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Average Player Score Based on 1116 ratings
7.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 1116 ratings
  1. 10 (87)
  2. 9 (245)
  3. 8 (387)
  4. 7 (233)
  5. 6 (91)
  6. 5 (30)
  7. 4 (17)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (6)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:7.8

    At last, an XBLA game worth the point$!

    [Re-visited 20-Mar-2007] Small Arms is a Super Smash Bros style game with cute animals and BIG guns - how could it not work! The core gameplay revolves around you shooting or bashing your opponents on 2D platforms us... Read Full Review

    9 of 9 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Small Arms

  • Review Score:8.6

    A complete review for my favorite arcade game!

    Gameplay: In this game everything is about killing your opponent before he kills you. Each of the 12 characters have his or her own weapon, all with two separate firing modes(a regular attack, and a special attack which... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    kill time and have fun

    i think this is a great game that if you were to play you would enjoy because of the great looking graphics, and if you like shooting games and games like smash brothers, you would enjoy this, there is no blood so its ok... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    A great Super Smash dopple ganger.

    Gameplay- On a 2-d plain with 3-d graphics (like Smash) but with a twist..every character is an animal and they all have at least 1 highly destructive weapon. And also where smash concentrates on smacking your opponent t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5

    A decent arcade game, with good graphics, but in the end it's just an average, short, side scrolling shooter.

    Small arms, to me, is as good as the Smash Bros clones will get. It features a limited variety of playable characters, and only a couple of maps to play. The story mode is very short and very simple. I had completed it i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    Not Terrible

    i think this game had so much more that could have happened to it but the makers just thought this was enough. For some gamers like me, we wanted to actually be the characters and feel what it was like to shoot an explo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    One of the better Xbox Live Arcade Games.. Crazy Fighting game that is really fun and worth the 10 bucks Real Sco

    Xbox Live is one of the greatest online gaming systems ever made. Even though you can't surf the web you can.. Download movies, play demos, Play unrealesed Demos, Download themes, icons, and play people online,etc... Now... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    At last, an XBLA game worth the point$!

    [Re-visited 20-Mar-2007] Small Arms is a Super Smash Bros style game with cute animals and BIG guns - how could it not work! The core gameplay revolves around you shooting or bashing your opponents on 2D platforms us... Read Full Review

    9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    The best arcade game out on Xbox Live.

    Gastronaut Studios makes it's Xbox Live debut with this hard hitting, animal slashing, Super Smash Brothers-crushing game called Small Arms. The graphics can simply be put in the category of awsome, the colors are vivid ... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    Great Buy..Worth the Points Indeed

    This game is definitely worth the 800 points price tag it sports (roughly $8.33). Many have compared this game to Super Smash Bros and it’s similar in the respect that it’s a side scrolling multiplayer brawler, or should... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    Small Arms is the best xbox live arcade title to date.

    Small Arms is a game i had very little info on and had only seen the five second clip on the arcade montage at X06. And it's surprisingly great. I boot up my 360 and go for breakfast come back knowing there would b... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful