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Armored Core 3

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Overall 9
8.5

Armored Core 3

Gamebits
1 February 2013
  • Excerpt: As long as there's been a Sony PlayStation, there's been an Armored Core. The first one was published six years ago, in 1997. It is, in my opinion, the finest series of games to have been published on any console. The basic structure of the series has remained consistent. You play a Raven, the mercenary pilot of a massive mechanoid known as an Armored Core, in a post apocalyptic world where mankind has abandoned the surface to live underground.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

RewiredMind.com
16 August 2005
  • Excerpt: The concept of ‘Mech’ combat is great. Take your puny, withered form, and strap it into a 20ft hunk of metal, complete with various weapons, hydraulic limbs and an on-board toaster and teasmaid to provide you with much-needed sustenance when you’re undertaking some of those longer missions. Of those missions, yours is generally to eradicate the enemy scum as quickly and efficiently as possible, so that the world can live on in metallic harmony.
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Overall 9
9.2

Armored Core 3

Playstation Illustrated
11 July 2005
  • Excerpt: For a game with some serious history, it's fair to ask whether newcomers to the series will be able to appreciate all the leaps and bounds made over the years. The answer is that very little has changed in the series, apart from minor updates to the look and sound of Armored Core when it made its first appearance on PlayStation 2 last go 'round.
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Armored Core 3 – Review

GameCritics.com
16 June 2004
  • Excerpt: How many times can one person play the same game? At least six, evidently. While I still call myself a fan of From Software and their Armored Core series, I think I've finally reached my breaking point. I've taken all five of the previous games to 100% and beyond. Its safe to say that I know these games inside and out, and there's no doubt that I've enjoyed being along for the ride.
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Overall 9
8.8
Features 9
9.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 10
10

Armored Core 3

Gaming Target
14 October 2002
Overall 8
7.9

Armored Core 3

Game Over Online
26 September 2002
  • Excerpt: Armored Core 3 is the latest mech-based combat game in the long-running Armored Core series. And just like its predecessors, AC3 is just as much about mech hardware customization as it is combat. You’re able to build your robot from the ground up with various weapons and parts. The sheer variety of possibilities in this regard rivals the customization options of even Gran Turismo 3.
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Overall 8
7.5

Armored Core 3 Review

GameSpot
11 September 2002
  • Summary: It's not the prettiest game around, and it's basically similar to what the series has always offered, but this latest Armored Core is still a good, solid game.
  • Pros: N/A
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Overall 7
7.0

Armored Core 3

Gamecell
19 October 2007
  • Conclusion: Armored Core 3 will no doubt feel like mana from heaven for fans of the series, but is unlikely to win many new fans with its average graphics and aged controls. The game's unfortunate fixation with finance (you feel like a money-grubbing pawn for much of the game) and the fact that you have to work hard and long to get a decent AC will also put off the casual mech driver out there.
  • Pros: Hundreds of parts means an almost infinite possible number of different mechs., Turning the basic AC into an awesome war mech is a satisfying experience.
  • Cons: Average graphics and clunky controls., It'll be AGES before you can afford the best weapons and upgrades.
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 8
8.4
Gameplay 8
8.2
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
7.9

Armored Core 3 -

Futuregamez.net
10 October 2003
  • Summary: While Armored Core games are normally for the fans alone, Armored Core 3 opens up the game for new and old fans alike with near-limitless ACs, branching storyline and action-packed fun. Definitely worth a look if mechs float your boat.
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Overall 5
4.5
Gameplay 4
4.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 4
4.0
Lifespan 6
6.0

Expert Review

PlayFrance
3 May 2013
  • Conclusion: Au final, nous pourrions nous interroger sur les raisons qui ont poussé Nobilis France à commercialiser cet opus avec près de deux ans de retard sur le Japon et sur les USA. Certes son prix de 14.99 euros pourra aguicher le chaland mais les joueurs les plus aguerris ne s’y tromperont pas et sauront éviter cet investissement douteux.
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