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Red Bull BC One review

AT A GLANCE
  • "Stylised" graphics
  • "Hip" soundtrack
  • "Original" idea
  • "Awful" graphics
  • "Embarrassing" taunts
  • "Terrible" gameplay

Breakdancing and geometry may sound like unlikely bedfellows, and this game proves beyond all doubt that this is the case. A tie-in with the real-world breakdancing contest, BC One challenges you to concoct fly b-boy moves by drawing shapes between coloured blobs on the touch screen. The more shapes you draw, the better your moves; hit the wrong colour and you stumble. There are also interludes where you spin the stylus to, er, spin, and a bit where you have to join the dots around a person’s outline – very crime scene.

It’s hard to imagine the line-drawing idea appealing to some baggy-trousered freestyler, and on top of this, the graphics are terrible (we think they may be ‘stylised’, but they look lame), the hip soundtrack uninspiring and the pre-match taunting cringeworthy.

Sep 30, 2008

More Info

Release date: Sep 16 2008 - DS (US)
Oct 10 2008 - DS (UK)
Available Platforms: DS
Genre: Other Games/Compilations
Published by: Playlogic
Developed by: Ignition Entertainment
ESRB Rating:
Everyone
PEGI Rating:
Rating Pending

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