by Damien McFerran 16/5/2012
Product: PewPew 2
Publisher: Jean-Francois Geyelin
Format: Xperia Play
Genre: Arcade, Shooter
Blatantly inspired by Bizarre Creations's seminal twin-stick shooter Geometry Wars, PewPew 2 is an eyeball-searing arcade epic which was great on an Android touchscreen but packs an even bigger punch on the Xperia Play.
As before, you're presented with two main game modes: Infinity and Campaign. In the former, you're pitted against wave after never-ending wave of wireframe enemies, each more deadly than the last and all baying for your digital blood.
In Campaign, the developer adds a little variety, for this mode actually comprises several different modes - most of which take the core gameplay and add their own unique spin.
PewPew 2 has lost none of its addictive qualities in its transition to the Xperia Play, and is improved more than you may expect by the presence of physical twin-stick controls
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