Delta Force (video game)

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Delta Force
Developer(s) NovaLogic
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Engine Voxel Space
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release date(s)
  • NA September 30, 1998
  • EU April 1, 1999
Genre(s) Tactical first-person shooter
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer

Delta Force is a tactical first-person shooter computer game by developer and publisher NovaLogic.[1] It was released for Microsoft Windows in 1998. Delta Force was designed to be a military simulation loosely based on the United States' Delta Force.


The player takes on the role of a special forces operative tasked with carrying out various missions. The game features 40 missions in locations across the world, taking place in both indoor and outdoor environments. Each mission presents the player with different tactical objectives that they must complete, such as ambushing convoys, destroying an enemy camp, or assassinating a high-value target. Before a mission starts, the player can customize their weapon load-out to suit the given operation.

Technical features[edit]

Delta Force uses the proprietary Voxel Space rendering engine which is a voxel rendering system unlike most other games at the time.[2]


Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 79.80%[3]
Review scores
Publication Score
Edge 7/10[4]
GamePro 3.5/5 stars[5]
Game Revolution A−[6]
GameSpot 9.1/10[7]
IGN 8.7/10[8]
PC Gamer (UK) 90%[9]
PC Gamer (US) 89%[10]
PC Zone 66%[11]

The game was met with positive reception, as GameRankings gave it a score of 79.80%.[3]


It spawned numerous sequels, including:


  1. ^ "Delta Force Guides, FAQs, and Walkthroughs - PC". Retrieved June 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ Michael E. Ryan (November 9, 1999). "Delta Force 2 Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on October 6, 2007. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Delta Force for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  4. ^ Edge staff (March 1999). "Delta Force". Edge (69). 
  5. ^ Peter Olafson (1998). "Delta Force Review for PC on". GamePro. Archived from the original on June 1, 2005. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  6. ^ Brian B (November 1998). "Delta Force Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  7. ^ Michael E. Ryan (November 11, 1998). "Delta Force Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on October 16, 2007. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  8. ^ Trent C. Ward (November 6, 1998). "Delta Force". IGN. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Delta Force". PC Gamer UK. 1999. 
  10. ^ Todd Vaughn (January 1999). "Delta Force". PC Gamer. Archived from the original on March 4, 2000. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  11. ^ "PC Review: Delta Force". PC Zone. 1999. 
  12. ^ "Delta Force: Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre on Answers". Retrieved February 3, 2009. 

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