Conclusion: Absolutely nothing in Bleach: The Blade of Fate feels forced – expect a seamless fighting experience. As mentioned before, the battles are fluid and the controls are intuitive; you never feel like you’re simply mashing buttons.
Summary: Bleach: The Blade of Fate on the Nintendo DS brings a twist to the traditional 2D fighting game with a new kind of battle system that enables players to move between upper and lower split-plane battle arenas to chase after or escape from opponents.
Excerpt: It's not often that a portable game ends up being better than its console sibling. Usually, the handheld versions of multi-system releases tend to feel like throwaway products intended to capitalize on the big-name game that has just debuted on a "real" system. This isn't always the case, however.