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Metal Arms: Glitch in the System

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
78
3.0
Xbox
80
4.3
GameCube
80
4.0
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Description

Metal Arms: Glitch In the System is an original (non-licensed) title from Swingin' Ape Studios and Sierra.

You will play Glitch, a rebellious robot who is determined to destroy the evil army of Mil robots. Metal Arms features plenty of third-person robotic destruction. Glitch sports a large arsenal of weapons with which to complete his task. Original features include the ability to possess enemy Mils and use them for your own purposes.

For variety Metal Arms includes a few vehicle levels, including drivable tanks and 'RAT' vehicles. Metal Arms features some platforming, but is more of a shooter. Helping to keep the player's interest is colorful a character design - all characters have an attitude.

On the multiplayer side, Metal Arms features four-player split-screen gameplay with various modes including Possession Melee (your opponent's kills count for you!), standard Bot Brawl, King of the Hill, Moving Hill, Tag and Reverse Tag modes.

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User Reviews

A very entertaining and humorous 3rd-person shooter. GameCube Ryu (50)
Well executed third person shooter with good AI and stealth/hacking Xbox Kain Shin (28)

The Press Says

Gaming Target Xbox Dec 04, 2003 9 out of 10 90
GameZone PlayStation 2 Nov 10, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Dec 04, 2003 85 out of 100 85
IGN Xbox Nov 07, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN PlayStation 2 Nov 07, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN GameCube Nov 06, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
Gaming Target GameCube Jan 05, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Xbox Nov, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Xbox Dec, 2003 B 75
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Dec 08, 2003 4.1 out of 10 41

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – Xbox Surprise Hit of the Year

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