In preparation for playing John Wick Hex I rented John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum. That was… probably a mistake. Going directly from its artful action choreography to the distractingly janky animations of this simultaneous turn-based tactics game made it harder to enjoy what it does well. Adapting John Wick to this slow and deliberate genre of game instead of the predictable shooter was an admirably bold move, but some of the risks taken did not pay off.

The flat, graphic novel look is a smart and stylish choice for a game like this (aside from the odd hot-pink blood sprays). Each of the seven chapters has a distinct setting, from back alleys to nightclubs and banks to snowy exteriors, which keeps them looking fresh even though they play largely the same.

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Source: IGN Games Reviews

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