Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Wii)

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Like 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.


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Critic Reviews Jan 13, 2008 5 out of 5 100
The Next Level Dec 11, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Worth Playing Dec 12, 2007 8.8 out of 10 88
Gamezoom Feb 27, 2008 86 out of 100 86
Bordersdown Feb, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Feb, 2008 4 out of 5 80
Video Game Talk Jan 04, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
AusGamers Feb 13, 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN Australia Jan 31, 2008 7.9 out of 10 79
Game Revolution Jan 11, 2008 B 75


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EphemeralDream (9) added Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Wii) on Dec 06, 2007
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