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Ion Assault

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Overall 7
7.3

Ion Assault

Strategy Informer
6 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Ion Assault is a superb addition to the Xbox Live Arcade library that is full of shoot ‘em ups. It’s a smart purchase for any Geometry Wars fan that is dying to fill their time with a similar title. The controls could’ve been tightened up and the single-player campaign could’ve been longer, but in the long run, Ion Assault is a surprisingly great title for 800 MS Points.
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Overall 7
7.0

Ion Assault Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Ion Assault first hit Xbox Live Arcade late last summer, and its twin-stick shooting style was a welcome addition to the catalogue of downloadable games. However, based on player feedback developer Coreplay has now released an update for the game, and it’s this updated version that is reviewed here for the first time.
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XBLA Review: Ion Assault

Video Games Reloaded
16 February 2010
Overall 8
8.0

Ion Assault HD

Square-Go
15 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Video games have grown and become more complex since they first blipped and blooped at us. While this complexity is good, sometimes it’s best to go back to what games do best; firing hot laser death at stuff which is what Ion Assault HD does best. What we have with Ion Assault HD is a twin stick shooter, a genre that is at once modern but also harkens back to the very early days of the arcades.
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Overall 8
8.0

Ion Assault

Square-Go
28 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Part of the PC gamers’ arsenal when bickering with Console zealots is the fact that certain games are suited better to the mouse/keyboard combination than control pad. While that may be true, it seems with the “twin-stick” (or multidirectional shooter) genre the consoles have found a genre that proves the opposite. Of course, there are hundreds of double analogue stick control pads available for PC.
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Overall 8
8.2

Ion Assault Review

PlayDevil
14 January 2010
  • Summary: The game also goes the extra mile and has a unique manner in which to deal with enemies and asteroids, first charging up the cannon and then blasting any opposition or obstacles into space dust.
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Overall 6
6.0

Ion Assault review (X360)

HonestGamers
16 October 2009
  • Excerpt: gives players unlimited continues, as a good deal of the difficulty in this game comes from simply learning when and where enemies will warp into the screen. During my first trip through the first zone, I died a few times on every level, but the first. During the second trip, the boss was the only thing I found challenging.
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Overall 6
5.7
Design 6
5.5
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 4
4.0

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
15 October 2009
  • Excerpt: In the early 80’s, Asteroids was a huge deal. It was not even the first shooting game of its kind (it was preceded by Space War) yet its long-term impact on the genre is undeniable. Fast forward thirty years, where the term “shooter” encapsulates so many different types of games and the “Asteroids shooter” still holds its own.
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Ion Assault (XBLA)

NZGamer.com
14 October 2009
Overall 7
7.0

Ion Assault

Thunderbolt Games
11 October 2009
  • Excerpt: At first glance, Ion Assault certainly appears like your average twin-stick space shooter. Pilot a lone ship in an enclosed arena. Check . Dodge enemy vessels while destroying asteroids. Check . Collect power-ups while going for a new high-score. Check . Everything you’d expect from an arcade shooter is here, except for one small omission; your ship doesn’t have any guns.
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