Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3

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Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3
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Developer(s) Backbone Entertainment
Publisher(s) Capcom
Composer(s) Norihiko Hibino, Yoshitaka Suzuki, Takahiro Izutani
Platform(s) Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN)
Release date(s) June 5, 2008 (PSN)
June 11, 2008 (XBLA)
Genre(s) Run and gun
Mode(s) Single player, Co-op, Online co-op
Distribution Download

Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 is a 2008 downloadable game developed by Backbone Entertainment for the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade service and Sony's PlayStation Network. It is the second sequel to Capcom's Commando arcade game, following Mercs; "Wolf of the Battlefield" is a translation of the series' original title (Senjō no Ōkami).[1][2] Unlike previous titles, this game is not released in Japan.

Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 gameplay screenshot.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 69%[7]
Metacritic 68%[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
Edge 6/10
IGN 5.9/10[3]
Official Xbox Magazine 8.5/10[4]
TeamXbox 7/10[5]

Team Xbox scored the title a 7/10 stating "Commando 3 definitely has its appeal, but a lot more could have been done to extend the gameplay or just make it feel more varied."[5] IGN gave the title a 5.9/10 stating "In a crowded field of throwback arcade shooters on XBLA, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 just doesn’t stand out. "[3] OXM said "This three-player scrolling shooter has that old-school, spray-and-slay mojo that your inner rageaholic craves."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Commando 3 Coming This Winter!". Capcom Digital Blog. 2007-10-19. Retrieved 2007-10-20. 
  2. ^ "Commando 3 for PSN/XBLA". Eurogamer. 2007-10-18. Retrieved 2007-10-20. 
  3. ^ a b Ryan Geddes (2008-06-04). "IGN: Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 Review". IGN. Retrieved 2008-06-04. Capcom's shooter sequel struggles to stand out from the pack. 
  4. ^ a b Official Xbox Magazine July 2008, p.62
  5. ^ a b Tom Price (2008-06-03). "Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 Review (Xbox 360)". Team Xbox. Retrieved 2008-06-04. 
  6. ^ Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 (xbox360: 2008): Reviews - Metacritic
  7. ^ Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 - X360 - Gamerankings