Xevious

Xevious

2007

System
NES
Publisher
Bandai Namco
Developer
Namco

5.3

Game Rating

User Ratings: 8

Our Review: 7/10

Xevious Reviews

  • Review Xevious (Wii U eShop / NES)

    An early vertical scrolling classic

    When Xevious hit arcades in 1982 it represented one of the first vertical shoot 'em ups of its kind. Not only that, but the game introduced a second bombing mechanic to give it a little more flare. After seeing a handful of home releases, it sprang upon the NES system with a vengeance and once again showed that...

  • Review Xevious (Wii Virtual Console / NES)

    Golden oldie

    Following its success with Pac-Man and Galaga in the arcades, it seemed that Namco was unstoppable. The release of Xevious only helped to cement this idea: it was first one of the earliest examples of a vertical scrolling shooter and innovative for its time. The action in Xevious takes place on two parallel plains; your spacecraft gets...