Geometry Wars is a casual game, but it’s not the kind of game you play casually. It’s the kind of game you play on the edge of your seat, your gnarled hands making visible dents in the controller as the adrenaline pumping through your body makes you shake. It’s the kind of game that makes you cry out and throw the controller down when you lose, only to pick it up again and try to beat your high score in just "one more game."

In other words, it’s the kind of game they don’t make much anymore.

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