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Altered Beast

Altered Beast (XSX) game cover art
Platform: Arcade
Tags: Action
Developer: SEGA
More Platforms: Genesis, PlayStation 2, Sega Master System, Xbox 360


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Staff Reviews

Altered Beast review

Reviewed September 27, 2010

Winston Wolf says: "Not only that, it succeeded: whereas the “technically brilliant” titles of yesteryear now wallow in their “good for their time” dubiety, Altered Beast remains the same guilty pleasure it always has. Undoubtedly, I think it was its vision all along to become the cheesy cult-classic of the video game world, to be so exuberantly, intriguingly ridiculous it would never be forgotten. Keep laughing at the thought, the absurd notion its lambasted legacy has only helped it become what it is. It’s Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. It won."
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Reader Reviews

Altered Beast review

Reviewed June 24, 2004

goldenvortex says: "As I pick through the mind of retro gamers and those who dig “old school” I have never found a fan of Altered Beast. “Boy! That game stinks!” is usually the response I get and when I defend it I get something like “What the **** are you on?” It seems, now the mist has well cleared and the cobwebs have now settled on this archaic action classic and most people are now ready to forget it, despite Sega’s attempts to re-launch it on more up to date systems. "
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Altered Beast review

Reviewed September 12, 2004

reverend says: "[Man, those guys that were just playin' this game sure were acting a little weird...] "
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