Gamespot has posted its review of Kane & Lynch: Dead Mean for the XBOX 360, PS3, and PC giving it a meager 6.0 out of 10. This comes as a surprise as the much-hyped title seemed to be a ‘must-have’ for next-gen consoles. Looks as though lots of things add up to bring the game down from it’s anticipated pedestal.

From the article:

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men is an ugly game, and we’re not necessarily talking about the graphics. This criminal tale is packed with a collection of completely unlikable characters with no redeeming value whatsoever. It’s impossible to even root for them as antiheroes. Once you get past the messy, meaningless story, things don’t get too much better because you’re saddled with clunky artificial intelligence on the part of your allies and your enemies, as well as a core shooting mechanic that simply doesn’t satisfy. The unfortunate part is that the game does have a few bright points and feels like it had a lot of potential that just didn’t come together as well as anyone must have hoped.

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