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Super Galaxy Squadron EX

Rating Summary

Based on 6 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

70

Top Critic Average

50%

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General Information

Available on:PCFeb 18, 2016

Developer: Synset

Publisher: New Blood Interactive

Genres: Arcade, Action

2438. Eleven years after the First Ceti War. The United Interstellar Federation and a secluded alien race from Tau Ceti are locked in a tense stalemate. Fourteen of the best pilots in the Federation have been recruited to single handedly win the inevitable second war. Super Galaxy Squadron EX is an expansion/remaster/one-step-from-a-sequel to 2015's Super Galaxy Squadron, and takes the original game's frantic action and modern accessibility to vastly greater heights.

Super Galaxy Squadron EX Critic Reviews

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While the $9.99 price on Steam may be a bit high considering the relatively short story mode, Super Galaxy Squadron EX packs in a few extras to make it worth it.

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To sum it up, my original opinion of Super Galaxy Squadron hasn't changed at all. I still think that while it's a bit short, it's definitely a fun SHMUP title that deserves a look at. However, with the addition upgrades to the updated title, it just pushes Super Galaxy Squadron further up on the must have game list.

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A colourful vertical bullet hell that coasts along until finale where the difficulty spikes abruptly. Some decent ideas can be found here, but overall an average experience.

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Super Galaxy Squadron EX succeeds most where it holds back. While in a couple places it holds back too much, namely in the short Arcade campaign and lack of the second Endless mode, I’m resistant to booting up the game again for another bout with the Tau-Ceti aliens on a higher, more punishing difficulty.

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