NFG Summary:Full Spectrum Warrior offers players a unique and immersive experience as they step into the shoes of a Squad Leader training light Infantry troops in urban combat. With a tense and claustrophobic environment, players must strategically coordinate their fire teams and effectively utilize cover to navigate the dangers that await around every corner. This game successfully captures the intensity and challenges of real-life military operations, providing an engaging and authentic gaming experience.

Categories: Real-Time, Strategy
Meta Score: 84
Store: Full Spectrum Warrior (Price: $ 3,68)
User Score: 74.0
Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Publisher Names: THQ
Support Language: English, French, Italian, Spanish – Spain, Korean, German
Publish Date: 2004-06-01


PC Requirements:

Minimum: Windows 2000/XP (only), AMD Athlon 1 GHz or Pentium III 1 GHz, 256 MB RAM, DirectX 9.0b-compatible graphics card from NVIDIA or ATI, GeForce 3 and higher, ATI Radeon 8500 and higher, DirectX 9.0b-compatible sound card, 1.5 GB Free Hard Drive Space, Broadband Internet Connection (for multiplayer)

Recommended: Windows XP, AMD Athlon XP 2000+ and above OR Pentium 4 2GHz and above, 512 MB RAM or greater, GeForce 4 Ti and higher or ATI Radeon 9500 and higher, DirectX 9.0b-compatible sound card, SoundBlaster Audigy preferred


Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a game commissioned by the U.S. Army to train light Infantry troops in urban combat situations. Soldiers are placed in a tense, hostile, and claustrophobic environment where they must complete a variety of military objectives. Players act as the Squad Leader, providing direction to Alpha and Bravo fire teams. The successful Squad Leader effectively uses cover in the environment and moves his fire teams in a coordinated fashion so they can protect themselves from possible attacks that could come from any direction. Full Spectrum Warrior puts you in the dirt with your men, where danger lurks around every corner. [THQ]

Positive Comment(s)

If you’ve been searching for a strategy game that really puts you in the line of fire and in which you always feel the consequences of your actions, look no further than this.90Boomtown
Full Spectrum Warrior contains more polish than your average shoe store. Top notch stuff, and for once, I can’t think of any way to improve things.100RewiredMind
The game has incredible graphics and sound, as well as clever AI that doesn’t require you to baby-sit each squad member.100Stuff
Watching one of your GIs fall to a single bullet provides a harrowing exclamation point to FSW’s immersive thrills. [18 June 2004, p.L2T 20]100Entertainment Weekly
As you get to the later levels of the game the strategy becomes even more complex and the game starts going at its full potential.90DarkStation
Issuing orders and planning strategy for a day in the life of a solider highly trained in Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT), is what Full Spectrum Warrior is all about.98XGP Gaming
One of the greatest aspects is learning how important cover is for your units.96GameBiz
One of the smartest and most informed ways we have seen in creating a realistic setting/atmosphere in a game and this offers so much more than you can possibly imagine.90Total Video Games
The combat is 100% original. You issue commands using an innovative cursor that makes the game feel like an RTS. It’s brilliant.94GameZone
This is certainly one of the most innovative games on the Xbox and one that even non-military buffs should check out. I have a feeling this is just the start of an exceptional series.90TeamXbox

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