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Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
1 November 2010
Conclusion: Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days provides what the original could not - fantastically gory action over a stunning backdrop of mob warfare and careless violence. There are still a few issues carried over that mar the overall package, but both Mr Kane and Mr Lynch now most definitely have our full attention.
Excerpt: Having only briefly played the original, I was unsure what to expect with Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days. What I got was a pretty solid shooter that should capture its own legion of fans. It doesn't really break or even bend the genre too much, but is a fun ride nonetheless.
Excerpt: The original Kane & Lynch had a very entertaining story involving two criminals joining forces, although it had its fair share of problems to stop it from reaching true greatness. Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days , on the other hand, may tell a story that isn’t as entertaining as the original, but the game...
Summary: Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days is a raw and brutal crime shooter designed to take players on an even more intense story experience, following two of gaming's most disturbed criminals, through the gritty Shanghai underworld.
Conclusion: Dog Days is an interesting sequel as it removed a lot of elements from the first game and streamlined it to something simpler. This doesn’t often happen in games they usually build upon the first and improve all the things they didn’t get right the first time around.
Excerpt: The odd couple of third-person shooters returns for another shot at fame and fortune in Kane & Lynch 2. Featuring a new look, a new caper, and a new city, the Dog Days of this controversial series may soon be at an end, but has this rehabilitated shooter learned enough from past deeds to finally...
Excerpt: but in retrospect, the first effort was relatively solid, with the exception of significant consistency and control issues. Some people really enjoyed it but in truth, there were better games available at the time.
Summary: When the first Kane & Lynch was released nearly three years ago, it was shard to know what to make of it. On one hand there was a unique plot with the adventures Kane and his loose cannon pal Lynch, and a fresh take on online multiplayer with its Fragile Alliance mode.