In Blacklight: Tango Down, experience the bleeding edge of advanced warfare. Participate in the “NetWar”: a hyper-realistic battlefield letting you fight tomorrow’s conflicts with or against your friends in the gritty Blacklight universe.
User reviews: Mostly Negative (220 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 14, 2010
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In Blacklight: Tango Down, experience the bleeding edge of advanced warfare. Participate in the “NetWar”: a hyper-realistic battlefield letting you fight tomorrow’s conflicts with or against your friends in the gritty Blacklight universe. Make your stand across seven game modes with 12 different maps in intense online battles supporting up to 16 players. Or fight through four intense Black Ops missions co-operatively or alone; all the while gaining experience, collecting stats, and unlocking items. Earn new weapon attachments and items, improve your abilities, and engage your Hyper Reality Visor to locate enemies and take them out. Customize your character and weaponry from among thousands of combinations to become the soldier you always wanted to be.
  • Groundbreaking content: 12 multiplayer maps across seven multiplayer game modes.
  • Black Ops missions: Enhance your skills in four co-op missions with support for 1-4 players.
  • Highly-customizable weapons and armor: Modify the way your firearms shoot, look, and feel among thousands of combinations.
  • Rank up through 70 levels: Improve your abilities as you unlock tons of new items, camos, armor, and weapon attachments!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI x1800+ / Nvidia 6800+
    • DirectX®: DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB Space Free
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compliant sound card
    • Other Requirements: 64Kbps+ Internet Connection Required / 256 Kbps+ Recommended
    • Other Requirements: Requires installation and log-in to Games For Windows - LIVE.
Helpful customer reviews
25 of 29 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 15, 2014
This game should not be sold any longer. It REQUIRES GFWL to do ANYTHING which no longer exists.. So.. no multiplayer, no co-op.. no single player.. nothing. Go buy some candy with your dollar instead, because you'll get no use with it here.
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 15, 2014
If you're looking to play a multiplayer game that has no players in it, then this is the game for you.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 20, 2014
since no one seem to play online the PVP is completly empty and there only 4 black OPS missions , only worth it if you can bring a few friends togueter to play ... well at least the game is only 1$ if your looking for something to play in coop for a weekend and have no problem using GFWL but then even for that dollars you don't get something that will last for very long.


well the game itself is not bad and I actually managed to beat the first black OPS mission on my own but it is clear that these missions where designed for 4 players and not really meant to be done on solo.

and this game require a online connection at all time to play also , GFWL 'local profile' won't allow to even launch the black OPS campaign in solo.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2014
Pre-Release Review
Was terrible on release, is terrible now
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 13, 2014
dont buy this waste of money
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
19.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 16, 2014
THIS GAME WAS AMAZING LIKE. 4 YEARS AGO. As awesome as it was, don't buy it. It's dead as dead gets.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2014
GFWL
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 11, 2014
It's sad that nobody plays it anymore, BUT
if you're interested you should definitely play Blacklight: Retribution, heir (actually) free to play sequel.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2014
Game crashes on startup with no error. skidded/10
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9 of 15 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 31
Didnt even work.. fun..
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9 of 16 people (56%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2014
I completly enjoy this game and reccomend it to anyone that likes futuristic shooters.

It has great gamemodes similar to Call Of Duty, Battlefield, etc.

It's a shame that no one is on Multiplayer anymore, because it is a masterpiece, but no one notices it, it runs well on most system and requires DirectX9, not like Retribution where you need DirectX11.

This isn't a Pay2Win game like Retribution, you earn things and keep them by leveling up. Not by constantly paying for Zen. You don't keep things you earn unless you buy them with Credits in-game, or real money. There is no currency or anything in Tango Down. And it's easier to level up than pay real money for guns and things in Retribution.

There is more things in Retribution to try, but I do wish it focuses more on the "F2P" method, Tango Down's only $0.99 on the Store, so it's fine for your wallet. The core gameplay of Tango Down is more fun than the gadgets in Retribution.

The servers in Tango Down are always up and running. Not like Retribution, you need to connect to Europe to play on public servers, and even private servers.

I think this game deserves more attention than Retribution, but it's only my opinion.

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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
There is nobody playing.I know it's cheap but still a waste of my money
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
Pre-Release Review
Buggy and overwhelmed with menus and game overlays
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78 of 89 people (88%) found this review helpful
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 8, 2014
Mostly MP with a sort of bot assault mode that can be played single player.

It was hard to get a game going even when the game was newer, and it's completely empty now.

Also has GFWL, which will be shut down soon.

Another dead MP game from which to STAY AWAY.
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58 of 70 people (83%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 14, 2014
Literally nobody playing this. 0/10 do not buy
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41 of 44 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 12, 2014
MULTIPLAYER IS DEAD!
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37 of 42 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 27, 2014
I really wish the review feature was available back when this was available. Got this for 14 dollars, No one played it. That was almost a year or two ago... I am sad.
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27 of 29 people (93%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 23, 2014
Worst FPS I have ever played. There was no one to play multiplayer with and the single player was extreamly boring and straight forward. Not to mention Windows Live. I would not download this game ever again and I reccondmend you dont too.
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34 of 44 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 20, 2014
DON'T BUY IT, ITS A TRAP! IF YOU BUY THIS GAME, YOU WILL LITERALLY LOOSE WHATEVER MONEY YOU PAID FOR IT.
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17 of 21 people (81%) found this review helpful
24.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 4, 2014
unfortunately for now, I can not recommend this game as gfwl is about to brick it. gfwl is pulling the plug soon so, I would go with another game that has the customization. I love this game, but dont wast your money, its not worth havint a dead library entry
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