Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond Pro Reviews

Average Review Score: 7.1/10

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Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond Reviews

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Gaming Evolution 7.5/10 Jan 17 '10
Destructoid 7/10 Jan 12 '10
GameSpot 6.0/10 Jan 08 '10
IGN 360 7.9/10 Jan 06 '10
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Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond Previews

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1UP Oct 27 '09
IGN 360 Oct 26 '09
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"In their last title, Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard, Developer Vicious Cycle threw in almost every imaginable videogame cliché. The in-game lore referenced the titular hero's past exploits, but Eat Lead's gameplay had more in common with Gears of War than any retro game. Mixing generic shooter tropes with overstretched, unfunny jokes, the whole mess was a recipe for failure. But with Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond, coming to PSN and XBLA, Vicious Cycle is trying a different, and much more appealing, approach. Blood Bath and Beyond has more in common with the games it pokes fun at than its predecessor due to its throwback, side-scrolling perspective -- like the extremely popular Bionic Commando: Rearmed and Shadow Complex. This new entry in the Matt Hazard series' gameplay evokes old-school Contra more than anything else; you hop up and down platforms killing dudes wholesale as you progress through each level. Meanwhile items scattered throughout the stage modify your weapon's fire, like Contra's all-powerful Spread Gun."
"I am a huge fan of Matt Hazard's universe. I love the ridiculous characters, set pieces and humor found in Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard and knew as soon as it was over that I would ne..."
"This satirical shooter is fun, but it never takes advantage of the potential of its parodies. "
"- General Neutronov, one of Matt's nemeses has reactivated all of Hazard's great..."