This game is based on the film Wanted and was released on March 17 2009. The supporting platforms are Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. If you are going to be using Microsoft Windows, the system, the minimum requirement will be Windows Vista/XP 32- bit or 64- bit. Wanted: Weapons of Fate, was developed by GRIN and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is the publisher for the game. The official distributors of Wanted: Weapons of Fire are the Universal Studios in the United States and Time Warner, Internationally.
It is a third person shooter game and only has one mode that is used throughout the game, which is the single player mode. A keyboard, Mouse and Gamepad are the primary input facilities for the game.
The cast in the game includes Wesley Gibson, who is played by Jimmi Simpson, The Immortal, played by Peter Stormare, Cross, played by Thomas Kretschman. The Russian, played by Mark Ivanir, Sloan, played by Tom Kane, Brummel, played by Common, Pekwarsky, played by Terence Stamp and lastly Arana played by Paz Vega. The general idea is to kill as much as you can. The more you kill the more adrenaline that you get. If you kill using a gun, you gain one adrenaline point, whereas killing with a knife will leave you with two adrenaline points. This is the ultimate way to survive in the game besides avoiding to be killed.
Wesley is the most wanted on the Fraternity’s blacklist so he flees and begins his hunt for The Immortal who he finds and kills. However if you are playing the game on a PC, Wesley does not kill the Immortal, bit he messes and then ends up urinating in his face. There are several flashbacks depicted throughout the video game as part of the entire plot.
There are also special costumes in the game that you can use when you unlock with specific codes. For example, Wesley’s special suit that does not have a mask is unlocked with a code 01010100.
The game did not receive as much of a positive response when released. However, it was favorable with IGN and Gametrailers giving them a rating of 7.3/10 and Gamespot giving them a rating of 6/10. That is not all the ratings that the game received. The more negative reviews were received from X-Play that gave it a mere 2/5. Therefore, it is a game that brought about mixed ratings and reviews.
Wanted: Weapons of Fate is relatively easy and short. There are hardly any complications and hard to figure out scenarios. With more playtime, one can easily play the game with ease. However, this characteristic of the game currently holds a score of 63/100 according to ratings derived from Metacritic.
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