ThruSpace Review

by Jeann Wong WiiWare

1 Comments 9 Votes 967 Views 13/12/2010 Back to WiiWare Game Reviews

ThruSpace Review


By Jeann Wong                            Price: 800 Wii Points

Nintendo’s ThruSpace game is reminiscent of 80’s game Blockout, which was basically Tetrisfrom a top down view. Instead of fitting multiple shapes (or Keydrons) together, you have one which you need to rotate to fit through the gaps in the floor. If you crash into the ground, or you take too long to reach the end, you will need to start again. Subsequent levels get progressively more difficult as you get a more complicated Keydron to rotate and maneuver, and the game speeds up quite a lot.

While falling through the gaps, you can collect gems if you orient the Keydron in a particular way. Combos and trick moves add an extra dimension to the game, which are great for boosting your points but quickly depletes the timer – which presents a challenge, as the timer ticks down quite fast in some levels. While the regular mode will have you racing against the timer and collecting as many points as possible, those who prefer a more straightforward game can opt for the Endless mode which omits the timer. There’s also a Trick mode where you can purely focus on executing combos and moves to boost your points. To top it all off, there’s also six extra Keydrons you can unlock with three stages in each.

ThruSpace is a solid puzzle game with a sleek visual style. It’s a fresh adaptation of Tetris which tweaks a concept that gamers are familiar with. The different modes adds plenty of replayability to suit different types of gamers.

We say: GOOD BUY

ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle

Platform: Wii
 
Vote for this article Log in with Facebook

More Info on ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle

ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle
ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle Australian Release: Out Now

ThruSpace Review Comments

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
It looks pretty imaginative, and offers a great take on the game.
Nice review (albeit short and to the point!). =D

Post a comment

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
  • ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle
  • ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle

Recently Read

Featured Wii Content

Favourite 2014 game so far?

Favourite 2014 game so far?

19/06/2014 Polls 22 31
5 Bullshit characters that should be in Smash Bros

5 Bullshit characters that should be in Smash Bros

PaulV 13 hours Articles 12 9
Mad man speed runs Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes

Mad man speed runs Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes

Gryllis 1 day News 1 7
UK pirates get warnings for illegal downloads in 2015

UK pirates get warnings for illegal downloads in 2015

Gryllis 1 day News 8 9
FIFA 15 trailer gets intensely emotional
Gryllis 3 days News 3 7
Friendly Fire Show 63: It is Thor Destiny

Friendly Fire Show 63: It is Thor Destiny

Podcast 3 days Articles 0 18
Friendly Fire Show 62: The Kim Kardashian Special

Friendly Fire Show 62: The Kim Kardashian Special

Podcast 6 days Articles 1 14
Sega still open to releasing games on Wii U VC

Sega still open to releasing games on Wii U VC

Gryllis 16/07 News 3 6
PS4 remakes welcome back Wii gamers to PlayStation

PS4 remakes welcome back Wii gamers to PlayStation

Gryllis 16/07 News 10 14

Community Content

A New Era For MMGN: Our New HQ

A New Era For MMGN: Our New HQ

23/06/2014 Blog 16 1

MMGN Updates

Status
Updating..
Username

ravibabson shared a story - ravi namboori babson

ravibabson 10 hours ago
Username

ravibabson is now Level 3!

ravibabson 10 hours ago
Username

1wiierdguy is now Level 19!

1wiierdguy 10 hours ago
Username

chris991 is selling - GTA V PS3

chris991 21 hours ago
Username

chris991 just unlocked the Convincing Salesman achievement!

chris991 21 hours ago
Username

commented on FIFA 15 trailer gets intensely emotional

stonecold 1 day ago
Username

commented on What makes Destiny so compelling?

stonecold 1 day ago