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Category Description User Score
AI The quality of the game's intelligence, usually for the behavior of opponents. 4.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 4.3
Graphics The visual quality of the game 4.3
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 3.9
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.2
Overall User Score (7 votes) 4.1

Critic Reviews

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70 (Jun 06, 2004)
This shooter I feel never got the respect that it deserved, more people remember Galaga, or Gradius than Xevious, and that is a shame. Now that it has been released for the Gameboy Advance as part of the Classic NES series, I hope it gains more popularity. Even today I can play Xevious and still be entertained, and that is something considering the game just hit its twenty-year age mark.
Leider kann man sich hier den Spielspaß selbst ein wenig ruinieren, indem man den B-Kopf gedrückt hält, wodurch kontinuierlich endlos viele Bomben geschmissen werden. Zudem sind die Angriffsschüsse der Gegner teilweise ziemlich unfair. Heutzutage würde man solche Spiele nicht mal mehr mit der Kneifzange anfassen, aber vor zwei Jahrzehnten galten sie als echter Motivationsgarant. Na ja, so war das damals...
GameSpot (Jun 07, 2004)
All in all, this Classic NES Series game does a great job of playing the NES version of Xevious. Unfortunately, the NES version of Xevious was never really all that great of a game, and its "classic" status on the NES is questionable, at best. Charging $20 for one 20-year-old game of middling quality certainly doesn't help matters either. Fans of Xevious would be better served by finding a copy of Namco Museum Volume 2 for the PlayStation, which contains the arcade version of Xevious and can probably be bought for less money than this cart.
25 (Jul 15, 2004)
Xevious nous ramène au source du shoot'em up. A une époque où on pouvait se passer de power up et où notre imagination pouvait nous permettre d'associer des petits carrés à un vaisseau de guerre surarmé ! Aujourd'hui, ça passe moins bien.