9mm: Meet LA's Finest
These cops don't have time...to kill.
Our daily problems pale in comparison to the police offers in 9mm, Gameloft's upcoming shooter for Android, iPhone and iPad.
We worry about paying bills on time, heading to the post office before it closes and grocery shopping.
They, on the other hand, have to sleep with one eye open after killing a local drug lord's brother and then stealing millions in cash, prompting said drug lord to hunt them down, one by one.
So, how about that grocery list?
Bottom line, this team has a lot on their collective plate, but on the positive side, they pack enough firepower to take down whoever stands in their way.
That said, meet the "heroes" of this gritty action drama, with descriptions from Gameloft.
John "Loose" Kannon
John "Loose" Kannon is the cocky and idealistic leader of his own team of cops. He grew up in the middle of a gang war, which forced him to toughen up at an early age. He is disillusioned about the system and sees himself as a modern-day Robin Hood, with a touch of "what's in it for me?" He believes he and his friends deserve more compensation for the danger they endure day after day.
His obsession with putting away criminals has also ruined his personal life. His constant absence and unpredictable rage forced his wife to leave him and take their daughter. Now, he'll do whatever it takes to keep them safe.
Maria Delgado grew up as the only daughter in a large Latino family. She was always underestimated in her macho surroundings. She constantly had to prove she could be as good as men or even better while protecting her little brothers in their hostile Latino neighborhood.
She learned the hard way how to survive these streets, but if one of the guys gives off the slightest hint that she may not be fit enough to handle a man's job, she gets ticked off. Even though she sees the guys on her team as her immature little brothers in need of the occasional slap, she would give her life for any of them.
Sergio Spalina is bloodthirsty, greedy and wicked by nature. Deep inside, he doesn't really understand Kannon's crusade against crime. If it were up to him, his team would've kept all the money they found from drug busts for themselves.
Nevertheless, Spalina is loyal to Kannon, who took him under his wing when Spalina was in hot water and accused of being a crooked cop. Since then, the two have saved each other's lives many times. Kannon knows Spalina is smarter than he lets on and trusts him to solve any problem.
But that trust may be breaking down. Spalina has grown tired of following Kannon's lead, and he may be ready to turn on his mentor in exchange for his own life and freedom.
If Spalina is the devil whispering into Kannon's ear, then Louis Barkley is the angel. He's a true gentle giant: calm in any situation to the point of unnerving others. But when he finally does snap, he goes totally off the deep end.
Barkley believes God put him on Kannon's team to punish evil in the ghettos where he grew up. Having experienced first-hand what the criminals there are capable of, he always insists on the harshest punishments possible.
Corruption of any kind makes him sick to the core and he's constantly trying to get Kannon to change his ways. Barkley doesn't push the issue too hard though; he has his own demons to contend with, like his temper.