Classic Game Room – ARMORINES: PROJECT SWARM review for PlayStation

Armorines Project SWARM review. www.ClassicGameRoom Shop CGR t-shirts http Classic Game Room reviews ARMORINES: PROJECT SWARM for PlayStation from 2000 by Acclaim! It’s a bug hunt! Shoot alien insects with a variety of weapons in this semi-ambitious first person shooter with a good, goofy style but sluggish controls and murky visuals. Armorines had a lot of potential and suffers from hardware that can’t handle it and a controller that isn’t worth much for FPS games, yet somehow it remains charming in that cheesy sort of way. A delightful narration introduces the main characters and bug-infested future but then the tank scene comes along and ruins it all. Boo tank scene! Armorines could have been better but for those looking for a serious (SERIOUS) challenge it’s here for you today!! Armorines has local multiplayer and a relatively goundbreaking co-op mode for 2 player mayhem (in fact, many people believe this is the way the game is meant to be played)
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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20 Responses to Classic Game Room – ARMORINES: PROJECT SWARM review for PlayStation

  1. AfroSnackey says:

    He’s talking about the original PS1 controller. The one with no analog sticks.

  2. Joe Swanson says:

    i liked this game, and ps1 bad controller thats bullshit

  3. WongGeGe48 says:

    why bring gears of war into this? this game is a FPS game, there are tons of FPS before gears that had co-op campaign.

  4. ibrokemykeyboard says:

    Wouldn’t the joke really be on us if when we die we instantly see the very same loading screen.

  5. haloassinate97 says:

    Loading. Loading. Loading. Funny or what :)

  6. darioliotine says:

    poor Mark, they keep on sending him awful game to review!:)


    its hard because there is no pansy ass regenerating health, shit load of checkpoints, and it doesnt spell things out for you as to what you have to do like all you faggity ass COD players need nowadays

  8. MrDavidX96 says:

    it looks better with the expansion pack, actually it looks great with it, but the controlls. UHG

  9. kratos447 says:

    he should review soldier of fortune for the dreamcast

  10. txunderball says:

    That repetitive piano sting during the lava level sure sounds a lot like the first note of Escape from NY/LA theme. :)

  11. Mike West says:

    It was originally a Valiant comics property

  12. Miguel Vergara says:

    The problem is not the controller itself, which is still the standard. The problem is the controller configuration, they just didn’t get how to properly use the dual sticks and “triggers” at the time. On the other hand, N64 had it down, even with one stick, they had the same control scheme we use to day, with the Z button as the trigger and the C buttons as the Camera stick (which was always Nintendo’s intention, they just made it with buttons, which at the time seemed more useful)

  13. Miguel Vergara says:

    I also would rather something more N64-like today, I really like that controller (and the GameCube’s).

  14. Morbo Antonio says:

    If you can get your hands on the N64 version you should give it a try. It is indeed superior when it comes to lighting, graphics, and when I played the aim didn’t seemed as complicated as this video makes it out to be (But I can’t blame you for that, it looks very clunky in the PS2 version). It’s actually decent game when you get used to the controls and while is very hard indeed, is possible to beat it, especially the on-rail sections which caused me not much trouble.

  15. Yakky97 says:

    Made by insomniac if i remember correctly

  16. Yakky97 says:

    Disruptor was a good psx shooter id send my copy but i play it too much

  17. NinjaApe101 says:

    the camera seems a lot lower than modern shooters. were all old shooters like this? it looks like he’s playing as a midget or someone with half their body in the ground.

  18. klausVSandy says:

    My first n64 Game

  19. Charlie Llorente says:

    FPS on the ps1 would be just great if playable with a mouse and a keyboard…but I´ve been uncapable to manage and fix this with any emulator on my pc…FRUSTRATION!

  20. nmcvicker03 says:

    I did to, I really wanted it to be good, but man did it blow.

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