Arkanoid Plus!

Arkanoid Plus!

2009

System
WiiWare
Publisher
Square Enix
Developer
Taito

8.0

Game Rating

User Ratings: 3

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Puzzle
Release Date

WiiWare

  • 28th Sep 2009, 600 points (USA)
  • 21st Aug 2009, 800 points (UK/EU)
  • 26th May 2009 (JPN)
Series
Arkanoid

Screenshots (5)

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Reviews

  • 45

    WiiWare

    Review Arkanoid Plus!

    Another breakthrough for Taito?

    Taito's doing a fine job reviving its classic franchise on WiiWare - Space Invaders was revived with a completely different, fun gameplay style, while three games from the Bubble Bobble series all got decent to great remakes. This one's more like the Bubble Bobble games, in that it's a straight-up remake of the...

About The Game

Arkanoid Plus! is an updated version of the original arcade blockbuster. Players must destroy coloured blocks by guiding an Energy Ball around the screen using a spaceship called the VAUS.

The game features a host of new modes and settings which radically alter the gameplay experience: "Arcade Mode" consists of 61 Rounds divided into left and right versions with two types of boss characters appearing in the last Round; "VS Mode" lets players face off against a friend or the CPU; and the unfailingly frantic "Time Mode" challenges players to clear Rounds within a strict time limit. Factor in the subtle differences arising from the choice of "Lives" or "Barrier" rules, along with a plethora of exciting items, and it's clear you're in for hours of blockbusting fun!