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Just Cause (Xbox 360)

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Description

You are Rico Rodriguez, a CIA-agent who is sent to the small Island of San Esperito to start a revolution and bring down the current regime under the rule of General Salvador Mendoza.

After you jumped out of the airplane and helped your local contact survive an attack by gang members, you have - much like GTA: San Andreas - the freedom to do what you want. The complete island is accessible from the beginning and you can either follow the main storyline, engage in side-missions, or collect items all over the place. To help the revolution you can also drive the government out of the individual sectors on the island. This is accomplished by a three-stages fight in which you have to go up against a huge army of government forces.

As a fully trained agent, Rico can also perform many stunts. He has always an parachute equipped which he can open whenever he has enough speed. So he often uses cars or bikes as a jump-pad and then sails smoothly into the sunset.

But of course he cannot impress the evil regime with that, so he also has access to a wide range of weapons from pistols with unlimited ammo to rocket launchers and machine guns. Rico is also trained to drive everything that has an engine, from a normal bike to a fully-armed military helicopter.

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Alternate Titles

  • "JC" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

Play.tm Sep 27, 2006 90 out of 100 90
4Players.de Sep 21, 2006 84 out of 100 84
MAN!AC Nov, 2006 81 out of 100 81
Eurogamer.de Sep 28, 2006 8 out of 10 80
games xtreme Oct 02, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
Fragland.net Nov 07, 2006 74 out of 100 74
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2006 7.25 out of 10 72
Totally Gaming Network Oct 03, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GamingExcellence Oct 07, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Factornews Nov 04, 2006 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Just Cause appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

References

The box art emulates the famous photograph of Che Guevara taken by the Cuban photographer Alberto Korda. A fitting choice as this game also deals with the overthrowing of a dictatorial regime.

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Sicarius (61025) added Just Cause (Xbox 360) on Sep 23, 2006
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