Sie sind die ultimative Waffe mit einem ultimativen Begleiter – Sammeln Sie die geheimen Gegenstände und erhalten Sie Power-ups um zur perfekten Waffe zu werden.
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Veröffentlichung: 20. Jan. 2011

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Enthält 3 Artikel: A.R.E.S.: Berzerker Suit, A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda, A.R.E.S.: Original Soundtrack

 

Exklusives Steam-Angebot

Carbon Stealth Suit: (Yellow)

A light weight and non metal alternative to ARES traditional armor. Proves to be pleasing to the eye.

 
Indigo Pulse Suit: (Blue)

A prototype suit made of special materials discovered by United Earth which was estimated to be immune to Zytron Gas.

Über dieses Spiel

A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda ist das erste Kapitel in einem episodischen hardcore-action Seitwärts-Plattformer, in denen Sie die traditionellen Elemente von Retro-Klassikern wiederfinden und als Ares spielen, einem Kampfroboter dessen einziger Zweck es ist die Menschheit zu retten. Können Sie sich dieser Aufgabe stellen oder werden Sie in Ihre Einzelteile zerlegt werden?
Sie sind Ares, der erste Roboter, der gegen Zytron immun ist. Sie sind der fortschrittlichste Roboter dieser Zeit und ein Symbol zum technischen Fortschritt der Menschheit, gebaut um schnell zu rennen, hoch zu springen und augenblicklich zu feuern. Zusätzlich zu diesen Kernfähigkeiten beinhaltet Ihr Design ein System Rohstoffe und Ersatzteile in wertvolle Gegenstände, Rüstung und Waffen zu verwandeln. Sie werden all diese Dinge benötigen, um die Überlebenden in der von Zytron befallenen Weltraumstation zu erreichen und zu retten.

Eigenschaften:

  • Spielen Sie an unterschiedlichsten Schauplätzen im A.R.E.S. Universum, jeder einzelne wunderschöne, einzigartige, 3D Umgebungen mit herausfordernden Hindernissen.
  • sie sind die ultimative Waffe mit dem ultimativen Helfer – Sammeln Sie die geheimen Gegenstände und verbessern Sie Ihre ausrüstung und Fähigkeiten, um zur perfekten Waffe zu werden.
  • Stellen Sie sich Angesicht zu Angesicht kolossalen Gegnern, erlernen Sie deren Angriffsmuster und schlagen Sie sie im Gefecht.
  • Zerstören Sie feinde, sammeln Sie deren Überreste und recyceln Sie diese zu unglaublichen Gegenständen, inklusive Heilpaketen, Munition und Waffenupgrades.

Systemanforderungen

    • Betriebssystem: Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista oder Windows 7
    • Prozessor: Intel Core™2 Duo Prozessor, AMD Athlon x2 Prozessor
    • Speicher: Windows XP:1 GB, Windows Vista, 7:2 GB
    • Grafik: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 Serien, ATI Radeon HD 2400 Serien
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Festplatte: 300 MB
    • Sound: DirectSound kompatibel (DirectX 9.0c oder höher)
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( 2.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 22. April
This game was a fun side scroller with an awesome story line then you get to the last boss and you realize that everything leading up to him was all a lie because this game tricked you into believing you were an awesome robot with ninja like reflexes and a heart of gold, but then BOOM boss makes you cry like the first time the doctor spanked your butt comin out of your mothers birth hanger.
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Wedge
( 5.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 1. April
Beat it, still don’t get what A.R.E.S. stands for.
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Trevor
( 7.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 27. März
A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda is a 2.5D side-scrolling action platformer. The game is pretty short, with 5 levels and a boss at the end of each level, which takes about 3h to finish on the normal difficulty. But, there is some replay value for a higher difficulty, increased score and secrets.
Also, there appears to be a newer version available: A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX, that improves a lot from the original. So, I would like to point you to the newer version, since here I did encounter a few problems, such as no music, and a few crashes that made me restart the level I was on.
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Pexo
( 2.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. März
Dieses Spiel ist einfach nicht gut.
Die Jump and Run parts sind sehr schlecht mit dieser Steuerung. Sie ist total ungenau.
Und manche Zwischenbosse! sind einfach nicht schaffbar, da diese den Spieler mit 3 Treffer tötet. Diese kann man auch nicht ausweichen da diese viel zu schnell sind.
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Silph Co. Lapras
( 1.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 14. März
I will recommend this game only when it is discounted. The gameplay is okay, a little awkward for controller to use both sticks to shoot (yes you can use buttons, but trying to aim and not move easier with the sticks). But my major issue is in the third stage where platforms won't load, picking up an upgrade will port you off the screen and kill you, a check-point will kill you, getting the armor upgrade will kill you. This game has a lot bugs. Otherwise it's all right.
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RatBastard
( 1.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 13. März
♥♥♥♥ game
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Pendymion
( 2.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 21. Februar
Way too short, too boring, the customization is laughable, and the graphics look like cardboard cutouts pasted ontop of eachother.

I'm only making a review now because I saw this trash heap in my library and it was too late to refund it.
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Golden_Cashew
( 0.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 13. Februar
This game would be better suited as a browser flash game. The inculsion of Xbox controls really made the game feel like a cheap port.
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TrisKeLion
( 3.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 25. Januar
Too short to my taste... Story meah..

But some replay value.
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The Nameless
( 2.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 23. Januar
Shoot things and they die. Move off the screen and they un-die.

11/10 would kill again
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Corvus - Glitch
( 13.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 18. Januar
It is very short game and the level design doesn't support the platforming at times. But if you can get it at a low price, maybe. Soundtrack is good.
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Sessuro
( 3.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Januar
Pretty decent game, rather solid. Has alot of nifty info about the world that is used as collectables for you to find that also give slight powerups. It only has 5 levels so don't expect to play it for long. Even 99% the achievements doesn't take too long if you know what you are doing probably under half a hour, hour tops. IMO the Berzerker suit is op, granted it is dlc but levels 1-4 can easily be played though with it with very little trouble completely removing the need to upgrade other weapons and stuff. The last level makes the suit a little harder to use making you probably need to upgrade 1 weapon (Tho I didn't).
Personally I think keyboard and mouse are btter for it than controller, you get alot less control over your blaster with controller, mainly because its controlled with the right stick where as with the mouse it has a target reticle that you can use put on what you want dead and then fire.
All in All I'd give it a 8/10
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Good-Natured Filth
( 3.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 31. Dezember 2015
This game was okay for a Mega Man clone. The music is super fast the whole time and won't quit, which got on my nerves. It only took about 2 hours to beat, so whatever.
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Mizipzor
( 2.8 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 30. Dezember 2015
A game that tries to be a Metroidvania but comes across as a college project. Everything in the game from graphics and sound to tightness and responsiveness of the controls feels extremely mediocre. I played the first level and the first boss and is already writing my review, which is telling. This game does nothing unique and everything like it out there is better.
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Zintix
( 3.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 13. Dezember 2015
This is one of those games that was sitting in my steam library that I've always glanced over. So I downloaded the game and it was a nice suprise, it's one of those games where all you need to know are the buttons and away you go. I would recommend this game and it was a pretty platform shooting game
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MroTralisk
( 4.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 6. Dezember 2015
It's a good game. Think Mega Man X series game play. Controls are a little different and take some getting used to. I used a controler and didn't think it was that bad. I enjoyed the story and the music too. It's a short game but there is some replay value if you liked it enough to go back and find all the secrets. As for all my reviews, buy it on sale. haha

7.5/10
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Nyx
( 3.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 5. Dezember 2015
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asmodeusnecro
( 3.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 3. Dezember 2015
A short but satisfying shooter with a great soundtrack, solid gunplay and massive boss battles. Whilst not without its flaws, there's a whole lot to like and plenty of replay value after the intial two-or-so hour campaign.
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GAGMR
( 0.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 29. November 2015
There's a new edition of this game available so if you really wanted to try it you should probably go play that one instead.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/315340/

Overall this version of the game is average at best & I didn't really get into it enough to say anything more than that.
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Lawrabbit
( 3.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 16. November 2015
I got this game as part of a bundle so I didn't pay full price. Decent game. Grinding for wepon XP is a bit of a pain. I say get it if it's on sale.
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7.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. März
A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda is a 2.5D side-scrolling action platformer. The game is pretty short, with 5 levels and a boss at the end of each level, which takes about 3h to finish on the normal difficulty. But, there is some replay value for a higher difficulty, increased score and secrets.
Also, there appears to be a newer version available: A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX, that improves a lot from the original. So, I would like to point you to the newer version, since here I did encounter a few problems, such as no music, and a few crashes that made me restart the level I was on.
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4.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 6. Dezember 2015
It's a good game. Think Mega Man X series game play. Controls are a little different and take some getting used to. I used a controler and didn't think it was that bad. I enjoyed the story and the music too. It's a short game but there is some replay value if you liked it enough to go back and find all the secrets. As for all my reviews, buy it on sale. haha

7.5/10
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9.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. November 2015
Title: A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda
Genre: Action, Indie
Developer: Extend Studio
Publisher: Extend Studio, ORiGO GAMES
Release Date: 20 Jan, 2011

You're a lady in a spacesuit, on a space station with mad robots. Shooting things.


Main Review

You're a woman in a spacesuit on a lone mission to find out what happened in deep space, on an abandoned junk station. Something about this game feels strangely familiar. Ah well, at least she's called Valkyl and not Samus, right?
Anyway, after speeding straight into the game, I'm placed as a space suit warrior lady in a a seedy, futuristic station, where all the machinery has gone mental and is now trying to kill everything. The learning curve is harsh, you more or less need to learn yourself the mechanics, deal with weird little robot things fast or die miserably. A lot. I like that you have to figure out everything by yourself. At the same time I dislike it. It's part of the charm of retro games. And that includes the sounds!

At least with all this you can upgrade your stuff so it looks more awesome AND kills things a lot faster.
I think the design is pretty cool, futuristic shiny green and blue space, with rusting machinery as backdrop. The enemies, and there are a lot, from security system robots to weird little vacuum cleaner things that don't like you. I'm not usually a fan of futuristic style games, but this one has something about it I like.

The controls take some getting used to, and they're part of what make this platformer challenging. That, and the oops I didn't expect that to happen moments when you slide under a wall and get blasted by sentry turrets on the other side. I think the controls could be better crafted or more responsive.
What I find annoying is how far back a level/save point resets if you die, which can mean you have to refight tough monsters you already killed, and repeat a lot of content, which could make it stressful fast. Though there is a sense of achievement getting past those ANNOYING OBSTACLES.

Pros

Cool space graphics
Old school sounds
Puzzles progress well.
Getting weapons is awesome!
Throws you straight in(makes it more old style)

Cons

Kind of stressful (because of the controls)
Not very long
Throws you straight in (No help)
Controls are clunky

TL;DR

Overall Verdict
I want to like this game, but the controls I feel drag down the quality of this platformer. The story is small but you know what's going on. Everything about the game I think can be amazing, but the responsiveness of the controls, and the situations you find yourself in with them let it down. I like everything in the game, except for the gameplay.

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13.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 18. Januar
It is very short game and the level design doesn't support the platforming at times. But if you can get it at a low price, maybe. Soundtrack is good.
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8.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. Oktober 2014
Gefällt mir:
+ ansehenlicher 2d Platformer der an Megaman errinnert.
+ Detalierte Umgebungen
+ Retro Soundtrack
+ herausfordernder Schwierigkeitsgrad zum anpassen

Gefällt mir nicht:
- in einigen Kämpfen zu überladenden
- Schlechte Maus und Tastatur Steuerung (Empfehle Xbox Controller)
- Schlechte Story
- nicht überspringbare Zwischensequenzen
- geringer Umfang
- ca. 4 Stunden Spielzeit
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4.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 14. Juni 2013
Gefällt mir:
+ ansehendliche Grafik
+ abwechslungsreiche Umgebungen
+ unterhaltsamer Soundtrack
+ herausfordernder Schwierigkeitsgrad

Gefällt mir nicht:
- in einigen Kämpfen zu überladenden
- teils unfaire Situationen
- hakelige Steuerung (Maus & Tastatur)
- langweilig erzählte Geschichte
- einige nicht überspringbare Zwischensequenzen
- geringer Umfang

Wertung:
5 von 10 Punkten (Durchschnittlich)
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1.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 9. Juli 2013
A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda ... Es ist sehr sehr wie Megaman, nur mit einer Two-Stick Steuerung. Also ist es dymanischer im Kampf. Es ist an sich auch nicht das längste Spiel allerzeiten, aber ich hatte Spaß. An und an kann man das mal 10-20 Minuten spielen, wenn man mal Zeit tot schlagen muss.
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9.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Dezember 2014
Auf den ersten Blick interessant, auf den zweiten Blick verbuggt und schwer.

Die Tastatur optimierung ist schrecklich, der Einstieg ist zu langweilig und zu überladen das Spiel von der Länge her dann aber wieder zu kurz.

Es hat einige Anläufe gebraucht bis ich mich durchringen konnte mehr als das erste Level zu spielen.
Ihr könnt es mögen, ihr könnt es hassen.

Ihr solltet aber Interesse an dem Genre haben, denn sonst wird das hier nichts.
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19.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 17. März 2014
Viell Spass bei 100% :)
GG
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2.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Juni 2015
A very fun twin stick shooter/platformer. Check it out! :)
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7.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 23. Februar 2015
NOTE:
Don't buy this version but instead, take a look at “A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX” which is essentially an upgraded version of the game. I'm only recommending this game based on my experience before the new version released.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/315340/

TL:DR? See Conclusion

INTRODUCTION:
A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda is a 2.5D side scrolling action platform game that attempts to fill-in for the Mega Man (Rock Man) drought.

Like the aforementioned Mega Man series, this game places you in the shoes of an advance combat android named Ares. After a mysterious asteroid collided with a Deep Space Reprocessing station, a group of scientists were sent to investigate an energy emission radiating from it. Shortly after arriving, the team discovers that all the machines inside the station are now hostile to human life after being exposed to a new vapor gas called Zytron which came from the Asteroid. The Scientists, before being trapped, was able to send samples of the Gas back to earth who then develops Ares, an android immune to Zytron. Ares is now sent on a search and rescue mission on the Minos Space Station and along the way, discover the true nature of Zytron.

PROS:
+ High resolution graphics with a nice and colorful artstyle
+ Crafting System for weapons and item upgrades
+ Good weapon variety
+ Good character designs
+ Outstanding soundtrack
+ Responsive controls (specially on a gamepad)

CONS:
- Very short
- The game relies on grinding to extend gameplay (what I call “game time through attrition”)
- Story is under developed
- Cinematics are dull with no voice acting and, more importantly, no sound effects except the soundtrack in the background.
- Underwhelming bosses

CONCLUSION:
GOOD GAME which is reminiscent of the Mega Man franchise. It has good high resolution graphics with a nice and colorful artstyle; it features a crafting system based on materials you collect from the world and enemies; the game shines with its amazing soundtrack and responsive controls specially with a game pad. For its cons, the game is very short and the cinematics are a bit boring and unrewarding but for the price however, this game would make as a good casual experience for younger audiences.

Although I'm placing my recommendation, please don't buy this version and take a look at the “A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX” instead. It's essentially an upgraded version of the game.

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5.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 25. November 2013
A.R.E.S. is one of those games you can only recommend to a certain few. There isn't anything particularly special about A.R.E.S. and although it attempts to be a solid platformer, it falls short through a frustrating "crafting/shop" system. The majority of items in the game require nearly all three of the specific currencies to construct and unfortunately, one of those currencies is in very short supply throughout the game. After three full playthroughs, the needed currency is always scarce. So farm if you must, though like any hardcore platformer fan, you'll persevere without the upgrades -- even if it kills you.

The game itself is rather short and each successive playthrough becomes shorter because you can keep your unlocked items. My final run through of the game was a little over 40 mins. The cutscenes are decently created in a typical "fanime" style. The story tries to be more than it is and is mostly ignored except in between chapters. There are only 5 chapters with none of the stage environments or enemies revealing anything about the world A.R.E.S. is set in.

I had hoped A.R.E.S. would've been more than what I played and because there is really nothing memorable about the game, I can only recommend this to those that play for the learning experience of game development.
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5.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. Juni 2014
Faulty's scorecard :-

1) Essential purchase
2) Recommended purchase
3) Recommended purchase during a sale
4) Not recommended unless heavily discounted
5) Not even recommended for Steam game collectors

When I first heard about A.R.E.S Extinction Agenda, a small flutter of excitement overcame me. You see, I grew up on Mega Man and his countless adventures on the NES - with some of those games still to this day being able to rekindle a gaming joy within me when I feel the current slew of gaming titles are doing nothing but putting a damp squib on my desire to play and complete them. There is just something inherently appealing to me about 2D platform side-scrollers that I will always love (again this is probably due to my younger years harboring an almost fanatical fascination with games like Contra and Mega Man) so I didn't hesitate for a second to add A.R.E.S to my collection. At the time it was touted as Episode 1 in an ongoing series of episodes and the price-tag of $9.99 back in 2010 I felt was a little steep for what was essentially a downloadable first chapter.

It appears something went awry as we are already half-way through 2014 and A.R.E.S has yet to see an Episode 2. Searching the game developers bare-bones website, http://www.x10interactive.com , it appears not much has been going on for quite some time which leads me to believe they are most probably now defunct which is sad in any event but after playing through A.R.E.S (once back in 2010) and now recently in 2014 (for the Steam Trading Card business) I can’t help feel that they had much of a future to begin with. A.R.E.S for all intents and purpose tries so desperately to mimic the successes of the past games yet doesn't even come close. The entire game feels like a cheap imitation of a mid-nineties Mega Man game and the kicker is that is poses very little to no challenge at all. Even ramping up the difficulty levels does very little to put it on par with some of the more challenging Contra and Mega Man fare released almost 20 years ago.

Whilst the 2D artwork may look nice and the techno buzzing soundtrack amiable providing the listener with tunes to hum to while playing, the platform jumping and shooting mechanics are somewhat borked and will have you flinging more than a few unkind words around the room. Boss fights are an absolute joke and require very little tactical thought on the player’s part where it is simply a case of find a corner and blast away until the enemy is no longer.

I had high hopes for A.R.E.S but in the end I can only lightly recommend this title. Since it appears we will see no continuation of the story, if you must pick up the game (particularly if you want the card drops) rather wait until this the game is being offered at a discount price since currently there are a dearth of more endearing indies games you could be spending a tenner on.

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7.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 5. Oktober 2015
A.R.E.S. Goes EXtinct

This is not a bad game, it is actually pretty decent. It looks great, has solid gameplay featuring some cool weapons, and decent level design. However, it does suffer from being way too short and lacking difficulty. That is not why I'm not recommending this game though. The reason is that they have an IMPROVED version for the SAME price now available! If you are interested in this title, then stop now and head to the A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX page!

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4.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 16. Juni 2013
At best, A.R.E.S. is competent. It doesn't know whether it wants to be Mega Man or Metroid, and suffers for it. The level design includes both large multi-scrolling rooms and more platforming-oriented sections, and it's never entirely clear which drops are bottomless pits and which lead to other parts of the stage. I'm also not happy with the upgrade mechanic, which encourages literal grinding as you kill enemies for the three types of items that are needed to upgrade your weapons. The controls also feel a little slow, with the dash move in particular always feeling like it's just a little too long to execute and traverses just a little too short a distance to avoid enemy attacks.

At least the boss fights are pretty fun, and it's entertaining when you get into the groove of blasting enemies and jumping from platform to platform. But all of its other problems make it hard to recommend. You could do worse, but you could also do a whole lot better. Try Cave Story+, Noitu Love 2, or They Bleed Pixels if you want to play a really good action-platformer.
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1.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. Oktober 2013
Shoulda called it JUMP 'N SHOOT MAN. A Megaman tribute or ripoff or something, A.R.E.S. is a "walk to the right and shoot" platformer with a tacked on crafting system. It lacks a lot of polish, and the controls seem awkward, but if you're into Megaman style games it might be worth a look.

Watch a few gameplay videos, and if it seems interesting, grab it on sale.
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5.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 18. November 2014
A.R.E.S. is a fun game though it doesn't have anything that really makes it stand out from the rest of the platform games. It's a sci-fi futuristic platformer with cumbersome controls. It's not a horrible game by any means, but it lacks the ability to keep your attention and wanting more. I did beat the game, but it sat in my library for a very long time prior to beating it. Look somewhere else for a good action platformer.
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9.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. September 2015
This is an easy game to beat. It has only 5 stages, each has one mid-boss and a stage boss.You start out with just a simple gun and a simple moveset, and you unlock more variations when you move on.

In my opinion, when you are playing sidescrolling platformers using a keyboard, you are playing it wrong. So a controller is highly recommended.

I like how the different gun types are designed to be used for different kind of playstyle and situation instead of the boring strength/weakness thing.

The graphics and music are cool and futuristic. The plot is neglegible.

100% achievement requires some practice and luck. It is challenging but not impossible. All the stages have the exact same enemy spawn, and each bosses have the exact same pattern, so you can practice and memorize the stages to improve your score to get the required rank.

My score: 7/10
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6.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. März 2015
A real gem of a platformer. I loved the currency system in here as you can replay previous missions to collect more recycled parts to create power-ups and upgrades to your character's weapons.

The actual levels are very well designed, there are plenty of jumping puzzles which can get frustrating but it's still a required feature in any platformer.

I really enjoyed using the plasma field weapon, you feel pretty overpowered while using it, although you are far from it as you will find yourself dying over and over again but wanting to come back for more.

Really recommend this as it's good few hours gameplay for cheap!
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3.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. August 2015
Presentation in this game is fine, the graphics are okay. I really struggled with the control system and the character is too large. Pretty sure a double-jump covers almost the height of the screen!

There didn't seem to be any way to remain stationary and fire at a diagonal which was really my main gripe. If there is a way around this then someone let me know and I'll go back in game and have another play and rewrite this review.
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