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Dead To Rights – Consumer Guide

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According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Mature Sexual Themes, Violence 

Parents would be wise to heed the Mature rating assigned to Dead To Rights. The body counts from firearms are high as they are brutal. While issues involving prison, prostitution, drugs, and corruption go unexplored with any real depth, these elements do decorate the games storyline and gameplay. There is also a very prominent scene involving a dancing stripper at a men's club. Since the female model is so primitive looking, the scene is subjectively laughable rather than seedy, but parents might want to be alert just the same.

For fans of third-person action-shooting games like Tomb Raider and Max Payne, Dead To Rights delivers a really invigorating game engine thats a heck of a lot of fun to play. Many may be bothered and distracted by the surprising amount of mini-games and beat-'em-up style fighting sequences that make up a substantial part of the game, but than again, some might appreciate the variety since the constant gun battles does tend to get repetitive.

For older gamers looking for a something that might appeal to their maturity and intelligence, Dead To Rights isn't it. While on the surface, the game may seem to tackle dark themes; the final execution is more on par with male-targeted adolescent-minded comic books.

Category Tags
Platform(s): Xbox   PS2   GameCube  
Developer(s): Namco  
Publisher: Namco Bandai  
Genre(s): Shooting  
ESRB Rating: Mature (17+)  
Articles: Consumer Game Guides  

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