Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood - ZTGD Review

Jens writes: With sweeping, barren landscapes, the absence of law, and the struggles of powerful personalities, Westerns offer unique opportunities for storytelling, boiling down to essentials of right and wrong and self-determination in a void of civilization. They also serve as handy metaphors for the story of America – how a frontier of gun nuts with an inflated sense of self-entitlement became a nation of gun-nuts with an inflated sense of self-entitlement, but also with Big Gulps and Twitter.

(Just kidding, America. Happy 223rd!)

And so our anti-heroes, the brothers McCall push westward on a tide of blood in quest for gold and glory and sex with a spicy mamacita. After deserting from the Confederate army during Sherman's infamous march across Georgia, Thomas and Ray flee into the west, becoming outlaws and hired guns to earn a living. They fall in with the bandit Juarez, the villain from the first game, and clash with Apache, Comanche, banditos, sheriffs, and a Confederate officer who refuses to believe the war is over, all while searching for the titular Aztec treasure.

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RememberThe3575460d ago

I didn't play the first and I don't plan to, but this game looks pretty entertaining.

Mothman5460d ago

Just for the record I've tried both the ps3 and 360 versions. My first impressions were that it is a great game both in terms of immersion and longevity. With that said the graphics and voice acting are superb. The online was quite enjoyable, with a few hickups now and then.. I'd recommend it to anyone suffering from the summer draught of gaming and is looking for a different kind of fps(different in terms of being set in an non-futuristic, modern or WW2 environment).

Daredevil5460d ago

Did many people play online in the ps3 version????? If there is a decent amount i will get this game this weekend.

MEsoJD5460d ago

PC version of this game

I think this is one of the most satisfying western shooters to come out in a long time.

The game would be perfect if completely open world where the game lets you take jobs and etc...

harrisk9545460d ago

I'm waiting for Red Dead Redemption to get some Old West action!

Rifle-Man5460d ago

Agreed. I really want to buy Call of Juarez, but with Red Dead Redemption coming I'll definitely wait.

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Video Game Music Spotlight #1: The Old West

VGChartz's Taneli Palola: "Each of these articles will be centered around a specific theme, whether that's a style of music, a specific console, or just something completely different. Also, at the end of each of these articles, I will pose a video game music related question on something usually related to the theme of the article, which you can answer in the comments below if you so wish. Each article will highlight between five and ten different tracks from various games, in no particular order.

With that in mind, let's start with a theme that's quite timely and relevant right now thanks to the recent release of Red Dead Redemption 2. The American old west has inspired countless different video games and produced some amazing pieces of music over the years, so let's have a listen to just a few such tracks."

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Lucas Arts' classic Outlaws is recreated in Call of Juarez Bound in Blood, first gameplay footage

DSOGaming writes: "Now here is something really cool that may never see the light of day. KlStudio is currently working on a fan remake of the classic Lucas Arts’ western first-person shooter, Outlaws, in the Chrome Engine 4. This fan remake will be a mod for Call of Juarez Bound in Blood and the team has released its first gameplay footage."

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Games with Gold vs. PlayStation+ Free Games – July 2016

It’s that time of the month again folks. The time where gamers collectively gather all over the internet to criticize what free games they get this month. So, who plundered the other's fanboys for all their self-worth and gratification in life? Who was the victor in July? Let's take a look.

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