50 Cent: Bulletproof

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This game lets you step into the footsteps of 50 Cent himself. As he tries to free the kidnapped K-Dog with his crew in the streets of New York City, 50 gets shot nine times (just like his real-life counterpart) and left for dead. After getting stitched up, he sets out to find those who tried to kill him and uncovers a bigger conspiracy.

The game is a 3rd-person shooter with all the typical features: You have a wide array of weapons (including akimbo shooting), there are over 25 moves to finish people off at close range, you can find money to buy health packs, armor, and other helpful items. You can grab enemies and use them as human shields and use mobile objects (like dumpsters on wheels) as cover. The game uses the havok physics engine for a more dynamic environment.

In many missions, you'll be rolling with your crew, the G-Unit: Lloyd Banks (as a locksmith), Young Buck (weapons expert), and Tony Yayo (the demolition man). They will provide back-up and perform tasks that are necessary to complete objectives.

The game comes with lots of additional material too (some of it unlockable), like music videos and 4 CDs worth of music with lots of previously unreleased material. Guest starring are Dr. Dre as Grizz and Eminem as Detective McVicar.


50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox Opening menu
50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox In da hood
50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox Just your luck to board a soon-to-be derailed train
50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox Taking out the soldiers on the trucks

Alternate Titles

  • "50美分:防弹" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "50 Meifen: Fangdan" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

A standard shooter, special only because of the 50 Cent license PlayStation 2 EboMike (3005)

Critic Reviews

AceGamez Xbox 2006 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox Nov 24, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Cheat Code Central Xbox Nov 25, 2005 3.3 out of 5 66
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 28, 2005 4.8 out of 10 48
XboxFrance Xbox Feb 13, 2009 4.5 out of 10 45
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Mar 01, 2006 9 out of 20 45
Deeko PlayStation 2 Dec 05, 2005 4.5 out of 10 45
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Dec 16, 2005 2 out of 5 40
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation 2 Feb, 2006 3.3 out of 10 33
GameDaily PlayStation 2 Nov 30, 2005 3 out of 10 30


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Australian Version

Banned in Australia on October 24, 2005 - a mere two weeks after Postal 2 was banned. A revised version was passed MA15+. The arcade element was removed, and several minor adjustments were made.


Despite receiving terrible scores from major review publications and websites, 50 Cent: Bulletproof manage to sell 1 Million copies.

Additional information contributed by Karthik KANE

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