Gangster driver-for-hire; violent but less graphic than GTA.
Common Sense Media
24 November 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a "Teen"-rated game about underworld crime that it doesn't push the envelope the way the Grand Theft Auto series does. Players can shoot other gang members and thugs as well as police officers (the act will cause cruisers to chase you, which serves as a deterrent as...
Conclusion: I never thought I'd say this, but I was actually more excited to play as Modern Sonic than Classic Sonic after playing through his levels. In fact, if all the levels had been designed for Modern Sonic, it would have made for a fantastic title.
Conclusion: Die Story ist überraschend gut gelungen und man fühlt sich fast wie in einem Hollywood Streifen. Es gibt coole Spezial Moves, viel Action und die Missionen sind sehr abwechslungsreich ausgefallen!
Conclusion: The last thing the industry needs is more people who think they belong in Hollywood, but as long as those people are coming, they might want to understand what it is they are trying to mimic.
Excerpt: Given Midway's heavily publicised financial problems and Wheelman's late shift to publisher Ubisoft, you'd be forgiven for thinking this is a game to avoid. We certainly had our reservations, assuming it would be a mildly entertaining action romp that sat somewhere between Driv3r and GTA 4 - we...
Summary: " Wheelman " is a really great concept that has been let down quite badly by some obvious budget cuts. The face that there are only 2 licensed cars means that they stand out, whilst the selection of generic cars is too small. The music is poor and there is no multiplayer.
Excerpt: skulks somewhere off in the dunes, powering out onto the strip at intervals to clobber civilian traffic. Rockstar's take up two lanes apiece, each car mashing its mirrored bodywork against the other in a gush of white-hot triple-A sparks.
Excerpt: Sometimes the difference between a good game and a truly great game is the often bandied about practice of ‘polish,’ those extra weeks and months that developers spend on ensuring that their game experience is perfectly smooth, not giving any gamer a chance to get distracted by badly implemented...
Excerpt: The definition of a popcorn videogame. If there isn't enough Vin in your gaming life Wheelman is here for you, and is even more outrageous than any Diesel movie - think Diehard: With a Bourne Identity Vengeance.