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Real Steel
7.0 out of 10

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Overall 9
Video quality 8

Real Steel

BluRay Authority
28 January 2012
  • Excerpt: If you’ve lamented the lack of robot based combat games on the Live Arcade, then rejoice, as Real Steel has arrived to satisfy your need for robotic violence. The premise is simple enough, take two robots and battle it out until one is destined for the scrap heap, while the other basks in victory’s...
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Real Steel

27 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Grinding out levels and paid for content have their places in games, and neither should be in a $10 downloadable game based on a movie. There are a few moments that the game feels really fun but those moments wear off very quickly once the grind kicks in.
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Pay per Play

23 October 2011
  • Conclusion: I have to pay real money to change my robot's colour? Seriously?
  • Pros: Decapitating an enemy with a flurry of punches.
  • Cons: Success in the game is hidden behind a paywall.
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Overall 8


True achievements
20 October 2011
  • Conclusion: There are many strategies to be learned and tons of awesome customizing, but I didn’t like how much seemed like you needed to pay for in order to be a better robot. It was also at the start un-enjoyable getting beat, then getting crushed online.
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Overall 5

Real Steel

Total Xbox
14 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Hugh Jackman's nowhere to be found, but who needs him? In this Arcade tie-in to his recent movie, your pugilist hulk has clattering metal opponents to pulverize. As you enter the ring, you can choose from three types of robot, each of which can slowly earn the right (and cash) to replace its limbs...
  • Pros: + Combat requires more strategy than most brawlers; lots of parts to unlock; 20 enemies to conquer.
  • Cons: - Terrible and inescapable rotate-the-analog-stick knockout-recovery mini-game., - Choose between grinding against the same opponents for what feels like forever or buying DLC gear., ? Is this the dark future of not-so-microtransactions?
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Overall 6
Gameplay 6
Graphics 6
Sound 7
Lastability 7

Real Steel

6 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Loin de vouloir concurrencer l'indétrônable série de jeux de boxe Fight Night, Yuke's Media Creation nous propose une alternative originale en faisant monter sur le ring des robots customisables.
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Overall 3

Real Steel

17 October 2011
  • Conclusion: I den kommande filmen Real Steel bygger Hugh Jackmans karaktär en robot och börjar tävla med den i den internationella robotboxningsligan. NÃ¥gon mÃ¥ste ha känt att det var nödvändigt att göra ett spel baserat pÃ¥ denna licens, för nu har Real Steel släppts pÃ¥ Xbox Live Arcade och...
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