User reviews for Gyruss
10 / 10Combined Score
Based on the unique arcade shooter of the same name, Gyruss takes you on a fast-paced journey where your mission is to liberate the galaxy by defeating aliens that have taken over each planet. You fight through waves of enemies on each planet and ultimately take on a boss at certain points.
The graphics are excellent and perfectly converted from the arcade game. Frame rate is fast and there's virtually no flickering or slowdown, and the "scrolling stars" background is very appropriate when it's not distracting you. The sounds and music are the most surprising thing about the game-the FX are authentic, but the music is just awesome. It's almost like a "techno-classical" theme that is not only very appropriate, but quite intense at times and really enhances the gameplay because it seems to match the mood and pace of the experience. Control...