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Scurge: Hive

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Overall 7
6.9
Gameplay 6
5.9
Graphics 7
6.8
Sound 7
7.2
Replay value 7
6.9

Scurge Hive

Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Scurge Hive is a bargain bin Nintendo DS video game that I found while doing some retail research. It is a Metroid clone that accentuates the violence at the highest degree possible for an E10+ rated video game. These creatures start to take over ships, colonies, space stations; etc. Yeah the story has been played countless times before. Did I forget to mention the main character is a female?
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Overall 8
8.0

Scurge: Hive

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Cool retro style sci-fi art design, Awesome atmospheric music, Plenty of earnable special weapons
  • Cons: Steep learning curve on controls, Rehash of Metroid Fusion, No, seriously, it's just like Metroid
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Overall 7
7.0

Scurge: Hive

Auracore MediaWorks
14 April 2007
  • Summary: A simple game where you shoot aliens and watch them explode. Nothing more, nothing less.
  • Pros: Good controls; minor strategic and RPG elements; core gameplay is enjoyable; vibrant visuals.
  • Cons: RPG elements feel tacked on; gameplay is often too linear and repetitive; infection element is pretty annoying.
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Overall 7
7.0

Scurge: Hive

Auracore MediaWorks
14 April 2007
  • Summary: A simple game where you shoot aliens and watch them explode. Nothing more, nothing less.
  • Pros: Good controls; minor strategic and RPG elements; core gameplay is enjoyable; vibrant visuals.
  • Cons: RPG elements feel tacked on; gameplay is often too linear and repetitive; infection element is pretty annoying.
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Expert Review

The Laser
23 February 2007
  • Summary: Scurge's plot unfolds at a nice pace, though most players probably won't spend a lot of time worrying about the story. The controls are likewise fairly easy to understand, with fairly simple movement and shooting mechanisms. Menus and HUDs are also decent, allowing you to see your character's status and weapons they have inventoried. This lets you focus your energy on the battles at hand without having to spend a lot of time flipping through options screens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Scurge: Hive

The Gamers Temple
2 February 2007
  • Excerpt: Scurge: Hive’s premise is sure to evoke thoughts of Metroid. After all, you take on the role of a female bounty hunter tasked with clearing a base of an alien infestation. However, writing the game off as a simple Metroid knock-off would be a mistake as Scurge can be enjoyable in its own right. It’s not quite up to Metroid standards, but you can still have some fun with it.
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Overall 5
5.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 6
6.0

Scurge: Hive

Portable Review
19 January 2007
  • Excerpt: When I first heard of Scurge: Hive Metroid Scurge Scurge: Hive Scurge Scurge Metroid Fusion Scurge Zelda Scurge: Hive Scurge Scurge
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Overall 7
7.1
Gameplay 7
7.4
Graphics 6
5.9
Sound 8
7.8
Longevity 7
7.0

Scurge: Hive

NowGamer
14 December 2006

Scurge: Hive

uk.gamespot.com
1 December 2006
  • Conclusion: Much like Samus of Metroid fame, the female lead in Scurge: Hive comes clad in a cybernetic suit that lets her withstand quite a bit of damage and dish out energy blasts to any unfortunate opposition. When the game opens, Jenosa has a basic energy weapon and can peform simple actions that allow her to jump across gaps and grab onto ledges and pipes (which she can shimmy across).
  • Pros: Nice old-school mix of combat, exploration, and puzzle-solving, Good variety of enemies and weapons, Zany boss battles, Great visual style and masterful music, Duplicates Metroid's style without coming across as overly derivative., Nice old-school mix of combat, exploration, and puzzle-solving, Good variety of enemies and weapons, Zany boss battles, Great visual style and masterful music, Duplicates Metroid's style without coming across as overly derivative.
  • Cons: Blasting cannon-fodder enemies and solving switch puzzles can sometimes feel monotonous, Backtracking is a nuisance early in the game, Aiming is sometimes difficult, Not much to do once you finish the game, except do it again faster., Blasting cannon-fodder enemies and solving switch puzzles can sometimes feel monotonous, Backtracking is a nuisance early in the game, Aiming is sometimes difficult, Not much to do once you finish the game, except do it again faster.
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Overall 6
6.4
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Funfactor 6
6.0

Scurge Hive

ME Gamers
28 November 2006
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is The Nintendo DS is often seen as the platform of choice for quirky games and strange-sounding names. Scurge Hive makes an attempt to break this stereotype by offering a more traditional experience. This third-person isometric action game puts you in the shoes of Jenosa Arma, a bounty hunter sent in to retrieve some data from a top-secret laboratory on the planet Inos.
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