20°
Submitted by IanDeMartino 714d ago | review

Expendables Rearmed Review | GameWoof

The original Expendable for the Dreamcast and PC was a twin stick shooter before twin stick shooters existed, or better yet, it was the precursor to the genre that has been done a million times ever since Geometry Wars popularized it way back in 2007. The original Expendable can’t properly be called a “twin stick shooter” because the Dreamcast only had one joystick, but all the other elements were there. Players controlled a character, in this case a burly marine looking man, who had to travel through a level while enemies attacked from all sides. It received mostly favorable reviews but was also criticized for its controls. So it should come as no surprise, with the recent growth in popularity of twin stick shooters that Expendable has been re-released for mobile devices with an improved control scheme, under the name Expendable: Rearmed (Android, Expendable: Rearmed) 3.5/5

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Disney Infinity 3.0 Review | Xbox Achievements

17m ago - Richard Walker - "An improvement over the previous Infinity games, Disney Infinity 3.0 is the mos... | Xbox 360
30°

Review: Disney Infinity 3.0 | Destructoid

17m ago - DTOID: It's only been two years since the release of the first Disney Infinity, which managed to... | PC
Ad

Win a Pro-Painted Ghorgon!

Now - Turbo Tape Games is pleased to announce a contest for an exclusive Ghorgon miniature hand-painted by Dave Taylor! | Promoted post
40°

The Evolution of Crash Bandicoot

37m ago - The latest entry into Gamer Headline's Evolution Series, this week examining the history of Crash... | Culture
40°

Comcept INC offers an exclusive Mighty No. 9 trial for backers

38m ago - Keith writes: While Comcept INC has upset it's fair share of fans and Kickstarter backers, it see... | PC
30°

Top 10 Games To Play Before You Die

41m ago - Some influential titles are considered “must-play” for one reason or another. Whether they change... | Culture