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Sierra Spring Break: 50 Cent II

Sierra Spring Break: 50 Cent II

Sierra Spring Break still, and now it's time to talk about 50 Cent II: Blood in the Sand. There a galery of images of course, but I can also share my first impressions with you since I attended a gameplay presentation of the game. Besides the 50 Cent character that you're free to like or hate, I was quite impressed by the gameplay, a cool mix of Gears of War's hide'n pop action style and The Club totally arcade-ish scoring system. It looked really solid and surprising. never judge a game on its cover !
Update: Added the trailer, so ridiculous and over the top it's awesome.


CG Trailer

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Commented on 2008-04-29 00:24:30
cool

i dont expect this to be the game of the year or anything but i think this game will be hugely fun
Commented on 2008-04-29 00:51:32
gotta say, visually it looks good. the story and the fact its 50 cent however make the game shit.
Commented on 2008-04-29 00:54:59
I don't care if its a great game. I'm not buying into that kind of shit. I refuse to support that stupid idiot. Incidently, who is the dev?
Commented on 2008-04-29 01:39:44
Visuals are ok.

But 50 Cent is a douchebag.

:)

He can try to mess with Nico Belic ^^
Commented on 2008-04-29 02:47:27
50 cent IN BAGDAD ? look and sound great
Commented on 2008-04-29 03:21:20 In reply to bama
Posted by bama
50 cent IN BAGDAD ? look and sound great
they should of sent all the gangster rappers to Iraq

Visuals are pretty damn impressive, reminds me of DOA for some reason.
Commented on 2008-04-29 04:23:41 In reply to bama
Posted by bama
50 cent IN BAGDAD ? look and sound great
well it's not BAGDAD its Afghanistan coz the writing on the board is in Persian not Arabic...

trust me I can tell...

anyways when did 50 Cent join the America's Army??? or the US just asked him to go with his gang??
Commented on 2008-04-29 04:28:00 In reply to DrAQAS
Posted by DrAQAS
well it's not BAGDAD its Afghanistan coz the writing on the board is in Persian not Arabic...

trust me I can tell...

anyways when did 50 Cent join the America's Army??? or the US just asked him to go with his gang??
They went to a non-specific Middle Eastern country to play a sold out concert. Everything went well until the promoter tried to get away without paying G-Unit. After a brief confrontation he agrees to give them a diamond encrusted skull and everyone leave happy. That is, until G-Unit is ambushed on their way out of the country, and their crystal skull is stolen.

To quote a user on NeoGAF--"Are you a bad enough dude to help 50 get his crystal skull back?"

The premise is fucking awesome.
Commented on 2008-04-29 04:33:47
Harrison Ford did it.
Commented on 2008-04-29 04:48:33
This could be like B Movie bad, its soo bad its good
Commented on 2008-04-29 09:57:08 In reply to newbielives
man, i'd be pissed if someone stole MY diamond encrusted skull. Regulators, mount up!!! what a fucking joke
Posted by newbielives
This could be like B Movie bad, its soo bad its good
reminds me of Snakes On a Plane.
Commented on 2008-04-29 15:01:51
"It looked really solid and surprising. never judge a game by its rapper!"

Fixed the joke there for you. ;) (Although it works better being spoken than written.)
Commented on 2008-04-30 11:34:16
lmao that was pretty damn cool trailer
Commented on 2008-04-30 11:57:11
Fiddy still got it.
Commented on 2008-04-30 12:04:45
Why do devs like to kill Arabs?!!

Plus in all game i have seen, they show you that we live in desert, I think they dont know anything about a place called Dubai (google it)

Anyway, Its 50 cent game (who i dont like), I only liked his first song (In da club)

But graphically its really good which i doubt its in game footage!
Commented on 2008-04-30 13:09:50
HAHAHAHAH, what the hell was that rubbish...

What has 50 done apart from being shot 9 times... I mean, does that really make him tough...? Lucky perhaps, but this is a bit of an extension....the premise is hilarious. Taking out arabs in the middle east as well...the fug?
Commented on 2008-04-30 15:04:15 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
and their crystal skull is stolen.
by Indiana Jones?
Commented on 2008-04-30 15:18:10
Why is that skull appearing to be a mirror image of the skull by Damien Hirst?
Commented on 2008-04-30 15:26:22
Every copy of this game should come with a tracking device so I can find and ***** slap anyone who throws away $60 for this game. Damn you "Fiddy."
Commented on 2008-04-30 15:28:44
This will definitely win the "Worst Game of 2008" award.
Commented on 2008-04-30 15:40:35
Damn he's just so cool, 50 cent is just such a cool guy. Really think he's cool. Have I mentioned before how cool I think 50 cent is?

Seriously, he's really cool.
Commented on 2008-04-30 16:01:07
Hahaha oh my god I can't stop laughing
Commented on 2008-04-30 16:36:30
wow compared to this even chuck norris is a pussy :rolleyes:

worst game 2008 confirmed
Commented on 2008-04-30 16:39:49
It may be alright as long as he doesn't speak and none of his music is in it. And he gets shot in the first scene and it turns out you dont actually play as him but as the cast of wu tang. And the 50 cent title is just a sick joke.

One can only hope.
Commented on 2008-04-30 18:34:38
Was that CGI? Then it's the most realistic looking CGI I have ever seen. Not that I mean that the action in it was realistic.
But 50 cent is such an idiot. I think he's as stupid as George Bush.
And I will lay my vengeance upon thee who will buy this game!
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