Over A Minute. When I purchased commandos for the playstation I was disappointed. May have minor damage to jewel case including scuffs or cracks, or to the item cover including scuffs, scratches, or cracks. Plot The players are left with ten different missions taking place all around the world Europe, Asia, Arctic that are built from smaller tasks, such as: sending a message, stealing secret documents or the Enigma machine, destroying an object, eliminating a given person, using a plane to escape the area, etc. The exteriors can be seen from four different shots — every 90 degrees, plus a zoom with a few different levels.
Commandos 2 can also be played on one of three difficulty levels, each affecting the range and speed of armaments, the reaction time of enemies, and the prevalence of helpful first-aid kits and ammunition, among other things. You will interact like never before with the environment: stealing enemy uniforms and weapons, climbing poles, swinging from cables, swimming, utilizing vehicles, and climbing in and out of buildings, ships, and planes. Players can then choose a character and a weapon with which to take out the enemy, or use a diversionary tactic such as throwing packs of cigarettes or using the thief's pet rat Spike to run and perform somersaults. Take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of mission-based objectives. You Control a Group of high Skilled Commandos, each with his own set of abilities and weaknesses, of course ,behind enemy lines, to complete your mission. You Have To Switch Between Fighting And Doing Activities. Each of the commandos the group was reinforced, and now consists of: a green beret, sapper, spy, seductress, scubadiver, sniper, driver, and a dog! Mechanics We can now enter and move around interiors including a submarine , seen from a rotating camera.