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  • Summary: [Playstation Network] Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is a third person shooter delivering an intense team based multiplayer experience. Relive the violent era of the Wild West as it ought to be with adrenaline fueled action and fast paced gunfights. Fight gritty battles in beautifully rendered classic western settings. Test your mettle in genre specific game modes and levels tailor-made for satisfying team play. Lead and Gold features the unique Synergy system, a power up system encouraging co-operation and team tactics. The Synergy system permeates the frantic shooter gameplay and rewards the player for objective oriented gameplay. [Paradox Interactive] Collapse
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 18
  2. Negative: 2 out of 18
  1. Swedish western shootout works like a charm. The game encourages to work together and the fast-paced action is sure to give thrills. Lack of maps is the main concern, but this is easily repaired with DLC, which is hopefully on the way. [June 2010]
  2. 80
    A very competent class based shooter. It holds up well against the competition, and brings a style unique to the genre.
  3. With a diverse group of characters, game modes, and maps, it's a good choice for those who want something with some instant satisfaction.
  4. 70
    It won't replace scheduled sessions with Team Fortess 2 -- nor is it as good -- but Lead and Gold is extremely fun and has an exceptional amount of potential if Fatshark is willing to fix some of its more glaring issues.
  5. Lead and Gold's straight-shooting multiplayer action is good fun, despite a few drawbacks that tarnish its appeal.
  6. 65
    Annoying lag. [Issue#193, p.103]
  7. There are simply too many bugs in the game, stuff that really shouldn't have gotten past the game's testing, it's absolutely no fun to suffer random system freezes and dropped hosts.

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  1. John
    Apr 22, 2010
    I have played this since 5PM (it's midnight now) and I can't stop playing it!!! Okay, now I have to, or school's going to be a ... well, something something. Expand
  2. Jan 12, 2011
    A good downloadable game that is essentially a Red Dead Redemption Multiplayer clone. The gameplay is good, have not had any glitches or problems connecting. My first gripe is the fact there are only 4 options for loadouts and no way to customize them. Another is the fact there are only 5 maps. Nothing great, but ok. Expand