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Dead Man's Hand
5.9 out of 10

Dead Man's Hand

Dead Man’s Hand is a first-person shooter set in the Wild West. Read more

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Overall 7
6.9
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 8
8.1
Lifespan 7
6.8

Dead Man’s Hand Review

IGN Entertainment
9 February 2008
  • Conclusion: The term “on paper” gets thrown around quite a bit in the media, particularly when referencing a sport’s team that has a lot of popular talent, but lacks chemistry; they are therefore only good “on paper”. Dead Man’s Hand could be considered a game that is great on paper. A later generation Unreal engine, a unique story era, online multiplayer; it all looks like the makings of an all-star title, but what Dead Man’s Hand lacks are the basics which are integral to stellar...
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Overall 5
5.0

Dead Man's Hand

GamesPaper
17 May 2006
  • Conclusion: There's a good game "hiding in them there hills" which fans of the Wild West will really love, but a few unpolished aspects to Dead Man's Hand ultimately disappoint - a shame when you consider there's bar brawls, horseback shoot-outs and a whole range of other action which could have snatched the attention from the now somewhat ancient but still unbeaten Mad Dog McCree.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

TheStar.com
15 April 2004
  • Excerpt: It's been a while since we've seen a decent Wild West first person shooter. Capcom and Lucasarts had titles years ago but with a genre so ripe with game potential there's been a surprising dearth of titles--until now.
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Overall 6
6.0

Dead Man's Hand

Evergeek
15 April 2004
  • Excerpt: It's been a while since we've seen a decent Wild West first person shooter. Capcom and Lucasarts had titles years ago but with a genre so ripe with game potential there's been a surprising dearth of titles--until now.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dead Man's Hand

PLANET42
14 March 2004
  • Excerpt: “Riding on the range, I've got my hat - on, I've got my boots - dusty. I've got my saddle On my horse. He's called....T-t-t-t-t-trigger Of course. I wanna be a cowboy and you can be my cowgirl I wanna be a cowboy and you can be my cowgirl I wanna be a cowboy…” OK, OK, I admit it! I do want to be a cowboy. The open range, big sky, sleeping under the stars, always on the move, the whole cowboy thing sounds pretty darned good. And what could be better than a cowboy?
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 7
7.0
Impression 7
7.0

Expert Review

extremegamer.ca
24 August 2006
  • Conclusion: Dead Mans Hand is a solid FPS with a great story and setting. Its no Halo, but its definitely well made. It's addictive, creative and fun. Its not long but its not short. I don't suggest you go out and buy this right away, but I recommend you rent it. The game is great but if it wasn't for the Rag doll physics and the cool ol' west style it would just be another FPS.
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Overall 10
10

Red Dead Redemption Review

XboxGaming
31 March 2006
  • Conclusion: Quite how to rate a game like this is a problem for me. See, some people out there think that for a game to be awarded the maximum score means that it has to be the perfect game, perfect in absolutely every way. I disagree. In my mind, a game which touches my heart, stirs my soul, makes me laugh, gives me chills with its sheer beauty, and sucks me so deep into its virtual world that I never want to resurface, that game has done all it needs to do to warrant a perfect...
  • Pros: Enthralling story, Breathtaking scenery, Endless list of things to keep you entertained, Varied and fun multiplayer modes
  • Cons: Minor glitches
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Overall 5
4.5

Dead Man's Hand Review

PALGN
10 September 2004
  • Summary: PALGN braces the Wild West to give you the verdict on the first-person shooter: Dead Man's Hand.
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Overall 10
10
Gameplay 9
8.6
Graphics 9
8.6
Sound 10
10

Mehr als ein Western-GTA?

Game7
14 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Mit "Red Dead Redemption" erschien dieser Tage wohl eines der am meist erwarteten Spiele überhaupt. Entwickler Rockstar zeichnet sich auch für die "GTA"-Reihe verantwortlich, und auf den ersten Blick scheinen sich die Spiele, abgesehen vom Setting, sehr ähnlich.
  • Pros: Gigantische, authentische Welt, Charakterzeichnung, Animationen, allen voran die der Pferde, Enorme Detailverliebtheit, Sehr viel zu entdecken, Gelungene Westeratmosphäre, Lichteffekte, Viel Freizeitbeschäftigung
  • Cons: Lahme Story, Teils hakliges Deckungssystem, Wiederholende Zufallsmissionen, Teils endlose lange Wege, Objekte mit groben Kanten
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

xbox-gamer.net
6 June 2010
  • Conclusion: 18 /20 Red Dead Redemption est l’exemple typique du jeu ayant réussi à faire monter l’attente des joueurs à un tel point qu’il se devait au final d’être le killer-ap attendu. Et il l’est ! A vrai dire, on n’en attendait peut-être même pas tant du protégé de Rockstar San Diego. Le jeu épate à tous les niveaux en offrant un univers et une ambiance western absolument phénoménaux auxquels s’ajoute un gameplay bien rodé et jouissif.
  • Pros: Incroyablement immersif et cohérent, Une ambiance phénoménale, Le gameplay au poil, John Marston, la classe, Les personnages, Des dialogues excellents et matures, La BO de haut vol, Un lot de scènes cultes, Très beau, Cycles météorologique et temporel bien gérés, Solides modes multijoueurs, Tous les à-côtés en solo, La fin
  • Cons: Des bugs à foison (mais peu dérangeants), Quelques problèmes de connexion en multi, Répartition des joueurs par session à revoir en multi, La trame principale à peine courte
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