Rez Infinite (Series) Review
Posted: 3 weeks ago, last updated yesterday.
Drawing on on-rails shooting games like Panzer Dragoon (where you don't control movement but focus on targetting weapons) you fight off viruses and corrupted security programs in a neon-tech environment. You do this by aiming your sights at up to eight targets before triggering a series of energy blasts.
As you shoot down enemies, the impact automatically syncs with the background track to create additional musical layers within each level. This is fed-back to your experience through controller vibration. Each Area ends in a boss fight that is scaled in difficulty based on how well you have done on the preceding level.
As you progress there are new areas and modes unlocked. But really you are working to build up your energy level through each level by destroying certain numbers of enemies. You can also try out an enemy-free exploration mode, score attack, and boss rush.
There have been different releases of Rez:
- Rez (2001) PlayStation 2 and Dreamcast
- Rez HD (2008) Xbox 360
- Rez Infinite (2017) PlayStation 4, PSVR, PC, Oculous Quest
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Rated PEGI 7 for non-realistic looking violence towards characters which although human are not very detailed. Features non-realistic looking violence against non-detailed human-like characters, as well as fantasy characters. Players float through a cyberspace and need to lock-on to enemies to shoot lasers at them. Projectiles can hit the player’s humanoid avatar as well.
ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for fantasy violence.
Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 10+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
You can also opt for a low-pressure exploration mode.
You need to hold the fire button to chain attacks. Apart from the stick and fire button you occasionally need to press the overdrive button to increase your attack/score.
Although the game offers vibration feedback that complements audio, this isn't always reliable and means that players without hearing may miss some of the interactions and have a downgraded experience.
Our Rez Infinite Accessibility Report details 24 accessibility features:
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