Classic NES Series: Ice Climber Game Boy Advance

Metascore
66

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
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  1. Pocket Games
    80
    A game many will be surprised to be on this list, but it happens to be one of the best. [Summer 2004, p.15]
  2. 75
    A true classic. The Souvalou moves at a somewhat glacial pace and the graphics are hopelessly flat, but besides those shortcomings it's still a phenomenal action game.
  3. Play Magazine
    75
    This shooter is absolutey brilliant, literally offering a layer of depth rarely seen in this genre. [Aug 2004, p.61]
  4. While it’s fairly typical at first, when you realize that you have to drop bombs at ground targets, the gameplay picks up quickly. While there is no true ending to the game, Xevious is a ton of fun and if you’re looking for a GBA shooter.

Awards & Rankings

#68 Most Discussed Game Boy Advance Game of 2004
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  1. Oct 28, 2014
    5
    A fun little time-waster with some interesting level mechanics let down by some seriously dodgy controls and mostly uninteresting combat. ItA fun little time-waster with some interesting level mechanics let down by some seriously dodgy controls and mostly uninteresting combat. It is responsible for adding some of the best (and cutest) characters to the Super Smash Bros. series though (the aptly-named Ice Climbers), so I can't hate it too much. Full Review »