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Wanted: Weapons of Fate (PlayStation 3)

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Description

Wanted: Weapons of Fate is a video game based off the 2008 film Wanted. The game starts right where the movie left off with Wesley Gibson trying to finish up becoming an assassin. He is in search of someone known as The Immortal, and is also looking to find out more about his family.

As an assassin, the playing character (Wesley Gibson or his father, depending on the level) is given abilities that nobody else has, like "adrenaline" when the related bar is filled (the more kills ranked up, the higher the "adrenaline bar" goes). Just like in the movie Wesley Gibson is able to curve bullets, a skill that only a handful of people have. The game includes a cover system, which is needed in order to enter Bullet Time. In Bullet Time, time around Wesley will slow down, giving him the opportunity to use his weapon skills to hunt down enemies or to find another place to hide. Next to dual-wield pistols, there are also other weapons such as a knives.

Additional playable characters and new costumes can be unlocked through codes and completing the game.

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There are 17 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Wanted: Les Armes Du Destin" -- French title

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The Press Says

IGN Mar 24, 2009 7.3 out of 10 73
UOL Jogos Apr 03, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Fragland.net May 08, 2009 68 out of 100 68
Game Observer Jun 02, 2009 65 out of 100 65
4Players.de May 06, 2009 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Mar 25, 2009 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Mar 24, 2009 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Positive Apr 01, 2009 2.5 out of 5 50
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 03, 2009 10 out of 20 50
Gamestyle Apr 09, 2009 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

German version

There are a number of changes in the German version:
  • All in-game blood effects (only partly in the cutscenes) were removed.
  • The ability to headshot enemies was removed.
  • Killed enemies disappear almost instantly.
  • The bullet time which may occur when using the "curved bullets" feature was removed.
  • All melee attacks except the knee strike, along with the associated tutorial, were removed.
  • One enemy type ("Nightmare") was removed.
  • In the brotherhood, the targets are pigs instead of corpses.
  • The characters Cathy and Janice were removed.
  • There are various cuts in the cutscenes, mostly removing violent parts.
  • Especially during the tutorial, some of Wesley's monologues were removed.
  • The game modes "Headshot" and "Close Combat Mode" were removed.
  • Some of the cheats, e.g. unlocking the two removed game modes or unlimited ammo, were removed.
A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

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