Armed and Dangerous (Windows)

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75
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3.4
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Description

In Armed and Dangerous, the player controls Roman, a thief in the Lionheads gang. The evil King Forge is attempting to unlock the Book of Rule, which will grant him magical powers. Aided by a blind seer and his thieving friends - a robot and a mole - Roman decides to intercept the book and banish the king.

The game is a variation of the run-and-gun third-person shooter. Created by Planet Moon, it has the same humour and similar gameplay elements as Giants: Citizen Kabuto.

The game has several unusual characters and weapons. Included is the shark gun, a device that literally shoots a shark at your enemies. There is a corkscrew device that burrows in to the ground and inverts gravity. You hang on to the device while your enemies fly into the sky and fall hard back to the ground.

Screenshots

Armed and Dangerous Windows Also use the mounted guns to mow down your enemy.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Using the Topsy Turvy Bomb makes your enemies fall to the sky.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Roman say's "Ow my legs!" when he dies.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Please don't shoot the penguins!

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "武装与危险" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "AnD" -- Official abbreviation

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User Reviews

An action-packed, laugh out loud shooter. Zack Green (1186) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Over Online Dec 31, 2003 83 out of 100 83
IGN Dec 03, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
PC Games (Germany) Feb 23, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Gamesmania.de Mar 03, 2004 76 out of 100 76
PC Action Jan 30, 2004 75 out of 100 75
ActionTrip Dec 08, 2003 72 out of 100 72
PC Zone Benelux Feb, 2004 71 out of 100 71
Game Revolution Dec, 2003 B- 67
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 19, 2004 12 out of 20 60
Joystick (French) Feb, 2004 5 out of 10 50

Forums

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found a bug on PC version? 1 Don Meu (2)
Oct 06, 2008

Trivia

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Some magazine ads for the game took inspiration from the stickers from the game Hostages and had a large set of stickers which looked like bullet holes.

References

The game contains several references to Planet Moon's previous game Giants: Citizen Kabuto. Among them are the "Majorcan Prophecy" (in Giants the Meccs tried to get to planet Majorca) and the "Dick Whittington Memorial Prison" (in Giants the player had to bust a guy out of the Dick Whittington prison).

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