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Otomedius Excellent
7.1 out of 10

Otomedius Excellent

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Reviews and Problems with Otomedius Excellent

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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

DRAWLZ, Walmart
22 December 2013
  • Summary: From a graphical standpoint, the game looks super awesome. But the gameplay itself is none more than an "eye-candy" side scrolling shooter. But with that being said, the action can get intense, and huge boss's firing fodder every which way to Sunday *(and on Sunday, too), but was just hoping for...
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor Backgrounds Hamper this Affair

J. Hartigan "JBob", Amazon
2 January 2013
  • Summary: I know this has been pointed out in other reviews but I figured I'd throw my opinion into the ring. This game stinks. I hate to say that because I love the Gradius Series this is based on. Pros: It has the same basic Gradius features but tuned in a little in that you can level up certain upgrades.
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Overall 4
4.0

Want a disc-based shmup for 360? Move on ...

jSten, Amazon
29 November 2012
  • Summary: The 360 is an awesome console for shmups, with some of the best modern examples of the genre. I've got every disc-based shmup available for 360 in Japan and North America. And I have to say, if I did it all again, this would be among my last choices to buy.
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Overall 4
4.0

Konami blew it

L'Etranger, Amazon
2 August 2012
  • Summary: They totally blew it in a bad way. Instead of bringing us a souped-up Gradius or a crazier/zanier Parodius, we get this weird game. Now, I'm not completely against the idea of making more side-scrolling shoot-'em-ups, as they are not as popular as the vertical scrollers, but this one is definitely...
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Overall 4
4.0

What was I thinking???

David Monk, Amazon
28 January 2012
  • Summary: Ugh. What a disappointment. This is a short, DLC heavy, overly fan-serviced shooter. The characters are not that interesting, the levels are fairly boring and quickly become predictable, and it doesn't matter if you beat the bosses or not as you clear the stage anyway!
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Overall 4
4.0

Mediocre, in every sense of the word.

T. S. Powell, Amazon
1 January 2012
  • Summary: Otomedius is a horizontally scrolling shooter which touts itself as the successor to Konami's classic Gradius series. While it shares many of the base gameplay features as this legendary series, it unfortunately suffers many problems which results in a very mediocre experience.
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