Metal Torrent DS


Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. 80
    A shoot'em up for everyone: simple with the red ship, hard with the blue one. It is based on repetition but also in surprising the player continuously.
  2. With only one real, fairly short game mode (the pattern randomization doesn't do that much, after all) and two ships catering to two very specific groups of players, Metal Torrent will only appeal to two types of people: those who are interested in bullet hell shooters but haven't actually played any, and those who are already highly skilled at them. Anybody inbetween should look elsewhere for their shoot-'em-up fix.
  3. 70
    Metal Torrent does include a torrential downpour of bullets, but not of content. It works as a simple shooter for high score chasers.
  4. Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    Brief, ill conceived and convoluted. DSiWare remains barren for shooter fans. [July 2010, p.93]
  5. If you've got an eye for twitch shooters and reckon you've got what it takes, then 500 points is a small price to pay.
  6. 60
    Really, there's not much here, and for 500 points I can think of plenty of better examples.
  7. Metal Torrent has the makings of a fantastic space shooter, but is severely let down by a lack of content.
  8. The best thing that I can say about Metal Torrent is that it's a great space shooter with a huge bite taken out of the middle.
  9. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of shmups you can play for free on the Internet. Practically all of them are better than Metal Torrent.

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