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John McClane is back. Many years have passed since his work in New York, and he now works for the Century City Police Department (CCPD) in Los Angeles.

You are in John's shoes as he must face a new threat. Piet Gruber, the son of Hans Gruber and McClane's old enemy, is up to no good at the Townsend Art Museum. He has stolen valuable art and kidnapped John's now-adult daughter and fellow CCPD police officer, Lucy.

This game is a First Person Shooter, but it also adds two features: Stealth Mode and Hero Time. Stealth Mode allows John to sneak around quietly, even being able to grab his foes and use them as hostages. This means it may not be best to go in guns blazing when they could be arrested. Hero Time allows John to react far more quickly, just like Bullet Time in Max Payne. Hero Time is earned by saving hostages and performing heroic tasks in the game.

There are several different weapons available in the game, ranging from a paintball gun for training to a sniper rifle. Most of the guns can also be used dually for the ultimate killing spree.


There are no GameCube user screenshots for this game.

There are 4 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "Die Hard: Stirb Langsam - Vendetta" -- German title

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User Reviews

I may be in love with Bruce Willis... Kain Ceverus (34) 3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Jan 14, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
Officiel Nintendo Magazine Dec, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Gamesmania.de Feb 03, 2003 70 out of 100 70
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2003 6 out of 10 60
NintendoWorldReport Dec 26, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Nov 27, 2002 4.8 out of 10 48
GameSpy Feb 13, 2003 43 out of 100 43
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 20, 2002 4 out of 10 40
Games TM Dec, 2002 4 out of 10 40
Player1 Jun, 2003 3 out of 10 30


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German version

There are several changes to the German version of the game:
  • Removed blood
  • Removed flame textures and cries on burning persons
  • Removed smoke when using the "Flame on" or "I got the power" cheat (the flames were not removed)
  • Killed enemies disappear almost instantly (including frozen enemies which burst in the original version)
  • Arrows from the crossbow disappear after hitting a person
  • Disarmed enemies can't be killed without failing the mission
  • The bullet cam was removed
A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

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EddyB43 (3539) added Die Hard: Vendetta (GameCube) on Jan 26, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Xoleras (66361)
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