Excerpt: There have been numerous game concepts over the years that have left us scratching our heads, with none guiltier than the dismal 50 Cent: Bulletproof back in 2005. The game revolved around the rap superstar and his posse G-Unit, and it was universally panned by critics and consumers alike.
Excerpt: Once in a while, it’s nice to play a game that you have no prior knowledge of, with no preset expectations for the experience to come, and are open to the idea that that experience may just happen to be quite good.
Summary: " 50 Cent: Blood On The Sand " is big dumb, and a lot of fun. It doesn’t care that it’s ripped off 'Gears of War' and 'The Club' and mashed them together. It doesn’t care that every other word of dialogue is an f-bomb.
Excerpt: Name: 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Genre: Third-Person Shooter, Action Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (Reviewed on PlayStation 3 Check out the Video Review. 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand is a good game. Please, don’t stop reading.
Summary: In this X-Play Review, we take a look at the new multiplatform game '50 Cent: Blood on the Sand' and find out if this game parties like it's your birthday...or just a regular, boring Tuesday night.
Pros: Foul-mouthed rappers on a rampage, Quest for badges add replay incentive, Challenging and smart enemy AI, Fun and simple co-op mode
Cons: Slightly derivative, Too much running, At times, suffers from clunky controls
Excerpt: I never there would come a day when I sit down and write about a good 50 Cent game. Generally, hip-hop games have never turned out that great, with the exception of Def Jam, and Wu-Tang Clan: Shaolin Style.
Excerpt: Did any of you play Mr. Cent’s first foray into the world of video games – 2005’s Bulletproof? I did, and still have a few things to say about it even to this day. Take one multi-million selling rapper and pandering his gangster fantasy to the masses was an awful idea for a video game to begin with,...
Excerpt: His previous foray into videogames left the self professed P.I.M.P. more than a little L.I.M.P. But Swordfish Studios have pumped the lead back into 50 Cent’s pencil with the very respectable Blood on the Sand.
Pros: It’s a polished 3rd person shooter with unabashed, snappy dialogue and some brutal weapon and melee combat. The co-op and scoring system will bring you back for more.
Cons: Generic setting and essentially no storyline. The ability to successfully run & gun renders the nice cover system useless.