DescriptionThe Mexican gunslinger El Tejon once joined the dreaded Nine gang, hoping to become rich and famous. However, as he became disillusioned with the gang's murderous ways and distanced himself from it, he turned into a liability to the criminals. The gang's leader shot him and left him for dead; barely surviving, El Tejon was imprisoned by the authorities. In the prison, he meets a member of a revolutionary movement, and becomes determined to regain his freedom and exact revenge upon those who betrayed him.
Dead Man's Hand is a first-person 3D shooter set in the Wild West. The protagonist is armed with a fairly standard arsenal, which includes pistols, rifles, shotguns, TNT, bombs, etc. The game rewards the player for precise shooting and creative ways of killing enemies (e.g. by shooting a rock that drops on them): as the player practices these activities, the protagonist's "trick meter" is being gradually refilled. A full trick meter allows secondary shooting mode, unique for each weapon. Between levels the player can compete in poker to increase the protagonist's health and ammunition.
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- "荒野大镖客" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Дикий Запад: Игра со смертью" -- Russian spelling
Part of the Following Groups
- 3D Engine: UnrealEngine2
- Gameplay feature: Horse Riding
- Setting: Western / Old West
- Xbox World Collection series
|I Really Tried To Like This Game.||Windows||null-geodesic (234)|
|Brief entertainment for the restless.||Windows||Joakim Kihlman (269)|
|GamePro (US)||Xbox||May 06, 2004||4 out of 5||80|
|Diehard GameFan||Xbox||Mar 18, 2004||7.4 out of 10||74|
|Extreme Gamer||Xbox||May 10, 2004||7 out of 10||70|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows||May, 2004||69 out of 100||69|
|GameZone||Xbox||Apr 19, 2004||6.8 out of 10||68|
|Shooterplanet||Windows||Jul 31, 2004||68 out of 100||68|
|IGN||Windows||Apr 06, 2004||6.2 out of 10||62|
|GameSpot||Xbox||Mar 08, 2004||6 out of 10||60|
|Deeko||Xbox||2004||5.5 out of 10||55|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Windows||Aug, 2004||40|
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CompatibilityDead Man's Hand was one of the games not compatible with the Windows XP service pack 2 update. It took a while until a patch was released.
Related Web Sites
- Dead Man's Hand (Official Website)