YMMV / TimeSplitters

  • Best Known for the Fanservice: Jo-Beth Casey and to a lesser extent Venus Starr, to the extent that some don't know that the former is from the Timesplitters series.
  • Catharsis Factor: Arcade: Amateur League: Nightstick: Dam Cold Out Here. First, fire your flare gun at a snowman. Then listen to the screaming. Repeat.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Future Perfect's singleplayer mode is rife with them! Here are some highlights of the funnier scenes.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome:
  • Contested Sequel: Timesplitters: Future Perfect is often considered inferior to the second game either due to abandoning it's Goldeneye roots and/or being very glitchy. However its usually regarded for more emphasis on the story and some well done humor to make up for it.
  • Ear Worm:
    • A large portion of the soundtrack is this. Considering a lot of it is techno blended with other musical styles, this is inevitable really.
    • The music from the Anaconda minigame in Timesplitters 2
  • Ensemble Darkhorse:
    • There's a good reason Captain Ash and Harry Tipper have appeared in all three games.
    • Judging multiplayer characters, we have strange, funny characters like Duckman Drake, Robofish and the Impersonator.
    • Despite her having a minor role in Future Perfect, Angel Forge has a modest fan-following.
  • Epileptic Trees: Anya looks a lot like Jo-Beth Casey. Could the teenage girl she constantly rolls her eyes at actually be her 15x-great-grandmother?
  • Most Annoying Sound: The Space Flies from TS2, with their incessant buzzing that grows to impossibly loud volume as you get closer to them.
  • That One Boss: The first battle with Jacob Crow in the tenth level of Future Perfect.
    • The problem mostly comes from getting the three most obvious weapons and then not knowing where the fourth weak point is. They're two side-mounted missile launchers, but they're not immediately visible.
  • That One Level:
    • Mansion in TimeSplitters. It constantly spawns zombies behind you.
    • Neo-Tokyo in TimeSplitters 2, which opens with a lenghty Stalking Mission.
    • Mansion of Madness in TimeSplitters: Future Perfect. On top of legitimately being pretty creepy, the level's incredibly small weapon selection means you'll be using the slow-loading shotgun for almost everything. The fact that the zombies take a ton of damage on every part of their body except the head means you could end up wasting precious ammo on one of them whose head just won't come off. Then there's the climb up to and out of the attic, where the level really throws the zombies equipped with shotguns at you. Because of the shotgun's slow reloading time and small number of shots between reloads, it's very easy to get pinned down and shot while you're reloading.
    • The Hooded Man in Future Perfect. You have to protect your past self from Time Assassins and TimeSplitters until he gets to the base it doesn't get bad until the Splitters show up though.
    • Something to Crow About. Powerful enemies who can fill you full of plasma in a few seconds, shielded enemies you have to switch quickly to the Electrotool and back to defeat, flying mechs not unlike the "boss" of U-Genius U-Genix, annoying rolling robots, the stage is long, there are two bosses, and the latter of those two bosses is That One Boss.
    • The Robot Factory in Timesplitters 2 is one. With dozens of robots often teleporting in on you, stronger robots that take a lot of hits to go down and wield the deadliest weapons in the level, turrets and floating mines waiting around corners, and your default weapon's laser being able to bounce back and hit you, this level is frustrating to beat even on Easy difficulty. Good luck getting the Rad Racer cartridge on Hard.....
  • Seinfeld Is Unfunny: The first game isn't regarded well nowadays due to it's barebones presentation and lacking the features introduced in the sequels.
  • Video Game Cruelty Potential: Play a Team Death Match as a robot with nothing but flamethrowers and make sure none of your enemies are robots. Just do it.
    • You've definitely played on the Siberia stage in FP just to block an AI team's base with the jeep.