Excerpt: A DS beat-em-up that combines martial arts with rhythm-action? Surely not! Set in a world where everyone has spiky hair, fingerless gloves and gritted teeth, you’d be forgiven for thinking this was the game of a dumb anime show on Fox Kids.
Excerpt: As much as Draglade might sound like a cheap energy drink, it’s actually a DS action-RPG that feels like a cross between Pokemon and Megaman Battle Network , with an element of music-and-rhythm thrown in for good measure.
Conclusion: It's easy to get a little hung-up on the presentation, but Draglade is a good fighting game when you look deeper beneath the exterior trappings. The controls are tight, and the action blows by at a steady pace. Adding a touch of rhythm into the mix is a fresh and exciting idea.
Summary: It may look like it is based on a Japanese TV show, but I assure you that this game is not based on a licensed property. And maybe that's a good thing, because Draglade proves to be an interesting take on the fighting genre that perfectly fits the Nintendo DS' limited hardware.
Summary: Draglade is not based on a popular Japanese anime TV series. It may look and sound like it's based on a long-running anime series, but I assure you that it's not. Instead Draglade takes all of the clichés we know and love about Japanese cartoons and turns them into a compelling action/fighting game...
Excerpt: Atlus often takes risks and localizes games we'd otherwise not see in the United States. Sometimes that pays off in a big way, but occasionally the end result only makes a person wish no one had bothered.