Where are the Gyrostarr Reviews?

Gyrostarr was out last night, but where are the reviews? For most other games, reviews used to pour in shortly after (and sometimes BEFORE) the game is out, yet so far I have only seen 1 for Gyrostarr.

After downloaded it last night, I took it for a quick spin for 30 mins, and came out impressed.

I’ll be honest here, I am not a big fan of shooters, and I cant recall what was the last shooting game I played. The real reason for this immediate purchase is to check out what High Voltage can bring to the table, and its only 700 points, equivalent to a movie ticket in Singapore.

Booted up the game, browse through the super-simple system menu, and action starts right away.

The first 5 to 10 minutes was almost a complete bore, and I practically am able to cruise through the stages with my eyes closed, no kidding. The game mechanics are real simple, left-right to maneuver, (2) to shoot, (1) to throw bomb, and up/down to use grapple hook.

BUT, as I advances through the stages and bonus stages, not only did the visual changes, the weapon upgrades varies as well, and the speed that you are traveling are simply insane, just imagine playing Mario Kart – Rainbow Road, with 10X fast-forwarding speed.

After 20 minutes of game time, I sorta unlocked another ship, but then I havent been able to find how to use it yet. and its 1230 in the midnight, I was tired too. 😀

OK in conclusion, this game is intense, fast-paced action, and reminds me very much of the old-school F-Zero series. It is far from perfect, it is not Fatal Inertia (graphics) quality, but is it worth 700 points?

YES.

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3 Responses to Where are the Gyrostarr Reviews?

  1. siokzz says:

    the only review for it that’s on metacritic… 9/10! 😀
    http://www.zentendo.com/reviews.php?articleId=375&page=1

  2. kolslorr says:

    wah.. but this review sounded a bit too good leh… this game is really for the shooter lovers… for me its a bit too hardcore….. its like i cant even complete 1 level in 30 minutes… too slow…

    this preview by an IGN reader sounds more… balanced…
    http://readerreviews.ign.com/rrview/tv/gyrostarr/14249020/87202/

  3. 40>0 says:

    my all time favorite shooter is ikaruga, have you ever played it?
    you can get it for gamecube and play it on your wii

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