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Red Steel (Wii)

63
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

www.ubi.com:
    As the story unfolds, your fiancée has been kidnapped and her father – a Japanese mafia kingpin – murdered by a rival gang. The only way to save your loved one is to journey from Los Angeles to Japan and confront the Tokyo underworld.

    • Exclusively for Nintendo’s new-gen system Wii Red Steel is the only original first-person action game built from the ground up for the Wii.

    • The Weapon Is in Your Hand Take full advantage of the revolutionary Wii controller, and control the action like never before. You’ll replicate sword-fighting movements and eliminate enemies quickly by directly targeting and shooting them.

    • Master the Deadly Steel Execute deadly combo moves using multiple swords or choose from a variety of firearms for longer-range attacks.

    • Focus Is Key Learn to harness your mental power to unleash powerful attacks in dire situations, and use the “focus system” to freeze time and effectively target several enemies at once.

    • Become a Modern Samurai Learn the art of Japanese fighting, and then use these skills to take out your enemies or gain their respect and loyalty by sparing them.

    • Multiplayer Modes Challenge friends with various split-screen multiplayer modes to see who the real master is.

    Contributed by DreinIX (9422) on Apr 30, 2008.

Back of Case - Wii (US):
    Los Angeles, present day. Armed thugs kidnap your fiancée and murder her father, a feared Yakuza overlord. You follow her to Tokyo, where you're plunged into the midst of a brutal gang war.

    Only by mastering a lethal variety of weapons--from ancient blades to modern firearms--can you defend your honor and rescue your loved one from certain death.

    YOUR FATE LIES

    WITHIN YOUR GRASP.

    • REAL MOVES: Use the Wii Remote as an extension of your own body to replicate real sword and gun movements.
    • MULTIPLE WEAPONS: Execute deadly combos with an array of authentic weapons including tanto and katana swords, as well as Uzis, shotguns, and grenades.
    • HEAD-TO-HEAD: Plunge yourself into ferocious combat with up to three other players in split-screen multiplayer.

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4618) on Apr 13, 2007.

www.nintendo.com:

    Gun. Sword. Honor.

    Fight to protect your honor.

    Red Steel is an exclusive Wii launch title that takes full advantage of the console’s innovative controller and puts players directly into the action-packed first-person experience with the weapon in their hand – literally.

    Features
    • Exclusively for Wii: Red Steel is the only original first-person action game built from the ground up for the Wii.
    • The Weapon is in your hand: Take full advantage of the revolutionary Wii controllers and dive into the action like never before. You’ll replicate sword-fighting movements and eliminate enemies quickly by directly targeting and shooting them.
    • Master the deadly steel: Execute deadly combo moves using multiple swords or choose from a variety of firearms for longer-range attacks.
    • Focus is key: Learn to harness your mental power to unleash powerful attacks in dire situations, and use the "focus system" to freeze time and effectively target several enemies at once.
    • Become a modern samurai: Learn the art of Japanese fighting, and then use these skills to take out your enemies or gain their respect and loyalty by sparing them.
    • Multiplayer modes: Challenge friends with various split-screen multiplayer modes to see who the real master is.

    An engaging storyline unfolds as you learn that your fiancée has been kidnapped and her father – a Japanese mafia kingpin – murdered by a rival gang. The only way to save your loved one and defend your honor is to journey from Los Angeles to Japan and confront the Tokyo underworld.

    By learning the ancient art of Japanese fighting with your katana and the focused precision of modern firearms, you will progress and adapt yourself to this foreign environment, where skills alone may not guarantee you victory.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (53304) on Nov 21, 2006.