Game details

Game:
Astro Tripper
AKA
Genre:
Shooter
Sub Genre:
Top-down
Release Date (US):
March 12th, 2009
Release Date (UK):
December 11th, 2008
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
PomPom Games
Publisher:
SCEE
Rating:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
1063 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PSN:
92 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PC

About Astro Tripper

Astro Tripper is a furious shoot-em-up experience inspired by the painful, knuckle busting experiences of years gone by. An evolution of PomPom's 2001 award winning game, Space Tripper. Travel the surface of large horizontally-scrolling platforms, and pit your highly maneuverable craft against hoards of enemies eager to blow you to bits, eat you or worse.

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PSU Review Score
8.0
Avg. user review score:
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Summary

When all is said and done, Astro Tripper is a bundle of fun.

We like

  • The fast-paced, rewarding gameplay
  • The play/price ratio
  • The satisfaction that accompanies the unforgiving difficulty

We dislike

  • The frustration that accompanies the unforgiving difficulty
  • The stale presentation

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Wow, another top-down shooter on the PlayStation Network?! How… unoriginal. Yet, despite its wealth of competitors, PomPom Games’ Astro Tripper manages to stand out from the crowd with its retro, healthily streamlined gameplay, not to mention its very affordable price point. You see, Astro Tripper is not another ‘dual-stick’ shooter like Blast Factor or Super Stardust HD, nor is it a free-flying exp...

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