Bionic Commando Rearmed

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Bionic Commando Rearmed is a remake of original Bionic Commando for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The visuals are updated to the year 2008's standards and it remains quite faithful to the gameplay and general mission structure of the 1989 game. It should be noted that the game remade is the North American release, so no Nazi symbols or references can be seen in the remake.

There are however a number of additions never seen in the original. The first is the ability to play the game completely through the co-op mode and a plethora of various multiplayer modes. Another one is the completely reworked boss battles that change their AI to accommodate for a second player. Some enemies are now more vulnerable to a particular weapon type while others barely scratch them.

The remake also sees an appearance of challenge rooms that must completed without touching the floor once. This can be done using the bionic arm, which the player can use to swing around. Those events are optional and time based. Hacking now includes solving a 3D puzzle in something resembling a cyberspace. Completing those puzzles is optional, however it may provide a hint as how to destroy the boss on the current level.


Bionic Commando Rearmed Xbox 360 Shooting!
Bionic Commando Rearmed Xbox 360 A tutorial!  Where were you when I needed you in 1988?
Bionic Commando Rearmed Xbox 360 Pass a convoy on the map and you'll have to neutralize it.
Bionic Commando Rearmed Windows High in the snowy mountain. You won't pass without an arm upgrade.

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Gaming Nexus Xbox 360 Aug 27, 2008 A 100
GamersMark Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2008 9 out of 10 90 Xbox 360 Aug 14, 2008 9 out of 10 90
UOL Jogos Windows Aug 14, 2008 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Digital Chumps PlayStation 3 Aug 25, 2008 9 out of 10 90 Windows Aug 14, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Sep 10, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86
games xtreme Xbox 360 Sep 02, 2008 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Xbox 360 Aug 13, 2008 8 out of 10 80 Windows Sep 29, 2008 15 out of 20 75


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1001 Video Games

Bionic Commando Rearmed appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cut version

In the cut version of the game, the ending cutscene is missing the last, gory scene.

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