DescriptionBionic Commando Rearmed is a remake of original Bionic Commando for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The visuals are updated to the year 2008's standards and it remains quite faithful to the gameplay and general mission structure of the 1989 game. It should be noted that the game remade is the North American release, so no Nazi symbols or references can be seen in the remake.
There are however a number of additions never seen in the original. The first is the ability to play the game completely through the co-op mode and a plethora of various multiplayer modes. Another one is the completely reworked boss battles that change their AI to accommodate for a second player. Some enemies are now more vulnerable to a particular weapon type while others barely scratch them.
The remake also sees an appearance of challenge rooms that must completed without touching the floor once. This can be done using the bionic arm, which the player can use to swing around. Those events are optional and time based. Hacking now includes solving a 3D puzzle in something resembling a cyberspace. Completing those puzzles is optional, however it may provide a hint as how to destroy the boss on the current level.
Part of the Following Groups
- 3D Engine: DIESEL
- Bionic Commando series
- Enhanced remakes
- Japanese PlayStation 3 game releases with full English support
- Physics Engine: PhysX
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|Giant Bomb||Aug, 2008||100|
|IGN||Aug 13, 2008||9.3 out of 10||93|
|GamersMark||Aug 21, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|UOL Jogos||Aug 14, 2008||90|
|PC Gamer UK||Aug 13, 2008||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Oct, 2008||81 out of 100||81|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Aug 26, 2008||81 out of 100||81|
|PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)||Aug 31, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|GameStar (Germany)||Jul 29, 2008||60 out of 100||60|
|PC Games (Germany)||Jul 30, 2008||3 out of 6||60|
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1001 Video GamesBionic Commando Rearmed appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Cut versionIn the cut version of the game, the ending cutscene is missing the last, gory scene.
Related Web Sites
- 411MANIA | Bionic Commando: ReArmed (Xbox Live Arcade) Review (Game review. (August 2008))
- Bionic Commando (Official website for the series)
- Wikipedia: Bionic Commando Rearmed (Article about the game in the open encyclopedia)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Bionic Commando Rearmed.)