Summary: Strange Brigade is a perfectly serviceable co-op shooter that, through its levels and gameplay, can provide some great fun for groups of gamers. However, technical issues and an overall inconsistent experience will push some to move on faster than they'd like.
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While Strange Brigade can be frustrating at times, the charm of its 1930s world, the wonderfully exaggerated English alliteration of its narrator, and solid level design, combat encounters, and four-player co-op make it a strong, stylish third-person shooter. Hopefully this isn't the last time a situation calls for the expertise of the Strange Brigade.
A bare-bones basic shooter that's good for some fun with friends, but there are other, better co-op adventures out there.
Rebellion serves up another enjoyably pulpy shooter, though Strange Brigade struggles to stand out.
A pleasingly straightforward co-op shooter, whose lack of complications will be seen as either a blessing or a curse depending on your requirements as a gamer.
Fleeting, forgettable fun at its most flamboyant, you'll likely enjoy Strange Brigade for a jiffy before shortly moving on to bigger, better things.
Strange Brigade is a delightful cooperative shooter with some technical issues and an idea that isn't given enough room to breathe.
It may occasionally feel like a relic, but like the members of the Strange Brigade have shown, sometimes that's just what you're looking for.
Strange Brigade is a jolly good wheeze. The 1930's matinee cinema styling makes it unlike any other game on market and that's a rare treat. The campaign, although dragging in a few spots, is just the right length and has replayability thanks to the many hidden treats to discover, while the score attack mode and horde modes are pleasant, if rather flimsy, distractions. Tuning the accuracy of the weapons would make me very chuffed, but as it stands this is a sterling effort from Rebellion. I look forward to the further thrilling adventures of (dramatic pause) The Strange Brigade! Tally ho!
Strange Brigade is an odd bag. It tries to capture a 1930s charm but instead of being charming, it becomes unbearable. It attempts to wrap a story around a horde mode experience but the narrative is unoriginal and the threat of being overrun with enemies is rarely present. Strange Brigade is a disappointing and repetitive experience that offers mildly enjoyable combat but is otherwise entirely forgettable.
An awesome experience to live the action and adventures of the 30's with a lovely TV style and thousands of bullets all around... and of course, tons of humor for 4 players.
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