Made Man isn't the best of the bunch, but it provides just enough content to keep you entertained for a while.

User Rating: 5.5 | Made Man: Confessions of the Family Blood PS2
For a small-time developer, and the amount of reviews, it seems unlikely to me that all the reviewers on this page have ACTUALLY played Made Man. In fact, on REALLY low score games (Big Rigs), it seems some people just hunt low scores so they can make a gag review that somehow seems funny to them. Having played through Made Man a couple times, I can say that a 2.9 is not doing this game justice. Although it fails to carve out a niche of its own, Made Man is still enjoyable enough to make it worth a weekend rental or a bargain bin pickup. The weapon selection is rather large, and although the shooting controls are slightly dated, they manage to get the job done. One strong point Made Man has going for it is that the graphics can look really quite nice in some parts. However, playing through the first mission at the restaurant will not do the game justice. The storyline itself is rather quite complicated, and the "cut scenes" are merely characters mouths moving during frozen gameplay. The sloppy voice acting may make you miss a lot of what is said, so it's best just to wait through them and focus heavily on gameplay.

When it comes down to it, Made Man isn't a success, nor is it a failure. This game merely throws a few dated ideas together and wraps it up as a new game. Although a few things work, the majority of the game will end up leaving you disappointed. If you don't mind sitting through a bit of bad stuff to see what a game has going for it, a weekend rental for Made Man should more than suffice, as it isn't very long.

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