Planet Xbox 360 writes: "Of the many themes that are explored in the first-person shooter genre, the western theme is often one of the few that gets the shaft. Not many developers have been able capture the essence of the genre while others avoid it like the black plague due to the popularity barely outreaching the U.S. So with that said, can Techland, a developer from Poland, be able to serve up a quality sequel to their 2007 western-based shooter, Call of Juarez? Well, the answer is halved. On one end, Techland delivers the best western-themed shooter on the Xbox 360; at the other end of the spectrum, Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood isn't better than your average day shooter. Cowboys and the Wild West are the forefront in Bound in Blood, so let's take a quick look at the plot that takes place."