Terminator 3: War of the Machines

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Terminator 3: War of the Machines
Terminator 3 War of the Machines.jpg
Developer(s) Clever's Games
Publisher(s) Atari
Designer(s) Lead: Regényi Adám
Senior: Pozsgay Gyula
Level: Horváth Péter
Concept Art: Pénzes Szabolcs
Designers: Hajma Miklós, Kadlecsik Barnabás
Platform(s) Windows
Release
  • EU: November 28, 2003
  • NA: December 2, 2003
  • JP: March 12, 2004
Genre(s) First-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Terminator 3: War of the Machines is a first-person shooter for Windows based on the Terminator series. It was released on November 28, 2003 following the release of the film Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.[1] It was made by Hungarian developer Clever's Games and distributed by Atari. The game is set in 2029, when Skynet (robots) and Tech-Com (human) forces are battling for the world. The player may join the Skynet terminators or the human resistance. The multiplayer portion of the game is provided through GameSpy.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
AggregatorScore
GameRankings27.67%[2]
Metacritic25/100[3]
Review scores
PublicationScore
1UP.com1.5/5 stars[4]
GameSpot2/10[1]
GameSpy1/5 stars[5]
PC Format34%[6]
PC Gamer (UK)40%[7]
PC Gamer (US)21%[8]
PC Zone49%[9]

The game was poorly received by critics. GameRankings gave it a score of 27.67%,[2] while Metacritic gave it 25 out of 100.[3]

Jamie Madigan of GameSpy called the game a "bad imitation of Battlefield 1942", and noted the poor matchmaking and lack of dedicated servers for online play.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bob Colayco (2003-12-12). "Terminator 3: War of the Machines Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  2. ^ a b "Terminator 3: War of the Machines for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  3. ^ a b "Terminator 3: War of the Machines for PC Review". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  4. ^ CGW Staff (April 2004). "Terminator 3: War of the Machines". Computer Gaming World (238): 84. Archived from the original on 2015-06-08. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  5. ^ a b Jamie Madigan (2003-12-28). "GameSpy: Terminator 3: War of the Machines". GameSpy. Retrieved 2008-05-08.
  6. ^ John Walker (February 2004). "Terminator 3: War of the Machines". PC Format (158). Archived from the original on 2004-09-17. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  7. ^ "Terminator 3: War of the Machines". PC Gamer UK. February 2004.
  8. ^ Norman Chan (April 2004). "Terminator 3: War of the Machines". PC Gamer: 74. Archived from the original on 2006-11-14. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  9. ^ PC Zone Staff (February 2004). "PC Review: Terminator 3: War of the Machines". PC Zone. Archived from the original on 2007-06-24. Retrieved 2014-03-01.

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