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Description

Taking place in both the USA and Japan, Red Steel is a crime themed shooter that has the player controlled Scott Monroe fighting off various members of the Yakuza clans in order to rescue his fianceé.

It features sword duels and gun fights using the Wiimote, to allow the player to swing the control as they would swing a sword. The positioning and movement actions of the Wiimote also let the player aim their weapons almost as they would a real gun.

Not only must the player fight off many clan leaders, but the option is often given to spare lives of the enemy. This is wise as it leads the player gaining more friends, rather than more opponents in the future if the Scott is seen to be dishonorable.

It is up to Scott to hopefully gain allies and uncover the reasons for his financeé's kidnapping.

Screenshots

Red Steel Wii Title Screen
Red Steel Wii Main Menu
Red Steel Wii Select your profile
Red Steel Wii Loading Screen

Promo Images

Red Steel Screenshot
Red Steel Screenshot
Red Steel Other
Red Steel Screenshot from Games Convention 2006

Alternate Titles

  • "レッドスティール" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Fun for fans of light-gun genre, yet not of Samurai Shodown. Minter064 (26) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Excellent New-Gen fps (with some dodgey sword play) Ynda (21) 4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars

Critic Reviews

NGamer Dec, 2006 90 out of 100 90
411mania.com Dec 15, 2006 7.1 out of 10 71
Eurogamer.de Dec 29, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.fr May 17, 2007 7 out of 10 70
games xtreme Jan 04, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Deaf Gamers 2007 6.8 out of 10 68
Video Game Generation Dec 03, 2006 6.2 out of 10 62
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Nov 29, 2006 62 out of 100 62
G4 TV: X-Play Nov 20, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 08, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

As many games, this game has a limited number of stock phrases that the enemies shout at you in combat. Many but not all of the enemies are Japanese, and those enemies who do speak Japanese often scream "Kusu gaijin!" Both these words have the accent falling on the first syllable, and the phrase means "Filthy foreigner!" Similarly, in the original language-version of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Revolver Ocelot insults Naked Snake with the words "... Kusu Amerikajin inu!" or "Filthy American dog!"
Keeper Garrett (1051) added Red Steel (Wii) on Nov 20, 2006