Excerpt: It was my pleasure to get to play Nucleus on the Sony Playstation 3. I had our awesome editor in chief Paul Bury oversee the download since it bored me to tears. Sony really needs to get a clue as to when it comes to an online download system.
Excerpt: Geometry Wars may have just about succeeded in being Xbox LIVE Arcade's unofficial mascot game, and can certainly take some of the credit for the success of the service. The twin-stick shooter's popularity has proved that one of the oldest genres can still be very profitable, and has set the...
You've got to give Nucleus a bit of credit for not just being a pure Robotron clone, but its oddball take on the dual-stick shooter isn't much fun.
24 September 2007
Summary: Every six seconds, a new dual-stick shooter in the vein of Robotron is released on a console download service. At least, that's what it feels like these days. While every one of these games has its own spin on the genre, few go as bananas as Nucleus.
Pros: More than 40 stages to play through, Cell manipulation is an interesting idea
Cons: Your remote unit is as slow as slow can be, Enemies aren't particularly interesting to shoot, Bland graphics and irritating soundtrack, Difficulty level becomes overblown after a short while