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6.4 out of 10

Defender

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Overall 6
5.6
Gameplay 6
5.5
Graphics 5
5.3
Sound 5
5.1
Longevity 7
6.7

Defender

NowGamer
14 March 2003
Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0

Defender

The Next Level
20 January 2003
  • Excerpt: Much like most of Midway’s recent efforts, the graphics in Defender aren’t going to win any awards, but they do their job, and at times they can really impress you. Staying true to the original game, most of the missions you embark on take place on very plain landscapes with a few being in outer space. The scenery isn’t much to look at, but the ships sure are.
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Overall 9
8.8
Features 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
8.5
Lifespan 8
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Defender

Gaming Target
6 January 2003
Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
5.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 7
7.0
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 5
5.0

Defender

Nintendo World Report
29 November 2002
  • Summary: Will this retro arcade remake inspire a new generation to save up their quarters, or would gamers be better off just sticking to the original?
  • Pros: Generally has good looks and sound, If you’re in to co-op play, it has it, The roots of a classic arcade shooter
  • Cons: A lot more than just the roots of a classic arcade shooter, repetition came along for the ride, Between mission briefings that are all that can pass as a story are tired and pointless, Some problems with mission logic where they don’t end
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