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5.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 2299 ratings
  1. 10 (234)
  2. 9 (107)
  3. 8 (239)
  4. 7 (266)
  5. 6 (285)
  6. 5 (313)
  7. 4 (233)
  8. 3 (177)
  9. 2 (137)
  10. 1 (308)

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  • User Rating 7

    It all depends on wich version you pick up

    Rated on August 10, 2009 by Payasoplas

    The first two SoF games were full priced games (and for some reason they still epensive, I remember SoF II: Double Helix for the original XBOX it's been the most expensive game i have...) Now this...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    I personally havent played this game.

    Rated on April 20, 2008 by ToBsTaRoo9

    I believe that the fun rating should be added to the review process and be performed by a group of 5-10 people of different styles of play and then give the average total of scores out of ten. The tot...

    0 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5

    I do not usually get put off by violence in games but...

    Rated on April 20, 2008 by dmweekes

    This game would have been a big hit circa 1997. It is a linear run 'n' gun affair which requires little skill or thought. Infact I would go as far as to say thinking is detrimental to progession in ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4

    About as much fun as blunt force trauma to the head!

    Rated on May 05, 2008 by MindlessTeef

    What where they thinking? This is an insult to the Soldier of Fortune franchise and to gamers everywhere. Payback screams "budget title" from the first heavily scripted un-imaginative gun fight until,...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2.5

    Plastic world, plastic sounds, even plastic charractors. This Game hit the bottom of my "Don't play" List.

    Rated on May 11, 2008 by swehunt

    I dont know why i did go and get this game, well the screenshoots fooled me perhaps, or the storyline sounded fun perhaps. ____ _______ _______ Trubble_with_install _____ _______ __ _______ I usal...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Crap absolutely. I would not wish this on my worst enemy. To say the enemy are crack shots is beyond imagination.

    Rated on May 15, 2008 by croff

    Absolute garbage. I would not wish this on my worst enemy. To say the enemy are crack shots is beyond belief. They should sack all of these so called "artists" of the gaming world until people realis...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3

    This hybrid of the first and second SoF games had potential but is just so half-arsed and uninspired it's painful.

    Rated on May 17, 2008 by -generic-

    I'll start this review with a bit of history - Soldier of Fortune wasn't the most sophisticated game, but made up for that in spades with wholesome unadulterated gun-play and the GHOUL system allowing...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Its Like a Fortune Cookie...Players decide for themselves...!

    Rated on June 13, 2008 by Gauravfox

    Soldier of Fortune: Payback This seems to be the 3rd installment of the SOF series, and frankly speaking, what ever happened to the designers and developers ? i mean SOF was one of the coolest FPS ev...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    You get what you expect

    Rated on June 25, 2008 by chilipepperman

    And that isnt that much. AT ALL. I played the first SoF way back in elementary school, and that was a game that i just laughed my ass of at. i mean you could should a guy in the balls and then shoot b...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2.5

    a headless soldier on boxart promises a brainless gameplay!

    Rated on June 25, 2008 by h2k47

    it is really exciting when you think that the game you are downloading on your pc is going to be awesome, especially if it is a sequel of an immersive previous installment and has the "Activision" lo...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.