Raiden III PlayStation 2

Metascore
61

Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
Buy On
  1. 40
    The game is too short, and doesn’t sport enough play options to keep it fresh past a few hours of play.
  2. Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    30
    A purebred '80s throwback, Raiden III hasn't a chance of competing with exciting modern shooters - or even the classics of yesteryear. Look elsewhere for your shoot-'em-up thrills. [Oct 2006, p.104]

Awards & Rankings

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#83 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2007
User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. DanSpinas
    May 6, 2009
    9
    Great Game IF you're a fan of the genre and/or the series. It compares favorably with I & II; however, much better graphics. The bossesGreat Game IF you're a fan of the genre and/or the series. It compares favorably with I & II; however, much better graphics. The bosses seem a bit on the tough side, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. A "must have" since you can pick it up online or bargain bin for around $20. Full Review »
  2. ChristianC.
    Apr 21, 2007
    9
    This shooter is excellent, and compared with others games of the same gender on PS2 it's awesome. It's fast, has good looking This shooter is excellent, and compared with others games of the same gender on PS2 it's awesome. It's fast, has good looking graphics & effects and very enjoyable. The music is not bad, but sometimes lack in excitement. Definitively a must-have-game for all space shooter fan. Full Review »