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Clive Barker's Jericho review

We unlock the gates of Hell and the results are gross

Pros

  • Amazing atmosphere
  • albeit gross
  • Great body-hopping bits
  • More-than-competent shooter

Cons

  • The ending blows
  • Doesn't do anything new for shooters
  • Monsters know what body we're in

Oct 23, 2007

Diehards will know this is not Barker’s first foray into pixels and polygons, he’s already dabbled in the genre with the PC adventure, Clive Barker’s Undying and the oft-talked about among horrorites, Demonik that was once being tinkered with by the same crew behind BloodRayne (eek!) before being canned. Now the Scouse scarer has teamed up with Codemasters for this, Jericho, a sort of sickly supernatural “middle finger” to Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six shooters slathered nicely with his own disgustingly unique brand of gore, scares and unholy parables.

More Info

GenreShooter
DescriptionThis is quite possibly the most disgusting, gore-flecked orgy of a horror shooter we've ever seen - you be the judge of whether or not that's a good thing.
PlatformPC, PS3, Xbox 360
US censor ratingMature
Release date23 October 2007 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)
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