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The Red Star
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Overall 9

Expert Review

15 April 2010
  • Summary: I first fell in love with The Red Star six years ago. At that time this arcade-style shooter/brawler was one of Acclaim's most promising games. Unfortunately, Acclaim filed for bankruptcy mere months after showing the game for the first time at E3. For three long years The Red Star sat on the shelf.
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Overall 7
Gameplay 7
Funfactor 7

The Red Star

Digital Chumps
8 April 2010
  • Conclusion: The Red Star is a fine game, and should be played by fans of the brawler and SHMUP genres. Whether you dig up a PS2 version or get this one on PSP, I don't think you'll be disappointed.
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Overall 8

The Red Star

Defunct Games
5 April 2010
  • Summary: Even if you completely ignore its storied history, The Red Star is still an incredible action game that is a perfect fit on the Sony PSP. Fans of both old school shooters and 2D beat-em-ups will fall in love with the merging of these two genre.
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Overall 8

The Red Star

Playstation Illustrated
4 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Owning a PSP is a bit surreal these days. On one hand, we get to play portable versions of PS2 games, which we would have marveled at back when our PS2s were the hotness. On the other hand, the actual PS2 game we're talking about, The Red Star , is all of three or four years old, which is an...
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Overall 5

The Red Star review (PSP)

30 March 2010
  • Excerpt: I could start this review by telling you a bit about the comic book on which The Red Star is based. I could tell you all about Makita's rush to save her father, about Troikia and Kar Dartha and the Skyfurnace R.S.S. Or about Maya's guardsman, Kyuzo. I could tell you about all all of these things.
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Overall 8

The Red Star PSP Review

26 March 2010
  • Summary: One of the PS2's finest action games is now available as a PSP download.
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