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Description

In this top-down/isometric western strategy/adventure game you acquire a role of John Cooper, a lone rider. Skilful with your gun and knife, shaved not, you'll wander towns of an old west, passing the Mexican gringos, fight the army, and rescue your future to be partners. All in the cause of justice. Hired as a bounty hunter to end these railroad raids and train robberies, but whoever walks the path of justice on the wild wild west, has to be framed for something, even if it's a murder. Now that you barely managed to escape, your name must be cleared.

As you go along the game, you'll meet certain characters that will join your team, Sam Williams, your team expert for dynamites, charming and seductive red haired Kate O'Hara, Mexican outlaws Sanchez, and a few more. You'll travel together as a team throughout 25 levels of 3D pre-rendered wicked wild west.

Screenshots

Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Windows On this boat, you'll have to save a good looking woman that is as good at poker as she looks ;))
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Windows Main Menu
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Windows Chinese girl finding an alternate route in a rainstorm.
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Windows You can try being stealthy, or just plin simple try blood and guts routine.

Promo Images

Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Concept Art Scribble
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Other Wireframe
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Screenshot
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive Other Wireframe

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "赏金奇兵" -- Chinese title (Simplified)
  • "Desperados: Взять живым или мертвым" -- Russian spelling
  • "Desperados: The Shadow of El Diablo" -- Working title
  • "Desperados: Poszukiwany Żywy lub Martwy" -- Polish title
  • "Death Valley" -- Working title

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User Reviews

Still somewhat better than Commandos II gecimen (48) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
One step ahead of its successors Zolansilverspear (560) 4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Jun, 2001 89 out of 100 89
ActionTrip May 09, 2001 89 out of 100 89
PC Games (Germany) Apr, 2001 87 out of 100 87
4Players.de May 04, 2001 84 out of 100 84
Armchair Empire, The 2002 8.4 out of 10 84
PC Gamer Oct, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Gamezilla Aug 14, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Game Informer Magazine Sep, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Mar, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Deaf Gamers 2005 4 out of 5 80

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
promo art for the game? 2 Somebody bring me Sisko! (8)
Jul 16, 2011

Trivia

Cancelled add-on

Spellbound worked on an add-on, but it was never released.

Demo

The demo version is an exclusive level which is not included in the full game. More information can be found in its game entry.

Related Web Sites

MAT (193976) added Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive (Windows) on Aug 07, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Cavalary (10487) and Sciere (535006)