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  • Summary: RoadKill presents an action-packed, mission-based combat driving experience. To survive, you must out-drive, outgun and outthink rival gangs, city guards, and anyone else gunning for you in the living, post-apocalyptic territory of Hell County. With the ability to build up a powerful gang following, you'll unleash havoc, chaos, and destruction on the environment and its inhabitants with a wide selection of vehicles, a potent armory of weapons, and special equipment in both single-player and various multiplayer game modes. Expand
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  1. Positive: 8 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
  1. If you can stomach the story problems, the spotty humor, and the lack of originality and simply focus on the gameplay, then you'll enjoy Roadkill for what it is... and addictive combination of two more inventive titles. [Nov 2003, p.104]
  2. Rather than try to mimic any single driving combat game, RoadKill combines the best parts of every homicidal car game that has come before it to create a totally original concept.
  3. Once I adjusted to the controls and uncovered some new weapons, it started growing on me. By the end, I was loving it, with a wide range of gameplay, intense battles on the street, a consistently developing storyline, and enough weapons in the long run to give you the options you want.
  4. If you live with your mother, smoke pot, watch wrestling, can’t vote, and love The Cramps or have a big brother who does, you will likely have a blast with this game. Not only can you get your violence fix by yourself on a Wednesday night, but you and your friends can have fun wrecking each other in the 4-player split-screen.
  5. Plays a lot like "Twisted Metal," with definite "GTA" influence. If you've played "Twisted Metal," you know what to expect: this essentially plays exactly the same. That isn't always a bad thing - I had some fun playing, but it wears thin quickly.
  6. As a car-combat game, it's passable but not exceptional. As a postacopalyptic "GTA" clone, it falls well short of the mark in terms of story, mission diversity, and replay value. [Nov 2003, p.171]
  7. 40
    Unfortunately, when the best part of a game is the absurdly vulgar audio, there's definitely a problem in the overall design.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. AnthonyC.
    Jun 2, 2004
    This game has the perfect combo of action and the shit that makes a mans skin cral. hokers and the down and durty cussing makes this game closer to life than any other i have seen Expand
  2. NachT
    May 16, 2004
    Personally.. I thought this game kicked ass. Alotta people said it sucked cause it was a rip off of GTA and Twiztid Metal Black, which is was, but it pulled it off well enough to get me to stay a 42 minute long RIOT level x.x I just wanna find a way to get the rest of the damn cars without havign to do thoes stunt missions. Their impossable x.x ~N~ Expand
  3. Uter
    Aug 22, 2004
    It's a cross between twisted metal black and grand theft auto 3. Although the graphics aren't on par with either game, the gameplay and humor are right up there. It is one the xbox's better games overall. I was pleasantly surprised. Expand