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A Title Before It's Time 0

Metal Storm was a very intriguing genre hybrid from near the end of the NES's glory years. It was released with precious little fanfare or marketing, and passed under most consumers' radar. It was also a brief title, it can be completed in very little time by an experienced player. Despite these shortcomings, it was surprisingly groundbreaking in its approach to game mechanics, and has aged very gracefully for a NES game.A word of caution, this game is hard. Very hard. Though it is primarily foc...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Almost Perfect Old-School Gem 0

You start Metal Storm because you hear that it has a quirky gravity trick - you finish Metal Storm because of the well thought out and creative level design. So here's how Metal Storm works - its your basic NES side-scrolling shooter where you roll your character from Point A to Point B and fight a boss at the end of each level, but here's the catch - at any point in the game you can reverse gravity.   Reversing gravity is a cool gameplay concept that was certainly ahead of its time, it adds a n...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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