The king is dead – long live the king! SWAT 4 is undoubtedly the new king of the tactical shooter genre, stomping all contenders into the ground with Godzilla-like ease. After the debacle that was Rainbow Six: Raven Shield, many gamers were worried that the tactical shooter was dead on the PC; SWAT: Urban Justice had been canned. Somehow, SWAT: Global Strike Team was released on consoles only, leading PC gamers to fear that another franchise created for the PC was being subverted. Thankfully, SWAT 4 looks set to render those fears irrelevant.
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