Conclusion: Sin and Punishment: The Star Successor carries on the Treasure tradition splendidly. The difficulty may scare some players away, and Star Successor probably isn't for them. However, anyone that has fond memories of old school gaming and owns a Wii, this is definitely one release to check out.
Summary: Sin & Punishment: Star Successor takes adrenaline-soaked adventure to inspiring new heights. Packed with nonstop arcade-style thrills, intense boss battles and precision pointer controls, the game challenges players to rack up high scores as they fend off waves of enemies in a stylish...
Excerpt: I never played the original Sin and Punishment . Like others who remained loyal to the N64 until its dying breath, I longed for Treasure’s on-rails shooter to make it to western shores. But it didn’t, the console died and we moved on.
Conclusion: I’m not going to lie and tell you I didn’t find myself frustrated and lobbing profanities while playing this game; a good shooter will do that to you. What sets this game apart, however, is the sheer fact that I persisted until I had won.
Excerpt: Treasure, creators of Gunstar Heroes and the classic shoot 'em up Ikaruga , developed a Nintendo 64 game very late in the console's life. So late, in fact, that an American release was skipped entirely, and it wasn't until the Virtual Console that it found its way to the US.