Moon (Nintendo DS)

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Description

Renegade Kid returns to the DS with this second game, Moon. After updating the Renegade Engine, used for the first game, Dementium, this new shooter for the DS puts you in the role of Major Edward Kane, Chief of Military Operations for the Extra-Terrestrial Encounter Organization. The year is 2058 and you and your squad are sent to the moon to investigate strange things that have been happening at the new moon bases. An alien hatch has been discovered at the construction site of one of the bases. So you need to take charge and take care of business.

As its predecessor, it tries to fill the lack of shooters for Nintendo's handheld. With the stylus for aiming, the D-pad for moving and the shoulder buttons for shooting, Moon revisits the late 90's style of shooter started by the Quake series.

The game features 24 episodes, 7 different weapons, various levels of difficulty, bonuses and other game modes to unlock.

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User Reviews

Technically Impressive but feels lifeless Matthew Melbourne (27) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

The A.V. Club Jan 19, 2009 A- 91
Worth Playing Jan 27, 2009 9 out of 10 90
IGN Jan 09, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Kombo.com Jan 29, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
That Gaming Site Jan 20, 2009 8.3 out of 10 83
Da Gameboyz Jan, 2009 8 out of 10 80
NintendoWorldReport Jan 26, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Pocket Gamer UK Jan 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Digital Chumps Jan 20, 2009 6.4 out of 10 64
Modojo Jan 15, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

It received two awards in IGN's Best of 2009 Game of the Year Editors' Awards:

  • Best DS Shooter
  • DS Award for Visual Excellence

Corn Popper (69611) added Moon (Nintendo DS) on Jan 18, 2009