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Soldier of Fortune: Payback (Xbox 360)

Soldier of Fortune: Payback (Xbox 360)
alaScore 69

11 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Soldier of Fortune: Payback (Xbox 360). The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Xbox 360 Games for all reviews. The graphics and AI get negative comments.

gameplay, story, single player, AI, graphics

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Soldier of Fortune: Payback (Xbox 360) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Bryan Stratton (

Soldier of Fortune: Payback


This insipid military shooter offers a bag of entrails and not much else.

Not the worst-looking game ever seen

Some of the worst everything else ever seen

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Ryan McCaffrey (

Soldier of Fortune: Payback


Painting the town red with arterial spray

Inadvertant humor from kills

1994-era gameplay, story, and AI. Whee!; Lousy controls, framerate problems, physics bugs

How did what should’ve been a budget title end up costing more than $40?

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Chris Buffa (

Soldier of Fortune Payback Review


Discarded limbs mean only one thing: terrorist salad.

That's really what it comes down to. Soldier of Fortune: Payback is a weak man's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Amusing, since Activision publishes both games, and chose to release SOF two weeks after Infinity Ward's opus. That alone makes this game...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Etelmik (

Soldier of Fortune: Payback


S combat system, at least, is solid-the aim is fine, the recoil is fine, the guns are fine, the dash is fine, the melee is fine. They are, in a word, average-nothing to complain or rejoice about. This makes multiplayer better than the short single...

Jul, 2002

Expert review by : Scott Alan Marriott (

Soldier of Fortune: Payback


Activision's Soldier of Fortune series returns with an emphasis on violent, bloody battles in a variety of terrorist-infested locales across the globe. As mercenary Thomas Mason, you must fight your way through areas inspired by the Middle East, Burma, Ru

Consumer review (

It's Cheap


Beat the game in one evening (so short I took an egg), but I would have easily blown through 11 bucks on two beers at the local pub in under 20 mins.

Cheap... Cheap... Cheap... $9.99 w/ free shipping

Way to short, but who cares it was only 11 bucks delivered (California collects taxes)

Jun, 2009

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That's it?


AI's were decent, slightly better than average in competency. Though 2 boss scenes were 'damage' stupid. Graphics were OK, but grenade explosions looked pathetic. Just fyi, I loved the orig Xbox version years ago. Even this game can be fun, but for...

There was a part where you HAD to rush through, not just hide and pick off like I normally do in shooters. This was actually kind of nice. This separated the game from the 'sneak n hide' games. My normal 'lazy, pick 'em all off' type strategy just...

Way to short! 4 maps, not even maps, just trails. Sound was just average. Don't even let the music play! They bought the Halo ST and meshed it with another ST I can't remember the name of at this moment. Totally derivative

Jun, 2009

Consumer review (

Ninja Gaiden 2 - With More Blood than Devil May Cry


Devil May Cry may have enjoyed its time as the granddaddy of 3d platform action but with the advent of Ninja Gaiden 2, it is finally time to pass the torch. Ninja Gaiden 2 expands on the first game, with more weapons, tons of gory moves, and updated ...

great environment, top-notch fighting system, sticks to tried and true

enemies get repetitive, occasional annoying camera angle

Jun, 2008