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Sine Mora EX

Rating Summary

Based on 43 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

72%

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Based on 43 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 8, 2017
Xbox OneAug 8, 2017
PCAug 8, 2017
Nintendo SwitchSep 26, 2017

Developers: THQ Nordic, Gyroscope Games, Digital Reality, Grasshopper Manufacture

Genre: Action

Sine Mora is a side-scrolling shoot'em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shoot'em up offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. With many ways to manipulate time, Sine Mora features over 50 weapon combinations to complete each beautiful stage that fits to the player's skills with scaling difficulty. Soundtrack composed by Akira Yamaoka and featuring boss designs by Mahiro Maeda.

Key Features
• Engrossing story integrated seamlessly into the action to elevate the user experience
• Unique, time extension based gameplay
• 7 beautifully crafted, diverse stages
• Over 50 different weapon combinations with time manipulating devices
• Great accessibility - Story Mode is tailored to not scare away absolute newcomers to the genre
• Risk and reward - multiple difficulty levels in Arcade Mode with deep scoring and hidden rank system for the more experienced players
• Music composed by Akira Yamaoka, Sound Director of Silent Hill and Shadows of the Damned
• Featuring boss designs by Mahiro Maeda, one of the most prominent Japanese anime creators (Blue Submarine No. 6, The Animatrix - The Second Renaissance, Kill Bill: Vol. 1)

Sine Mora EX Features:
• 16:9 Aspect ratio (instead of 16:10 which is still an option)
• Full English Voice Overs (Original Hungarian ones are still available as an option)
• Local co-op for up to 2 players in Story mode
• 3 New versus modes: Race, Tanks, Dodgeball
• New challenge levels
• Improved Rendering

Where to Buy

Amazon

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

One of the best-looking 2D shooters of recent years is remastered for the current gen, and offers a fun way in for gamers new to the genre.

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Destructoid

7 / 10.0
Destructoid

I don't consider Sine Mora EX to be a game that sets the genre on fire, or redefines shmup gameplay in general. But it is very well-priced, looks fantastic, has replay value and is a fun and ferocious slice of old-school arcade action, one that can be enjoyed by battle-scarred veterans and eager rookies alike.

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Areajugones

7.5 / 10.0
Areajugones

Sine Mora EX is a very interesting game inside the  ‘shoot´em up' genre and has some innovative mechanics. However, this remastered version is not enough for those who have tried previously the game.

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TheSixthAxis

9 / 10
Dominic Leighton

Tough, expansive, and boasting a surprisingly mature narrative, Sine Mora EX is a remaster done right. Offering native 4K visuals – if you've got the right kit – tons of content and rock-solid gameplay, side-scrolling shooters simply don't get much better than this.

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