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25 to Life (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
42
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
1.6
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

25 to Life is set in the urban inner city jungle where you can choose to be either a law enforcer or law-breaker. In single-player mode, you follow the storyline of young Freeze who is trying to survive in the hood and protect his family, or that of Shaun Calderon, a gang leader who had to escape to Mexico. On the other side of the law, you can play the cop Lester Williams whose department is swamped by corruption.

Whatever you choose, the bulk of the game has to walk through the cities, hide behind corners and then bust out and shoot people. As always, you have an arsenal of weapons and moves at your disposal.

You can also play online with several people, fighting against each other in teams.

Screenshots

25 to Life Windows Title Screen
25 to Life Windows Selecting the weapons for the bad guys.
25 to Life Windows You can set up local network games.
25 to Life Windows Cinematics advance the storyline.

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The Press Says

GameZone Feb 13, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Target Aug 04, 2006 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Jan 19, 2006 5.6 out of 10 56
IGROMANIA Mar 29, 2006 5 out of 10 50
GameBump/Gaming Horizon Feb 19, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
IGN Jan 17, 2006 3.3 out of 10 33
ActionTrip Feb 01, 2006 32 out of 100 32
PC Gamer Apr, 2006 30 out of 100 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2006 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Maximum PC Mar 16, 2006 2 out of 10 20

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Trivia

Controversy

The game received some publicized outrage from police groups such the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund who called for a boycott of it prior to its release due to the objective of killing cops while playing as a thug and the ability to use humans as shields. Eidos did delay its release for a few months, partly to polish up game play but also to tone down "kill moves".

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EboMike (3009) added 25 to Life (Windows) on Jun 09, 2006
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