Good strategic battle game with tacked-on photo gimmick.
Common Sense Media
20 January 2011
Summary: Parents need to know that while Foto Showdown is a game based around monster combat, it contains no real depictions of violence. The stylistic approach used to depict the battles is very similar (and possibly even less graphic) than that in Pokémon , Bakugan , or similar creature-fighting games. It is worth noting, though, that one villainous female character in the story wears a revealing outfit that bares the bottoms of her breasts.
Excerpt: No flash photography please. It frightens the monsters. What do you get when you cross monster collecting, cameras , and rudimentary turn-based tactics RPG combat? The answer should be a fusion of Pokémon Snap and Pokémon Stadium , and oh, such a thing would be glorious indeed. But no, sorry. The actual answer is a great, big ol' WTF?
Pros: Laugh at the monsters your friends turn into, …that still manages to be sort of enjoyable, Shallow, rudimentary battle system, Very repetitive, Ridiculous and incoherent story, A way less polished ripoff of