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Rez (Dreamcast)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    Single Player, 5.1 Surround Sound, HD (High Definition). Set in a cyberworld, this legendary fast-paced action-shooter created by Tetsuya Mizuguchi will provide the ultimate audiovisual experience as you target the enemies and hack the system while creating your own beats. Five challenging areas, each with its own theme as well as unlockables waiting to be discovered. Don’t be afraid to dig deep into the world’s computer network! This game requires the Xbox 360 hard drive or the 512MB Memory Unit for storage. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15115) on Jan 22, 2012.

www.xbox.com:
    Rez HD will open your senses…let’s go to synaesthesia.Set in a cyberworld, this legendary fast-paced action-shooter created by Tetsuya Mizuguchi will provide the ultimate audiovisual experience as you target the enemies and hack the system while creating your own beats. Five challenging areas each with its own unique visual theme and style, musical track, and a boss battle at the end. The game also features several different modes and plenty of unlockable elements. To further enhance the Rez experience, artists including Coldcut, Adam Freeland, Joujouka, Ken Ishii and Keiichi Sugiyama (SEGA’s Wave Master) contributed tracks tothe game.

    • High definition visuals and 5.1 surround audio
    • Full suite of Leaderboards and Achievements
    • 5 new visual effects (sepia, tile, blur, bloom, glare)
    • 5 new sound effects (cave, forest, underwater, hall, plate)
    • Second Vibration function using an alternate controller

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15115) on Oct 03, 2010.

Back of Keep Case - PlayStation 2 (Europe multilingual):
    (Dutch) Ontdek een nieuwe wereld ● Een wereld vol geluiden, beelden en trillingen ● Treed het netwerk binnen en wek 'Eden' ● Maak je instincten wakker ● Laat je leiden door je zintuigen ● Ervaar synesthesie.

    (German) Entdecken Sie eine neue Welt! ● Eine Welt voller Töne, Bilder und Vibrationen ● Gehen Sie ins Netzwerk und erwecken Sie "Eden" zum Leben ● Lassen Sie Ihren Instikten freien Lauf ● Öffnen Sie Ihre Sinne ● Erleben Sie Synästhesie

    (Italian) Scopri un nuovo mondo ● Un mondo di suoni, immagini e vibrazioni ● Entra nella rete e ridesta Eden ● Dai sfogo ai tuoi istinti ● Risveglia i sensi: ● Sinestesia allo stato puro.

    (French) Découvrez un nouvel univers ● Un monde de sons, d'images et de vibrations ● Explorez le réseau et réveillez Eden ● Laissez parler votre vraie nature ● Ouvrez vos sens ● Faites l'expérience de la synesthésie.

    Contributed by PolloDiablo (16614) on Jan 21, 2009.

Back of Case - PS2 (UK):
    Discover a new world

    A world of sound, visuals and vibrations

    Enter the network and awaken 'Eden'

    Release your instincts

    Open your senses

    Experience synesthesia.

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4618) on Jul 10, 2008.

Back of Case - PlayStation 2:

    Go to synaesthesia...



    Enter a pulsating world of intense sights and sounds, where every beat and sample is synced directly to your actions

    Through the use of light, sound and rhythm, you alone must take control of the network and its music in an attempt to unlock the system's secrets and bring "Eden" back online.

    Revolutionary gameplay allows players to create their own rhythms while destroying enemies

    Unlock more than 20 extra features by mastering every aspect of the game

    Advanced technology blends intense visuals, addictive action, ans awesome music into one seamless gaming experience

    Extra Modes include "Score Attack," "Beyond Mode," "Boss Rush," and "Trance Mission"

    The Shooting Genre Re-invented

    Within the network, anything is possible.
    Rez requests your series. Are you game?

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69754) on Nov 21, 2002.

From uk.playstation.com:
    Rez is the first game of its kind, a unique shooting title that blends exhilarating quickfire gameplay with mesmerising graphics and the most inventive use of sound in a videogame ever. Fly through cyberspace and become hypnotised by an intoxicating mix of shooting action, musical creation and spellbinding graphics, as you venture to the core of 'Eden', a vast computer system with a conscience. Destroy the viruses and firewalls that inhabit the sub-systems to discover the truth behind the birth of humanity. Witness the evolution of your character as you progress deeper into the complex mainframe, in an unforgettable and entrancing experience from Sega.


    Contributed by Grant McLellan (545) on Mar 10, 2002.