Gundam Side Story 0079: Rise from the Ashes – Second Opinion
29 July 2001
Excerpt: Well, this isn't going to be much of a review on my part because I agree with Chi completely. Gundam Side Story 0079 is a cool game that could have been great had it just lasted longer. I must say though—while I was playing, I truly felt like a part of the war effort against the Zeon forces.
Gundam Side Story 0079: Rise from the Ashes – Review
23 May 2001
Excerpt: Anime (or Japanese animation) seems to be everywhere these days. Turn on the television and you're liable to catch an episode of Dragon Ball Z on Cartoon Network. Go to your local art-house cinema and Princess Mononoke might be on the playbill.
Summary: Hell yes, Gundam was worth the wait! Slave Zero may have been a teaser for the mech-lovers among us, but Side Story is the real thing. While it has some minor interface problems and frame rate stutters, Side Story provides a great mech combat world with a perfect blend of action, strategy, and...
Pros: Excellent graphic detail on multiple levels, deep story, great mech fighting.
Excerpt: Before Macross there was Gundam, a giant robot anime in which mankind must fight for the fate of the Earth. In Gundam: Side Story 0079, Bandai has combined awesome anime-style action with cinematic presentation, but a clunky control scheme threatens the balance.
Summary: Super Spiel für alle Mech-/Gundamfans, die hier blind zugreifen können. Allerdings sollte man etwas Zeit investieren, um die Steuerung zu erlernen. Dann steht grandiosen Mechschlachten nämlich eigentlich nichts mehr im Wege...