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BlastWorks: Build, Trade, Destroy
7.2 out of 10

BlastWorks: Build, Trade, Destroy

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Old-school space-shooter gets remake that's fun.

Common Sense Media
29 December 2008
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this game is a remake of TUMIKI Fighters , a game that's available free of charge for play on the PC. But Blast Works contains much more than just that game, as it also has four additional unlockable games (that can also be found online.
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Overall 9
8.8

BlastWorks: Build, Trade, Destroy

Game Vortex
27 December 2008
  • Excerpt: I like shooters. I like vector graphics. The two go together for me like other fond memories of my childhood, including but not limited to: Big Wheels, Star Wars, and The Bionic Man.
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Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy Review

VideoGamer.com
22 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy has the appearance of a WiiWare release. From the simple, but functional menu through to the blocky, textureless in-game visuals, it lacks the overall sheen we've come to expect from retail games.
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Blast Works: Build, Fuse & Destroy (Wii) Review

Cubed³
16 December 2008
Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 10
10

Blast Works: Build, Trade & Destroy

Nintendo World Report
14 August 2008
  • Summary: Better start reading tutorials.
  • Pros: Blast Works Depot website is an excellent venue for sharing creations, One of the most in-depth creation tools ever in a console game, Sticky enemies provide for interesting strategy, Visually appealing
  • Cons: Creation tools don’t make quick, effective level creation possible, Integration with Blast Works Depot is convoluted, Main campaign won't hold your interest for long
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Overall 6
6.0

Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy review (WII)

HonestGamers
13 July 2008
  • Excerpt: In an age when shooters are a dime a dozen, Blast Works attempts to stand apart from the crowd by offering two significant twists on the genre standards. The first is a system wherein you accumulate debris as you fly through the skies and can use it to deflect shots and to attack your enemies more...
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Overall 8
8.2
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 8
7.5

BlastWorks: Build, Trade, Destroy

Game Boyz
28 June 2008
  • Excerpt: 2D shooters have been around since the early inception of videogame consoles. They have ranged from the simple to the complex. Many people have attributed 2D shooters to the success of videogames as they seem to have a somewhat addictive quality to them while allowing one the feeling of satisfaction...
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Overall 8
8.0

Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy Review

GamerNode
18 June 2008
  • Excerpt: If I had to summarize Budcat Creations’ Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy in as few words as possible, “Katamari SHMUP 2.0″ would be one of the most apt descriptions I could come up with.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 8
7.5
Control 8
8.0
Replay value 10
9.5

Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy

Project COE
11 June 2008
  • Conclusion: Blast Works is a great game. Wii owners tired of a constant stream of shovel ware simply have to check this one out. Fans of classic hardcore shmups should need no incentive to go out and pick up the game, but even those who are new to the genre should find plenty to like about it.
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BlastWorks: Build, Trade, Destroy

Project COE
25 May 2008
  • Conclusion: The editor wouldn't be complete without online functionality though, and Blast Works won't disappoint. Not only is WiiConnect24 supported so friends can exchange creations with one another, but Majesco has prepared a website specifically for the game that anyone can access.
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