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7.8

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  • Summary: Choose from a variety of different hunters and an array of firearm, clothing, gear and equipment options. Explore numerous rugged, wild hunting terrains and use the detailed on-screen map to stay informed of the location of your vehicle, campsite, lodge and prime hunting spots. An in-game guide offers tips and advice, and keeps you hot-on-the-trail of trophy game. A health meter lets you know when inclement weather, lack of food and water or run-ins with dangerous animals are taking their toll. The Trophy Beacon and X-Ray option gives novice hunters the necessary information for a quick, clean kill and aids in downed-game recovery. [Cabela's] Expand
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  1. 74
    It has some minor gameplay annoyances, but overall it delivers the slow-paced but nonetheless thrilling experience of game hunting.
  2. Sure, I can mow down countless humans in any FPS, but drilling a gentle animal is not my idea of a good time. [Mar 2003, p.83]
  3. Features some tremendously rewarding moments when you finally get the kill. Getting there however can be a frustrating and repetitive business.
  4. A first-rate hiking simulator. [28 Feb 2003, p.86]
  5. It should be able to tide over hunters looking for some off-season adventure on their PS2s. On its own merits, though, it isn't much of a game.
  6. If you're the type that wants instant action and do not like games that take a long time to play, then this game will not appeal to you. They did a good job of capturing the true way of hunting and to be honest they might have made it less realistic.
  7. True hunters will see nothing but shortcomings. [Apr 2003, p.87]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Aug 18, 2011
    4
    You know how many money Activision has gained after, probably a decade of this flood. I don't know how many, but Activision need to cancel this pathetic franchise, who will even care of Cabela 2014 ? anyone? no. Expand

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