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Outland
8.6 out of 10

Outland

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Overall 9
9.0

Outland

Game Over Online
9 May 2015
  • Excerpt: The easiest way to describe Outland is a blend of Metroid’s core gameplay with Ikarauga’s bullet hell boss battles and light/dark offensive and defensive polarity with a precision platforming and hack ‘n slash gameplay to progress.
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Overall 8
8.0

Outland

True achievements
15 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Different udfordringer and the ability to play online co-op are also elements that pull in the right direction and it should certainly not be the last time that Finnish Housemarque pile into Outland universe, which might be regarded as something of a modern classic.
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Overall 8
8.0

Outland

Strategy Informer
6 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Outland is a solid and enjoyable platformer, and one of the best Metroidvanias available for Xbox Live Arcade. Fans of the genre will note the repetitive strain later into the experience, but anyone else is bound to have a blast throughout.
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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 10
10
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0

Outland

impulsegamer
1 October 2011
  • Excerpt: This downloadable game for either Xbox live Arcade or PSN (We played the Xbox Live Arcade version), is an eye pleasing hybrid of the side scrollers that are lost in the pixels of gaming time.
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Overall 9
8.5

Outland Review

PlayDevil
14 August 2011
  • Summary: An intriguing combination of Ikaruga and Shadow Complex , " Outland " is a great achievement from Housemarque. After losing their way slightly after Super Stardust, this represents a great return to form for the developer, with fantastic art and sound, and interesting gameplay.
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

Game and Player
28 June 2011
  • Excerpt: . By now, it's a known quantity to Xbox 360 owners but new to the PlayStation 3. Is it worth the money? Resoundingly.
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Overall 9
8.9

Expert Review

GamingNexus
14 June 2011
  • Summary: A good platformer is challenging, to a degree. A good platformer makes you want to throw your controller at the screen and call it quits, but is so enthralling that you leave your cursing to mutters under your breath and trek onward regardless.
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Overall 9
8.8
Gameplay 9
8.5
Looks 9
9.0

Outland (X360) - Review

VGChartz
30 May 2011
  • Excerpt: The last few years have demonstrated just how important the downloadable space is for showcasing new and exciting games. Finnish developer Housemarque's Outland is yet another shining testament to the online platform and is, in its own right, a sharp-looking and captivating 2D side-scroller that...
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You got Your Bullet Hell in My Platformer

GameCritics.com
22 May 2011
  • Conclusion: Why is this not a side-scrolling platformer?
  • Pros: Stellar visual style.
  • Cons: The prologue is far, far too long.
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You Got Your Bullet Hell in My Platformer

GameCritics.com
22 May 2011
  • Conclusion: Why is this not a side-scrolling platformer?
  • Pros: Stellar visual style.
  • Cons: The prologue is far, far too long.
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