DescriptionLike its parent, the Xbox Live Arcade game Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved, Galaxies has the player control a ship that can shoot and travel in 8 directions and is controlled primarily with analog sticks and a single button to activate bombs. The playing space is a flat 2D plane, but unlike Evolved there are multiple planes (or levels) that vary in size and shape. The planes are typically a near-black background lit up with a grid, but enemies are brightly colored shapes that fill the screen with particles and colors when attacking the player.
Galaxies differs from Retro Evolved in that the single-player component has many different levels rather than the single provided in Evolved, each with its own set of score goals. Galaxies also adds a new mechanic of the drone, which acts as a helper ship that can perform one user-selected duty at a time such as rotating shield, secondary shooter, backwards shooter, etc.
The Wii version includes Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved and can interface with the Nintendo DS to download the demo to the system, as well as to unlock new features, including a hidden version of Geometry Wars: Waves.
There are no Wii user screenshots for this game.
There are 12 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.
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|The Video Game Critic||Dec 23, 2007||A||100|
|GameDaily||Nov 27, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|V2.fi||Feb 07, 2008||86 out of 100||86|
|Netjak||Dec 04, 2007||8.3 out of 10||83|
|IGN UK||Jan 18, 2008||8.2 out of 10||82|
|GamePro (US)||Feb, 2008||4 out of 5||80|
|AusGamers||Feb 13, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Wonderwallweb.com||Jan 21, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)||Feb 20, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|Avid Gamer||Jan 30, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
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