DescriptionTaking place in both the USA and Japan, Red Steel is a crime themed shooter that has the player controlled Scott Monroe fighting off various members of the Yakuza clans in order to rescue his fianceé.
It features sword duels and gun fights using the Wiimote, to allow the player to swing the control as they would swing a sword. The positioning and movement actions of the Wiimote also let the player aim their weapons almost as they would a real gun.
Not only must the player fight off many clan leaders, but the option is often given to spare lives of the enemy. This is wise as it leads the player gaining more friends, rather than more opponents in the future if the Scott is seen to be dishonorable.
It is up to Scott to hopefully gain allies and uncover the reasons for his financeé's kidnapping.
- "Reddo Sutīru" -- Japanese title
- "レッドスティール," -- Japanese spelling
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|Fun for fans of light-gun genre, yet not of Samurai Shodown.||Minter064 (26)|
|Excellent New-Gen fps (with some dodgey sword play)||Ynda (18)|
|GameTrailers||Nov 20, 2006||7.8 out of 10||78|
|eToychest||2006||78 out of 100||78|
|Worth Playing||Dec 26, 2006||7 out of 10||70|
|Eurogamer.fr||May 17, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|Extreme Gamer||Dec 13, 2006||6.5 out of 10||65|
|G4 TV: X-Play||Nov 20, 2006||60|
|Retroage||Sep 12, 2011||5.7 out of 10||57|
|GameSpot||Nov 17, 2006||5.5 out of 10||55|
|GameSpy||Nov 30, 2006||40|
|videogamer.com||Dec 22, 2006||4 out of 10||40|
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TriviaOn 21st May 2007, the game's soundtrack by Tom Salta was made available on iTunes. On 29th May 2007, it was also released to retail on CD by Persist Records / Sumthing Distribution.
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