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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger is the fourth main game in the shooter series and a return to the Old West setting of the second game Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood. The player controls the bounty hunter Silas Greaves and the game is organized around three game modes: Story, Arcade and Duel. Arcade consists of travelling through a location defeating waves of enemies and gaining a high score by keeping the combo going, while Duel is a series of gunslinger duels.

The protagonist Silas Greaves also narrates the story in the Story mode and the player completes a series of missions through linear levels. The game is set in 1910 when Greaves enters a saloon in Abilene, Kansas and tells his bounty hunting tales. These cut-scenes are presented as a series of drawn, still images with voice-overs. The gameplay sequences are then played as flashbacks. Greaves however proves to be an unreliable narrator and when he gets called out during certain moments, these affect the game environment immediately, removing or introducing new elements. The player can also hunt down Nuggets of Truth, which recount the historical truths behind his tales.

The gameplay consists of completing objectives and shooting down enemies. He has access to different guns and experience points can be used to expand his skills and use dual pistols, shotguns and rifles. Skills are divided over three categories: Gunslinger (dual wielding), Ranger (long distance) and Trapper (close quarters) with upgrades such as faster aiming, faster reloading and more. Gameplay includes the bullet time ability (Concentration), gunslinger duels that require quick reflexes, and dodging bullets through quick time events. Lethal shots can only be avoided when the Sense of Death meter is fully charged. There is complete freedom of movement and Greaves often has to seek cover behind rocks. Precise aiming through headshots is rewarded with more points.


Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Windows Manning a Gatling gun in the swamps
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Windows The worst scenario of train wreck
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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Windows Beware of falling logs

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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Screenshot Dual wielding colts.
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Screenshot Ambushed in a canyon.
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Screenshot A gold mine.


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Critic Reviews Windows Jun 19, 2013 8.5 out of 10 85
GamesCollection Windows Jun 04, 2013 8 out of 10 80 Xbox 360 May 27, 2013 16 out of 20 80
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Jun 03, 2013 7.7 out of 10 77
Console Monster PlayStation 3 Jun 09, 2013 77 out of 100 77
Softpedia Windows May 24, 2013 7.5 out of 10 75
PlayStation Official Magazine - UK PlayStation 3 May 20, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Games TM Xbox 360 Jun 20, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Realm of Gaming Windows Jun 07, 2013 7 out of 10 70
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