Conclusion: Front Mission Evolved can sit well with mech game fans especially with its multiplayer. However as a third-person action shooter not very much stands out unless you quite enjoy boss battles with lots and lots of strafing, reloading, repairing and firing volley after volley of missiles, rockets and bullets.
Summary: The game has decent third person controls, but left out key upgrades that have improved the genre, such as cover or effective use of partners. Plus, most of the Wanzer customization has been done better by
. You can find a pretty standard shooter in
, but don’t look for anything great that will get your attention away from other games that are currently out.
Summary: Front Mission Evolved brings the classic Front Mission franchise into an action-packed third-person shooter that gives players full control of a massive humanoid war machine—the wanzer. Players will battle through intense combat situations as they explore an immersive world in both the single player campaign and online multiplayer.
Excerpt: It’s become something of a fad this generation for big-name developers from Japan to outsource their beloved franchises to middle-to-no-name developers from the West, in an attempt to broaden the appeal to both new audiences and despondent fans looking for a change from the same old routine. Even Square Enix, one of the biggest Japanese game developers around, hasn’t been able to shy away from this.