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  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Feb 14, 2019
    80
    Debris Infinity does a very good job of being a pure arcade shooter. The shooting is thoughtful, since you're trying to balance abilities with quickly shooting enemies. The number of foes on-screen at any time makes the game difficult but not impossible, and the presence of both leaderboards and co-op for every mode provides a real incentive for another run, no matter how many times you've already died. Debris Infinity is a well-done pick-up-and-play shooter with a low $5 asking price, so it's easy to recommend for the Switch.
  2. 80
    Although Debris Infinity lacks originality and creativity, it’s still a competently made game with solid controls, addicting gameplay and high replay value. If you’re currently seeking a game that can be played in short bursts, or if you need something to scratch that Geometry Wars itch, then Debris Infinity is one of the best arcade-style shooting titles on the Nintendo Switch. It’s also worth noting that the game’s programming, art and design was all done by one person. While it may not be the most ambitious game on the eShop, it’s definitely an admirable effort.
  3. Nov 9, 2018
    80
    A great little twin-stick shooter that wears its inspiration on its sleeves but backs it up with challenging wave based fun that might easily become an addiction as you try to work your way up the leaderboards.
  4. Dec 9, 2018
    75
    Debris Infinity is an excellent arcade game. It stands out for its game modes, its style and its use of HD rumble. If you are a fan of classic arcade titles, you can not miss it.
  5. Feb 10, 2019
    70
    Debris Infinity successfully brings the players back to a simpler time of arcade-style shoot'em ups, with its intuitive gameplay topped with multiplayer features. The game also adds some very necessary contemporary features, such as its very useful real time updated online leaderboards. Debris Infinity will have a harder time convincing players who are interested in aspects other than the 1980s revivalism and achieving high scores, but it does a competent job at what it proposes.
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  1. Sep 28, 2018
    10
    Solid twin stick shooter game. It accomplishes what it sets out to do, which is that it's main draw will be chasing a high score on theSolid twin stick shooter game. It accomplishes what it sets out to do, which is that it's main draw will be chasing a high score on the leader-boards. Whether it be the next person above you or just your previous score you're aiming to beat.

    It has very easy to learn controls and mechanics, but has plenty of depth in how you can use your tools and position yourself to really rack up your score. Plus has great music to get lost in while you focus on dodging the various objects that come hurling at you.

    At just $5, I feel you're getting more then what you paid for. I hope to see you on the leader-boards as you chase down my high score!
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  2. Sep 26, 2018
    10
    Definitely worth the less than £5 price tag. This is the best twinstick on the switch by quite a margin. If you're a fan of geometry wars thenDefinitely worth the less than £5 price tag. This is the best twinstick on the switch by quite a margin. If you're a fan of geometry wars then stop reading this and go buy Debris Infinity right now. Music, graphics, and sounds are all perfect. Not enough modes/content would be my only negative. Expand
  3. Sep 25, 2018
    9
    The similarities between Debris Infinity and Geometry Wars are purely superficial.

    Kick over a digital garbage can and a vector-style twin
    The similarities between Debris Infinity and Geometry Wars are purely superficial.

    Kick over a digital garbage can and a vector-style twin stick shooter will fall out. One that is inevitably compared to the original mini-game Geometry Wars; found inside the OG Xbox game Project Gotham Racing 2.

    Switch has one now — coming in a budget-friendly package called Debris Infinity available as a digital purchase from the Nintendo eShop for $4.99 (at the time of writing). The game comes to us via Spain-based developer SVC Games as their first game on the latest Nintendo hardware (the game is also available as an Early Access title on Steam for PC).

    Where Geometry Wars and its many clones use the basic “survive and score” methodology (and there is nothing wrong that) — sometimes the molds get broken and something fresh and new comes out of it; and that is what we see here.

    Firing up Debris Infinity for the first time, you are immediately aware that this isn’t a “nindie cash grab” budget title. From the first prompt and into the title screen you are treated to a very polished, fresh interface that shows the developer really spent the time to create a crisp, clean experience. While not unheard of in the Nindie universe — many budget/independent games with good game play suffer from plain or even non-existent user interface experiences.

    What separates this game from the clone-apparent is the insane amount of combo, multiplier, bonuses and how they work together as a system.

    You've played high octane twin-stick shooters - so I won't discuss basic game play. Do yourself a HUGE favorite and study the tutorial closely.

    Truth is? A couple niggles aside, this is one great game. The price is right, the play is solid, the presentation is polished as hell — and the developer has been communicative and responsive to fans and their requests and ideas. It plays equally well docked and portable (nearly an impossibility on the platform, honestly). You can play effectively with any combo of controllers.

    Most of the negatives I had with the game (no friends-only leaderboard, no HD rumble, et al) are already being addressed.

    This costs less than a gourmet cup of coffee. Don't spend time dwelling on whether to purchase - just do it.
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  4. Sep 25, 2018
    9
    Nice graphics, superb soundtrack and perfect playability for less than 6 euros. I can´t request nothing else.
  5. Sep 25, 2018
    8
    Debris Infinity is a great indie addition to your Nintendo Switch because it provides countless hours of fun entertainment in an easy to pickDebris Infinity is a great indie addition to your Nintendo Switch because it provides countless hours of fun entertainment in an easy to pick up but challenging to master form. Any fan of twin stick shooters like Geometry Wars, Graceful Explosion Machine, or Assault Android Cactus will feel right at home with the controls, the power-ups and some new wrinkles to the classic formula. At only $5, you'll be hard pressed to find more fun as you continue to rise up the leader-boards. Expand
  6. Sep 25, 2018
    8
    Debris Infinity is a great budget for the Nintendo Switch that doesn't feel like a budget title. The soundtrack is great to listen too andDebris Infinity is a great budget for the Nintendo Switch that doesn't feel like a budget title. The soundtrack is great to listen too and even my toddler keeps asking me to play the game where you shoot the rocks.
    It's a game so easy to pick up and play that a 3 year old can have fun with it but it's never going to be easy to get a high ranking.
    There are some things that should be added to improve the game including a friends leaderboard (they are working on it). One of the ways i value games is how many hours of enjoyment do i get for my dollar and my family has already passed the $1/hour threshold.
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  7. Sep 25, 2018
    8
    Debris Infinity controls well, has a great soundtrack and displaying your world ranking in real time as your racks up really pushes you toDebris Infinity controls well, has a great soundtrack and displaying your world ranking in real time as your racks up really pushes you to play "one more run". It has provided me with the Geometry Wars fix I didn't know I needed. A great palate cleanser and time killer at a super budget price of $4.99. You more than likely have enough gold coins sitting around to cover that... Stay away from handheld mode though, man, those joycon thumbsticks just don't get the job done for me. Expand