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GF Rating
5.6

218 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
7

Good

Worth it for the fans only

posted by Plasmawarrior (SAN ANTONIO, TX) Sep 4, 2012

Member since Mar 2012

I'm into Gradius, been since I was 4, so this game takes me back a long way. It's creative nature makes everyone you can select in this game different to play, which gives you a huge boost in the game. It's also not hard to play, meaning it's a start-to-finish shooting fest.

I do like some of the soundtrack, but by now I have to complain about the purely Japanese-only voice acting. I'm not bashing anime fans, but as a gamer I prefer my native language any day. A few times I often wondered what was being said because I didn't speak the same language. Video game companies in Japan, especially Tecmo-Koei need to learn this fast.

However the graphics and the controls are great. There weren't as many cheep deaths (in fact, none at all for me) as people told me. Everything functions very well from the start. And the outfits aren't as amusing as a lot of anime characters' outfits can be (If you saw Queen's Blade before, you know what I mean).

All-in-all, this won't hurt you to pick up for a few days. It's fun and enjoyable for anyone who wants to live their past gaming days in the present world of Otaku Culture.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Otomedius Excellent

posted by David777 (OXNARD, CA) Jun 22, 2012

Member since Jun 2012

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Okay, in short it's fun game. In recent months I've played big name titles like Mass Effect 3, Bioshock II, Skyrim, etc. etc. But what game made me smile? What game would often cause me to laugh? Otomedius!

And that's what I mean by that it's just a fun game, because that's what it is: fun. It's a good time. And is perfect as a great rental. Admittedly I wouldn't buy it retail because it's so short and lacking in content, but if you want have a good time for a day or three then Otomedius is perfect for you.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

This game makes me feel like a dirty pervert.

posted by shadowvfx (MUKILTEO, WA) Jan 20, 2012

Member since Nov 2011

I'm a huge Gradius fan and I was hoping that this might satiate the need I've had for a hit since Gradius V came out, but you're not going to find it here. All the Japanese cliches aside, the game is bland, unchallenging and ridiculous. I felt dirty and creepy playing this game and it didn't give me any of the joys I usually get from a challenging title like Gradius.

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