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Kane & Lynch: Dead Men review

AT A GLANCE
  • Main characters have cool history
  • Beautifully destructible environments
  • Some spectacular set-pieces
  • Main characters don't have personalities
  • Stupid teammates
  • Stupidly inaccurate weapons

This isn’t what we expected from this gritty crime sim. Kane & Lynch: Dead Men had the potential to be something special but the chance has been missed. And it doesn’t even come with an online co-op mode. Let’s just hope IO have one eye on making a quality Hitman sequel rather than pouring any more of their efforts into these lifeless souls.

 

More Info

Available Platforms: PS3, PC, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Published by: Eidos
Developed by: Io Interactive
ESRB Rating:
Mature: Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Strong Language

6 comments

  • xboxidiot - December 4, 2008 12:55 p.m.

    i dont see why this game gets such bad reviews its well good its a simple squad shooter not too complictaed for times when you just need to kill something haha
  • familyguy829 - September 10, 2008 6:10 a.m.

    I thought it was pretty good. I enjoyed the action and the story was full of thought. I just wish it was a bit longer.
  • CreeplyTuna - May 30, 2009 11:48 p.m.

    this game was great! why a 6, GR? you gave the new prince of persia an 8 when it has some of the most unresponsive controls it ruined the game for me. K&L is very fun coop with a friend and i find the characters interesting and want to learn more about them. it's a great game that can be bought cheap. i recommend it to my friends
  • Darkwun - May 1, 2009 1:22 p.m.

    bein devils advocate here... maybe expectin too much after the phenominal freedom frighters... but stormed thru it in 5 hours and found the 2 endings unfulfilling and anti climactic, i had to reset three times after being absorbed into a wall, and got killed well into double figures the amount of times i was killed whil TOTALLY in cover (when i could get into it) and as for the amountof times ive seen my comrades watching my lifeless body slowly die... 5/10 for me
  • squidhead442 - March 27, 2009 6:07 p.m.

    I might go buy this tonight. I hope it's at least worth $10!
  • nightjacobs - April 5, 2009 7:28 a.m.

    this game was good i think it should have got a 8 i cant waint for part 2 to come out

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