Review: Section 8


Section 8, perhaps inevitably, is going to draw in comparisons to the venerable 1998 PC title, Starsiege: Tribes and its sequels for having much of the same gameplay. Tribes had set the multiplayer world on its ear with its blend of fast paced FPS action, a large selection of impressively vast maps, a wide variety of gametypes, weapon and armor loadouts, a commander option, and jet packs.

That, in itself, is a good thing considering the strong fanbase that the game and its legacy continue to enjoy in the PC world. Unfortunately, the odds that the audience on the console will even know what it is are pretty slim considering the dominance of COD and Halo within its multiplayer space in the years since, but it brings with it a number of interesting options to distinguish it from the competition.
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