The Red Star is coming to the iPhone – What if USSR… whoops… I meant U.R.R.S ruled the world?

The Red Star was quite a highly acclaimed PS2 Action title (Metacritic score – 72), released back in 2007. Without much fuss XS Games have added an iPhone section to their website with The Red Star release date as TBA.

Game features include:

  • Three playable legendary warriors, each with unique fighting skills and weapons
  • Two player cooperative gameplay that lets you enter the fray with a friend
  • Relentless action that seamlessly blends brutal melee with “old-school” shooter gameplay
  • Unlockable secret characters, hidden gameplay modes and more for extensive replay value

I don’t know about you, but having read some PS2 reviews and taken a good look at the screenshots/video, I’m quite excited with its eventual App Store release. The game should be an excellent match for the platform, especially if the developers get the controls right. And it will probably be the first game ported to the iDevice from the PS2, which is also a significant milestone.

Video and some more screens after the gap.

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