X360 Tuesday, September 6, 2005 | 10:51 PM

3 720p images of Geometry Wars

3 720p images of Geometry Wars

Bizarre also released today these 3 very cool looking images of Geometry Wars "2" to be integrated as a bonus in Project Gotham Racing 3. Hoooo, pretty colors!


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Commented on 2005-09-06 23:06:49
Is it a mini game or a visual thingy for the music player on Xbox 360?
Commented on 2005-09-06 23:10:59
looks nice, but what the hell is it ? :P
Commented on 2005-09-06 23:19:42
It is a game in minigame in project gotham racing 3. PGR2 had geometry wars when you went into the garage and walked around you could find it and play it.
Commented on 2005-09-06 23:39:51
Now this is what I call a good-looking game. :D Geometry Wars (Retro Evolved) would be an Xbox Live Arcade hit.

For those who haven't played the original:

You "fly" with your little craft using the left analog stick. But it isn't a nice walk in the park -- nor a steady flight in outer space --, since after a few seconds the screen will be full of enemies -- err ... enemy shapes :) -- that come after you and dodge and do all the crazy stuff. So put the thumb of your right hand on the right analog stick and start shooting; you can shoot at any direction by moving the stick. When things get a bit too hectic you can use a smart bomb and clear the whole screen. After awhile you get weapon upgrades and more bombs, too, but believe me, Geometry Wars isn't an easy game. Collecting points can be really hard if you want to rise to the top in the Live rankings.
Commented on 2005-09-06 23:52:27
omg

I just played Geometry Wars yesterday in PGR2 and it had me hooked for hours


but this looks so much more fun
Commented on 2005-09-07 00:28:06
I can just imagine this on my 32" HDTV.

It's gonna be an eye-gasm...
Commented on 2005-09-07 01:22:21
I think GeoWars is one of the most well conceived, playable, and genius arcade games ever created. I really cannot wait for this followup because I'm sure the gameplay will remain in its pristine condition and the visuals look like they will be absolutely stunning in all their high-res glory.

Every time I think of PGR3, I think of the most jaw-dropping software experience in the near future. Then I think of this, and my brain explodes.
Commented on 2005-09-07 22:13:36
Have I seen this idea been used before? Surely not... But still, it looks good and fun.

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