More Reviews
REVIEWS Disney Infinity 3.0 Review
Disney Infinity 3.0 offers the first real taste of new Star Wars gaming content since the franchise was purchased by the Disney Corporation. This begs the question: Is it Han Sololicious? Or Jar Jar Bombad?

Lara Croft GO Review
Everyone’s favorite spunky spelunker goes retro for her new adventure on mobile devices. Does this blast from the past offer enough variety to stand on its own?
More Previews
PREVIEWS The Solus Project Preview
Marooned on an uninhabited world, you must survive in this gorgeous hostlie alien environment until you can call for help.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Release date: Out Now

Destiny: The Taken King
Release date: 09/15/15

Skylanders SuperChargers
Release date: 09/20/15

LEGO Dimensions
Release date: 09/27/15


LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Ivory_Soul
Windows 10 Review for Dummies
By Ivory_Soul
Posted on 08/11/15
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 Member Review for the Xbox360

Ivory_Soul By:
Ivory_Soul
10/17/08
PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION
EMAIL TO A FRIEND
GENRE Shoot-'Em-Up 
PLAYERS
PUBLISHER Bizarre Creations 
DEVELOPER Bizarre Creations 
RELEASE DATE  
E Contains No Descriptors

What do these ratings mean?

The Good: 5 new game modes, Geoms help add to score, same great multi player and visuals

The Bad: Nothing else is really new, difficulty is still unforgiving, no online play

Geo Wars was THE first Xbox Arcade game back during launch and fans have been chomping at the bit for a sequel ever since. In Geo Wars 2 we get six game modes, new gameplay features, and the same awesome multiplayer. The game modes include Evolved which was the original game, King which has you moving to one of 3 circles that eventually disappear and you can only shoot in those circles, Pacifism which gives you no weapons and you have to move through gates that blow enemies up, Sequence which is a series of 20 levels that have certain "objectives" and if you die you move on to the next, Waves which has orange enemies that move horizontally or vertically in rows and you have to kill and dodge them, and Deadline which is where you have to kill all the enemies on screen in a certain amount of time.

     All these modes are highly addictive and are done very well. A great game play addition are Geoms which are little green dots that appear after you kill and enemy and this increases your score easier. This really helps since it was so hard to get a high score in the first game. The graphics are pretty much the same, but they seem brighter and the colors are more full and rich in detail. The thing is you really don't need great graphics with this game it already looks like fireworks when you play so you don't want to get too distracted or blind.

    The sounds are exactly the same, but that's not a problem since you can just listen to your own music really. The multi player is the same insane fun and with more modes it makes it even better. Overall the replay value on this game is higher since there are more modes to master and different types of achievements to get. The game is still insanely hard though and that can be a problem for a lot of people, this game is just not very forgiving and that's why I won't give it a 9. Overall for $10 (800 MSP) this is a steal and everyone should also check out the first game as well.


More information about Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2
 
B+ Revolution report card
Views: 996 Review rating:
comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution