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Nerf Arena Blast (Windows)

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Description

Nerf Arena battle is based on the play toys of the same name, and combines the blast 'em up action of Quake with non-violent gameplay.

There are 3 game modes to choose from, including Pointblast (the person with the most points wins), Speedblast (collect seven flags, while getting rid of the opposition) and Ballblast (score a set of balls into hoops around the arena, while keeping the enemy at bay).

Each mode is played on a range of different landscapes, including a Space Station (complete with anti-gravity and an airlock, plus plenty of asteroids).

Weapons range from standard blasters, each with secondary functions, and high tech gadgets, including the Ballzooka, wich fires high impact balls, and, as a secondary funtion, fires goo which sticks the opposing player in place for a few seconds, giving you some time to take him/her out of the game.

And this isn't just for kids either, as adults will have just as much fun!

Screenshots

Nerf Arena Blast Windows Ah, the coveted final flag!  Victory is sweet.
Nerf Arena Blast Windows No game is complete these days without the lunar/orbital planetary view -- Saturn is fine, but Jupiter is, of course, preferable...
Nerf Arena Blast Windows Inside the entrance of "The Tribes" Arena.
Nerf Arena Blast Windows This young lady stamps her foot in frustration.

Alternate Titles

  • "Nerf Arena" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

IGN Nov 16, 1999 8.8 out of 10 88
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 13, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 28, 2000 77 out of 100 77
Gamesmania 1999 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot Dec 09, 1999 7 out of 10 70
PC Player (Germany) Feb, 2000 65 out of 100 65
Computer Games Magazine Nov 22, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 06, 2000 12 out of 20 60
Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2000 55 out of 100 55

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Trivia

Nerf Arena Blast uses the multiplayer engine from Unreal. This is particularly ironic because one of the biggest complaints about multiplayer Unreal was that the guns were so underpowered it was like trying to kill your enemies with Nerf weapons.
Kartanym (10766) added Nerf Arena Blast (Windows) on Feb 20, 2001