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Armed and Dangerous

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MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
75
3.4
Xbox
80
3.4
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Description

In Armed and Dangerous, the player controls Roman, a thief in the Lionheads gang. The evil King Forge is attempting to unlock the Book of Rule, which will grant him magical powers. Aided by a blind seer and his thieving friends - a robot and a mole - Roman decides to intercept the book and banish the king.

The game is a variation of the run-and-gun third-person shooter. Created by Planet Moon, it has the same humour and similar gameplay elements as Giants: Citizen Kabuto.

The game has several unusual characters and weapons. Included is the shark gun, a device that literally shoots a shark at your enemies. There is a corkscrew device that burrows in to the ground and inverts gravity. You hang on to the device while your enemies fly into the sky and fall hard back to the ground.

Screenshots

Armed and Dangerous Windows Use Ticker Bombs to blow up mission objectives.
Armed and Dangerous Windows The Land Shark Gun in action.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Find the pub's on each level to gain extra weapons and ammo.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "武装与危险" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "AnD" -- Official abbreviation

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User Reviews

Sub-MDK Windows Oleg Roschin (164804)
An action-packed, laugh out loud shooter. Windows Zack Green (1015)

The Press Says

Withingames Windows Feb 28, 2004 5 out of 5 100
GamersHell.com Xbox 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
TalkXbox Xbox Feb 18, 2004 85 out of 100 85
IC-Games Xbox Feb 26, 2004 81 out of 100 81
MS Xbox World Xbox Mar 16, 2004 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Xbox Feb 27, 2004 77 out of 100 77
PC Action Windows Jan 30, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Gaming Age Xbox 2004 B 75
TeamXbox Xbox Dec 04, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Dec 12, 2003 61 out of 100 61

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
found a bug on PC version? 1 Don Meu (2)
Oct 06, 2008

Trivia

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Some magazine ads for the game took inspiration from the stickers from the game Hostages and had a large set of stickers which looked like bullet holes.

References

The game contains several references to Planet Moon's previous game Giants: Citizen Kabuto. Among them are the "Majorcan Prophecy" (in Giants the Meccs tried to get to planet Majorca) and the "Dick Whittington Memorial Prison" (in Giants the player had to bust a guy out of the Dick Whittington prison).

Additional information contributed by Cigam.

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