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Wanted: Weapons of Fate (Windows)

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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 player is given abilities that nobody else has. The use of "adrenaline" is a big part to this game; 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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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 ... and shoot in the back like a coward
Wanted: Weapons of Fate Windows In close combat a knife it's not the only way to kill, a strong knee-in-the-face it's also good enough
Wanted: Weapons of Fate Windows And if enemy is near a good knife is a quick way to kill them

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

GamesVault Apr 10, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Gry Onet May 15, 2009 8 out of 10 80
IGN Mar 30, 2009 7.3 out of 10 73
Shooterplanet Jun 23, 2009 72 out of 100 72
Game 2.0 Apr 07, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2009 70 out of 100 70
UOL Jogos Apr 03, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Observer Jun 02, 2009 65 out of 100 65
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Apr 29, 2009 55 out of 100 55
Thunderbolt Games May 12, 2009 3 out of 10 30

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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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Caelestis (3763) added Wanted: Weapons of Fate (Windows) on Apr 06, 2009
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