Game details

Game:
Blast Factor
AKA
Genre:
Shooter
Sub Genre:
Top-down
Release Date (US):
November 17th, 2006
Release Date (UK):
March 23rd, 2007
Players:
1-4
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Bluepoint Games
Publisher:
SCEA
Rating:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
254 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PSN:
18 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Only on PSN

About Blast Factor

Blast Factor is a downloadable top-down shooter that utilizes the Sixaxis in which you try to eradicate bacteria in order to create healthy cells.

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PSU Review Score
7.0
Avg. user review score:
7.9

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Summary

While it’s no Geometry Wars, if you have some friends to play it with, Blast Factor gets a lot more entertaining and is certainly worth the $11 it costs to download. If you don’t have friends to play with, try the demo to determine if it’s worth the money.

We like

  • Solid Sixaxis implementation.
  • Multiplayer modes help the overall package a lot.

We dislike

  • There are too many of the same boss and not enough power-ups.
  • Graphics are generally generic and boring.
  • The basic sound effects aren’t helped by a complete lack of music.

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As joyful gamers trudged home on November 17th 2006, PlayStation fans around the world rejoiced. These gamers proceeded to eagerly set up their PlayStation 3’s with the warm, fuzzy anticipation of experiencing all of the “Next Generation” elements of their new machine, primarily an online network that was said to rival Xbox Live. Finally, after setting up their PlayStation Network ID’s, gamers across No...

Blast Factor News

  • Blast Factor receives Trophy support

    Blast Factor, one of the original PlayStation Network releases, is going to receive a much needed patch tomorrow that should please many gamers. Not only is the arcade title receiving an update to support rumble through the DualShock 3, but it's going to have Trophy support added as well. This is de...

  • This week's new PSN content

    A slew of new content has been made available for the North American PlayStation Store. Two demos have been released. The Darkness demo, which clocks in at a massive 1,443 MB, was made available in the US today (previously released in Europe). In addition, a Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter ...

  • Blast Factor: Advanced Research announced

    Blast Factor, the addictive little shooter downloadable on the PSN Store, is receiving its second expansion pack. If you don't own the game or haven't read up on it, check out PSU's review of the game with its multiplayer expansion. The new expansion is called Advanced Research. In this pack we ...

Blast Factor Features

  • Inside PlayStation Network - Blast Factor

    The digital delights of Sony’s scrumptious PlayStation Network service know no bounds. Aside from letting punters compete in online gaming, stream films, browse the Internet and more, its premier attraction rests in the copious supply of downloadable games ripe for the picking. From PSN exclus...

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