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Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21


5:30 PM on 07.28.2012



The jury is still out on whether Retro/Grade is a shooter in the mold of a rhythm game or a rhythm game in the mold of a shooter, but you'll be able to have your own say when the game comes to PlayStation Network on August 21st. Personally, I'm leaning toward it being a rhythm game but the genre-blending is part of the game's appeal.

I was impressed by the game when I played it at Fantastic Arcade a year ago, so it's exciting to see it come together in this new trailer and screenshots.

Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo
Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo
Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo
Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo
Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo
Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo
Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo
Shoot spaceships to phat beats in Retro/Grade on Aug. 21 photo







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2:00 PM on 08.20.2012
Review: Retro/Grade

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