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Average Player Score Based on 106 ratings
7.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 106 ratings
  1. 10 (12)
  2. 9 (9)
  3. 8 (41)
  4. 7 (26)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (5)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    Xyanide proves that you can have everything required for a great, original Shmup and still mess it up somehow.

    Rated on August 22, 2009 by codeblue2

    Do Shoot em' Ups really need innovation? So long as it's actually a scrolling shooter and not a Space Invaders clone/reinvention, than a shoot em' up doesn't really need anything else; it's got the ac...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    Fun and slick

    Rated on August 25, 2006 by peeweeshift

    This game rocks. It reminds me of geometry wars for some reason. The game is arcade like while the graphics are awesome. Its better than any 360 arcade game out on the market. Graphics 10/10 The g...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.1

    Xyanide...a good shooter with somewhtat lackluster graphics.

    Rated on October 02, 2006 by c-train30

    Let's talk space shooter. Gradius, a great old school shooter. Thunder Force, and amazing shooter. R-Type, a fun shooter. Now, let me start by saying, I couldn't put this darn game down. Every time...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3

    A very challenging game, hard to master, and doesn't feel like the budget title it is.

    Rated on November 02, 2006 by DidiCardoso

    Arcade shooters are not dead, they are just being overlooked at this point in gaming. Xyanide was originally a N-Gage game later released on GBA and mobile platforms. After over two years under develo...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Techno, artistic, lots of flashing lights (*Seizure Warning*), takes some time to get started.

    Rated on December 01, 2007 by HlME_SAMA

    Just got this game from my local bargain bin. Only have played 5 hours or so but I still haven't figured everything out. It is much more complicated than the normal shooter. Have seen some people t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.