Summary: Returning to Grant City, a boom town gone bust that is falling to the worst excesses of crime, greed and corruption; Dead to Rights: Retribution follows vice cop Jack Slate as he fights to expose shadowy figures that will stop at nothing to exert their deadly influence over the crumbling metropolis.
Summary: When you're a cop in the gang-infested metropolis of Grant City, you need to know a thing or two about violence. And when you start to unravel a conspiracy that exponentially increases the number of people that want to kill you, you'd better be ready to get your hands bloody. Enter Jack Slate, a burly, bullet-resistant cop who has no problem punching, kicking, and shooting his way through legions of bad guys in the name of justice.
Pros: Great array of hand-to-hand combat maneuvers, Brutal takedowns from man and beast, Good momentum punctuated by some nice story moments
Cons: Animation issues lead to clipping and missed hits, Visuals are murky, character models seem inconsistent
Conclusion: Concept: Jumpstart a stalled series with an energetic mix of old and new gameplay elements
Graphics: The presentation is solid, with some surprisingly great shading effects
Sound: Gunplay sounds great, and you’ll wince at every bone-snapping melee attack
Playability: It’s a snap to target enemies, even from cover.