The name will probably attract a number of fans of the original game, and they may get the most out of what is an average title. For those who do not base their purchases on nostalgia, look elsewhere.
The main problem with Astro Boy is how unfinished it feels. Everything from the empty game world to the long loading times to the clunky control system speaks of a game that needed months' more work.
There are not many people on this Earth who would presume this game to be some great opus. For what it is, though - a game aimed at children who like Spongebob - it's worthy of commendation.
If you are solely looking for a puzzle title makes good use of the DS's Touch Screen, then this might not be for you, but the lack of original Touch Screen ideas aside, this is a top notch puzzler.
Though certain new additions sit uneasily against the seven-year-old framework, and the genre may have evolved, at its height, very few titles can match this Metal Gear for sheer style and panache.
Project Rub is impossible to hate, but a long way from being great. I certainly didn't feel the magic.
WarioWare Touched! is a strange game: initially frustrating, then hugely entertaining, but too short and ultimately lacking.