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benfanboy

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#1

benfanboy commented on Review: Evasive Space (WiiWare):

@vherub: I didn't have any trouble with arm fatigue.

I know what you are talking about because I had that problem with LostWinds (don't know if you've played that or not), but you don't spend as much time jerking the remote around in Evasive Space - you generally keep the pointer in a fairly small area near the center of the screen and only make minor adjustments in order to correct your ship's course.

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#2

benfanboy commented on Review: Evasive Space (WiiWare):

I was playing Evasive Space again last night and have to say, I really appreciate the control scheme more and more. I've reached the point now where I can navigate the mazes and corridors from beginning to end without running into anything, and never let up on the thrusters.

The game definitely has some annoying flaws that betray a certain lack of polish (online leaderboard access, delivery method of the story, the message ticker at the bottom of the screen), but I don't think the controls are one of them.

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#3

benfanboy commented on Review: Evasive Space (WiiWare):

@KnucklesSonic8: Definitely glad to see I'm not the only one who likes Evasive Space.

IMO, the controls are what give this game the twist it needs to set it apart from other similar games out there. The "evasion" aspect is fine (and I enjoy it), but analog stick controls tacked onto this experience would make things a lot more average/ordinary.

And I agree, the "challenge" in this game relates a lot more to time limits than controls. The first couple levels, you'll fly all over the place trying to get a feel for things. But it gets a lot easier to maneuver before long.

It deserves a 7 at the very least (and I personally would grade it higher).

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#4

benfanboy commented on Review: Evasive Space (WiiWare):

I disagree with this review.

This is actually one of my favorite WiiWare games. The control scheme is truly unique and well-executed. It took me about 30 minutes to get the hang of it, but controlling the ship is one of the most fun parts of the game.

If you like arcade-style games that are easy to learn but difficult to master, then this is an awesome purchase, and well worth the 1000 Wii Points.