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Intake: Be Aggressive
Calm down
by Harry Slater 8/5/2014
Product: Intake
Publisher: Cipher Prime
Format: iPad
Genre: Arcade, Shooter
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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If Splice was a subtle, meditative puzzler, then Intake: Be Aggressive is its polar opposite - a hard edged, frantic arcade experience that can be over in seconds if you're not concentrating.

It's a game about drugs and loud noises, bright neon flashes, and almost impossible finger-speed. And while it might not have the endearing power to engage that set Splice apart, it's still a great example of confident, atmospheric gaming.

And it's as hard as a bag full of really hard nails. For some the first play will be too overwhelming, but if you persevere you'll find a surprisingly deep game hidden behind the furious sounds and images. ...
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A bright and frantic arcade blast, Intake: Be Aggressive is sometimes a little too shouty for its own good
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 7
Value: 6
Innovation: 8
Overall: 7
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