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8.2* out of 10

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Overall 8
8.0

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GameSpot
21 September 2012
  • Summary: The protagonists of Transcripted's story spend a couple of hours puzzling over the origins of a complex and lethal virus, but it will take most players only a few seconds to identify the origins of the game itself. For all its talk of false DNA and Big Pharma, it's a straight-up hybrid of twin-stick shooters like Geometry Wars and tile matchers like Zuma , but in a marketplace where developers are mashing together genres like George Mendel blending plant species, it...
  • Pros: Satisfying mixture of two genres, Robust upgrade tree, Smooth learning curve, Challenge levels add replay value
  • Cons: Escort levels are cumbersome, Issues with gamepad compatibility
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
9.0
Lastability 8
8.0

Transcripted

JeuxVideo.fr
28 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Vous êtes-vous déjà demandé ce qui différencie un plagiat honteux d'une référence bien sentie ? La réponse est pourtant simple : d'un côté vous avez une repompe sans saveur, de l'autre une véritable création. Transcripted illustre à merveille cette distinction. Le titre emprunte clairement les codes de deux genres bien établis, en l'occurrence il s'agit du shoot'em up et du puzzle-game.
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