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Astro boy

by E lissco on 11/19/2014

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Become the ultimate young robot hero from Astro Boy: The Movie. Use all his super powers- lasers, arm cannons, super strength, and flight- on the ultimate adventure to save Metro City.

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist. Powered by positive "blue" energy, Astro Boy is endowed with super strength, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly. Embarking on a thrilling tale of a true hero in search of acceptance, Astro Boy must gain the strength to embrace his destiny, and marshal his awesome super powers to save everything he cares about.


Manufacturer D3 Publisher Of America
SKU 210998375
UPC 879278110120
UPC 14 00879278110120
Format PSP
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Review Astro Boy is a futuristic take on the story of Pinocchio. A man's longing for a son drives him to create an artificial life form; in this case, a robot. But this robot is the most sophisticated piece of machinery ever created. So powerful is this robot that it must be used for the good of mankind and not just to be kind to one man. Astro Boy: The Video Game will actually be kind to you as well, since this is a darn good game, much better than expected for a game designed to coincide with the launch of a movie of the same name...Astro Boy: The Video Game for the PSP is an action-platformer. It's well designed and offers plenty of fun. It does tend to get repetitive after a while, but that's the price you pay for an arcade-style game. My advice with such games is to savor them by playing a few levels at a time. Of course, I can't do that since I have to complete the review as soon as possible, but I know I would enjoy this game much better over a couple of weeks rather than a couple of days...As a traditional side-scroller, Astro Boy: The Video Game has just the right amount of new features to keep it from being an old-school clone. The backgrounds display depth and detail, although many of the textures look like sheets that were wrapped around the buildings and platforms. The voiceovers, especially the narrative, is well done. The story follows events in the movie and even goes beyond. The music is mostly upbeat and catchy, perfectly capturing the essence of each situation. There's not a lot of replay value here, just increases in difficulty. Parents should note that although the game has plenty of combat, there is no blood, as the enemies are all robots. While that may be admirable, the robots could at least explode. Instead they just fade away, like the memory of this game will from your mind after it's completed.
Reviewer Cole Smith
ReviewRating 7
Unique 2 ? Graphics and Introduce Gorgeous Platforming Action and Air Combat to a New Generation
Use All of Astro Boy's Powers to Battle Hordes of Enemies and Colossal Bosses: Super strength, flight, arm cannons, and drill attacks
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Game Genre Action
Nintendo Power ...a fun game with retro appeal.

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