Excerpt: Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard is very close to being a good game. While playing the opening level anyone who's made gaming one of their primary pastimes in life will struggle not to raise a wry smile or even let out a mild chuckle at the gamer-focused humour, and because of this you want to...
Summary: " Eat Lead: The Return Of Matt Hazard " is a real mixed bag. The standard of the animation is often pretty poor, although sometimes it’s difficult to tell whether this is intentional or not. Howevere, what it does mean is that a lot of the humour falls pretty flat.
Excerpt: Don’t bother doing a Google or Wikipedia search for Matt Hazard. Unlike Mario, Kratos or Master Chief, Hazard is a fictional video game icon. His “return” is all part and parcel of Vicious Cycle Software’s parody of the last 25 years of gaming.
Conclusion: Overall: I enjoyed the game not because of the gameplay, but because of the humor in it. It did everything needed to remind me of the humor of 80's action films/video games (both intentional and unintentional).
Excerpt: After reading the name in the title you are probably thinking… Who? At first I believed that he may be an old classic from an arcade game, or something we would now consider retro. This is not the case however; Matt Hazard is a new character.