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5.5 out of 10

G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra

As COBRA unleashes its deadliest plot yet, the G.I. JOE Team is Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra DS Review

Console Obsession
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. Joe has starred in comics, cartoons and many games over the years, but only now has the popular toy spawned a big budget, live action film.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 6
5.5
Sound 7
6.5

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Game Boyz
16 December 2009
  • 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. Joe Movie currently out in theatres which is not fairing well with critics or fans. The second strike is that we have previously reviewed the Xbox 360 version and it didn’t score that well.
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Your Favorite Action Figures

Cheat Code Central
19 November 2009
  • 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 next-gen capabilities to use.
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Overall 6
5.8
Graphics 5
5.4
Sound 6
5.6
Control 6
6.2
Addiction 6
5.6

They Lost Me at

Cheat Code Central
19 November 2009
  • 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. Too bad the Teen rating will frustrate the target audience's chances of getting their hands on the title.
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Overall 6
6.2
Gameplay 8
7.7
Graphics 6
5.5
Sound 6
6.0
Replay value 7
6.9

G.I. Joe The Rise of Cobra

Family Friendly Gaming
18 October 2009
  • 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. I wound up disappointed in almost every single front.
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G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra (Nintendo DS) Review

Cubed³
18 October 2009
Overall 5
4.6
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 4
4.4
Control 4
4.0
Addiction 5
4.6

G. I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Review

Cheat Code Central
18 October 2009
Overall 5
5.4
Graphics 4
4.4
Sound 5
4.6
Control 4
3.8
Addiction 5
4.6

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Review

Cheat Code Central
18 October 2009
Overall 6
6.1
Gameplay 7
7.0
Looks 5
5.0

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (DS) - Review

VGChartz
21 September 2009
  • 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. If you can look past some fairly big qualms, you may find that it's an enjoyable handheld top-down shooting experience.
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Overall 3
3.0
Gameplay 3
3.0
Graphics 2
2.0
Sound 4
4.0
Control 4
4.0
Addiction 3
3.0

G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra

Nintendo World Report
10 September 2009
  • Summary: If this is what it takes to stop Cobra Commander, I quit.
  • Pros: Multi-card multiplayer
  • Cons: Confusing HUD, Downright awful graphics and gameplay, Lack of single-card or Nintendo WFC multiplayer, The story never shuts up
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