Takedown: Red Sabre
Takedown: Red Sabre Available Now on XBLA
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505 Games launched Serellan's Takedown: Red Sabre on the Xbox Live Arcade yesterday, bringing the tactical shooter to the Games Store for download.

"Fight smart in lethal close-quarter tactical combat. Non-linear environments mean engagements change every time you play. Tactics and realism rule the day," reads the store blather.

You can snap up Takedown: Red Sabre via XBLA for £11.99/$14.99. Add it to your download queue here, and get the launch trailer below.

[Thanks, Himalay]


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Comment #1 by Riphade 1
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 10:21:09 AM
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Still don't know about this one . Ill give the demo a shot though.

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Comment #2 by Gun-Nut
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 10:23:45 AM
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I believe the Trial lets you play one map, Singleplayer Tango Hunt which I don't think gives you any A.I. team.

Game has always been more aimed to the Multiplayer so surprised you can't play for like an hour or two online during the trial.

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Comment #3 by Lecca69
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 10:30:21 AM
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If this is identical to the one on steam, it is the worst game I have ever played! Absolutely terrible! Weren't worth the 4 quid I spent on it on steam.

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Comment #4 by Zero fox fk
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 10:47:34 AM
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£11.99 for a broken unfinished game. You can grab this on Steam for £1.19! #justsaying

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Comment #5 by MabusScarab
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 10:51:42 AM
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The heads up is much appreciated, I was considering this one after seeing it pop up today. I will definitely try the demo first.

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Comment #6 by Zero fox fk
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 10:54:08 AM
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Comment #7 by InKtOiD
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 12:58:47 PM
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@4 - This isn't twitter. Stop adding hashtags to things you say, it makes you look like a jackass.
Just saying.

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Comment #8 by Mr Blonde 324
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 02:53:54 PM
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@7...thank you. im SO tired of using hashtags for freaking everything they do. i refuse to use twitter at all because of that crap theyve brought upon the world

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Comment #9 by PyschoJ2456
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 04:13:31 PM
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horrible, don't waste your time

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Comment #10 by Barad
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 07:11:30 PM
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Unfortunately, the game is quite a disappointment. I was looking forward to this a bit but probably should've tried Steam version first myself. The robot-A.I. being the main problem.

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Comment #11 by GaryYEAH
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 10:30:33 PM
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Like Rekoil, this game is yet another example of a concept that sounds great on paper - a hardcore, tense, extremely tactical shooter which requires thought and precision - but flops like a warm turd in terms of execution.

Perhaps my biggest problem with the game is the movement. It's fucking HORRIBLE (!), and unless you've experienced it (or something similar) yourself, you'll never know how off-putting and game-ruining it is. There are two positions you can stand in - standing and crouching - and both have really loose-feeling movement. It's, like, you know exactly where you want to go and how to get there, but the game is trying to hold you back and make it as difficult as possible to physically get there. Because of this, there's no guarantee that if you spot and enemy (or an enemy spots you), you'll be able to get to a good position to kill them or defend yourself while your IDIOT A.I. teammates take care of them. Which they won't. Ever. Because they clearly have mental problems and are wearing blindfolds.

There's much more, but fuck it. I'm done with this shit :P.

Fuck this game, and fuck interesting concepts that completely fail in execution.


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Comment #12 by i got squeezed
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 11:14:55 PM
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Anybody remember that game called Breach? Looked awesome, but was utter shit. Way it sounds, this game is no different lmao.

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Comment #13 by SonOfStayPuft
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 01:11:53 AM
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After the shitfest that was Rekoil, I'm staying well away from this.

Speaking of Rekoil, I still have to review that, but it's going to be difficult reviewing an Online only Multiplayer Game if the Lobbies are empty.

As for this, they clearly haven't learnt from the failure that was Rekoil, as they've given it the same price!

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Comment #14 by Nevander
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 06:54:18 AM
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Someone needs to just remake Rainbow Six: Raven Shield. One of the best tactical shooters of all time IMO.

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Comment #15 by rocco
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 11:48:04 AM
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just save yourself £11.99 and buy either of the rainbow six vegas games they are only £8.99 and are a lot better!

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Comment #16 by Dirty130
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 12:25:03 PM
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This looks awful. Going to avoid it altogether thank you very much.

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Comment #17 by Baki54
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 12:54:59 PM
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Takedown Red Sabre... what an appropriate name.Yes please do.

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Comment #18 by Luis Ownz
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 04:42:12 PM
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Comment #19 by Evo Kazz
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 05:26:20 PM
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Comment #20 by Baki54
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 06:06:13 PM
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@19 no need to rehash the past ;-)

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Comment #21 by Luis Ownz
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 07:04:34 PM
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The fuck is a twitter geek, you crackers are always coming up with the stupidest insults lmao

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Comment #22 by F TANK
Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 08:30:19 PM
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@ #7
...something makes me wish you hash-tagged "just saying"

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Comment #23 by XeCuTioNR
Monday, February 24, 2014 @ 01:23:02 AM
(0) Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Report Comment If you're looking into it..good review imo. Based off the PC version.

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US February 21, 2014

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