Summary: From the opening title screen to the first few minutes of action, BloodRayne: Betrayal is stunningly beautiful. Like the titular star of the game, the presentation is brash, over the top and savagely impressive.
Summary: Any good it might have had is quickly swallowed up by glitches, poor design choices or a plethora of other issues. The desperate or the gullible may find a glimmer of fun hidden somewhere in the pit. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
Excerpt: BloodRayne: Betrayal is easily the best game in the series; it’s not saying much considering the previous entries, but don’t let the name fool you. What you’ll find here is a very fun and challenging little game with plenty of callbacks to classic sidescrollers we all know and love.
Excerpt: In recent years, the Twilight films have given a sort of re-birth to vampires in media. Sure, they might not be the best portrayal of vampires. They are angsty and instead of exploding into flames when they walk into the sun, they glitter.
Conclusion: With practice and determination, you can come to grips with the cumbersome controls. And once you overcome the handicaps, Betrayal can be a lot of fun. Each of the 15 levels tracks your score, and though you can squeak by with an F rating your first time through, going back to raise that to a...
Pros: Making enemies explode is fun, Striving for high scores is satisfying.
Cons: Major control issues hound you in combat, Painful platforming sequences, Difficulty spikes quickly halt your progress.