It’s hard to go wrong with Mutant Storm Empire for 800 Microsoft Points, eve if you have never played Reloaded. With stunning 3D graphics and the perfect blend of mindless and strategic twitch blasting, Mutant Storm Empire is a near perfect Halloween treat.
Few other titles’ enemies have the power to flood you with real horror as they scramble and skitter towards you. [Christmas 2007, p.98]
I'm not disappointed with the title at all, but I'm not particularly amazed or blown away by anything that it does, either.
Since it doesn't do much different, it remains a fairly hard-sell at 800 Microsoft Points. If you're a fan of dual joystick shooters, you've probably already purchased it.
Mutant Storm Empire is a quality entry in the increasingly overloaded dual joystick shooter genre.
X-ONE Magazine UK
Lacks the replayability of its predecessor. [Issue 28, p.118]