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Author: honestgamer
Posted: August 04, 2022 (07:16 AM)
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Excellent review. The Raiden series has always kind of interested me, and I have the newer installments but not this one yet that I can recall. I will probably try to get it at some point, but your writeup does a good job of tempering expectations. The stuff Moss crafted sounds a lot better in most respects. By the way, when you go to insert your screenshots, you might want to revisit this sentence: "Raiden is ruthless because it doesn't give you much chance to breath and constantly invades your craft's personal space." That should be "breathe" instead of "breath." Thanks for the review!


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Author: dementedhut
Posted: August 04, 2022 (08:29 PM)
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Thanks for pointing out the error! I was going to change it, but then the site went down right before I was heading off to work, heh.

I've been curious about the Raiden series for some time myself, but never put aside time for it. A few years back, I even got the Raiden Project compilation for the PS1 with the intention of diving in, but again it escaped me... I never flatout said this in the review, but I will say: I still don't get the appeal of the first game. I can see with the following titles, but everytime I look back on the first title, I'm like, "This started a series?" But money talks, I guess.

Thanks for the comments!


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