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Shantae: Risky's Revenge
8.3 out of 10

Shantae: Risky's Revenge

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Overall 10
9.5

Expert Review

Destructoid
3 January 2011
  • Summary: A hallmark of excellence. It may have some flaws, but they are negligible to what is otherwise a supreme title. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
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Overall 9
9.3
Gameplay 10
9.5
Looks 10
9.5

Shantae: Risky's Revenge (DS) - Review

VGChartz
11 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Shantae: Risky’s Revenge is a complete surprise. Developer, WayForward, unsuccessfully searched years for a publisher that would be willing to invest in the game; a fact that may be an indictment of the current state of the industry.
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Overall 9
9.0

Shantae: Risky's Revenge

Nintendo World Report
11 October 2010
  • Summary: The best reason so far to own a DSi.
  • Pros: Catchy, fun musical score, Gameplay is fresh and the animal powers are fun to use, Lots of fan service, Wonderful, inspiring art direction and animation
  • Cons: Frustrating map, No unlockables
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Overall 10
10

Shantae: Risky's Revenge Review

1UP
7 October 2010
  • Summary: Not quite a love letter to classic platformers...more like a quick note with hearts scrawled on it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Review

Eurogamer
16 February 2011
  • Conclusion: There are lessons to be learned from the elegant simplicity of the best retro titles, though the likes of Super Meat Boy and Pac-Man Championship DX prove you can make concessions to modern gamers without compromising your traditionalist ideals.
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Shantae: Risky's Revenge

multiplayer.it
23 February 2011
  • Summary: Mentre tutti parlano di tre dimensioni, e con alle porte la rivoluzione del 3DS, su DSi arriva un gioco ispirato ai classici dei primi anni '90
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Overall 9
9.0

Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Test

Eurogamer
17 February 2011
  • Summary: Wow, was für ein Spiel! Shantae: Risky's Revenge wird den Vorschusslorbeeren in vollstem Maße gerecht. Was WayForward hier auf DSiWare anstellt, lässt die gesammelte Konkurrenz vor Neid erblassen.
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Overall 7
7.3
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 7
7.0
Lastability 7
7.0

Shantae : Risky's Revenge

JeuxVideo.fr
15 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Si nous n'avons pas souvent l'occasion de tester les jeux DSiWare, c'est surtout parce que les bonnes trouvailles sont rares. Mais quand Shantae : Risky's Revenge apparaît dans le catalogue, on ouvre un oeil curieux pour voir ce que nous réserve le petit jouet de WayForward Technologies.
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