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The Club

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
73
4.1
Windows
67
2.5
Xbox 360
75
3.4
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Description

The Club is an organization that recruits "outsiders" to fight in an underground bloodsport. Those "outsiders" come from every possible corner of the earth but have one thing in common: they are good at killing people.

Eight characters with different skills await the player. Renwick for example is an ex-cop which is rather balanced in the skills speed, strength and stamina. Once the decision has been made, the tournament needs to be chosen. Set for example in a Stahlwerk in Germany, each tournament consists of six rounds. Each round has a different objective. The sprint challenge for example requires the player to race to the exit before time runs out. The siege challenge instead requires the player to survive for a certain amount of time in a limited space.

But all challenges have one thing in common: The player looks at his character's back and shoots his way through hordes of enemies. For each kill, the player gets points and builds up a combo-multiplier. How many points the player gets depends on how high the multiplier is, where he hit the enemy and if he performed a special action before the kill like breaking through a door or jumping through a window. Each kill increases the multiplier by one but if the player waits too long between kills, it decreases. The higher it was at the last kill, the faster it will decrease.

The game also features 8 different multiplayer-modes. These include normal Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch as well as modes like Team Fox Hunt in which the teams need to kill the fox of the enemy team in order to win.

Screenshots

The Club Windows A small movie introduces the next setting.
The Club Windows Owned! That was an awesome round.
The Club Windows Main Menu
The Club Windows This one will get two shotgun shells directly into his face.

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User Reviews

One of the games which showed all you need to see in the demo version... Windows Jarek Hanzelka (5)

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles PlayStation 3 Mar 18, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
GameZone PlayStation 3 Feb 22, 2008 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamer 2.0 Xbox 360 Mar 18, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Console Monster Xbox 360 Feb 22, 2008 78 out of 100 78
Futuregamez.net PlayStation 3 Mar 31, 2008 74 out of 100 74
Gamesmania.de PlayStation 3 Feb 19, 2008 73 out of 100 73
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Mar 14, 2008 7.3 out of 10 73
Armchair Empire, The Xbox 360 May 06, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation 3 Mar, 2008 6.2 out of 10 62
UOL Jogos Windows Feb 26, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Cover Art

The game's cover art work is very reminiscent of the promotional poster for the 2008 movie Street Kings in concept and style. The game was first, however.

Engine

The PlayStation 3 version is the only one to make use of the DemonWare middleware.

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