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Double Action: Boogaloo

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Action movie theatrics and frantic pace await players in the multiplayer shooter Double Action: Boogaloo

Author: Double Action Factory
Popularity: Medium
Category: 3D MMO
PvP Support: Arena
Free/Paid: Free
Pros: +Style-focused +Fast pace +Kill-death ratio less important
Cons: -Low-res graphics

Overview

Overview

Starting as a Half Life 2 mod, Double Action: Boogaloo is a fast-paced free-to-play shooter from Double Action Factory. At its core, this is a an action movie wrapped into a third-person arena shooter.

Style - Victory in Double Action: Boogaloo isn't tied to kill counts but is tied to style. Jump out of high rise buildings, slide through doors, shoot through walls, and use slow motion to be the most stylish player at the end of the match.

Mini-Objectives - Occasionally, mini-objectives will appear such as Capture the Briefcase or Kill the Wanted Criminal and completing these will unlock a powerful super style skill, adding a wrinkle to gameplay and more style to the player.

System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

OS: Windows XP
Processor: 1.7 GHz
Memory: 512 MB RAM
DirectX: Version 8.1
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Hard Drive: 5 GB available space

Full Review

Full Review

Do you like arena shooters but wish there was more John Woo-like action? Double Action: Boogaloo can fill that void. Kill count alone will not let you top the scoreboards here because it's all about how you get kills. Slides, flips. rolls, dives, grenades, and slow motion accumulate style points and the most points wins.

Style, Style, and More Style
A theme should be sensed here. This game is all about over-the-top frenetic action. Each player has a style meter and filling the meter will allow players to use chosen style skills. These include Marksman for more weapon damage, Athlete for better speed and stunts, Bouncer for more melee damage, Reflexes for better reflexes and super slow motion, and Nitrophilic for more grenades and more explosions. Enemy kills also accumulates seconds of slow motion. Did you jump out of a high-rise and have someone chasing you? Slow down time to have an air battle or play out your Matrix fantasy. The mini-objectives also add a nice wrinkle to gameplay and completing them allows access to a super style skill which is a combination of all the style skills in one.

Conclusion
This review is short and simple. This is an arena shooter where "too much" doesn't exist. It's a fast-paced package with plenty of action. The maps are designed around ensuring grand spectacle and could easily be action movie set pieces. You can shoot through walls, slide around corners, dive from huge explosions, jump off high-rises, or slow down time and it isn't for show; it's a necessity to winning.

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Resources & Videos

Resources & Videos

Official Website: Double Action: Boogaloo Homepage
Official Forums: Double Action Boogaloo Forum

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Double Action: Boogaloo AVG. Rank

8.26

Graphics

70/10

    Gameplay

    88/10

      Multiplayer

      90/10

        Popularity

        75/10

          PVP

          90/10

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