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50 Cent: Bulletproof (Xbox)

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Description

This game lets you step into the footsteps of 50 Cent himself. As he tries to free the kidnapped K-Dog with his crew in the streets of New York City, 50 gets shot nine times (just like his real-life counterpart) and left for dead. After getting stitched up, he sets out to find those who tried to kill him and uncovers a bigger conspiracy.

The game is a 3rd-person shooter with all the typical features: You have a wide array of weapons (including akimbo shooting), there are over 25 moves to finish people off at close range, you can find money to buy health packs, armor, and other helpful items. You can grab enemies and use them as human shields and use mobile objects (like dumpsters on wheels) as cover. The game uses the havok physics engine for a more dynamic environment.

In many missions, you'll be rolling with your crew, the G-Unit: Lloyd Banks (as a locksmith), Young Buck (weapons expert), and Tony Yayo (the demolition man). They will provide back-up and perform tasks that are necessary to complete objectives.

The game comes with lots of additional material too (some of it unlockable), like music videos and 4 CDs worth of music with lots of previously unreleased material. Guest starring are Dr. Dre as Grizz and Eminem as Detective McVicar.

Screenshots

50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox Using a hostage as a shield
50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox Just your luck to board a soon-to-be derailed train
50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox Buying some tracks
50 Cent: Bulletproof Xbox Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "50美分:防弹" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "50 Meifen: Fangdan" -- Chinese title

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The Press Says

Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 24, 2005 7 out of 10 70
IGN Nov 21, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Gamers.at May 01, 2006 61 out of 100 61
Pelit Jan, 2006 58 out of 100 58
X-Power Jan 18, 2006 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Nov 28, 2005 4.8 out of 10 48
XboxFrance Feb 13, 2009 4.5 out of 10 45
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 01, 2006 9 out of 20 45
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Feb, 2006 3.3 out of 10 33
GameSpy Dec 06, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Trivia

Australian Version

Banned in Australia on October 24, 2005 - a mere two weeks after Postal 2 was banned. A revised version was passed MA15+. The arcade element was removed, and several minor adjustments were made.

Sales

Despite receiving terrible scores from major review publications and websites, 50 Cent: Bulletproof manage to sell 1 Million copies.

Additional information contributed by Karthik KANE

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EboMike (3009) added 50 Cent: Bulletproof (Xbox) on Dec 15, 2005
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