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Scrap Metal- Xbox 360

Scrap Metal- Xbox 360
alaScore 82

21 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the gameplay. The action is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the controls.

multi player, action, gameplay

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Scrap Metal- Xbox 360 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 21 reviews)

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3 user reviews

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Scrap Metal Review

 

Any racing fans out there ever wondered what would happen if you threw old school NES game R.C. Pro AM and a game like Full Auto or Twisted Metal into a blender?

The cars themselves handle extremely sensitive. Sometimes I felt like I was driving on ice because my car would do a 360 while trying to make a sharp corner. This could be adjusted for by slowing up and really concentrating on your driving technique,...

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Scrap Metal

 

A smashing good time. The second offering in the Xbox Live Arcade Block Party delivers a trip down memory lane with Scrap Metal; an overhead racing game that combines the...

Multi-player is a blast ; Diverse objectives ; Destruction is awesome

Overly-complicated controls ; Drab color palette ; Character cut-outs

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Scrap Metal Review for the XBOX360

 

This ain't your mom's station wagon.

Lots of mission variety; Good value, hours of gameplay; Tight controls, tight mechanics; Upgrade cars and build a garage; Old-school arcade design

Terrible soundtrack; Uneven difficulty; Made me seem crazy

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Scrap Metal

 

With the Twisted Metal series lying dormant, and Vigilante 8's resurrection being limited to an XBLA version of the original game, car combat hasn't gotten much love in a while. Enter Scrap Metal, a car combat game that takes the genre's standard...

Scrap Metal isn't a bad game, it's just a mixed bag representation of a few different genres. As a top-down racer, it's quite good, it's nearly as good as a demolition derby game, but it really falls short as a car combat game due to its small levels...

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Scrap Metal Review

 

Your ticket pays for the whole seat, but you'll only need the edge!

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Scrap Metal (XBLA) Review

 

This fresh take on vehicular combat revives top-down racing with some of the craziest cars and prettiest explosions you'll find.

On March 10, Slick Entertainment’s Scrap Metal hits Xbox LIVE Arcade, the second entry in Microsoft Game Studios' ongoing Block Party event. Toy Soldiers, a World War I tower defense game, kicked off the event last week, and Scrap Metal follows up with...

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Scrap Metal Review (Xbox 360)

 

Each track has a number of different configurations, game types and their own boss character

The problems that seem to plague either control method comes from some occasionally weird responsiveness mixed with a sometimes ridiculous physics engine. Slipping and sliding should be part of the challenge, yes, but when it stops being fun and starts...

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Scrap Metal

 

Drift around corners with guns blazing and take out legendary competitors in the fast-paced, top-down racing game Scrap Metal. Fight your way through explosive, action-packed missions and defeat cunning bosses to add their vehicles to your garage....

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NOT A REVIEW

 

I'm just commenting that I think it's BS this isn't on PSN. I'm sick of the segregation, people! Yeah, I have both systems but I'm not paying for Gold, right now. When I saw this, I thought about RC Pro Am and Rock N' Roll racing and my heart...

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Hard to get too excited

 

Just seems like that kind of game, all in the mechanics. Kind of like Trials HD. Chris, you must have some big cojones to call Jaffe a moron

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