DescriptionDead To Rights is an action-game, straight out. You play as Jack Slate, a police officer in Grant City. On a routine call, you find a dead body; the body is your father. Later framed, Jack becomes a fugitive, on the run from the law.
Your quest will take you to various places, from strip joints and hotels, to office complexes, and even prison... as an inmate.
Dead To Rights is an action game in every sense of the word. When fighting, you have the opportunity to perform various moves, such as grabbing an enemy from behind and using him as a human shield, to tossing a fire extinguisher and shooting it, causing a huge explosion. When against an enemy and you have no gun drawn, you can perform "disarm" moves, which causes your character to steal the enemy's gun, then performing some sort of finishes, such as a neck breaker. Initially, only a few disarm moves are available, but more can be unlocked as your progress.
A unique addition in this game allows you to control Jack's best friend, and partner, Shadow, his K-9 dog. Using Shadow, you can kill enemies from far away, and retrieve their gun in Shadow's jaws.
Dead To Rights features adrenaline combat, which is similar to that of "Bullet-Time" from Max Payne. You can perform slow-motion dives and spins, giving you an advantage, as long as your adrenaline holds out.
- "脱狱潜龙" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "DtR" -- Common abbreviation
Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Dead to Rights series
- Games made into comics
- PlayStation 2 Greatest Hits releases
- Theme: Law enforcement
|You can forget about Payne now||PlayStation 2||MAT (64306)|
|A fun game with lots to like, but it's just way too long and way too repetitive.||Windows||kbmb (399)|
|Now that's brutal, baby.||Xbox||Daemion Blackfire (16)|
The Press Says
|XBox Solution (XBS)||Xbox||Sep 22, 2002||9 out of 10||90|
|Gameplanet||GameCube||Aug 29, 2003||80|
|GameZone||Windows||Dec 24, 2003||7.9 out of 10||79|
|Fragland.net||GameCube||Dec 15, 2003||77 out of 100||77|
|Kombo.com||GameCube||Nov 16, 2003||7.5 out of 10||75|
|GameSpot||Windows||Nov 24, 2003||7.2 out of 10||72|
|PC Gamer||Windows||Feb, 2004||71 out of 100||71|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Windows||Dec 10, 2003||6 out of 10||60|
|Gamesmania||Xbox||Mar 20, 2003||60 out of 100||60|
|PC Zone Benelux||Windows||Feb, 2004||54 out of 100||54|
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Copy protectionThis game uses the dreaded Starforce protection program to stop you pirating the game.
German versionWhen playing with German language, all in-game blood is missing. The cutscenes are still bloody, however.
RatingThe Xbox version of the game was the first to carry the CERO "Ages 18 and up" rating.
- 2002 - Best Story on Xbox