Summary: Now please be aware this Armored Core is not the same as the old ones. I am a seasoned AC Vet from Playstation One's Armored Core all the way to Silent Line. I did play a little of AC4 but need to pick up a copy when I get a chance. Armored Core 5 even being very different from its predecessors did impress me in the online multiplayer end and in the overall look and feel of the game.
Summary: I love the armored core series, and this one was way more fun than the others. The script for the voice actors is a bit cheesy, and the storyline isnt as well thought out as armored core 2, but overall, this game is a must have for any fan of fast paced, fully customizable, intense mech action.
Summary: As a long player of the NA version of ACV, I longed for a more active community, one where people actually played the game. So, when I heard that a few of my fellow NA players were migrating over to JP, I thought it would be a good idea to follow suit. I have yet to be disappointed, and the imported game itself plays perfectly.
Summary: If your looking for a robot shooting game you've found it, Hate those stupid shooting human being, games no blood or gore in this game. this is also for those with a creative side because you make your own emblems, I think its good for the artist people.
Summary: It might be too deep. The best part is that there is very little pain in failure. So fail, learn, and enjoy yourself. Before long, you'll be piloting and creating mechanized war machines with the best of them. This game is heavily focused for online play. There is a single player game here, but it isn't as substantial. Headset ownership is a great boon in aiding in-game communication. Manual, and online documentation is severely lacking.
Summary: I loved playing Armored Core and AC: Master Of The Arena for the PS1. I had seen nothing like this series at the time. Players were able to customize and buy/sell parts for their mechs, change it's color, place an emblem onto it, etc. I'd spend about half the time in the "Garage" customizing my mech because it was so much fun. Now, with online teams, territories and a buy/sell market, the series is on a whole new level.