Become El Matador, a DEA special agent tasked with taking down the drug barons. A new narcotics cartel is rising across Central and South America, sharpening its claws and extending its reach. Locate the encampments, infiltrate the headquarters, and put an end to the cartel's influence.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (96 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 25, 2006

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About This Game

Experience the adrenaline-fuelled danger and heart-pounding excitement in the war on organised drug syndicates. When standard procedures fail, the hardliners are brought in.

Become El Matador, a DEA special agent tasked with taking down the drug barons. A new narcotics cartel is rising across Central and South America, sharpening its claws and extending its reach. Locate the encampments, infiltrate the headquarters, and put an end to the cartel's influence. In a tale of corruption, revenge and morality, the mission brief is simple: Eliminate the threat - Ultimate justice, El Matador style.

Key features:

  • Hard-hitting, movie-style storyline
  • Huge arsenal of realistic weapons
  • Diverse South American settings, from lush jungle to mansions and harbours
  • Real physics, interactive environments and destructible objects
  • Gang members, clan bosses, kingpins, and many more villainous enemies
  • Atmospheric engine animations bring the scenery to life
  • Wide range of graphical effects, including cascading shadow maps, high dynamic range rendering and many more
  • Slow Motion Action feature
  • FrenzyCAM mode

    System Requirements

      Minimum:
      • OS: Windows XP/7/8
      • Processor: 1.5 GHz Pentium 3 / AMD Athlon Processor
      • Memory: 512 MB RAM
      • Graphics: 128 MB DirectX9 compatible graphics card with pixel & vertex shader support (nVidia GeForce 4, ATI Radeon 8500)
      • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
      • Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
      Recommended:
      • OS: Windows XP/7/8
      • Processor: 3.0 GHz Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon Processor
      • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
      • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX9 compatible graphics card with pixel & vertex shader 2.0 support (nVidia GeForce 6, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro)
      • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
      • Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
    Helpful customer reviews
    7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
    1 person found this review funny
    2.2 hrs on record
    Posted: February 24
    NOTE:
    THIS GAME HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE MOVIE EL MATADOR!!!

    Game is similar to max payne but only with the slow motion.
    AI teammates, ACTUALLY KILL PEOPLE!
    Game is a great 3rd person shooter. Only down fall is, its one of those games once you beat it you wont ever play it again and you can can beat the game pretty quick.
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    6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
    3.3 hrs on record
    Posted: March 2
    El Matador is an action-packed shooter you can use slow-motion in. Its story takes place in Columbia. You are a commando sent there to fight against drug cartels. AI accompanies you from time to time. I can highly recommend this game, despite the fact that it's very short- it took me 2.5 hours to finish El Matador.
    Pros:
    • weapons give you the feeling of power
    • bullets ricochet off the walls and can hit enemies, the angle of reflection depends on the angle of incidence
    • slow-motion is available
    • nice graphics
    • a wide variety of guns (about 30)
    Cons:
    • way too short
    • human bosses are too resistant to damage (about two mags are needed to kill one)
    • some small bugs, but they don't spoil the fun
    To sum up, it's one of the best bundle games of all time.

    Some useful cheat codes (click [~] first)
    health gives you god mode
    ammo gives you some ammunition
    weapons gives you every weapon in the game
    ninja allows you to jump higher
    rambo let's rock
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    7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
    0.1 hrs on record
    Posted: July 2
    Ruined piece of obsolete junk. I've played it through when it was new on the shelves. Can't say it was fresh even then, back in the 2006. And now it even cannot be started with almost any decent GPU, not to mention newest ones.

    Don't cry for it. It was a clone for Max Payne game, only with generic and cliche-over-the-top drug-hunting-policeman story. Visuals were bad, and I mean, really bad, worse than in Max Payne 1 (which was shipped in 2001). Backstages were somewhat colourful, I can give them that. Controls and move-caption were decent (as 1/2 of what we saw in Max Payne). And it was a long game, by the TPS standards. But because all the subject was pretty dumb, it wasn't leave any marks in my memory.

    RIP, another generic Cenega useless shooter. I'll score a 4.99/10 on your grave.
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    3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
    6.9 hrs on record
    Posted: February 25
    Hmm... In my opinion, it is worth the price. (Must buy when being a sale.)
    That is true it has just about 5-6 hours story, but great game and graphic compared to it is published in 2006.
    Absolutely fully scripted game, but the shooting system and AI is good, the enemies throw back the grenade, take cover or attacking us directly.
    Lots of scene (eg. port, office, streets, storehouse, cave, jungle, ship) when you can fight. You can use bullet-time. It is very spectacular. :)
    I just recommend.
    PS. Just a tip: Save often. :P
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    2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
    2.8 hrs on record
    Posted: March 29
    not the best game BUT ....... really fun too play
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