TAKEDOWN is a thinking-person’s shooter; brutal, hardcore and deadly - like the real thing. Not for the faint hearted, Takedown requires you to bring your 'A' game - FPS fans looking for an ultra hardcore experience only need apply!
User reviews:
Recent:
Mixed (30 reviews) - 63% of the 30 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Mostly Negative (5,193 reviews) - 36% of the 5,193 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 10, 2014

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About This Game

TAKEDOWN is a thinking-person’s shooter; brutal, hardcore and deadly - like the real thing. Not for the faint hearted, Takedown requires you to bring your 'A' game - FPS fans looking for an ultra hardcore experience only need apply!

The player that takes things slow, aims carefully, and plans their moves right will overcome the player who runs in with guns blazing. Close-quarters battle brings the fight inside, as you would see SWAT teams or SOF units taking down small numbers of dangerous adversaries. Non-linear environments allow for multiple routes and tactics and add replayability.

In recent years, shooters have become homogenized. There used to be a wide range of different games to choose, from run-and-gun action titles to slow-paced tactical shooters focusing on strategy and tactics, but now most shooters follow the same model of big set pieces, regenerating health, linear levels, and “cinematic experiences.” The realistic tactical shooters with in-depth planning have almost entirely disappeared in recent years.

This game focuses on realistic weapons modeling, squad based play, in a close-quarters battle setting. To succeed in this game you need to take things slow, study your environment, and execute flawlessly. If you get shot, there are consequences. You won’t be hiding behind a wall waiting for your health to regenerate. If a team member goes down, you will have to assess the situation and reallocate team members if necessary to complete the mission. Don’t expect all of the tools and plans to be forced fed to you – it is up to the player to ensure their team is equipped and ready for the tasks at hand. With features such as realistic bullet penetration, accuracy, and recoil, choosing the proper weapons, ammunition, armor, and gear for the mission is up to you, so choose carefully.

Gameplay modes include single player, co-op, and competitive multiplayer. If you are a fan of old school shooters where thinking meant more than running and gunning or perks, or if you are just looking for something different in your shooter games experience, this is the game for you.

Key Features:

  • Fight Smart in Deadly, Close Quarters Combat – Players must think and move tactically, stay alert, watch, listen and choose wisely while setting up their squad for the perfect shot.
  • Tackle Engagements That Are Different Every Time – Nonlinear maps allow for multiple tactics and approaches to both attack and defense. Gamers must choose their gear to best execute strategy.
  • Out Think The Enemy – Gamers need to work closely and communicate well with their team to not only attack the enemy but to coordinate to secure multiple objectives.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 (32-bit only)
    • Processor: 2GHz or better CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: A graphics card with Shader Model 3.0 support
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core2Extreme Quad Core Processor - Q6800 - 2.93 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8800 (768 MB GDDR3)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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Recent:
Mixed (30 reviews)
Overall:
Mostly Negative (5,193 reviews)
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eddiser.ritter
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
best game a lot better than counterstrike
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waffe
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Pre-Release Review
Posted: May 28
Product received for free
Bad game
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CheeseFudge
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
I am a extremely big fan of the older tactical games. Especially Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. I loved that game. And still do. So when I found out that one of the creators was working on a new game I went nuts. I told all my friends to buy it, and most actually did because we had such fond memories of the older tactical shooter games that aren't really being made anymore.

Needless to say, my friends now hate me. This game lacks in every front. Graphically, map-wise (everything is very empty), the gameplay itself isn't good at all. Technically it's a mess. The AI is atrocious.

Please do not purchase this game.
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Slash Liger
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
For some reason I still have this game installed.
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Kifli
( 11.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
you get hit by the recoil before bullets come out 10/10 for realism
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[TTN] Hikari Revan
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
Product received for free
Takedown: Red Sabre is an enigma... If enigma's were painfully broken.

Don't get me wrong, playing this game online with friends is a joy! Because its so painfully broken...
Don't pay more than 5 dollars for this... And if you don't plan on playing this with friends, don't buy it at all.
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Twalot Sparks ™
( 3.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
Product received for free
Must...have...all...the trading cards!!!

"Aaaahg Im dying pleeeease someboby give me a medibag" -Dallas the clown.
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Hunter
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
I hate myself more every day
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Rzeszow.ml
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
Product received for free
My friend gave this to me as a gift.
I will never forgive him.
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J-Quan
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Pre-Release Review
Posted: May 17
I remember booting this up for the first time and praying for a mobo-destroying power surge by the first 10 minutes of gameplay. Broken (and at times, outright unfair) AI coupled with boring gameplay, stiff controls and underwhelming graphics even by 2014's standards. Rainbow Six: Siege offers a much more fully-fleshed cooperative shooter, and for those wanting a single-player experience, stick to SWAT 4. Avoid this one like the plague.
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1337yeah
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
Product received for free
i like being killed every ten inches
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Pingu with "The Noot Noot"
( 1.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
Product received for free
I have learned to be tacticool, and how to kill myself with a breaching charge to get past a door only to kill an enemy. 11/10 for effort tho
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Oakhouse TC
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
You know that feeling of dread when you step on a turd? We've all been there, you have a not-so-solid step and you just think "It's happened again.." - you look down in fear, and what do you see? Takedown: Red Sabre. Leaching itself to your shoe, staring at you in the face, laughing because not only did you spend money on thar particular steaming pile of poo, but you have the dishonor of having your profile littered with this banther fodder. It's kind of like a really bad ulcer that resides on the inside of the back of your knee, that whenever you sit down causes your leg to itch so you sit there all day itching your knee. It's also like a visit to the dentist when he springs a filling on you, but decides to not give you "the shot" so you feel the drill sending shock waves through your skull and down your neck as it spins it's driving metal into you.

There are some things you might say about Takedown: Red Sabre, but I don't care what you have to say because this is my review. Feel free to comment, but I won't read them. Feel free to vote me down, but I don't look at this again. Save your money and buy some Dairy Milk instead, or maybe some Werther's Originals, it's a much better use of your money. I myself am more a fan of Munchies, but enough about me, what do you like? Let's have a discussion!
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doggo
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
♥♥♥♥ game
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Harry
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
the best tactical fps you will ever experience. beats Siege, CS:GO, Squad and anything else
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-BWL- ima fukin penguin
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
It uninstalls pretty quick at least
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DAEV MOOSTAINE
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
Lemme tell you, never ♥♥♥♥ing buy this ♥♥♥♥♥, i only bought it because i was bored as ♥♥♥♥ and it was a dollar, i can't even wank to this ♥♥♥♥, why can't i? Because it's a game but that's besides the point, just buy some other thing, seriously, don't get this.
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TouchTheRazor
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
This game has HUGE potential, if updates kept coming, I think Rainbow Six might have a possible new enemy on their hands.

7/10: Good Game
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xXPawnStarrXx
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
Imagine, You wanted to play Rainbow Six, but Why pay £30+ for the top of the range game to just kill everything because they thought the players were so ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ anything above easy is too hard. This is the game for you! It's as hard as Dark Souls if you didn't have arms, The most rewarding feeling is actually completing a level and not ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ your pants about 9 times.

Also, Shotgun man from RS:Vegas 2 makes a ♥♥♥♥ing glorious return, He doesn't disappoint.
111/10 would get murked again and again.
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Poody
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
Best Gift I ever given! I love how I get rekt every 10 feet.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 17
Product received for free
My friend gave this to me as a gift.
I will never forgive him.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: May 17
I remember booting this up for the first time and praying for a mobo-destroying power surge by the first 10 minutes of gameplay. Broken (and at times, outright unfair) AI coupled with boring gameplay, stiff controls and underwhelming graphics even by 2014's standards. Rainbow Six: Siege offers a much more fully-fleshed cooperative shooter, and for those wanting a single-player experience, stick to SWAT 4. Avoid this one like the plague.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 17
I hate myself more every day
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
10 of 17 people (59%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Imagine, You wanted to play Rainbow Six, but Why pay £30+ for the top of the range game to just kill everything because they thought the players were so ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ anything above easy is too hard. This is the game for you! It's as hard as Dark Souls if you didn't have arms, The most rewarding feeling is actually completing a level and not ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ your pants about 9 times.

Also, Shotgun man from RS:Vegas 2 makes a ♥♥♥♥ing glorious return, He doesn't disappoint.
111/10 would get murked again and again.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
best game a lot better than counterstrike
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
You know that feeling of dread when you step on a turd? We've all been there, you have a not-so-solid step and you just think "It's happened again.." - you look down in fear, and what do you see? Takedown: Red Sabre. Leaching itself to your shoe, staring at you in the face, laughing because not only did you spend money on thar particular steaming pile of poo, but you have the dishonor of having your profile littered with this banther fodder. It's kind of like a really bad ulcer that resides on the inside of the back of your knee, that whenever you sit down causes your leg to itch so you sit there all day itching your knee. It's also like a visit to the dentist when he springs a filling on you, but decides to not give you "the shot" so you feel the drill sending shock waves through your skull and down your neck as it spins it's driving metal into you.

There are some things you might say about Takedown: Red Sabre, but I don't care what you have to say because this is my review. Feel free to comment, but I won't read them. Feel free to vote me down, but I don't look at this again. Save your money and buy some Dairy Milk instead, or maybe some Werther's Originals, it's a much better use of your money. I myself am more a fan of Munchies, but enough about me, what do you like? Let's have a discussion!
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
I am a extremely big fan of the older tactical games. Especially Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. I loved that game. And still do. So when I found out that one of the creators was working on a new game I went nuts. I told all my friends to buy it, and most actually did because we had such fond memories of the older tactical shooter games that aren't really being made anymore.

Needless to say, my friends now hate me. This game lacks in every front. Graphically, map-wise (everything is very empty), the gameplay itself isn't good at all. Technically it's a mess. The AI is atrocious.

Please do not purchase this game.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
Product received for free
i like being killed every ten inches
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
147 of 164 people (90%) found this review helpful
198 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 2
People say that this game is buggy but the unistall button works just fine.
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28 of 30 people (93%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 12
It's either the bots can 360 no scope you form across the map behind a wall, or they'll aimlessly stare at you, waiting for you to pull the trigger and end their suffering. There's no inbetween.
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Not even worth 5 euro... Thankfully I got it free and didn't waste my money on things that need to go down the toilet.
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12 of 18 people (67%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 18
I hope these people went out of business.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
Well, if you're expecting Rainbow Six or SWAT-like gameplay, run away.

I really wanted to see this game succeed a few years back before it got released, but it never has, and probably never will. I remember back during initial launch it was almost impossible to join friends. It was plagued by awful AI and many problems. I relaunched it recently to see if anything has changed, and if it was playable. Well, it's playable, but the AI is still the absolute worst. I almost want to call VAC bans on the AI, due to their aimbot nature. And your team AI is absolutely laughable. When they aren't doing crouches because they missed leg day, they're mindlessly standing behind you staring at your back instead of actually functioning like a team. Given that you respawn as the next member of your squad if you happen to die, if that member happens to be standing right in the way of enemy fire you're going to die in 1 ms. Now repeat that two more times until game over.

The presentation of the game initially seems nice. The voice acting is alright and the UI in the lobby is decent. Once you load into the map though, everything becomes lifeless and silent. It doesn't feel like anything more than assets pieced together with poor AI.

It had a vision and initial promise, but the game failed to achieve it, and now we wonder what it could have been.

(Oh, and it used to be sold for $15. Now it's $5, and I still think that's too much to pay. Get it at less than $1 or avoid it completely.)
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Broken. Do not purchase unless you're thinking of attempting to fix it.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 9
dying simulator 2014
IF you like that this is the game for you.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 10
Not a good game!!!
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 26
Best Gift I ever given! I love how I get rekt every 10 feet.
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6 of 11 people (55%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
Worst game I've ever played. Don't know how I got the 1.2 hrs
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128 of 162 people (79%) found this review helpful
105 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 22
Go buy some cs:go skins instead.
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53 of 67 people (79%) found this review helpful
43 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
I can't tell if the description of this game is satire or not.
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