Format: 360, PS3 Release: Out now Publisher: EA Developer: Klei Entertainment
Shank, despite the pointed pseudonym, is pure blunt instrument. Fiery of temper and thick of neck, he barrels through the game’s brisk but brutal run time like Schwarzenegger in his prime, minus the one-liners. The game from which he takes his name is equally cinematically inspired, owing as much to Tarantino’s more kinetic efforts as it does to genre trailblazers like Double Dragon. Notably, the violence is at once cartoonish, adult and satisfying.
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