RTX: Red Rock (PlayStation 2)

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In this game the player controls Major Eugene Wheeler, a radical tactics expert sent to the Mars base to investigate the loss of communications. Once there, he discovers that the base has been taken over by alien invaders who plan to use it to launch an attack on Earth. Wheeler must use all his wits and skills to prevent this from happening.

RTX: Red Rock is a third-person action-adventure game which splits itself between combat with a multitude of weapons and some puzzle-solving. The protagonist is also equipped with a robotic arm with multiple attachments and a 'bionic' eye which gives him four different vision modes. The game is comprised of ten levels, some of which involve driving vehicles and controlling robots.


RTX: Red Rock PlayStation 2 Sometimes IRIS will need your help with circuits and signals to override something.
RTX: Red Rock PlayStation 2 Whenever you get in/out, you'll have to wear an oxygen suit, and yes, oxygen wears off in time.
RTX: Red Rock PlayStation 2 Main Title
RTX: Red Rock PlayStation 2 Electroscan will highlight all objects you can take or interact with.

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Revives the true LucasArts adventurous spirit. MAT (102237) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing Jun 22, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Chronicles Jul 11, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73
GameZone Jun 23, 2003 7.2 out of 10 72
Gamesmania.de Sep 03, 2003 70 out of 100 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 01, 2003 6 out of 10 60
IGN Jun 18, 2003 5.6 out of 10 56
GameSpot Jun 18, 2003 4.9 out of 10 49
GameSpy Jul 05, 2003 45 out of 100 45
GamePro (US) Jul 07, 2003 2 out of 5 40
Game industry News (GiN) 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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At some point while on the Red Rock Town mars colony, you'll use IRIS to control a small robot. With it, you'll be able to enter a small hole just near the spot you found it. Inside you'll notice three posters which are front covers from three different games made by LucasArts. Furthermore, you'll have to pass a room where only that robot can enter, and that room will seem like a huge game store. All over the shelves will be game boxes and all over the walls game posters. You can clearly recognize Outlaws, Grim Fandango, The Curse of Monkey Island, and Escape from Monkey Island games there.
mwnoname (165) added RTX: Red Rock (PlayStation 2) on Jun 26, 2003