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Retro/Grade
8.2 out of 10

Retro/Grade

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Save the Space-time Continuum, Because You Know You'll Wreck it Again

GameCritics.com
18 February 2013
  • Conclusion: Still wrapping my mind around a backward scoring system.
  • Pros: Absolutely stunning marriage of sound and visuals.
  • Cons: Sometimes difficult to parse everything on screen.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0
Addiction 8
8.0

N U F Spells Fun For Retro/Grade

GIN
3 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Depending on how you look at it, Retro/Grade was either created by the developers at 24 Caret Games while they were strongly under the influence of something, or a work of pure genius that could transform the stale music genre into something fun again. It's possible that it's both.
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Calm Down Tom
28 September 2012
  • Summary: The brilliant of comes back to his favourite hobby: review-ifying! When it comes to rhythm action games the gaming community is generally split. You either love them or hate them and I certainly fall into the second camp. Why, you might ask, is he reviewing Retro/Grade then?
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Overall 8
8.0

Retro/Grade Review

GamerNode
19 September 2012
  • Summary: Guitar or controller, Retro/Grade will have your head nodding.
  • Pros: Techno Beat Feasts, Being able to bring out gaming guitars
  • Cons: Sensory overload, Not being able to blink
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Overall 10
10

Retro/Grade

Playstation Illustrated
16 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Imagine the beloved shooters of yesteryear. Recall the likes of Zaxxon and the cute, yet amazingly 3D Star Fox . Good. Hold that and add in some awesome visual effects reminiscent of Geometry Wars , with awesome time-reversing and reverse-time-reversing gimmicks and make it a rhythm game, with a...
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Overall 9
9.0

Review: Retro/Grade

New Gamer Nation
14 September 2012
  • Conclusion: Retro/Grade is one of the most exciting original games to come to the PSN in a long time and is a must-buy for fans of retro shoot-em-ups or rhythm games. It is not, by far, the biggest or deepest action game out there, but it is still full of smart and unique ideas, and it looks and sounds...
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Overall 9
8.5

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GamingNexus
12 September 2012
  • Summary: As a result of your victory over the massive final boss, the space / time continuum has been disrupted and everything sent spiraling backwards. You begin the game as Rick Rocket, facing off against the final boss, who is quickly defeated with a few shots.
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Overall 9
8.5

Retro/Grade Review

PlayStation Universe
10 September 2012
  • Summary: A clever twist on rhythm-style games featuring all that the retro scene has to offer.
  • Pros: Good representation of old style, retro shooters, Soundtrack is incredible, Takes a while to master, so it will last ages
  • Cons: Difficulty may put off some casual gamers
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gamerdad.com
8 September 2012
  • Conclusion: Retro/Grade is rated E for Everyone with an ESRB descriptor of Mild Fantasy Violence. All you see are exploding spaceships for violence, and most of the time they’re exploding in reverse! Reading skill is helpful for the menus and text instructions.
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Retro/Grade Review

VideoGamer.com
31 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Retro/Grade's concept is novel, but about as easy to describe as the plot of Back to the Future to someone who has absolutely no ability to comprehend time travel. Indie developer 24 Caret Game's début effort is a side-scrolling shooter that has already been completed, and it's the player's job to...
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