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Gyrostarr (Wii)

Gyrostarr (Wii)
alaScore 78

5 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the action and graphics are overall positive. The usability and gameplay are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the Gyrostarr (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 5 reviews)

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Gyrostarr - Wii review at Thunderbolt Games

 

You can't let yourself get distracted. Not now. You're too close. The end of the wormhole is coming; the dimensional gateway is looming ever larger. It's still closed, too. You screwed up one too many times during your little interstellar joyride, and...

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Gyrostarr - WiiWare

 

AKA ‘Celebrity Jobseeker's Allowance'

Nice spacey backgrounds ; Multiple control options ; Four player split-screen

Goes by a little too fast ; Half-baked motion controls ; Not much depth

The big pull and main reason to fork out the not unreasonable 700 points is the multiplayer mode, which allows up to four of you to compete for points and bragging rights on the same screen. Not bad. Old school sci-fi shooter with one trick but plenty...

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Gyrostarr (2008) on Wii

 

bigger way, as lining up with other players vertically (almost like drafting in a racing game) makes everyone's shot power boost in a huge way. If you work as a team, you'll destroy enemies in seconds. As we mentioned though, there usually isn't...

High Voltage Software delivers a fun - but simple - shooter on WiiWare.

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Gyrostarr [WiiWare]

 

The 3D futuristic racing and techno-fueled soundtracks of games like Wipeout and N20: Nitrous Oxide meet the outer space alien blasting of a classic shooter like Galaga in Gyrostarr, High Voltage Software's first game for Nintendo's WiiWare service. This

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Gyrostarr

 

Gyrostarr is a rare game with many common gameplay features we have seen time and time again in many games for a very long time. Sci-fi racing with weapons on a twisty race track are fairly common features in some form or another, but to have them all...

Graphics are good ; Audio is good, but a bit generic ; Sense of speed is excellent ; Controls are fantastic ; Game is fun, pure addicting fast paced action crack fun

motion controls are bad

Possibly Gyrostarr is the fastest racing game on any system so it needs some solid gameplay mechanics to make it fun and playable. Gyrostarr fortunately has those solid gameplay mechanics for the most part; by using the Wii mote and classic controller...

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