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The Red Star- PlayStation 2

The Red Star- PlayStation 2
alaScore 87

8 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites.

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(Based on 8 reviews)

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The Red Star

 

Since it was originally scheduled for a 2004 release, The Red Star is not exactly a stunner in the audio-visual department. The game switches between side-scrolling and overhead sections that use polygonal graphics to get a decent enough look. It...

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The Red Star

 

This long awaited hack, slash, and shoot fest has finally arrived, and our thumbs are already sore

Classic scrolling action ; Two player co-op mode ; Neat alternate history setting

Repetitive boss battles ; Not much story ; Sore trigger fingers

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The Red Star

 

Don't argue, comrade. This one's worth your capitalist American dollars.

Twenty measly bucks; simple and fun action; pretty enough for a PS2 game; upgrade system; the unlockable character

No story (especially for fans of the comic); upgrades aren't clearly explained

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The Red Star

 

A shooter in a world of its own.

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The Red Star review

 

The Red Star was a game about to launch. That is, until its publisher went bankrupt. Acclaim, a company which had a really hard time plugging the holes in its sinking ship, collapsed in the summer of 2004. Selling off everything, the company left The...

Finally, a budget title worth buying. The Red Star was never intended as such, but when you sit on a shelf collecting dust like it did for three years, your value drops a little bit. That doesn't change the fact that this is a damn good game. Other...

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The Red Star PlayStation 2 Review

 

A refreshing take on a classic genre.

The big problem with this game is the loading times. Because of them, most people will pay no attention to the storyline as they will be preoccupied with just hammering the X button in order to get through the next loading screen. Thankfully the...

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The Red Star

 

This hack-and-slash, run-and-gun action game from Acclaim blends old-school, side-scrolling combat with flashy 3D graphics and contemporary special effects. Inspired by Archangel Studios' graphic novels of the same title, The Red Star is set in an alterna

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The Red Star (PS2) review

 

A casualty of Acclaim's bankruptcy, The Red Star never made it to US shelves for its intended late 2004 release on Xbox and PS2, and the torch was handed to XS games who ensured the title didn't slip away entirely into the abyss of canned-game...

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