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The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004)

Set before the events of "Pitch Black", this game tells the story of how Richard B. Riddick obtained his ability to see in the dark. Riddick has just earned a one-way ticket to Butcher Bay,... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johns (voice)
Shirah (voice)
Abbott (voice)
Pope Joe (voice) (as Willis Burkes II)
Jagger Valance (voice)
Centurion / Jack (voice)
Jupiter (voice)
Hoxie (voice)
Rust (voice) (as Steven Jay Blum)
Coyne / Two Tongue (voice)
Mattsson / Silencio / Zuni / Fateen (voice) (as Joaquim de Alemeida)
Arthur Burghardt ...
Booger / Haamid / Thunder / Wilkins (voice)
Theo / Zlonzo / Barassa (voice)
Michael Chinyamurindi ...
Jamel-Udeen / Lambert / Barney (voice)


Set before the events of "Pitch Black", this game tells the story of how Richard B. Riddick obtained his ability to see in the dark. Riddick has just earned a one-way ticket to Butcher Bay, one of the hardest prisons around. Savage inmates, prison guards, and horrifying creatures will make his attempt at escaping this hellish place that much harder. Written by TUMEG345

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1 June 2004 (USA)  »

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Kroniki Riddicka: Ucieczka z Butcher Bay  »

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Due to lack of time, a number of characters - particularly in the Aquila Territory - are based on the faces of certain members of the development team. Lead AI Programmer Anders Backman was the first to have this treatment; some members of the team commenting that he looked like a thief. See more »


William J. Johns: Rise and shine, jackass.
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Follows The Chronicles of Riddick: Into Pitch Black (2000) See more »

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Just got the PC version of it
10 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

And I got to say, this is the best console port to PC ever made. The game played really smoothly provided I had the most high end computer parts and sound, the graphic was very beautiful and rivaled both Doom 3 and Far Cry by miles. The storyline was brutally cold as you play as Riddick, the prisoner who seems to just wanna be left alone. The voice acting and music was just perfect exactly like the movie. And for 30 bucks this game is not a sure miss at all. However, there was some strange crashes like having 3d sound and EAX can sometimes give you the blue of death, another annoying problem that hit me was I had to install the monitor driver instead of using Microsoft's default plug and play in order to get the resolution beyond 800x600 but I think Starbreeze is making a patch for it. Other then that, playing at 1600x1024(I have widescreen 16:10 monitor) the game looked just beautiful and really puts the Xbox's version to bad shame. Even for those who hate the movie should give this game a try and you shall see why everything is afraid of Riddick. 9 out of 10.

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