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Scurge: Hive
6.1 out of 10

Scurge: Hive

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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.
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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.
  • 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, G...
  • 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 ...
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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.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 9
9.0
Control 9
8.5
Addiction 7
7.0

Scurge: Hive

Nintendo World Report
14 November 2006
  • Summary: Scurge is a solid GBA game ported to the DS with few improvements.
  • Pros: Excellent art and music, Fluid control and interesting mechanics, Good initial length of 12 to 16 hours, depending on who’s counting
  • Cons: Difficulty can be unbalanced; often easy, sometimes very hard, Gameplay can feel repetitive at times, The tech behind the art is not quite on par with other DS games
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Overall 8
8.0

Scurge: Hive

1UP
2 November 2006
Overall 7
7.0

NDS Review - 'Scurge: Hive'

WorthPlaying
28 October 2006
  • Excerpt: Genre: Adventure Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive Developer: Orbital Media, Inc. Release Date: October 24, 2006 Before we begin, something should be said: If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Scurge: The Hive is a love letter to a blushing Metroid Fusion.
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