Radical Rex Review (Xbox Series S)

Our Radical Rex Review has us hanging out with Radical Rex. He’s the raddest, baddest fire-breathing Tyrannosaurus ever to shred prehistoric pavement! This bad-boy-on-wheels is out to save the dinosaur race. Check Rex thrashin’ on his board, sportin’ his flame-breath, bustin’ out with killer jump-kicks, swingin’ on vines and blastin’ out screen-shaking roars. Excellent!

Radical Rex Review

Radical Rex Review Pros:

  • Nice graphics.
  • 412.7MB download size.
  • 1000 Gamerscore.
  • Platformer gameplay.
  • Two games in one – the 1994 16bit version and the 1993 Gameboy version.
  • The menu can be bought up at any time.
  • State save, save and load at will.
  • Game filters – sharp, CRT, XBR, and smooth.
  • Screen mode *normal, fit, and stretch.
  • Gameboy screen color – green, blue, yellow, red, and black, and white.
  • Can remap the buttons.
  • Fast loading times.
  • You can go back to game selection.
  • Restart the game option.
  • Two-player local support.
  • Good nostalgic trip.
  • Good soundtrack.
  • Tight controls.
  • Ten levels per game.
  • Big boss battles.

Radical Rex Review

Radical Rex Review Cons:

  • No wallpaper choices.
  • No tutorials.
  • Little replay value.
  • Doesn’t offer any real mod cons outside of saving states.
  • No history or museum-style pieces on the game or its place in history.
  • Shock to the system in that you cannot see very far in front, and the levels feel claustrophobic.

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Radical Rex Review

Radical Rex:

Official website.

Developer: Piko Interactive

Publisher: QUByte Interactive 

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10


Radical Rex is back! Originally released in 93 and 94, QUByte has gone and bundled the two versions together, added state save, and here we are! The thing is Radical Rex was never a huge deal even back then, it’s very nostalgic now but that’s more from a graphical/gameplay stance. I sat there and finished them both and it was fine, this is for a quick nostalgia hit because there isn’t really anything else to do here. I would have loved to have seen pieces on the games from the history to the box art or anything but no there is nothing but the two games. The Gameboy version does allow different game screen colors so that’s cool. The walk away here is Radical Rex is a great little stroll down memory lane, the game is dated but fun and this is just a solid port with no gimmicks or extras.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!