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Call of Juarez: The Cartel
5.8 out of 10

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

When a Mexican drug cartel bombs a U.S. law enforcement agency, Read more

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Overall 5
5.0

Call of Juarez: The Cartel review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Heroes' hidden agendas are a nice touch, Competitive elements make co-op more fun, Gets a little better in its final chapters
  • Cons: Looks unpolished to the point of hideousness, Mediocre voice acting and terrible combat banter, Wastes great ideas on a mediocre-at-best shooter
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Overall 6
6.0

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Game Vortex
30 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Save for a few novel ideas, Call of Juarez: The Cartel is, by far, the fledgling franchise's worst installment in nearly every possible way. The visuals are no exception. The first thing you'll notice is the amazingly ugly pixelated grey font the developers have chosen for the user interface.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Appearance 6
6.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Cheat Happens
7 August 2011
  • Excerpt: They say you don't try to fix what's not broken. Apparently though, the team at Techland, the development studio behind the Call of Juarez series have never heard that saying. Rather than sticking with the Wild West theme that has served the franchise so well, the studio chose to move into more...
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Overall 6
5.8
Value for money 6
5.8
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 6
6.0

Call of Juarez the Cartel

impulsegamer
1 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Call of Juarez: The Cartel is the sequel to a title that had small following, providing a decent first person shooter in a Western setting, move forward to the release of the current title and we see a shift from what set Call of Juarez apart from other shooters.
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Overall 5
4.8
Gameplay 5
5.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 5
5.0

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Game Boyz
27 July 2011
  • Excerpt: When Call of Juarez arrived on the Xbox 360 in 2007 many praised the game for its storyline and slick visuals; however, many criticized the game for its performance issues and some lackluster character modeling.
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Overall 5
4.8
Gameplay 5
5.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 5
5.0

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Game Boyz
27 July 2011
  • Excerpt: When Call of Juarez arrived on the Xbox 360 in 2007 many praised the game for its storyline and slick visuals; however, many criticized the game for its performance issues and some lackluster character modeling.
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Overall 6
5.5
Gameplay 5
4.5
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0
Longevity 4
3.5

Call Of Juarez: The Cartel

NowGamer
21 July 2011
Overall 5
5.0

Review: Call of Juarez: The Cartel (360/PS3)

GamePro.com
20 July 2011
  • Excerpt: A by-the-books shooter from beginning to end, Call of Juarez: The Cartel swaps the Wild West setting and interesting characters of its predecessors to become a stale, but serviceable, shoot-'em-up.
  • Pros: Can co-op through the main campaign; parts where you get to shoot stuff aren't bad.
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Overall 6
5.5

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Auracore MediaWorks
20 July 2011
  • Summary: The Cartel has some good ideas, but fails to execute any of them well.
  • Pros: Interesting co-op mechanics; fast-paced Objective multiplayer mode.
  • Cons: Low production values; intermittent framerate stuttering; low-quality graphics; poor pacing; linear and repetitive level design.
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Overall 5
5.0

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

D+PAD
8 February 2011
  • Conclusion: Call of Juarez is a completely missed opportunity. Rather than capitalizing on the quality of its forebears and building it into a successful franchise, The Cartel takes everything back ten steps, planting its feet firmly into the muddy doldrums of mediocrity.
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