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Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (Xbox 360)

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Description

Larry Lovage, the nephew of Larry Laffer, still lingers in his student home with nothing to do but to watch porn and - well, let's not go there. One day he gets a call from his Uncle who has a problem with a mole inside his famous adult film studio sabotaging productions and creating other problems. Larry (Laffer) asks Larry (Lovage) to come over and help him find the mole while working under the cover of a useless summer intern - a disguise Larry (the Uncle) is sure to be easy to contain by his nephew. Larry (the Nephew) of course immediately jumps at the opportunity to meet famous stars and agrees to the deal arriving at Laffer Studios the next day.

The player takes over the controls of Larry Lovage and is free to roam the studio area either on foot or by "borrowing" one of the many golf carts available. These can also be used to run over other people but will quickly arise the attention of the police force on site who will try to capture Larry to put him to justice. But driving over peasants isn't the main goal of the game, instead Larry has do to chores for the people on the compound while searching for the mole. These missions range from removing graffiti, delivering packages, collecting items scattered all around an area and other kinds of simple mini-games.

As opposed to previous Leisure Suit Larry-games Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust doesn't contain nudity or sexual content but still features humor, good-looking women and mature themes including parodies of famous movies and the porn-industry.

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The Press Says

Wonderwallweb.com Apr 19, 2009 4 out of 10 40
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 03, 2009 7 out of 20 35
The Review Busters 2009 3 out of 10 30
GameSpot Apr 06, 2009 2.5 out of 10 25
411mania.com May 02, 2009 2.4 out of 10 24
IGN Apr 07, 2009 2.2 out of 10 22
Game Couch Aug 10, 2009 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Cheat Code Central 2009 1 out of 5 20
Gamervision May 07, 2009 1.25 out of 10 12
Teletext 2009 1 out of 10 10

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Trivia

Al Lowe

Al Lowe, creator of the original Leisure Suit Larry games, about Box Office Bust on this official website:
Thank you, VU Games, for keeping me completely away from this latest disaster!

Development

The game was originally published by Sierra Online which was owned by Vivendi Universal. After Activision merged with Vivendi in June 2008, Sierra was closed and the game cancelled. However, Codemasters picked it up, released it in May 2009 and received generally unfavourable reviews.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2009 – #3 Worst Game of the Year

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Sicarius (61021) added Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (Xbox 360) on Mar 26, 2009
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