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Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble
7.7 out of 10

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble puts players in the role of a high Read more

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Overall 7

A Badass Blast from the Past

25 April 2012
  • Conclusion: This is a game worth your time. I can't emphasize it enough by saying it's very 'Japanese' and quirky, meaning you're unlikely to find anything else like it on the market right now.
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Overall 8

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble

26 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Who is biggest badass mo-fo this side of Kyoto? Do you have dreams of being […]
  • Pros: + Great humor, + Innovative gameplay, + Good graphics, + Lots of Japanese charm
  • Cons: Goals are unclear at times, Fighting feels plain, Music is a nonissue
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Beating Down An Entire City... And Loving It

11 March 2010
  • Excerpt: It's been a long time since I've laid hands on a beat-'em-up that was worth a damn. Although the genre was once as common as bison on the plains (well... before they were hunted to near-extinction) they've been very few and far between the last few generations. While the "just fight!
  • Pros: It's dripping with testosterone and has machismo to spare.
  • Cons: Accidentally stumbling into the last battle with a sliver of health.
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Overall 6
Graphics 6
Sound 5
Control 5
Addiction 6

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble Review

Cheat Code Central
2 March 2010
Overall 8

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble

Playstation Illustrated
22 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Across the world exists a demographic of gamers who have an insatiable appetite for the quirky. If you know for a fact that you don't belong to that group, hold the ALT button and press F4: Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble was not developed with you in mind.
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Overall 7

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble

Defunct Games
22 February 2010
  • Summary: Even with some questionable controls and outdated graphics, Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble feels like the River City Ransom sequel I've been waiting for. There's plenty of exciting action, tons of boss fights and a whole city to explore.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

16 February 2010
  • Summary: Once upon a time there was a game called River City Ransom. On the surface this Technos game looked like any other 8-bit brawler, however it didn't take long to discover that this action game was incredibly ambitious.
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Overall 7

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble

Auracore MediaWorks
19 January 2010
  • Summary: Are you badass enough to be the king of the banchos?
  • Pros: Can replay game over and over again; lots of things to collect; feel badass just by playing.
  • Cons: Combat is clunky and repetitive; city of Kyouto is mostly empty; collecting things doesn't really add anything to the game.
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Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble (PSP) Review

8 January 2010
Overall 8

PSP Review - 'Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble'

24 December 2009
  • Summary: Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble is a Japanese beat 'em up for PSP which puts you in the role of a high school student on a class trip to a historic Japanese city, includes no shortage of fist-to-face and knee-to-gut action, and all in the name of pride and bragging rights.
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