Gunfighter II, the sequel to the 2001 PlayStation release, continues the wild adventures of Jesse James as players strap on a six-shooter and prepare to gun down an assortment of two-bit thugs and double crossing varmints who done them wrong. Two different modes of play include Story and Arcade. The Story mode follows Jesse James' quest for revenge as he seeks out bandits through an assortment of locales, including a mine, campsite, and various hideouts. Players will eventually confront boss characters whose weapons are automatically earned after their defeat. To help players complete each stage within the time limit, a pocket watch will appear, adding more seconds to the clock if successfully hit.