In a gaming world obsessed with repetitive shoot 'em ups, tactics and guile are the order of the day with this turnbased shooter.
What does SHMUP stand for?
SHMUP stands for Shoot 'em Up (game genre)
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It's one of those things that's easy to learn but will take a while to master - and once again the Wii has re-invented the whole gaming idea - this is relaxing, artistic and a world away from the shoot 'em ups and driving games.
LBP2 expands the original's DIY tools to let you create not just levels but complete games, from RPGs to shoot 'em ups.
99 VERDICT: ***** SHOOT 'em ups and humour don't usually lie easily together.
Outside of the needles and tubes, the surgeries and hospital rooms, his world is very much that of a 5-year-old boy; shoot 'em up video games, good guys versus bad guys, fast cars and motorcycles.
Sure there are some OTT slow-motion shoot 'em ups and ridiculous high- speed action, but then that all adds to the melting pot that is the summer popcorn movie.
PUBLISHER: SEGA RELOADED: As shoot 'em ups go, different and worth seeking out.
Perhaps these days of raucous shoot 'em ups and fastpaced racers have spoilt us.