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Bionic 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.


Bionic Commando: Rearmed Windows You'll need flares to navigate them.
Bionic Commando: Rearmed Windows There is even multiplayer with four people on a single computer.
Bionic Commando: Rearmed Windows Desert location
Bionic Commando: Rearmed Windows Verbal exchange with the Boss

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Bionic Commando: Rearmed Screenshot
Bionic Commando: Rearmed Screenshot
Bionic Commando: Rearmed Screenshot
Bionic Commando: Rearmed Screenshot

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Deeko Xbox 360 Aug 27, 2008 10 out of 10 100
Thunderbolt Games Xbox 360 Aug 20, 2008 10 out of 10 100
GamersMark Windows Aug 21, 2008 9 out of 10 90
UOL Jogos Xbox 360 Aug 14, 2008 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90 Windows Aug 14, 2008 9 out of 10 90
3D Juegos Xbox 360 Aug 14, 2008 8.8 out of 10 88
Game Positive Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83
Gamereactor (Sweden) PlayStation 3 Aug 13, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Good Game Xbox 360 Sep 08, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Sep 12, 2008 B 75


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1001 Video Games

Bionic Commando Rearmed appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cut version

In the cut version of the game, the ending cutscene is missing the last, gory scene.

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