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10-13-2003, 08:03 AM
Source (http://www.gamespy.com/previews/october03/killswitchmulti/)

A Good Offense Is … A Good Offense

While the cover system is unique and very promising, the offensive systems have also been thoughtfully designed. With the right stick you can aim while behind cover by setting your crosshair over a target. Then jump up, pop a cap, and move on. It's not quite that easy, of course, as each rifle will kick and jump as you fire, but it's a cool aiming strategy. If you're not confident enough to stand up, use the blindfire option. By pressing fire while under cover, you'll reach around the obstacle to spray lead. It's not as accurate as aiming, but staying alive is a nice fringe benefit.

The AI has to be well tuned to prevent a turkey shoot, and so far everything looks great. Forces will steadily advance and take every opportunity to flank you and exploit blind spots. Grenades are a popular weapon among the CPU forces. Stay in one place too long, and you will die. More than once as I tried to snipe from behind a cargo container, at least one enemy would slip away and approach from my unguarded other side, and there's nothing like a backside full of bullets to get your attention.


10-13-2003, 02:10 PM
Thanx for the pics man. I have the PS2 demo for kill switch and it is balls out big ass fun. This would be a sweet LIVE game, all the ducking, jumping and rolling. Blind fire and the AI are the best. I'm down for this game. Pics are cooool, Thanx again... you da man :hail:

10-13-2003, 06:51 PM
LoL thanks man, I too played the PS2 demo of it and I got to say it was ok but man I was not into those controles. I think it will be better on XB, I think EB is giving a t-shirt away with a preorder on this too, as a perk.

l Maximus l
10-13-2003, 06:57 PM
Originally posted by Brevity
LoL thanks man, I too played the PS2 demo of it and I got to say it was ok but man I was not into those controles. I think it will be better on XB,

One would think it would be better on XBox simply by the triggers on the controllers. That's my 2 cents.

10-13-2003, 07:12 PM
Have the PS2 demo and have to say that I wasnt too impressed. The mechanics took a little getting used to and the graphics were plain fugly. No, I don't play games for graphics but this game made me think PS1 for some reason. Very pixilated. Ducking behind things and shooting seemed fun but if this is all this game has then its not gunna get my money any time soon.

Felt stiff, unfinished and last generationish.

Cryogenic Pyro
10-13-2003, 10:21 PM
Looks like it'll be a good game. Hopefully it will be, as I've been looking forward to it for a while.