50 Cent: Blood On the Sand

50 Cent: Blood On the Sand is a huge improvement over the below-average Bulletproof, pitting the rapper and his G-Unit posse against gun-toting terrorists in the Middle East. Their leader steals a diamond-studded skull (or as Fiddy calls it, my "mother (bleep)in' skull!"), and the hip-hop star goes on a homicidal rampage to reclaim it. What the game lacks in originality, it makes up for in raw energy. We had a blast shooting enemies, racking up high scores and completing challenges. The game also supports online drop-in/drop-out co-op, so a buddy can play with you any time. The graphics look terrific and 50 put his stamp on the game with 18 exclusive tracks. In addition, there are various weapons to purchase, excellent vehicle sequences and unlockable music videos, so unless you despise rap, pick up Blood On the Sand and party like it's your birthday.

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