Review: Wild Guns Reloaded – SENSES

Wild Guns was released Super Nintendo 1996 and quickly became popular, so it was not entirely unexpected that it would make a comeback as a retro edition. IN Wild Guns Reloaded the graphics are a bit fixed, but without losing the original retro feel. The big difference is that instead of being able to be a maximum of two players, you can now be four.

Photo: © nintendo.com/Natsume Atari Inc. - Wild Guns Reloaded - Doris in action.
Photo: © Nintendo / Natsume Atari Inc.

But there is more candy in the bag. In the original, you could only play as Clint and Annie but in Wild Guns Reloaded so two new characters have been added and it is Doris and the dog Bullet. Both of these have their own abilities and special weapons.

There have also been extra courses in addition to the original’s six courses, so there are also new bosses to fight. What is also new is a couple of game modes, among others – Boss Rush!

Photo: © nintendo.com/Natsume Atari Inc. - Wild Guns Reloaded - Annie in action.
Photo: © Nintendo / Natsume Atari Inc.

In terms of gameplay, you are behind your character and shoot at everything that moves. You control the sight and your character moves sideways depending on where you aim. Here it quickly becomes frustrating because it is not completely easy to get away when everyone shoots at you at the same time and there is no protection whatsoever that you can hide behind and that you die on more or less the first hit. It is really important to keep your tongue in your mouth in order to survive. When your life is over, just start over.

Photo: © nintendo.com/Natsume Atari Inc. - Wild Guns Reloaded - Doris, Clint, Bullet, Annie in action.
Photo: © Nintendo / Natsume Atari Inc.

The game mechanics are simple and of course it’s fun for the moment, but it quickly becomes very monotonous and late – to top it all off, it’s very difficult to move on, there are no opportunities to save, which feels like a slip in a remaster in modern times .

Photo: © nintendo.com/Natsume Atari Inc. - Wild Guns Reloaded - Doris, Clint, Annie in action.
Photo: © Nintendo / Natsume Atari Inc.

In conclusion, I think you are Wild Guns-fan out there will like Wild Guns Reloaded as the game creators have updated the game and made it bigger, but personally I was most frustrated and angry. So the grade ends up right in the middle.