Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Wii)

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ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Gameplay
81
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.5
User Score
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Description

Like its parent, the Xbox Live Arcade game Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved, Galaxies has the player control a ship that can shoot and travel in 8 directions and is controlled primarily with analog sticks and a single button to activate bombs. The playing space is a flat 2D plane, but unlike Evolved there are multiple planes (or levels) that vary in size and shape. The planes are typically a near-black background lit up with a grid, but enemies are brightly colored shapes that fill the screen with particles and colors when attacking the player.

Galaxies differs from Retro Evolved in that the single-player component has many different levels rather than the single provided in Evolved, each with its own set of score goals. Galaxies also adds a new mechanic of the drone, which acts as a helper ship that can perform one user-selected duty at a time such as rotating shield, secondary shooter, backwards shooter, etc.

The Wii version includes Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved and can interface with the Nintendo DS to download the demo to the system, as well as to unlock new features, including a hidden version of Geometry Wars: Waves.

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Geometry Wars: Galaxies Screenshot
Geometry Wars: Galaxies Screenshot
Geometry Wars: Galaxies Screenshot
Geometry Wars: Galaxies Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Armchair Empire, The Mar 25, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
1UP Nov 20, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Netjak Dec 04, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
Gamer 2.0 Dec 23, 2007 8.2 out of 10 82
AusGamers Feb 13, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Bordersdown Feb, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Video Game Talk Jan 04, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Unlimited Jan 10, 2008 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 18, 2008 15 out of 20 75
Avid Gamer Jan 30, 2008 7 out of 10 70

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EphemeralDream (12) added Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Wii) on Dec 06, 2007
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