Welcome to the New Shacknews

You're currently viewing the beginning of a full site renovation for Shacknews.com. You might find something working oddly. If you do, let us know! More exciting new features to follow.

UberSoldier Q&A


New at GameCloud today is this UberSoldier Q&A. Maxim Volkov of Buru is asked about the storyline, locations, enemies, weapons, unique gameplay elements, lack of multiplayer and game engine.

From The Chatty

  • reply
    March 8, 2006 6:09 AM

    I DLed the demo of this, installed it, then after it was done, it said, 'reboot to activate anti copy scheme' and I said 'no' and uninstalled it.

    Too bad, I would have liked to have given it a shot.

    • reply
      March 8, 2006 6:43 AM

      Strange, it didn't ask me that when I installed it, guess I'll need to check my system now.

      Anyway, for what it's worth, it's not a bad demo, better than the demo for "Stalin's Subway". There's some destructible stuff in there, exploding gas bottles, furniture that you can wreck, glass that shatters, and some physics for when you gun down angry Nazis as they crumple to the floor or fall down stairs on fire. It looks like they use a ton of photo textures on everything so it doesn't look half bad.

      The "time shield" ability is kind of strange. You get this field that projects a foot out from you that can catch their bullets with and then you can run those into people to take them out. One funny thing that happened was when someone threw a grenade at me and it must have gotten stuck in my shield because it went off and killed me when I thought I was safe.

      One thing that is making me worry about the game, though, is the awful voice acting. It's hard to suspend my disbelief in gunning down Nazi scum when they all talk with what sounds like a bad country drawl from the US. At least the zombies that you kill at one point don't sound like they were from the deep woods.