Rez

Critic Score User Score
Dreamcast
84
4.1
PlayStation 2
79
...
Xbox 360
88
4.3
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Description

Rez is a fast-action shooter that takes you deep into the world’s computer network. The “Project K” Network has recently been upgraded to handle the rapid expansion of the information age and the core, known as “Eden,” holds the most advanced artificial intelligence the world has ever seen. Unfortunately, Eden cannot handle the ability to create her own thoughts and buckles under the pressure in an existential breakdown. She is lost deep inside the system, and you’re the only one that can bring her back online, saving the world from utter chaos.

You must blast complex viruses, unlock passwords, and destroy firewall bosses as you search for Eden. Each stage is in a constant state of flux dependent on your shooting techniques, which ultimately control the music and colors of your environment. The deeper you get into the dreamlike cyber world of Rez, your form will evolve or devolve depending on your progress.

Screenshots

Rez PlayStation 2 Get them fast. They will each shoot a missile on you. You could however wait for their missile and get more points. (Again, Punk mode)
Rez PlayStation 2 Boss battles test your reflexes and patterns.
Rez PlayStation 2 Stage Select screen of "Play" mode.
Rez PlayStation 2 Evolving to a higher form allows for stronger and impressive looking attack beams.

Alternate Titles

  • "Rez HD" -- Xbox 360 title
  • "K-Project" -- Working title

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User Reviews

You'll either love it or hate it. Dreamcast yprbest (100)
Absolutely brilliant! PlayStation 2 Tomer Gabel (4362)
It's a shooter, a techno trance video, and a reason to crank the volume up. PlayStation 2 gametrader (229)

Critic Reviews

Gamestyle PlayStation 2 2005 10 out of 10 100
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Jan 30, 2008 10 out of 10 100
GamesCollection PlayStation 2 Apr 19, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Xbox World Australia (XWA) Xbox 360 Mar 24, 2008 89 out of 100 89
Defunct Games Dreamcast Aug 15, 2004 87 out of 100 87
Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Jul 26, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
Play.tm PlayStation 2 Jan 15, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Killer Betties Xbox 360 Feb 15, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Wonderwallweb.com Xbox 360 Mar 10, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com Dreamcast Dec 17, 2001 7 out of 20 35

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
XBLA version 2 Ace of Sevens (4228)
May 24, 2008

Trivia

On 2003, July 31st, a private REZ event occurred in Tokyo, where the team showed new game content to a few selected people. One of the levels was based on Fat Boy Slim music, but never made it into the game due to licensing reasons.

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