Die Hard: Vendetta

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GameCube
57
3.2
PlayStation 2
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5.0
Xbox
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Description

John McClane is back. Many years have passed since his work in New York, and he now works for the Century City Police Department (CCPD) in Los Angeles.

You are in John's shoes as he must face a new threat. Piet Gruber, the son of Hans Gruber and McClane's old enemy, is up to no good at the Townsend Art Museum. He has stolen valuable art and kidnapped John's now adult daughter and fellow CCPD police officer, Lucy.

This game is a First Person Shooter, but it also adds two features: Stealth Mode and Hero Time. Stealth Mode allows John to sneak around quietly, even being able to grab his foes and use them as hostages. This means it may not be best to go in guns blazing, when they could be arrested. Hero Time allows John to react far more quickly, just like Bullet Time in Max Payne. Hero Time is earned by saving hostages and performing heroic tasks in the game.

There are several different weapons available in the game, ranging from a paintball gun for training to a sniper rifle. Most of the guns can also be used dual for the ultimate killing spree.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Die Hard: Stirb Langsam - Vendetta" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles GameCube Jan 14, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
GameZone GameCube Dec 11, 2002 7 out of 10 70
XBox-Zone Xbox Aug 02, 2003 65 out of 100 65
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Aug 11, 2003 63 out of 100 63
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Jul 23, 2003 12 out of 20 60
DarkZero GameCube Nov 29, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot GameCube Nov 27, 2002 4.8 out of 10 48
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Xbox Jul 25, 2003 4.5 out of 10 45
Games TM GameCube Dec, 2002 4 out of 10 40
Player1 GameCube Jun, 2003 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

German version

There are several changes to the German version of the game:
  • Removed blood
  • Removed flame textures and cries on burning persons
  • Removed smoke when using the "Flame on" or "I got the power" cheat (the flames were not removed)
  • Killed enemies disappear almost instantly (including frozen enemies which burst in the original version)
  • Arrows from the crossbow disappear after hitting a person
  • Disarmed enemies can't be killed without failing the mission
  • The bullet cam was removed
A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

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