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MicroBot
6.5 out of 10

MicroBot

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Overall 5
5.0

MicroBot review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Lots to customize from firepower to propulsion, Randomized levels can increase replay value, Lengthy enough that you get your money's worth, but...
  • Cons: ... levels are long, plodding, and boring, It might look good at first, but levels get old fast, Can get the same thing for free, and better, on the net
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Set inside the bloodstream, this sci-fi shooter is unique.

Common Sense Media
31 August 2011
  • Summary: Parents need to know that Microbot is a downloadable sci-fi action shooter with some semi-realistic science elements since the game takes place inside the human body. Don't expect kids to walk away from the game with a newfound knowledge of human anatomy; although it's very possible that the game...
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Overall 7
6.5

MicroBot

The Gamers Temple
31 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Microbot is a twin-stick shooter (move with one stick on the controller, fire weapons with the other) that has you controlling a microscopic ship inside a human body. The game's opening is one of the cooler openings that I've seen in an XBLA game in a while – a hypodermic needle is shown injecting a...
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Overall 8
7.8

Microbot Review

PlayDevil
15 March 2011
  • Summary: " Microbot " offers a lot for the price. An ever changing story mode, leader board and multiplayer all extend the games life for those interested, as does the chance to experiment with different load outs.
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Overall 6
6.0

MicroBot

Gamer Limit
3 February 2011
  • Conclusion: MicroBot's ambition seems constantly undercut by time or money constraints, leaving it a well-intended but very average game
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

GamingNexus
2 February 2011
  • Summary: seems like an interesting concept on paper. The twin stick shooter involves navigating a human body to locate and destroy the source of an infesting, mechanized virus. Along the way, defeating the robotic infection will grant you microbes which can be used for upgrading your defending microscopic...
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Overall 6
5.5

MicroBot

ztgd.com
27 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Lacking the proper amount of Dennis Quaid. I will admit the idea behind MicroBot had […]
  • Pros: + Couch co-op is fun, + Visuals are solid
  • Cons: Bland level design, Cumbersome upgrade system, Frustrating enemies, Story falls flat
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MicroBot

uk.gamespot.com
6 January 2011
  • Conclusion: MicroBot is a game caught between two contradictory poles. On the one end you have smoothly paced exploration and collectible hunting that lets you appreciate the game's enticing visual presentation.
  • Pros: Vivid imagining of microscopic environments, Cool customization possibilities.
  • Cons: Action is rarely exciting, Some obtrusive audio effects.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

GameSpot
6 January 2011
  • Summary: The human body contains miles and miles of tubes and passageways through which our various fluids flow, conduits for the countless cells and substances that keep us alive. And though it isn't clear whether the organic environments you traverse in MicroBot are indeed human, the fluid dynamics and...
  • Pros: Vivid imagining of microscopic environments, Cool customization possibilities
  • Cons: Action is rarely exciting, Some obtrusive audio effects
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Overall 5
4.5

Microbot Review

PALGN
4 March 2011
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