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  • Summary: You can experience the lawless Wild West as gunslinger Colton White in the action title Gun. Traverse an expansive world where you'll encounter outlaws, Native Americans, corrupt lawmen, and army psychopaths. You can assault a fort, hunt for bounties, and upgrade your equipment as you battleYou can experience the lawless Wild West as gunslinger Colton White in the action title Gun. Traverse an expansive world where you'll encounter outlaws, Native Americans, corrupt lawmen, and army psychopaths. You can assault a fort, hunt for bounties, and upgrade your equipment as you battle through a variety of gameplay styles. Gun also features a story written by Hollywood script writer Randall Jahnson. Expand
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  1. Positive: 18 out of 27
  2. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. The core gameplay is very refined and every aspect of the presentation is top-notch. If the game was a bit longer, there really wouldn't be anything to complain about.
  2. Gun surrounds you with characters and a story that put their own stamp on the genre and make you a participant in a grand adventure that stands up to the rich tales of the legendary west. [Dec 2005, p.150]
  3. I wasn't sure what to expect from Gun, but I came out having a blast. While it's a short ride, beginning to end is an amazing experience.
  4. There are a lot of good things in this game and I wouldn't be surprised or disappointed to see Neversoft revisit this franchise again, hopefully polishing the rough edges.
  5. 78
    Graphically Gun is as pretty as a peach. The motions of both man and beast are well captured and even close up, they look beautifully textured, very tangible.
  6. Gun, overall, isn't terribly fun to play. But the story is definitely entertaining, the game looks fine, it sounds great, and the Wild West feel is pretty authentic.
  7. Far too generic to be considered anything other than average. [Christmas 2005, p.114]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. KendalV.
    Dec 23, 2005
    10
    it is awesome just needs 2 be very longer
  2. EricF.
    Nov 16, 2005
    9
    Very good game. Could have been longer (6hrs). Well worth checking out!
  3. TomK.
    Dec 27, 2005
    9
    Excellent. Very absorbing story line, side quests add a lot. Great control, graphics, and music. 'Zelda like' in the wild west. Excellent. Very absorbing story line, side quests add a lot. Great control, graphics, and music. 'Zelda like' in the wild west. Excellent voice acting. Collapse
  4. Nov 23, 2010
    8
    Gun is an excellent title and provides more captivating gameplay than its rival Red Dead Revolver. This game would easily be a 9/10 if onlyGun is an excellent title and provides more captivating gameplay than its rival Red Dead Revolver. This game would easily be a 9/10 if only the story wasn't so short. Expand