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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra DS Review
30 May 2010
Excerpt: G.I. Joe (or Action Man to give it its UK title) was a doll that a boy could play with without being embarrassed. Lets face it, playing with a Barbie or a Sindy wouldn’t be very masculine now, would it? G.I.
Excerpt: Well the time has come as we finally received a review copy of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra for the Nintendo DS. In many ways this game comes to me with a couple strikes against it. One, it is based on the new modernized version of the big screen G.I.
Conclusion: Recently released screenshots as well as the trailer offer a good indication of the type of cartoonish aesthetic found in The Rise of the Cobra video game. Bright coloring and rounded character models are blended with more visually realistic explosion, wind, and dust effects that look to put full...
Conclusion: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra isn't exactly fan service, as it changes a lot of the conventions established through the cartoons and action figures. Still, it will likely appeal to youngsters craving to blast around the world of G.I. Joe.
Excerpt: I remember being a boy and reading the G.I. Joe comic books. That got me into the toys, and the cartoon. I have recently started giving my old G.I. Joe toys to my boys, and letting them have fun with them. I was pretty interested in seeing what the live action movie would be like.
Excerpt: I know what you're thinking. "Another day, another terrible movie-licensed game", right? Well, yes, but GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra on the Nintendo DS takes a different route to most licensed games, in that it's more 'inspired by' the movie it's based on, rather than a wholesale copy of it.