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GF Rating
6.4

232 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

Awesome game in my eyes, but not for everyone

posted by Librianitus (MEMPHIS, TN) May 26, 2014

Member since Aug 2012

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

The story, dialogue, and language seem to be a turn off for most with this game, yet the craziness of the story and the communication between the main character Zero, and her disciple's is what makes up a good percentage of the game. The story is random and comical, and it does not transition between its serious and comedic moments too well all the time. It starts a bit slow with the dialogue as well as the combat, but as you progress and obtain more weapons, upgrades, and companions, the game starts to shine.

The combat is pretty darn cool, my favorite weapon out of the 4 that you will receive over time will have to be the combat braces. It is a gauntlet on your right arm, and a shin guard on your right leg. It is the fast DPS weapon of the game, and is very, very freaking cool to use. The combos and stamina moves that you pull off depends on that particular set of braces, which is also cool, it gives you a variety of different styles to choose from. There are also Spears (the heavy damage but slow DPS (damage per second) weapon), Chakra's (The medium speed disc-like weapon), it serves as a crowd control kind of weapon that can also take out far away enemies by holding down square and auto locking onto multiple targets at once, and your main weapon, the sword. It is the second fasted DPS weapon and is well rounded and very fun to use, and like I said before, there are different styles of basic combat moves and stamina moves. They can be balanced, aerial, range, or ground based styles.

The dialogue between you and your disciples makes up a good portion of what makes this game funny, you never know what they are going to say to one another next. I do not want to give away too much about them because it is fun to learn about them yourself as you progress through the game and acquire them as companions.

Overall the game is a barrel of laughs, or at the very least, chuckles! I recommend it, worth the rent. Really give it a try, don't be too skeptical of it.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Repetitive gameplay, but amazing story.

posted by Joshua3886 (ARCADIA, CA) Aug 20, 2014

Member since Oct 2009

The game is made by Square Enix, the most respected RPG company in my opinion. The story for this game is just as captivating as any Final Fantasy game they've made. The characters are mysterious, inhuman yet human at the same time. You fall in love with every personality you come across because you can either relate to their emotions or you're just so curious about their motives. The story even starts off right in the action, no boring prologue to baby the gamers into understanding what's going on. To summarize: the story has everything worthy of an Oscar.
However, this isn't just a movie it's a game. The gameplay falls short of being addicting. Very repetitive, the levels are linear and the enemies are just clones of each other with different color schemes. The customization is almost pointless and even without a difficulty setting most of the enemies are extremely easy. There isn't much to do in terms of gameplay, but the good side of the game being so easy is that you can just sit back and enjoy the griping story.
So if you're looking for a great movie to watch this is the game for you, but if you want a great game look elsewhere.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

Hack N' Slash

posted by DragonDan2453 (CHANNAHON, IL) Aug 19, 2014

Member since Nov 2012

Kill. That's all this game is about. Kill that guy, another guy, and another guy, over and over and over again. This game gets as boring fast as I do watching CNN. Graphic wise, this game is right around the PS1 era. Yeah, it's that horrible. The story is simply this. Kill everyone. Not a lot of thought went into this game that's for sure. Overall, I wouldn't pay more than $10 for this game. If I got it for free from buying another game, then I would probably play it only when I had nothing else to do. The only reason I got this game was to fill in for the time I got Tales of Xillia 2. Since I got that game, I have no need to play this game anymore. Sure I could play the 2nd part of this game after beating the 1st part, but I already know what happens. Instead of everyone dying, they live. Case closed.

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