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Geometry Wars: Galaxies

Not Rentable
Also on:DS
GF Rating
6.4

681 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

old skool fun!

posted by thamuffins (PAWLING, NY) Apr 22, 2008

Member since Jul 2007

i had no idea what to expect with this game, but i can say it was a great 'old skool' surprise.

in the 21st century of 3D life-like hi-res graphics, there is still room for the old 80's style arcade game play.

geo-wars takes the best elements of the greatest 'old' games of all time.. asteroids, sinistar and robotron ... and wraps it up into crazy ball.

it's another case of "easy to learn, difficult to master". the controls give a challenge, as you need to point your controller in the direction of where you want to shoot, a bit tricky as you use the 'chuck to navigate the playfield.

if you are a fan of everything that was great about classic arcade games, you'll really enjoy geo-wars. a breath of fresh 'old' air.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Good old-fashioned fun

posted by Bergshot (KENT, WA) Jan 28, 2008

Member since Dec 2006

This is a very fun game for people who like the good ol' arcade style move-and-shoot games like centipede, asteroid, and space invaders. A lot like blast factor and others on the 360 and PS3, you have limited space to dodge and gun down onslaughts of enemies.

The graphics aren't anything worth bragging about, but it isn't exactly the type of game that requires top-notch visuals. The gameplay is great, and it's got enough modes to give it enough replay value for the $40.

The only major negative for the game (assuming you're interested in this genre) are the controls. The dual-thumstick control scheme on the 360/PS3 is way more fluid than the laser guided by the wii-mote. It feels okay, but not near as natural.

Aside from that, great game that is fun alone or with friends.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Great game!!!

posted by brettsp (SACRAMENTO, CA) Jan 19, 2008

Member since Sep 2007

If you like geometry wars (it's definitely seems like it's not for everyone) you'll love this game! I'd go as far to say if you really love geometry wars on the 360 you should buy a Wii just to play this, it's that good! The default control scheme takes some getting used to, but the classic controller works pretty well.

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