Killing, My Friend [official site] isn’t always a bad thing. At least, if we’re talking about video games. Notably the kind named Killing, My Friend. Hard-Boiled Software’s upcoming co-op FPS isn’t particularly pretty, but it does have some good ideas. You’ll play Hollywood’s latest action star on a mission to shoot the coolest, most stylish action sequences known to cinematography.
If that sounds familiar, it might be because you’ve played Action Half-Life, a popular mod that squidged together Max Payne’s stunt system with Half-Life, while channelling the inimitable John Woo. So, does that mean Killing, My Friend, is a dyed-in-the-wool clone? Perish the thought. The happy reality is that AHL’s lead designer is also a – da-da-dum – designer for Killing, My Friend.