This online only game was hyped up for a long time before its release. Was a game with no offline mode going to be as much fun as other war games that have both offline and online modes though, and what has pizza got to do with it?
There are four games modes. Deathmatch is your typical free for all battle, either on foot, ground vehicle, or in the air. Team Deathmatch is the same thing, but with teams. Capture the Flag is simular to other games, where the team with the flag has to defend it from the team who hasnít got it. Finally there is the Zones mode, which is about territory control. There are various flag posts around the maps, and your team has to capture these areas. The more areas you hold, the more points your team scores.
When you first play the game there isnít really much telling you what to do, or teaching about the many different controls, so my first real point is to criticize the lack of information. A tutorial would have been nice.
Overall the gameplay is a bit too hard in my opinion, as itís a bit too hard to stay alive! Although you have various weapons, transport vehicles, tanks and Warhawk jets available to you, it almost seems like wherever you are, youíre dead. If youíre not in a vehicle, you are too exposed and quickly dead, while even if you are in a vehicle things arenít much better. In fact, youíre pretty much a sitting duck wherever you are and whatever youíre in.
Itís not all negative though. The split screen ability when a few of you are playing on one machine is something PS3 fanís had been waiting for. Warhawk provides the ability for a four player split screen set-up which makes it great fun.
Overall, I was disappointed that for a purely online game there are only four game modes as some other shooters have more online modes AND have deep offline play.
Online: Yes, online only.
Overall Score: 79%