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3.67 stars 3.67/5 Stars Average score of 3 user reviews spread across 7 releases and 0 DLC
Vectorman was just one of those games that I was sold on just by the commercial alone. The screenshots in magazines didn't really pique my interest, but seeing it in action made all the difference. The game at the time was super gorgeous and really showed what the Genesis was capable of. Even today there are aesthetics that Vectorman seems to dwarf the current generation on.Of course, pretty moving pictures aren't worth much if the gameplay doesn't hold up, and thankfully, Vectorman doesn't dis...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Released after the Genesis was already being replaced with the Saturn, Vectorman has become a cult classic. Its tight controls and varied level design have stood the test of time even better than most games released in that area. Nothing presented here can be seen as groundbreaking or completely original for its time, but the product as a whole is near-flawless; and that trumps any aspect which may be slightly reminiscent of other games of the 16-bit era.NarrativeThe year is 2049 and mankind is...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
I played this on Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection, and it doesn't quite hold up to the other games in the collection. It's a fairly standard platforming/shooting game, broken up by 3 "bonus" stages that, while impressive for the technology, are not intuitive and mostly just pose frustrating barriers to progress. There are few enemy types, and a lot of repeats. The only stand outs are the boss fights, but they are few and far between....0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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