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3.5 stars 3.5/5 Stars Average score of 2 user reviews spread across 4 releases and 0 DLC

Missing the Mark in Multiple Areas 0

Strider is a 2D "metroid-vania" style exploration/platforming game, which gives the player a solid opening 30 minutes, at which point it makes multiple bad decisions which destroy any semblance of fun. There are moments where it seems as if the game is trying to make up for its mistakes, but ultimately, Strider is a misdirected, frustrating mess.There isn't any sort of story established at the beginning of Strider, the player is simply thrust into the world. This establishes a great face-paced ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Double Helix has breathed new life into the seldom-seen but much-loved Strider franchise 0

The general nature of classic franchise reboots is dubious at best, or a total disaster at worst. There's a wrong way to do them, and there's the right-and some might say safer-way. Luckily Double Helix's take on Strider falls well into the latter camp. The blazing-fast action of the originals made it an enticing candidate, one that happened to translate pretty well into a modern game. New ground isn't tread in the 2014 Strider, but it pulls almost everything off with such style and grace that ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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