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  • Summary: RESOGUN is a visceral fast-paced shoot em' up developed exclusively for the PS4 system. Unleash a varied array of devastating weapons including lasers, missiles, overdrive, and nova-bombs to blast hordes of enemies and rescue the last survivors from distant galactic colonies that are under ruthless attack from an evil alien invasion force. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 61 out of 66
  2. Negative: 0 out of 66
  1. Dec 12, 2013
    100
    A return to gaming's roots. The best launch title for PS4 bar none.
  2. Nov 18, 2013
    90
    Another expertly produced retro-inspired shooter from Housemarque, Resogun gives players an immensely impressive level of depth, challenge, replayability, and graphical prowess that stands as one of the best ways to be introduced to the recently launched PlayStation 4.
  3. Dec 12, 2013
    90
    Housemarque did it again. Resogun is a brilliant shooter with lots under its hood: great visuals, stunning gameplay and rich personality. If only it had more levels.
  4. Nov 18, 2013
    85
    Much like Geometry Wars was for the Xbox 360, it’s an extremely fun and addictive arcade shoot-em-up that is actually more worth your time than any of the hotly anticipated full-priced launch titles.
  5. Dec 29, 2013
    80
    Simultaneously tense and strangely meditative. [Feb 2014, p.72]
  6. Nov 28, 2013
    80
    It’s gorgeous; Resogun draws on its host hardware’s graphical capabilities to make you feel like the most powerful entity in the room.
  7. Nov 13, 2013
    65
    Resogun does everything it promises, and not a a bit more. It has gorgeous graphics and solid skill-based gameplay, with valuable online co-op support and just enough content to keep things interesting for a while.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 7 out of 113
  1. Nov 15, 2013
    10
    2nd Best launch title!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!the game is a next generation stardust ultra hd what's more to say,addiction simply is not enough to maintain this game! Expand
  2. Jan 2, 2014
    10
    This is one of the most fun games out for the playstation 4 right now. if your dont have a ps4 or dont have this game i would recommend the console for this game and the other eclusives Expand
  3. Nov 17, 2013
    10
    PURE ADDICTION!!

    We had a number of games to play on PS4 launch, and Resogun got the most replay. Offering a unique approach to side scroll
    shooters, this little nugget will have you coming back for more and more. Turning the tables on classic Galaga style, adding combo multiplyers, ninja dodging, all whilst saving the human race. You'll understand what Hair Raising Experience I'm talking about when you are hurling humans through the air for a solid dunk! Expand
  4. Dec 8, 2013
    9
    Excellent side scroller that takes advantage of the huge leap forward in graphics ability of the system. Very challenging and co-op is awesome. I would like to see some additional levels in the future bit for a free game for PS+ can't really be a big gripe. Overall, very competent with more than a little replay-ability. I keep coming back to this game over and over. Expand
  5. Feb 12, 2014
    9
    It's like playing le old games, but with colorful graphics and cool visual effects. It's like play for fun, and agility, the game is awesome (really awesome), but it's kind of short. Expand
  6. Jan 21, 2014
    8
    Great old school fun with a new school sound and look, this is my go to game when I just want to feel like I'm at the arcades again, it also has co-op but I didn't try it yet, the single player is a lot of fun and offers a nice variety of ways to tackle stages. You have 3 unique ships all with their different play styles. This is one of those games that is easy to pick up and a lot of fun but hard to master on the higher difficulty settings, it's pretty addicting and worth the small price or if you have ps+ Expand
  7. Jan 25, 2014
    3
    while this game features some kickass music, that's pretty much all it's got going for it. being that this is an arcade type game, there's no real story, the objective is to save all the humans. the gameplay, whic is the most important aspect of this type of game, is alright at best, and be incredibly boring at times.i got it for free so i can't complain too much, however this game is not worth paying for at all. Expand

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