Nailbiting cooperative play.
Aggressive AI keeps the pressure on.
Online progression system gives you reasons to return.
Smooth animations and dazzling visuals.
Gunplay and hacking lead to thrills.
Weak storytelling wastes the cool setting.
Ridiculously over-saturated lighting effects impede gameplay.
By PC Gamer on March 22, 2012
Somewhere between the roomfuls of civilians cowering from his indiscriminate firstperson weapons fire, and his best work pal putting bullets into the skulls of an entire train’s worth of helpless innocents, you’d think Syndicate enforcer...-
By PC Authority on March 12, 2012
Can this first-person reinterpretation hope to live up to the legacy of the isometric 90s original?...-
By PCWorld New Zealand on March 12, 2012
Despite an economic downturn, massive corporations all over the world continue to grow. Some sectors of the technology industry suffer, but others, like Apple and Google, continue to grow and change and introduce new product categories. When Syndicate...80
By New Game Network on March 09, 2012
Syndicate is a futuristic first person shooter developed by Starbreeze, the team behind the Chronicles of Riddick games. Set in 2069, it plays like a typical sci-fi shooter with advanced weapons and useful player abilities. This is not a new...74
By Tech2 on March 03, 2012
At first glance, Syndicate looks a lot like Deus Ex: Human Revolution. As you play through the game however, it becomes evident that the similarity exists only in the representation of an oppressive, bleak future for humanity and of course, cheap...70
By HardwareHeaven on February 29, 2012
Syndicate is a re-imagination of the video game of the same name that was released in 1993 and followed up in 1996 by Syndicate Wars. The original games were published by Electronic Arts and developed by Bullfrog whereas the re-imagined version is...73
By Trusted Reviews on February 27, 2012
Syndicate doesn’t do justice to the name, but it’s a perfectly serviceable solo shooter with an excellent co-op mode. What's disappointing is that with some more imagination, more cybernetic toys to play with and more interesting ways in...-
By PC Advisor on February 25, 2012
Syndicate finds a personality of its own in its expansive and more tactical co-op mode, but the singleplayer is a deflatingly humdrum shooter....60
By Strategy Informer on February 21, 2012
When 2K announced the new XCOM fans were up in arms. How dare they turn a classic PC strategy game into an FPS? However, just as the last trailer for that game made it look more like classic X-Com 2K pulled the surprise punch of Firaxis’ XCOM:...75
By 1UP on February 21, 2012
I actually don't think remakes are an inherently terrible thing. In between the flood of Footloose and Arthur remakes are gems like The Departed or The Thing. At the very least, I no longer bristle at the idea of a remake, whether movie or video...63