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Bionic Commando Rearmed

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
90
4.0
Windows
82
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Xbox 360
87
4.0
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Description

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.

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Bionic Commando Rearmed Xbox 360 A database of extra backstory is included which gets updated as you go along.
Bionic Commando Rearmed Windows Desert location
Bionic Commando Rearmed Windows Arriving at the destination.
Bionic Commando Rearmed Windows Truck encounter in the mountains

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Critic Reviews

1UP Xbox 360 Aug 13, 2008 A 100
Giant Bomb PlayStation 3 Aug, 2008 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
1UP PlayStation 3 Aug 13, 2008 A 100
Gamer 2.0 PlayStation 3 Aug 18, 2008 9.4 out of 10 94
Extreme Gamer Xbox 360 Sep 01, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Destructoid Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de Xbox 360 Aug 12, 2008 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Xbox 360 Aug 13, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Good Game Xbox 360 Sep 08, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GameFocus Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2008 6.2 out of 10 62

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Trivia

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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