Judge Dredd: Dredd VS Death Image
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  • Summary: Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death combines weapon management, fast-paced combat, and intense multiplayer action. Based on the comic book, the game puts you in the shoes of Judge Dredd, a no-holds-barred judge who is determined to clean up the streets of the futuristic Mega-City One. Armed with an all-purpose LawGiver that features six types of ammo, you can shoot to wound, shoot to kill, or make an arrest--all while keeping an eye on your Lawmeter. Shoot an unarmed citizen, and your Lawmeter will drop; apprehend numerous criminals, and it will rise. Collapse
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. A fun diversion for fans of either the iconic comic book character or the shooter genre in general.
  2. The Dark Judges do not conjure up the fear they bring to the comic and are too easily defeated, but still, it's Dredd done by Dredd people for the Dredd public, who will love it.
  3. Arrests are fun for about two levels, and then you notice the same few sayings keep repeating when you slap the cuffs on perps.
  4. It's a short, simplistic shooter that's not worth even its budget price.
  5. Your main objective is the bane of the modern FPS: follow a little blue arrow while shooting things, with the odd escort or protect responsibility thrown in to make you turn around occasionally. It's average justice dished out to the licence, but nothing more. [Christmas 2003, p.121]
  6. 50
    Fans of the fiction will finally appreciate a style that keeps the faith, but will wonder how this game could have done its source material the same sort of disservice the decade old movie did.
  7. But for the crimes of middling graphics and dull-as-dirt game play, we sentence Dredd vs. Death to eternal burial in the discount bin at Costco. Court adjourned.

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