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Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard

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54.37% Overall Rank: 16755
Xbox 360 Rank: 1425
2009 Games Rank: 16727
2009 Xbox 360 Rank: 1425
Score based on 41 reviews


In Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard, videogame action hero Matt Hazard gets his chance to prove once and for all that he is the king of shooters when the new owner of mega game publisher, Marathon Megasoft, gives Matt his comeback role starring in a new title for next-gen consoles that pits him against all of his memorable foes from videogames past. In the world of Eat Lead, however, everything stops being a game and becomes reality when it is clear that someone is using the new game to bring about Matt's death once and for all. With only the mysterious QA to help him, Matt must fight against a legion of Marathon Megasoft catalogue of videogame characters to keep it from being Game Over forever. Eat Lead pays homage to the games of yesteryear with a menagerie of classic enemies such as zombies, space marines, cowboys, genetically mutated super snipers, and more and an expansive level environment design that reflects videogame history in a next-gen package. The game fires on all cylinders with explosive artillery and combat moves to help gamers escape from a variety of predicaments including radically-changing environments during gameplay via hack effects Hazard's nemesis uses by altering the game's code on the fly. Throughout the adventure, players utilize a strategic cover system dubbed point and cover, upgradeable weapons and different interactive melee moves to attack and outsmart foes.
Release Date: February 26, 2009

Latest Reviews

XboxAchievements 03/01/09 Review 63 out of 100
GameCritics 09/25/09 Review 2.5 out of 10
Gamer Limit 07/28/09 Review 6.5 out of 10
Gaming Target 06/10/09 Review 7 out of 10
NTSC uk 04/24/09 Review 1 out of 10
Xbox World 360 Magazine UK 06/01/09 Review 28 out of 100
Gameplayer 04/23/09 Review 6 out of 10
gamesTM 05/01/09 Review 5 out of 10
Official Xbox Magazine UK 04/16/09 Review 4 out of 10
Gamestyle 04/08/09 Review 3 out of 10