posted by EQOAnostalgia (NEW YORK MILLS, NY) Dec 27, 2013
Member since Apr 2013
Ignore the kids giving this a bad rating. Every one of Vanillaware's games has an AMAZING art direction. Very fluid and deep combat mechanics and ton's of replay value.
The graphics in this game are astonishing. A very unique style. The story is nothing spectacular but still interesting. The main thing here is the combat.
Each character feels unique and adds a deep level of replayability. Going online or playing by yourself are both fun as the AI does a good job to support you.
The levels are fun and varied, the enemies are many and the quests you can do on the side add more depth to an already great storyline campaign.
Boss battles are a challenge and unique. This is a game best played with friends but still fun by yourself.
This isn't a game for Call of Dookie fanboys. This is a nod to an older era in gaming and reflects upon past titles such as Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Golden Axe DnD and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games.
There is more than just a beat em up here. There is a leveling mechanic and tons of gear effectively adding an element of role playing and progression.
Simply put, this is a wonderful gem of a game that i recommend to all fans of RPG's and beat em up's. However i don't recommend this title for little kids. Not that some won't enjoy it... but most of them have a less refined taste.
posted by sewsia (NINE MILE FALLS, WA) Feb 1, 2014
Member since Feb 2014
My grandkids loved this game. It was a shot in the dark for me placing this in my query, but it turned out to be an absolute hit!! This is a multi-player, up to 4, which is unusual for RPG games. Grandsons ages are 8 and 10.