Whats so bad about kane and lynch?

#1 Posted by danpat177 (136 posts) -

Personaly i love the kane and lynch story and charactors 
 
sure there assholes and both mass murders but in loads of games you play as a sick twisted killer   just wondering if anyone could explan whats so bad or to see if anyone agrees with me ?
 
(sorry for spelling / puncasoin mistakes im dislexic so i can't realy help it )

#2 Posted by Lemoncookie01 (1642 posts) -

Gameplay blows

#3 Posted by eroticfishcake (7792 posts) -

I dunno since I haven't played it before but from reading about it, it wasn't a bad game. It just wasn't great either.

#4 Posted by Jaserno (242 posts) -

I haven't played either of them, but all I seem to hear is bad things. I'd like to have a look and make my own mind up, but I have too many games that I already don't play. 

#5 Posted by ZimboDK (843 posts) -

It's been a long time since I played it, but I do remember losing interest a few hours in. Never completed it. It just wasn't that fun.

#6 Posted by luce (4045 posts) -

Dunno but the new one looks awesome

#7 Posted by Lestater (394 posts) -

There's just nothing good about it, it's a mediocre game at best.

#8 Edited by GunstarRed (5477 posts) -

It's not bad but here' s some major problems 
 
Truck window...fuck you! 
 
getting shot through cover...all cover,all the time. 
 
Helicopters.
#9 Posted by ryanwho (12082 posts) -

Its basically stupid fan loyalty. As if hating this game makes you closer to Jeff. Grow up guys.

#10 Posted by Landon (4164 posts) -

Lets see...
The characters are unlikeable
It has bad A.I.
Weapons lack power
The cover system doesn't work

#11 Posted by SamFo (1562 posts) -

No Online Co-Op was a dealbreaker for me.
#12 Posted by Daniel_Newton (1166 posts) -

It got Jeff fired making it both the worst and best game ever.
Because if not for that game, Giant Bomb may not ever have existed.
 
And for that I am grateful.

#13 Posted by Landon (4164 posts) -
@ryanwho said:
" Its basically stupid fan loyalty. As if hating this game makes you closer to Jeff. Grow up guys. "
Bad game was still bad.
#14 Edited by BaneFireLord (2957 posts) -
@ryanwho said:

" Its basically stupid fan loyalty. As if hating this game makes you closer to Jeff. Grow up guys. "

This. I personally don't give a crap either way. Just another generic shooter that tries to be edgy.
#15 Posted by VisariLoyalist (3000 posts) -

"this game is just ugly"

#16 Posted by AjayRaz (12477 posts) -

if it's anything like Kane and Lynch 2, it's just not fun at all to play. 

#17 Posted by ajamafalous (12161 posts) -
@AjayRaz said:
" if it's anything like Kane and Lynch 2, it's just not fun at all to play.  "
This. 
 
 
I remember not liking the demo for the first one either. I actually have a copy of the first game sitting on my desk right now, still wrapped.
#18 Edited by Bionicicide (1213 posts) -

The first one's graphics and animations were dated, no sticky cover button, awkward gun feedback, and no online co-op (can't remember how AI behaved). Good thing the sequel fixes every single complaint I listed so I can appreciate the originality the team crafted into Kane and Lynch's personality. Some may find the combat generic, but by no means can anyone objectively say it's bad anymore unless shooters were never their thing.

#19 Posted by RoujinX (419 posts) -

High expectations. 
Low results.
#20 Posted by Jaserno (242 posts) -
@RoujinX said:
" High expectations. Low results. "
I think I agree with this from what I've read. I think Kane and Lynch will never sit comfortably with the Giant Bomb community as it got Jeff fired. But as @ryanwho said:
" Its basically stupid fan loyalty. As if hating this game makes you closer to Jeff. Grow up guys. "
This also.
#21 Posted by Jimbo (9998 posts) -
#22 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

I just bought the first one for £3 preowned so I hope to find out what's so bad about it tomorrow.

#23 Posted by gosukiller (2325 posts) -

Kane & Lynch basicly was the catalyst for the founding of Giant Bomb.  Also, it is a middling game. 'Fair' one might say.

#24 Posted by Gellrock (381 posts) -

I personally loved the game. My friend and I played through it in a night sitting and loved it. The story felt over the top but in a good fun way. The gameplay was pretty good imo but i doesn't compare to the games of today. I loved the characters and the way their backgrounds unravel throughout the game. Co-op is the way to go with this game.

#25 Posted by TheBlackPigeon (318 posts) -
@danpat177: 
For me, the first game was basically bogged down by a wonky cover system and stupid partner A.I.   It was Kane and Lynch themselves that kept me going until the end, so I totally agree with you about that.  While I don't think Dog Days is going to be setting the genre on fire, it's quite an improvement over the original, if you ask me.

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