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Score Breakdown Based on 198 ratings
  1. 10 (31)
  2. 9 (67)
  3. 8 (62)
  4. 7 (20)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (3)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (3)

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  • User Rating 8

    Absolutely fresh and familiar, love is an understatement.

    Rated on October 20, 2012 by veganintendo

    Instant fun, that's what I had when I turned DeathSmiles on, I loved the sprite base graphics, fantastic animation and most importantly, the gameplay that's just remaining of my childhood playing shoo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    A fun arcade bullethell port which stutters along

    Rated on June 16, 2013 by Ignition_jammy

    In Deathsmiles, you pick a flying teenage female and unleash your fury on all sorts of monsters in this bullet-hell game. The game consists of several short stages which can be chosen in any order. Th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    It's a fun game but it won't last you a long time and 60 is a bit high for a game this short.

    Rated on June 29, 2010 by AltoShadow13

    This game is a pretty straight up side scrolling shooter from start to end, but it does it very well and the action on screen can get really crazy in a short amount of time. First off you have five di...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A change of pace with that old-school retro throwback charm!

    Rated on July 03, 2010 by BPWwrestler2002

    Long ago in a time that seems so far away, I can remember when 2D styles were the "cutting edge". Now in 2010, in a time when the average gamer will look at these graphics and utter "that game sucks",...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Deathsmiles comes out of nowhere, providing an unexpectedly fantastic ride in a genre that's long seemed done with...

    Rated on July 05, 2010 by BlackieX

    Alright, let me clarify this right out of the box: I am not an anime fan. And by that, I mean "Gods, I hate anime." A *lot.* I'm also not a huge fan of schmups- they had their time and pla...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Death smiles at us all. Lolis smile back.

    Rated on July 18, 2010 by somgu

    From what I can understand, your a little girl that got sucked into a different world, where its all creepy and stuff like that, and there's no way to go back to your world. So you and a group of anot...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A uniquely bizarre, immersive bullet-hell shooter that reels you in and doesn't let go.

    Rated on August 17, 2010 by Asagea_888

    When I see a game like Deathsmiles, I'm instantly reminded of Side Arms. You were one man in a mecha suit that fired in two directions, blasted a bunch of starships and feverishly dodged fast moving ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    It's straight out of 1997

    Rated on September 03, 2011 by DarthLefein

    No Shmup is a 9.0 unless I am playing SHUMPS from 2021 in 2011 (impossible)! The arcade runs on a Hitachi SH-3 (133 MHz) for gfx and uses a Yamaha YMZ770C-F for audio for gawd sakes. It's straight out...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.