History VideoGame / GeometryWars

25th Nov '15 8:23:02 AM HighCrate
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* MightyGlacier: Slow moving white shapes surrounded by multiple blue bubbles.

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* %%* MightyGlacier: Slow moving white shapes surrounded by multiple blue bubbles.
24th Aug '15 4:57:57 PM GranadalandDreamer
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* {{Cap}}: The highest composite score obtainable on ''Galaxies'' is 26, 843, 545, 575

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* {{Cap}}: The highest composite score obtainable on ''Galaxies'' is 26, 843, 545, 57526,843,545,575.
24th Aug '15 4:57:30 PM GranadalandDreamer
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* {{Cap}} (the highest composite score obtainable on ''Galaxies'' is [(2^30)-1]x25)

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* {{Cap}} (the {{Cap}}: The highest composite score obtainable on ''Galaxies'' is [(2^30)-1]x25)26, 843, 545, 575
1st Jul '15 9:27:34 PM eneuman96
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* BulletHell: A variation. While there aren't really any projectiles to speak of, the screen tends to get insanely crowded with enemies, forcing you to use precise maneuvers while simultaneously destroying anything in your path.
1st Jul '15 8:03:36 AM eneuman96
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* EmbeddedPrecursor: ''Galaxies'' contains a full copy of ''Retro Evolved''.

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* EmbeddedPrecursor: ''Galaxies'' contains a full copy of EmbeddedPrecursor: ''Retro Evolved''.Evolved'', minus the Retro mode, is playable in ''Galaxies''.
23rd Mar '15 5:21:02 PM Quanyails
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[[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] series by Creator/BizarreCreations, similar to ''VideoGame/{{Robotron 2084}}'', where you control a claw-shaped concave octagon in a quest to destroy many other shapes. Primarily notable for reinvigorating the stale genre and for having insane amounts of stuff on the screen at once (due to the minimal computational power required for each object). Originally an EasterEgg in the ''VideoGame/ProjectGothamRacing'' series for the Xbox. The series' second incarnation, ''Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved'', and its sequel have been released as stand-alone games for the Xbox360 Arcade. It also has a DS and Wii version, ''Geometry Wars: Galaxies'', as well as a PC clone (with more features) called ''GridWars'', whose development was reportedly stopped at the request of the parent company. It seems this was sorted out, as ''Grid Wars 2'' can be downloaded for free. ''GW: Retro Evolved'' is also available for the PC via UsefulNotes/{{Steam}}.

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[[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] ShootEmUp series by Creator/BizarreCreations, similar to ''VideoGame/{{Robotron 2084}}'', where you control a claw-shaped concave octagon in a quest to destroy many other shapes. Primarily notable for reinvigorating the stale genre and for having insane amounts of stuff on the screen at once (due to the minimal computational power required for each object). Originally an EasterEgg in the ''VideoGame/ProjectGothamRacing'' series for the Xbox. The series' second incarnation, ''Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved'', and its sequel have been released as stand-alone games for the Xbox360 Arcade. It also has a DS and Wii version, ''Geometry Wars: Galaxies'', as well as a PC clone (with more features) called ''GridWars'', whose development was reportedly stopped at the request of the parent company. It seems this was sorted out, as ''Grid Wars 2'' can be downloaded for free. ''GW: Retro Evolved'' is also available for the PC via UsefulNotes/{{Steam}}.



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* ShootEmUpsShootEmUp
26th Nov '14 6:17:34 AM AzureSeas
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* ThirdIs3D: Well, its not exactly the third game in the series, but ''Geometry Wars 3'' changes the formula up by adding SuperMarioGalaxy style levels where the playfield warps around several 3d objects while maintaining the top down 2D movement and shooting.

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* ThirdIs3D: Well, its not exactly the third game in the series, but ''Geometry Wars 3'' changes the formula up by adding SuperMarioGalaxy style levels where the playfield warps around several 3d objects while maintaining the top down 2D movement and shooting.
25th Nov '14 7:01:47 PM InazumaKitsune
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At Gamescom 2014, Creator/{{Activision}} announced that ''Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions'' was in the works, being developed by Lucid Games, a company made up of former Bizarre Creations staff, including the actual people behind ''Geometry Wars''. It'll be released under Activision's revived Creator/{{Sierra}} label.

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At Gamescom 2014, Creator/{{Activision}} announced that ''Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions'' was in the works, being developed by Lucid Games, a company made up of former Bizarre Creations staff, including the actual people behind ''Geometry Wars''. It'll be It was released under Activision's revived Creator/{{Sierra}} label.label on November 25, 2014.
8th Sep '14 8:41:22 AM DracMonster
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[[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] series by Creator/BizarreCreations, similar to ''VideoGame/{{Robotron 2084}}'', where you control a claw-shaped concave octagon in a quest to destroy many other shapes. Primarily notable for reinvigorating the stale genre and for having insane amounts of stuff on the screen at once (due to the minimal computational power required for each object). Originally an EasterEgg in the ''VideoGame/ProjectGothamRacing'' series for the Xbox. The series' second incarnation, ''Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved'', and its sequel have been released as stand-alone games for the Xbox360 Arcade. It also has a DS and Wii version, ''Geometry Wars: Galaxies'', as well as a PC clone (with more features) called ''GridWars'', whose development was reportedly stopped at the request of the parent company. It seems this was sorted out, as ''Grid Wars 2'' can be downloaded for free. ''GW: Retro Evolved'' is also available for the PC via {{Steam}}.

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[[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] series by Creator/BizarreCreations, similar to ''VideoGame/{{Robotron 2084}}'', where you control a claw-shaped concave octagon in a quest to destroy many other shapes. Primarily notable for reinvigorating the stale genre and for having insane amounts of stuff on the screen at once (due to the minimal computational power required for each object). Originally an EasterEgg in the ''VideoGame/ProjectGothamRacing'' series for the Xbox. The series' second incarnation, ''Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved'', and its sequel have been released as stand-alone games for the Xbox360 Arcade. It also has a DS and Wii version, ''Geometry Wars: Galaxies'', as well as a PC clone (with more features) called ''GridWars'', whose development was reportedly stopped at the request of the parent company. It seems this was sorted out, as ''Grid Wars 2'' can be downloaded for free. ''GW: Retro Evolved'' is also available for the PC via {{Steam}}.
UsefulNotes/{{Steam}}.
24th Aug '14 6:36:38 PM RoboZombie
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* ThirdIs3D: Well, its not exactly the third game in the series, but ''Geometry Wars 3'' changes the formula up by adding SuperMarioGalaxy style levels where the playfield warps around several 3d objects while maintaining the top down 2D movement and shooting.
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