LATEST iPHONE GAME REVIEWS
Cutting it fine
By Matt Wales 01 March 2013
Red Rusher | Developer:
Araso Pandan | Publisher:
Araso Pandan | Format:
iPhone | Genre:
Action, Endless running, Fighting, Music/
Rhythm | Players:
1 | Version:
When you think about it, there's a surprising shortage of video games starring sharp-suited, cybernetically enhanced, modern-day mafioso samurai on a quest for vengeance.
Thankfully, Red Rusher fills that void, tossing in a reaction-based, rhythm-action-style central mechanic and looking bloody marvelous while it's at it.
Red Rusher is all black and white comic book lines and grainy filter overlays, combining strongly-defined 3D corridor environments with sparingly animated but visually arresting enemies.
And it's all topped off with a barnstorming action soundtrack, just in case you weren't already convinced that Red Rusher is a bit of an aesthetic marvel.
A short, but furious, reaction-based finger swiper with enough solidly entertaining action to match its impressive style