Armed and Dangerous

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
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 Run Q
Armed and Dangerous Windows As you complete missions you get notified what missions are left.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Using the Topsy Turvy Bomb makes your enemies fall to the sky.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Blowing a gate open to advance forward.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Sub-MDK Windows Cor 13 (173893)
An action-packed, laugh out loud shooter. Windows Zack Green (1013)

Critic Reviews

Withingames Windows Feb 28, 2004 5 out of 5 100
GameZone Windows Dec 19, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
Daily Game Xbox Jan 29, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Xbox Dec 07, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Windows Feb 27, 2004 77 out of 100 77
VGPub Xbox 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Gamesmania.de Windows Mar 03, 2004 76 out of 100 76
Worth Playing Xbox Jan 25, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jan 21, 2004 74 out of 100 74
PC Zone Benelux Windows Feb, 2004 71 out of 100 71

Forums

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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).

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