There are only a few games out for the wii, and the last thing the wii needs is a crappy game in its limited opening lineup.
Red Steel is this game. I'm glad is not a game that had to much hype.
Graphically, the game is gory. I like gore, and there's nothing like the though of slicing through a bad guys neck, spilling a fountan of red blood six feet into the air.
Enter the Kill Bill knockoff.
Red Steel promotes as being able to use both a sword and a gun in its wonderful maylay of combat conflict. Instead of being a skillful swordsman, you will find yourself sticking to the gun.
The sword just seems to be a step behind when all your foes have fully automatic weapons.
The only part of the game's sword combat that has some gimmer of hope is the boss battles. When I though of being able to swing a controller, in a true sword battle of wits and skill.... Red steel replaced that with a pattern of the same movments for each boss battle, that requires only minium practice.
I can see how people threw their controllers at their TV screens. I would be pissed off if I was ripped off like this.
This game promises much and falls painfully short. Let this one die with some honor, and stay a rental.