Xyanide Xbox

Metascore
70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
Buy On
  1. 40
    It borrows or attempt to borrow conventions from several popular shoot-'em-'ups, but in the end it's just a confused mess that's not very fun and not very impressive.

Awards & Rankings

#32 Most Discussed Xbox Game of 2006
#7 Most Shared Xbox Game of 2006
User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Aug 26, 2016
    10
    Amazing game, far ahead of its time. Definitely the best of its genera. Underappreciated during its time like so many other hidden gems. A fewAmazing game, far ahead of its time. Definitely the best of its genera. Underappreciated during its time like so many other hidden gems. A few people complain about the controls, it was typical in those days for some people to go completely nuts of such trivial imperfections. If you enjoy playing shoot-em-up games, this will definitely the best you'll experience. The graphics are stunning, featuring endless hand crafted 3D levels coupled with amazing special effects. Once again, this was far ahead of it's time when originally released, and has held up extremely well with age. If you can find a used copy of this game anywhere online, definitely buy it, and cherish it forever! Full Review »
  2. [Anonymous]
    Sep 4, 2006
    6
    Someone is definately going to have a seisure on this one. The movement sucks. hard to see anything especially with 2-players.
  3. SimonC.
    Aug 30, 2006
    6
    Has some nice ideas, but shooters need to feel precise, and this one lacks precision, which, combine with the whirling distracting playfield, Has some nice ideas, but shooters need to feel precise, and this one lacks precision, which, combine with the whirling distracting playfield, makes it more frustrating yet somehow bland rather than fun. When you die, you don't scream in frsutration, nor do you say "Ah, that was my fault." Instead, you tend to find yourself saying, "Oh, did something hit me? I didn't realise. Full Review »