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  • Summary: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds lets you play as six characters from the TV show--Buffy, Faith, Willow, Xander, Spike, and a friend from the past. Use each character's unique abilities to defeat an ancient evil that threatens to destroy them and their world. Set in both familiar and new locations, the game challenges you to overcome a variety of challenges. Chaos Bleeds also features several multiplayer modes, including Domination, Last Man Standing, Bunny Catcher, and Slayer Challenge. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 26
  2. Negative: 2 out of 26
  1. The fighting system has been bulked up quite a bit, with approx. 150 combinations ranging from hand to hand to weapons.
  2. 85
    The look of the game is also solid. Creepy catacomb textures and eerie lighting effects crank up the spooky mood of the game. Character models are also solid, with Buffy and crew actually looking a lot like their TV counterparts.
  3. Not only does the game look better than its predecessor but it outperforms it in nearly every way: the puzzles are even more intelligent..., the fighting is on par and benefits from multiple characters, the difficulty scale has been skillfully balanced. [Sept 2003, p.70]
  4. Splintered wooden furniture doubles as vampire vaporizing shivs to expand on your already wide variety of exterminating capabilities.
  5. 77
    As fun as the original Buffy game on Xbox, but not quite as tight. The AI is a bit too forgiving at times turning the game into more of a button-masher than it needs to be.
  6. 7 / 6 / 6 / 5 - 24 [Vol 785]
  7. 40
    It's exactly what you'd expect in a licensed third-person action/adventure. But that's the problem. We liked the additional characters and multiplayer options, but the gameplay and graphics are uninspired.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9