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Astro Boy: The Video Game
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Astro Boy: The Video Game

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Fantasy violence permeates movie-based side-scrolling game.

Common Sense Media
19 December 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that Astro Boy: The Video Game , is rated E10+ because it contains a lot of fantasy violence. Robots, some very human in appearance and behavior, engage in destructive combat blowing each other apart.
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Overall 5
4.6
Gameplay 5
5.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 7
7.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Cosmos Gaming
8 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Astro Boy has been an important part of both gaming and animation for quite a long while, even dating back to the early 1960s. Since the series conception, several games, animated series and even a new American movie have popped up all over the place.
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Overall 7
6.7

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Game Vortex
1 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Astro Boy: Omega Factor is one of the Game Boy Advance's best games. It's fast-paced, challenging, endlessly replayable, and above all, a total blast to play. Astro Boy: The Video Game tries to be Omega Factor , but it doesn't measure up to the standard.
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Overall 6
6.3
Gameplay 6
6.2
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 6
6.0
Storyline 8
7.5

Astro Boy: The Video Game - WII - Review

GameZone
8 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Osamu Tezuka created the first Astro Boy manga in 1951, and with it he gave birth to the style we now know as anime. Name a traditional anime element and chances are it first appeared here – giant eyes, tiny mouths, transforming robots, and lots more.
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Overall 4
3.5
Gameplay 3
3.0
Graphics 3
3.0
Sound 6
6.0
Control 5
5.0
Addiction 3
3.0

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Nintendo World Report
7 November 2009
  • Summary: It's got a butt cannon and that is pretty cool. However, that's about as cool as this game gets.
  • Pros: Butt lasers
  • Cons: Awful combat, The plentiful platform levels aren't fun, Ugly graphics
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 6
6.0

Astro Boy: The Video Game - PSP - Review

GameZone
28 October 2009
  • Excerpt: I’m not the least bit surprised if a game based on a newly released movie or is a tie-in story related to a theatrical release turns out to be a horrible gaming experience and a shameless way to rake in extra cash.
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Overall 6
6.0

Astro Boy: The Video Game

GamesRadar
26 October 2009
  • Pros: Beat 'em-up combat with depth, Fun combination of old genres, Not insanely difficult
  • Cons: Shoddy cutscenes, Low budget feel, Levels get boring
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Overall 4
4.0

Astro Boy: The Video Game Review

GamerNode
24 October 2009
  • Excerpt: I’m quite fond of the original Astro Boy anime. While not a diehard fan, I came across the anime during a late night cartoon block and immediately fell in love with the character and world he inhabited.
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Overall 6
6.3

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Gaming Evolution
19 October 2009
  • Conclusion: Diehard fans of the film…if there are any, should definitely check this game out! Parents looking for a squeaky clean fun 2-player game for their children may also find what they are looking for in Astro Boy the Video Game.
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Wii Preview - 'Astro Boy: The Video Game'

WorthPlaying
14 October 2009
  • Summary: Based on the upcoming feature film inspired by itself, Astro Boy: The Video Game will allow players to become Astro Boy, a young boy robot with incredible powers who takes to the streets and skies on an epic adventure to save Metro City from the clutches of the evil President Stone and his robot...
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