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WinBack: Covert Operations

Game Description: In the role of Jean-Luc, players navigate through detailed 3D environments. The main character is diplayed from a thrid-person perspective that is perfect to show off Couger's 350 different actions. Next to the usual camera control, players can fire their weapons by pressing A or open doors, pick up items and press buttons. The B-button lets you reload your gun at any time, Z is for crouching, and C-Down locks you in your current position to let you roll or jump. The game covers four main stages, each of which is broken down into smaller areas that players may explore for additional weapons and items.

WinBack: Covert Operations – Review

Click here to read reviewWinback may lack the team strategy elements of Rainbow Six, but what it does have is an innovative control scheme that maximizes the Nintendo 64 controller capabilities and allows for what I consider, for the first-time, the ability to manipulate a videogame character with real-world stealth techniques that are practically accurate.

WinBack: Covert Operations – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Animated Violence, Mild Language

Jet Force Gemini – Review

Almost from the beginning, people who saw the character designs were scratching their heads. Jet Force Gemini was supposed to be a juxtaposition of cute mascot-like characters and violent, gory action, but it never worked out. Even after they were redone to be more mainstream, they still looked unnatural and downright creepy. I was grateful that I spent most of the game looking at their backs but when it came to Vela (in her too-short skirt), I couldn't shake this uneasy feeling I had while playing as her.

Jet Force Gemini

Game Description: After seeing his parents murdered by space pirates, Juno swore to fight evil in all its manifestations. Displaying lightning-quick reflexes and extraordinary self-possession, Juno is known throughout the Union for keeping calm in the midst of the most ferocious firefight. When drones stealthily board the Jet Force's scout craft, Juno provides cover so his comrades can escape. Juno is one of three characters you can play as in Jet Force Gemini. The other two are Lupus the doggie, and Vela the pretty-but-tough space adventuress.

Jet Force Gemini – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Animated Violence

Jet Force Gemini – Second Opinion

Yet the thing that singly bugged me the most was the graphics or, rather, the overall art direction that Rare took. Yes, like Dale mentioned, the graphics are technically amazing and push the N64 to likes of which the system has never seen. But stylistically, the game is a mess.

Duke Nukem: Zero Hour – Review

Duke Nukem may have entered the gaming scene as kiddy shareware fodder for the PC, but somewhere along the way, he evolved into a technologically advanced first-person shooter (FPS) with a politically incorrect bad-boy attitude that brought him recognition. Since then, developers have tried unsuccessfully to plug his mug into more lucrative, mainstream console systems, some of which came in the form of third-person auctioneers.

Duke Nukem: Zero Hour

Game Description: The greatest action hero in gaming is back in Duke Nukem Zero Hour, exclusively for N64! A third-person time traveling extravaganza that takes Duke to even greater heights of Mayhem! Kick ass in this giant 32 MB game with 22 levels, four time periods, 25 killer enemies, eight bosses and an arsenal of up to 20 all-new weapons. Multiplay up to four people on 14 levels, with 29 skins and four game modes. This game is 4 MB Expansion Pak and Rumble Pak compatible.

Duke Nukem: Zero Hour – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Animated Blood & Gore, Animated Violence

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