Game details

Game:
Call of Juarez: The Cartel
AKA
Call of Juarez 3
Genre:
Shooter
Sub Genre:
First Person
Release Date (US):
July 19th, 2011
Release Date (UK):
July 19th, 2011
Players:
1
Online Players:
TBA
Developers:
Techland
Publisher:
Ubisoft
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC

About Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Set in present day, Call of Juarez: The Cartel brings the best elements of the Wild West to a new and modern setting. In this immersive first person shooter, players can expect to embark on a journey that will take them from the heart of modern day Los Angeles, California to Juarez, Mexico.

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PSU Review Score
4.5
Avg. user review score:
6.0

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Summary

Interesting co-op concepts are lost in a title riddled with copious amounts of gameplay and audio/visual glitches.

We like

  • The clever use of co-op storytelling
  • Playing online is relatively rewarding

We dislike

  • The gun battles are sluggish and sloppy
  • The various visual and audio bugs, which ruin the otherwise decent presentation
  • The poor A.I.

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel is a lot like that pack of Mavericks from the 2008 presidential election. It somehow grips on to its western themes by playing against the rules (even if that means ruining relationships and crafting a hefty dose of disrespect for the ‘teammates’), yet however you doll-up the game with winks of clever ideas, its legs are ultimately broken. Three-player online co-op and a relatively ...

Call of Juarez: The Cartel News

  • Call of Juarez facebook page hints at new game reveal

    Wild West-‘em-up series Call of Juarez looks set to receive some sort of announcement tomorrow, if a posting on the franchise’s official facebook page is anything to go by. The page has been kitted out with a new teaser image alongside tomorrow’s date, indicating we can expect s...

  • Ubisoft wants your feedback on Call of Juarez: The Cartel

    A new feedback survey pertaining to Call of Juarez: The Cartel by Ubisoft has indicated the company may be gearing up for a new entry in Western-favoured franchise. Owners of The Cartel who have attached the game to their UPlay account have been prompted to offer what they feel are the game&rsquo...

  • UK Charts: Call of Juarez fails to topple Zumba Fitness

    Zumba Fitness has managed to bag itself another week at the top of the UK All Format Charts, kicking sand in the face of its newest rival, Call of Juarez: The Cartel, which debuts in second place. There’s a few movers and shakers this week, with movie tie-in Harry Potter and the Deathly Ha...

  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel launch trailer unleashed

    Western-flavoured actioner Call of Juarez: The Cartel hits retailers this week, and to celebrate, Ubisoft’s rolled out an official launch trailer for you to feast your eyes on. Check it out below. Stay tuned for our review of Call of Juarez: The Cartel in the next few days. ...

  • New Call of Juarez: The Cartel multiplayer trailer

    Call of Juarez: The Cartel is Ubisoft and Techland’s next title in the Call of Juarez series, allowing three players to take the roles of law enforcement in modern-day Mexico. Demoed at PAX, The Cartel also touts its new multiplayer, in which you can expect the following game modes showed off...

  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel gets 7 minute gameplay video

    Ubisoft’s rolled out a meaty seven-minute gameplay video of its upcoming western-themed shooter, Call of Juarez: The Cartel. Check it out below. The game’s out in the U.S. on July 19 for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 platforms. ...

  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel demo in the pipeline?

    Techland has revealed that it’s considering the possibility of releasing a demo for gun-slinging sequel, Call of Juarez: The Cartel. For those unaware, The Cartel marks the first entry in the Wild West-based franchise to unfold in a contemporary setting, with past games having taken place i...

  • Ubisoft reveals present day Call of Juarez: The Cartel, first screens and details

    Ubisoft today revealed the third entry in the Call of Juarez franchise: 'The Cartel'. Developed by Techland for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC, first-person shoooter Call of Juarez: The Cartel will take players on an odyssey from present day Los Angeles, California to Juarez, Mexico. Despite The Cartel'...

Call of Juarez: The Cartel Features

  • Competition - Call Of Juarez: The Cartel - Create a PS3 Theme

    PlayStation Universe has teamed up with Ubisoft for a unique Call of Juarez: The Cartel competition, which will see one lucky winner walk away with a brand new copy of the shooter on PlayStation 3 and a bag of exclusive goodies. Four runners-up will also receive a copy of the game. To be in wi...

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