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5.5

2444 ratings

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GF Rating
3

Bad

Kane and Lynch: Dead wrong

posted by pzander (PHILADELPHIA, PA) Feb 14, 2008

Member since Sep 2006

17 out of 24 gamers (71%) found this review helpful

Kane and Lynch, has had a ton controversy around it due to the firing of the reviewer who ripped the game on Gamespot. I decided that I would judge it for myself.

At first glance it looked like the kind of game that I would like to play. Violence, guns, bad language and things generally in bad taste.

I knew in the first 15 minutes of playing this game hat it deserved whatever harsh criticism that lead to Gerstmanngate. I read the review that got the guy fired and I agree with most of it. It’s basically unplayable at some parts. Literally, at one point I got stuck in a wall and the game just glitched out on me. The gameplay is clunky, the movements and aiming are awkward. It reminded me of a bad version of a game I really do like, “The Getaway.”

When companies are making millions of dollars on games, this type of shotty mess is unacceptable. It seems fair to me that if you make a horrible game, it will get terrible reviews, and people won't buy the junk, they lose thousands of dollars. Economics 101

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Nice action filled game, if you have time for it

posted by gorgeousp (HAMPTON, VA) Nov 14, 2007

Member since Jul 2007

29 out of 43 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

Mix a little of the following ingredients and you get Kayne & Lynch however it is not as good as any of those games alone but gives you an idea about game play:

R6V- Rappeling, cover firing, blind firing, weapons, squad combat
Stranglehold - Causing complete destruction
GTA3 - Free roam, exploration, drive any vehicle, enter buildings

and any multiplayer, co-op game and you will get Kayne & Lynch. Yes you've been here before, you've dont this before in one game or another. But this is a pretty nice game that snuck under the radar between two console movers being released within a week of each other (assasins Creed and M.E).

This may not be on your list of "must play/own" games but if you have a rainy cold afternoon to spare you wouldnt be wasting it with a rental of K&L.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

The end is like UHHH...

posted by PS32daWii (CHULA VISTA, CA) Nov 20, 2007

Member since Dec 2006

8 out of 15 gamers (53%) found this review helpful

A lot of fun! Gamefly was made for games like thees! Ran threw it. With all the shooters out right now its Good in comparison. Call of duty modern warfare is Much better! Warhawk is just as good. I just like the scenario in this game! Can't beat bank robberies and jail breaks! so f all the haters on this game! Peace

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