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.
Funny spoof of game industry falls flat during play.
Common Sense Media
9 July 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard is a parody game, and that even though the game talks about previous Matt Hazard titles, there are none. The game is a self-referential spin on the video game genre which tosses in clichés from the past twenty plus years of gaming.
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.