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Bangai-O Spirits
7.8 out of 10

Bangai-O Spirits

In this DS remake of the classic Bangai-O, you take the roles of Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Bangai-O Spirits

Game Vortex
1 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Bangai-O Spirits takes the shooter genre to a new hyperactive level featuring tons of missiles and constant explosions. Visually, the game is all about 2D, sprite-based mechs blowing up other mechs in convoluted levels designed to give the game a bit of a puzzle feel since typically rushing...
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Calling something ‘hardcore' doesn't prevent it from sucking

GameCritics.com
19 November 2008
  • Excerpt: In certain circles, developers Treasure are still worshiped as near-mythic figures capable of performing flawless feats of 2D game design. The hardest of the core say the studio's name with reverence, and it's quite difficult to find anyone to speak ill of the work they've done.
  • Pros: Having a robot for a main character is always a perk.
  • Cons: Everything else.
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Overall 9
9.0

Bangai-O Spirits review (DS)

HonestGamers
18 October 2008
  • Excerpt: There's an old, tired line to be said here about big things and small packages, but we'll skip that today. Still, keep it in mind--there'll be a quiz later.
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Overall 8
8.2
Graphics 8
8.4
Sound 7
7.0
Control 10
9.6
Addiction 8
7.8

Turning the Difficulty up to 11!

Cheat Code Central
18 October 2008
  • Conclusion: After I spent some serious time with Bangai-O Spirits, I had to take a step back. It was difficult not to give this title a poor score, just because it was so maddeningly difficult.
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Overall 8
8.0

Bangai-O: Spirits

Hardcore Gamer
10 October 2008
  • Summary: When I first cracked open Bangai-O: Spirits , I was expecting a fairly standard Treasure shooter: rails, many forward-firing guns, the works. What I was not prepared for, however, was the incredible amount of missiles and ninja-robots.
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Overall 8
8.2
Graphics 8
8.4
Sound 7
7.0
Control 10
9.6
Addiction 8
7.8

Bangai-O-Spirits Review

Cheat Code Central
16 September 2008
Overall 8
8.0

NDS Review - 'Bangai-O Spirits'

WorthPlaying
13 September 2008
  • Summary: Bangai-O Spirits is an updated version of the original Dreamcast game. It features a level editor and cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes that supports up to four players.
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 9
9.0

Bangai-O Spirits

Nintendo World Report
8 September 2008
  • Summary: Fortune favours the mecha with omni-directional missiles.
  • Pros: 170 levels provide many and varied challenges, All the tools needed to freely edit, create, and trade levels are available, Excellent core gameplay combines all-out action with strategic combat
  • Cons: Lack of structure and incentives may render the experience less absorbing for some, Systematic visual slowdown
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.1
Graphics 9
8.8
Sound 8
7.6
Multiplayer 8
8.1
Longevity 9
8.9

Bangai-O Spirits

NowGamer
29 August 2008
  • Summary: A blast from the past ends up pushing 2D shoot-'em-ups into the future.
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Overall 8
7.5

Bangai-O Spirits Review

Strategy Gaming Online
26 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Ok, pop quiz—what's Bangai-O Spirits? A) A professional curling team, B) A new sake-based cocktail mixer, or C) A Japanese leprechaun?
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