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Wanted: Weapons of Fate

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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.


Wanted: Weapons of Fate Windows Introducing the bastards from hell... not their real name, but you are going to yell them that way when you realize you can't kill them... no matter how hard you try. Shit...
Wanted: Weapons of Fate Windows There is no health indicator. When you are going to die, everything turns black and white...
Wanted: Weapons of Fate Windows Menu screen
Wanted: Weapons of Fate Windows Taking cover

Alternate Titles

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

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Kombo.com Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Windows Mar 30, 2009 7.3 out of 10 73
IGN PlayStation 3 Mar 24, 2009 7.3 out of 10 73
Shooterplanet Windows Jun 23, 2009 72 out of 100 72
UOL Jogos PlayStation 3 Apr 03, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
UOL Jogos Windows Apr 03, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Play.tm PlayStation 3 Apr 20, 2009 60 out of 100 60
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr 29, 2009 55 out of 100 55
Game Positive PlayStation 3 Apr 01, 2009 2.5 out of 5 50


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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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