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Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved²
27 February 2011
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Excerpt: December 2005 was the time that Microsoft was struggling with the simultaneous launch of the Xbox 360 in all the major territories; it was also when Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved proved to be one of the early talking points of the console’s Xbox Live Arcade service.
Summary: When the Xbox 360 launched in 2005, one game was king. Even though there were good games like Kameo and Project Gotham Racing 3 , a little $5 Xbox Live Arcade game proved to be one of the most played. Now, almost 3 years later, Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved is back on XBLA and better than ever.
Excerpt: Xbox LIVE Arcade is home to plenty of good games but few that could be labelled as modern classics. One such game that can proudly wear such a badge is Bizarre Creations' Geometry Wars Retro Evolved.
Excerpt: Say goodbye to your irises: the original Xbox Live Arcade dual-stick shoot-‘em-up/acid-freak-out has returned. Geometry Wars was a hidden Easter Egg in the original Xbox’s Project Gotham Racing 2 , before the updated Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved inspired the plague of mediocre ‘one stick to move,...
Conclusion: If you’ve played the previous titles then you’ve probably already purchased Retro Evolved 2. It doesn’t offer anything new, but a fresh variation on what’s already been seen. It’s as old school as games come and that’s meant as a compliment.
Excerpt: How does one improve on perfection? More to the point, how does one improve on perfection that comes as a result of mixing up a heady brew of stunning visual effects, supreme audio and that old friend – addiction?
Review: Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 (Microsoft Xbox 360)
27 August 2008
Summary: Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 is a game that has a little something for everyone. I truly believe that the game is one of the best titles on the Xbox Live Arcade service, and is certainly worth every penny I spent on it.