Smash TV - Xbox Live Arcade review

Blast everything that moves for game-show glory


  • Relentless pace never lets up
  • Mowing down crowds is a rush
  • Just as gory as ever


  • Graphics still look like 1990
  • Free continues make it too easy
  • Sequined jackass host all up in your face

Prepare to die. A lot. Smash TV is back on the air, and if you hope to claim this game show's cash and prizes, you’ll have to grind your way through exhausting, seemingly endless swarms of robots, monsters and bald men with clubs. And that’s just in the first room.

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DescriptionBig money! Big prizes! We love it! The coin-op classic is alive and well as an Xbox Live download.
PlatformXbox 360
US censor ratingTeen
Release date22 November 2005 (US), 22 November 2005 (UK)


After graduating from college in 2000 with a BA in journalism, I worked for five years as a copy editor, page designer and videogame-review columnist at a couple of mid-sized newspapers you've never heard of. My column eventually got me a freelancing gig with GMR magazine, which folded a few months later. I was hired on full-time by GamesRadar in late 2005, and have since been paid actual money to write silly articles about lovable blobs.
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