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Retro City Rampage DX

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

91%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchAug 3, 2017
PCNov 11, 2014
PlayStation 4Nov 11, 2014
Nintendo 3DSFeb 6, 2014
PlayStation VitaNov 11, 2014

Developer: Vblank Entertainment Inc.

Publisher: Vblank Entertainment Inc.

Genre: Action

Retro City Rampage DX reimagines the open-world crime genre like it's 1989. Jump on civilians for coins, then steal their car and outrun the law! Explore the city and complete missions, or just go on a rampage with your weapons, power-ups and vehicles! This pop culture send-up includes a full Story Mode of open-world adventure, plus Arcade Challenges for quick pick-up-and-play action. If that's not enough, it also packs an interactive city full of shops, minigames, customisations, collectibles, special guest stars and more.

Retro City Rampage DX Critic Reviews

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The amazing thing about the world of RCRDX is that all of the references made are overt and recognizable, yet blends into the background so easily. Witty throwback ZERO WING reference and almost-Little Mac's trailer on a billboard? Running people over with generic replicas of the Turtle Van or a Vespa scooter, then abusing the Mariachi just to take his guitar for some pitch-perfect head wounds? If you’re an old-schooler who needs a retro fix, there are very few games that can fit the bill better than RETRO CITY RAMPAGE DX.

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There is talent in Brian and his team, but all the energy is put to one end, without a precise goal or a well-defined direction.

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This is the third time we've reviewed this game, on each occasion a more feature-packed and improved iteration. Despite its 2010 roots - and pop culture references to match that time - it stands up extremely well, as pixels this stylish and action this chaotic don't lose their edge. Retro City Rampage DX is still an anarchic, almost overloaded game that bombards the senses while, at the same time, maintaining impressive polish in its gameplay. Whether you're playing it for the crazy story, excessive retro-styled violence or a mix of both, it still has the goods.

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I love this game. And I think it loves me, too.

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