BlowOut

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BlowOut
BlowOut Coverart.jpg
Developer(s) Terminal Reality
Publisher(s) Majesco Entertainment
Engine Infernal Engine
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox
Release
Genre(s) Run and gun, Third-person shooter
Mode(s) Single Player

BlowOut is a 2003 side-scrolling action video game developed by Terminal Reality and published by Majesco Entertainment, released for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows.

Gameplay[edit]

It is a run-and-gun shoot-em-up in the tradition of games such as Contra and Metal Slug, with a power-up-based exploration structure akin to Metroid. In the game, the player takes the role of John "Dutch" Cane, a space marine sent to check up on researchers on the space platform "Honour Guard" only to discover that they have been horribly mutated.

Publication history[edit]

On January 26, 2009, the game was released on the Xbox Live Marketplace as part of the Xbox Originals program.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
MetacriticPS2: 58% (12 reviews)[1]
GCN: 68% (5 reviews)[2]
Xbox: 55% (11 reviews)[3]
Review scores
PublicationScore
GameSpotPS2: 5.2 of 10[4]
Xbox: 5.0 of 10[5]
IGNPS2: 6.5 of 10[6]
GCN: 6.5 of 10[7]
Xbox: 6.5 of 10[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BlowOut (PS2) at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. 2003. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  2. ^ "BlowOut (GCN) at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-09-13. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  3. ^ "BlowOut (Xbox) at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. 2003. Archived from the original on 2005-01-12. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  4. ^ Alex Navarro (2003-11-21). "BlowOut (PS2) review at Gamespot". GameSpot. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  5. ^ Alex Navarro (2004-01-09). "BlowOut (Xbox) review at Gamespot". GameSpot. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  6. ^ Bill and Lance (2003-11-05). "BlowOut (PS2) review at IGN". IGN. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  7. ^ Bill and Lance (2004-03-25). "BlowOut (GCN) review at IGN". IGN. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  8. ^ Lance and Bill (2003-11-05). "BlowOut (Xbox) review at IGN". IGN. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 

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