Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013 features an epic story penned by writer Andrew Kreisberg (Fringe) where two brothers are torn apart after the death of their father at the hands of a grizzly bear. Ten years later, the estranged brothers reunite for the hunt of their lives. One beast tore them apart. Can another beast bring them back together? The game also includes a new horde-based “Maneater” mode allowing for two-player co-operative gameplay where teamwork is essential as both players must work together to strategize and complete missions in order to survive for as long as possible. The game will feature both symmetric and asymmetric missions in Maneater mode.
The Dangerous Hunts series has always caught my eye thanks to the inclusion of a big plastic gun. This year's version packs in a shotgun with some impressive functionality that not only enhances the gameplay, but makes it feel much more intense. Does the game itself stack up well to the gun, however? Dangerous Hunts 2013 actually lays on the story quite heavily. After a family hunt outing goes bad and your dad ends up mauled by a grizzly bear, you then take on the mantle and carry on his legacy, or something like that. To be perfectly honest, despite there being a narrative, all I really wanted was to shoot a bunch of deadly animals in the face, or heart, or any other vital place that I'm able to see with my super-enhanced hunter vision. I find this particular... Read Review