Excerpt: This review includes multiple references to anime, the FFVII Compilation, and an obscure samurai movie. See if you can spot them all! There aren’t many games where the typical battle story goes along the lines of “I fired my minigun until it was empty, so I turned it into a claymore and starting...
Summary: Gods Eater Burst, an enhanced edition of God Eater (which is now canceled) with new modifications, enhanced gameplay, additional content and features, re-imagines the post-apocalyptic world with an original and dramatic story of human survival against overwhelming odds.
Excerpt: Gods Eater Burst is not a great game, nor is it an exceptionally original one. Nevertheless, it's engrossing in short bursts. Much like cheesy potatoes, overexposure makes apparent the flaws of its component parts.
Excerpt: There can be no doubt that Namco Bandai's Gods Eater Burst is heavily influenced by Capcom's huge success with the Monster Hunter franchise. Gods Eater Burst does, however, manage to differentiate itself from simply being a clone by concentrating on story and its interesting setting.
Summary: Gods Eater Burst provides a compelling adventure game with a mountain of content, great graphics and online multiplayer support. Namco goes toe-to-toe with the Monster Hunter franchise and, at least from my perspective, wins.
Summary: In the wake of Monster Hunter, it shouldn't surprise anybody to see a lot of copycats. After all, Capcom's multiplayer adventure game is the biggest series in Japan right now and is starting to crack Western markets. At first glance Gods Eater Burst looks like just another knock off.