Ghost Recon Phantoms

Some free-to-play games are more polarizing than others, with some sides taking the stance of “great, totally non-exploitative implementation” and others thinking “total pay-to-win trash.” We’d like to see on what side of the spectrum the gaming public — and by that, we mean you guys — think of certain F2P games, and so we’ve invented something new called Love It Or Hate It?

Every week, we’ll present a new F2P game and give you the option of passing judgment on it. Then we’ll look back at it the next week and see what people thought. There are no prizes, except for the satisfaction of knowing you clicked on a button and made something happen. Really, what else do you need?

Neverwinter fared… not so well last week. Only 28.7% of you fessed up to liking it, with a near-identical 24.4% on the hate bandwagon. That’s down a significant bit from PWE/Cryptic’s other large-ish MMO, Star Trek Online, which netted a 37.4% Like rating. We’d do Champions Online, but we’re afraid it’d only get 12 votes.

Let’s shift from hunting orcs to hunting terrorists… or maybe terrorist orcs? Nah, Ghost Recon Phantoms doesn’t have any orcs, but it does have some of the best military shooter gameplay you can get in a F2P game. Is that enough to earn it a positive rating?

Tell us what you think of Ghost Recon Phantoms, and leave a comment below to expound upon your views!

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Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

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  1. TERRORIZER on October 4, 2015

    I play this game from beta and never spent dime on it and i have all max tier weapon and armors except legendary.Game is great and hard especialy for newcomers only difference between P2W i F2P is one bullet(read skills)never had a problem with P2W players or high ranked cos i kill them like flys every time so stop talking about this game if you dont know shit or play few games…

  2. STEP BACK on October 3, 2015

    Let me give my review for the game(if there’s anything im wrong at my review you can reply or not)1st of matchmaking. now matchmaking is unfair at the time but team balance is not really a problem cause it’s a team base game so you need to work together (that’s because you’ll mostly win if you cooperate even if the enemy has a higher tier weapon) though matchmaking is slow cause player population is low so you’ll get thrown to higher tiered players.2nd Gameplay gameplay is similar to other TPS but with bits of differently styles and settings and i don’t have any problem with that though there is a little bit of problem the camera won’t change view unless you go to a cover so it’s hard to manuver. 3rd game modes there’s only 3 game modes deathmatch/team deathmatch and conquer now there’s a problem with deathmatch/team deathmatches is the spawns some of the time you’ll be(literally) spawned in front of an enemy player.4th the cash items now weapons isn’t tipically unbalanced because you’ll just unlock the higher tier weapons when you level up(obviously) The only problem is that they made premium weapons available to lower leveled players ( a little problematic especially to FTP players) which changes the balance of the gameplay (over a small portion only) now the last is the poorly executed special skills (such as the cloak).

  3. -GG- TheSecondJoker on October 1, 2015

    Incredibly buggy (I COULDN’T SHOOT WTF!! It shot by itself and I had no control of my weapon) and terrible support along with P2W system. Umm love it? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  4. Todoran on October 1, 2015

    pay to win a a boring version of CS whit lines and tactics….. nothing to see here is a “tipical f2p mmo? fps.

  5. zabisuke on October 1, 2015

    PAY TO WIN at its finest!

  6. Razer on September 30, 2015

    Imagine if World of Tanks’ matchmaking system were to start pitting newbies in Tier III tanks against Tier X tanks because there is nobody in between. Also, you essentially can’t advance past tier IV because of a $20 paywall. Not only that, but there are superior versions of Tier X that are only available for cash. And on top of all that, THEY’RE STILL ADDING MORE TIERS, further exacerbating the already gaping chasm in the playerbase. That’s this game in a nutshell. Broken and pay-2-win to the extreme.

  7. anti crap on September 30, 2015

    spec ops games suck, another copy past cs shi t

  8. Jafarson on September 30, 2015

    is that TPS? no its chess! all players hiding behind obstacle and waiting someone’s pop out to shoot them…..third person shooters so S U C K + that stupid lines connected to all team….

    • Ali on April 11, 2016

      lol all shooters wait for guys to pop out and shoot what do u expect bro

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