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Chris Tomkins

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SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate

Dean Tate on Irrational's latest.

SWAT 4 was one of the best tactical action games of 2005; so good, in fact, that it made it to the heady heights of No.28 in EG's end-of-year Top 50 extravaganza. It was certainly one of the most brutally macho games you'll ever come across anyway, making you feel like you're playing out a particularly stroppy episode of The Shield.