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7.3 out of 10

Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament

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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
15 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Don't let the cute graphics and mechs fool you, this game is as hardcore as Armored Core and Chrome Hounds. Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament is a PSP spinoff to Irem Software's PS2 title Steambot Chronicles. It centers around the protagonist of your choice, male or female, as you enter Orion City to take part in the Steambot Tournament. You meet a companion, Venus, and find yourself unraveling a secret and beating bad guys along the way.
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Overall 8
8.0

Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament

ztgd.com
22 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Trot till you drop. The king of obscure/RPG distribution Atlus and developer Irem have once […]
  • Pros: + Good graphics, + Great voice work, + Solid controls, + Multi-layers of depth, + Added multi-player
  • Cons: Game gets repetitive, Smaller world than first game, Controls take getting used to
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Overall 7
7.3

Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament

Playstation Illustrated
9 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament is one of those games without much precedent or fanfare that manages to look as good or better than some more highly touted products. Much of this starts with good design. Watching giant robots battle is endlessly entertaining, and Steambot Chronicles has lots of robots in a variety of shapes and sizes.
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Review: Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament (Sony PSP)

Diehard GameFAN
5 January 2010
  • Summary: Story/Modes:DECENT Graphics: VERY GOOD Sound: GREAT Control/Gameplay: GOOD Replayability: VERY GOOD Balance: DECENT Originality:GOOD Addictiveness: POOR Appeal Factor: VERY GOOD Miscellaneous: ENJOYABLE The Final Rating: ENJOYABLE GAME Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament is a nice niche title for PSP owners looking for a different type of adventure.
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This Trotmobile needs a serious tune-up

GameCritics.com
31 December 2009
  • Conclusion: How did the Crayola-level character art make it into the final product?
  • Pros: Customizing combat robots is always a good time.
  • Cons: How often the player has to sit through clunky, unnecessary bother.
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Overall 4
4.0

PSP Review - 'Steambot Chronicles Battle Tournament'

WorthPlaying
3 August 2009
  • Summary: Atlus U.S.A.'s Steambot Chronicles Battle Tournament is an action game overflowing with intense mech customization, an open-world mission structure, and fast-paced arena style combat.
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Review – Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament

videolamer
30 July 2009
  • Conclusion: I will continue to be optimistic for this franchise, but I get the feeling that it will forever remain an obscure entity that requires too much patience and insight on the part of the player in order to squeeze out any reward, even though the potential smacks you right in the face.
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Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament (PSP)

The Review Busters
19 July 2009
  • Conclusion: The rebirth of Steambot Chronicles on the PSP is a real great treat to both collectors and hardcore gamers. Steambot Chronicles has a certain charm to it that makes it the silent killer amongst the vast collection of role playing games on the PSP. The updated version does still have the confusing controls and the story is lacking any real plot. This version of Steambot Chronicles is one you should add in your collection but make sure you know what you’re getting into.
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Overall 7
7.0

Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament review (PSP)

HonestGamers
6 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Probably the best moment came after Venus had lost her precious pendant. When I offered to steal her a new one, she launched into a tearful backstory explaining that it was the last remaining memento of her dead mother. My response? I nodded sagely and asked Venus what her measurements were.
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Overall 7
7.0

Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament

Thunderbolt Games
30 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Steambot Chronicles is something of an antithesis to the standard open-world style of gameplay. Instead of over-the-top violence or hard-edged criminals taking center stage, the game was populated with cheerful, airy characters, coffee shops, Victorian architecture, and a relaxed, carefree attitude to completing missions. Of course, it wasn’t totally passive: robot fighting was still the name of the game at the end of the day (albeit, clunky steam-powered robots).
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