Wild Guns Reloaded Reviews

Wild Guns Reloaded is ranked in the 56th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
Metro GameCentral
GameCentral
Top Critic
7 / 10
Jan 5, 2017

One of the most unlikely remasters of 2016 is also one of the most enjoyable, as long as you like retro shooting, cowboys, and robots.

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GameSpot
Top Critic
8 / 10
Jan 2, 2017

An enhanced remake of a cult classic, Wild Guns Reloaded offers up a rare breed of white-knuckle arcade-shooting action.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 15, 2016

Wild Guns Reloaded is a treat. Whether you're the type of score-attack addicted player who wants to rocket ahead in the leaderboards, or you have three other friends/family members ready for co-op, it's worth digging into.

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Ken McKown
Top Critic
6.5 / 10.0
Jan 6, 2017

Wild Guns Reloaded is a great trip down nostalgia lane with some bad decisions regarding price and lack of online. I had a lot of fun with it, but felt it was a bit too pricey for what it offers. Fans of the original will undoubtedly find plenty to love, but the steep price and lack of online make this hard to recommend for anyone who doesn’t have the fondest of memories for the original game.

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9 / 10
Apr 30, 2018

Wild Guns Reloaded sets the new benchmark on how to bring back old Super Nintendo titles to the current generation of gamers. It not only manages to remain faithful to everything that made up the original such a stellar effort, but actually offers some worthwhile new content. With the continued absence of the Virtual Console service on Switch (and the rising costs of a complete-in-the-box original Super Nintendo versions of the game), we offer little refrain in welcoming one of Natsume's finest games home. Solid, memorable and fun arcade shooting action that will keep you coming back for more, even if only to see Bullet hovering about while grappled by his lethal drone.

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6 / 10.0
Dec 21, 2016

Wild Guns: Reloaded is a decent way to experience the SNES classic, but it’s brought down by some rather odd design choices. The new characters are difficult to use and are probably best left for die-hard players, leaving newcomers to feel left out. No additions have been made from a design standpoint to make the game more accessible, and it’s too difficult for its own good. Check it out if you’re already a fan, but this is a severely disappointing package otherwise.

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Jan 2, 2017

Wild Guns Reloaded is a nice blast from the past and one that definitely desires a playthrough. The main issue here is the fact that the game was a simple port with nothing really added with the exception of the 4-player co-op (local) and graphical polish. The lack of any online capacity will likely make many gamers ignore the title.The trophy omissions are also puzzling since Natsume took the time to upscale the graphical side of things but nothing else. The asking price is simply too high for less than an hour of gameplay with no online leaderboards, no online co-op, all of which simply kill any changes this title may have had.

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7.5 / 10.0
Dec 23, 2016

Wild Guns: Reloaded takes everything fun about the original and cranks it up to eleven, but the value proposition might be too much for some.

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4 / 5.0
Dec 23, 2016

Wild Guns Reloaded may be a splash of cold water in the face reminding you of just how hard games from the 8-bit and 16-bit eras could be, but it’s also a reminder of how damn fun and enjoyable they can be as well, proving that some titles are indeed timeless.

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7.5 / 10.0
Dec 22, 2016

The dreams of the '90s are still alive in this PS4 remaster of the SNES exclusive arcade-style shoot'em up known as Wild Guns.

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7 / 10
Dec 20, 2016

Wild Guns Reloaded is a real treat for old-school gamers and new fans alike. It’s not the most robust title around, but those looking for tight gameplay mechanics and great multiplayer action should take on its challenge.

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9 / 10
Aug 27, 2018

Wild Guns was a lot of fun when I played it back in the day, and it definitely help the last time I took it for a spin on PlayStation 4, which makes it very easy for me to recommend the game on the Nintendo Switch, being able to play at home or on the go as you enjoy the new characters, stages and weapons, as well as having two extra modes for this version that add a little something extra on top of everything else make this one a must-have for both those of you that got to play the original release on the SNES and those who are coming into this one without any previous experience.

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Cubed3
Top Critic
8 / 10
Apr 17, 2018

For gamers who still pine for the days of polished shoot 'em ups that leave nothing to chance, Wild Guns Reloaded can't be missed. It's proof that there will always be a place in the world for "thirty-minute videogames." Sure, it doesn't take long to reach the end, but the fun is in overcoming the impossible and doing it with style. The scoring system, while not ridiculously complex, does require players to make a lot of difficult choices. However, if they are willing to put in the work, they will soon discover that this awesome game will never let them down.

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7.5 / 10.0
Apr 17, 2018

The game might be dated in some respects, with a punishing difficulty and steep initial difficulty curve, but it's worth powering through to learn the intricacies. Aside from that, since it does have an arcade background, it's a tiny bit on the short side with the only carrot on the end of the stick being online leaderboards. Wild Guns Reloaded might still sidle into cult classic status on Switch, but at least if you do dive into it now, it'll be with the novel new characters, stages, and polish.

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7 / 10.0
May 3, 2018

This game is certainly not for everyone. It can be challenging and difficult at times and while it offers a good amount of replay value, the new content doesn’t make it a worthwhile purchase if you have already bought and played it during its original release.

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85%
Apr 25, 2018

Wild Guns Reloaded is a must-have on Nintendo Switch, especially if you're a fan of the original Wild Guns on the Super Nintendo. The challenge of the original is still there, and the new stages, bosses, and weapons improve on the classic formula. The extra modes added on Nintendo Switch make this the definitive version, so be sure to get it today!

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7.8 / 10.0
Dec 14, 2016

Wild Guns Reloaded is a faithful and worthwhile update of a classic shooter.

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8 / 10
May 12, 2018

Wild Guns Reloaded is among one of the best examples of bringing an older title over to a newer system. While it would have been one thing to do a simple port job of this SNES cult-classic, the wealth of fresh new content adds another layer to this already excellent shooting gallery experience. Steeper price aside, this is a perfect fit for Switch offering an action-packed, fun time on your own or with friends.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 19, 2018

If you haven’t played Wild Guns: Reloaded on the PlayStation 4 or even on PC, then the Switch version is definitely worth picking up.

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70%
Apr 24, 2018

This is a game series over 20 years old and still holds true today. It is even nicer with its graphical upgrades, added characters and new levels which all feel true to the original. Many will be put off by the one-shot deaths, differing controls and toughness of this. The price of entry is also quite high compared to other consoles, but for collectors and people like me who like a tough old-school game then this is a nice return.

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