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Review: Rip ‘Em A New One review – A slightly aimless action game

Rip 'Em A New One review - A slightly aimless action game Rip ‘Em A New One nods back to a more innocent time, when top-down shooters ramped up the militaristic ultra-violence to Arnie levels.

Unfortunately, while it preserves the look and difficulty level, it falls short in the fundamental areas of controls and handling.

Going commando

The game casts you as a pumped up commando with an itchy trigger finger and a license to to level your immediate surroundings.

Each level funnels you through a daunting obstacle course of gun-toting grunts, snipers, RPG wielders and more. Along the way you can free captive soldiers, who will then join your assault (until they inevitably die mere seconds later – some liberator you are).

The controls are standard twin-stick shooter fare – the left virtual control stick for movement, the right for aiming and shooting.

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