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Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love
7.4 out of 10

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love

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Overall 9
9.0

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love (Wii) Review

Cubed³
10 May 2011
  • Summary: PlayStation 2 screenshots used; Wii shots unavailable. Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love is the fifth game in the long-running Japanese videogame and animé franchise Sakura Taisen . It's also the first to get a localisation in both the US and Europe, released on PlayStation 2 and Wii last year.
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Overall 9
8.5

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love

ztgd.com
22 January 2011
  • Excerpt: It has been a long time coming. The Sakura Wars series is probably one of […]
  • Pros: + Monstrous replay value, + Addictive combat, + Great fan service, + Multiple endings
  • Cons: Some translation woes, Might be too quirky for its own good
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Pretty Girls and Mechs? Not as Awesome as it Sounds

GameCritics.com
16 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Reflecting on Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love, I can't help but think of The Legendary Starfy . Each is the fifth installment in its respective franchise, each the first member of its series to be released outside of Japan.
  • Pros: The dating simulation "Adventure Mode."
  • Cons: Long battles, followed by even longer boss fights, without a break. (Or a save point).
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Overall 9
9.2
Graphics 8
7.8
Sound 9
8.8
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 9
9.2

Sakura Wars: So Long My Love Review

Cheat Code Central
16 June 2010
  • Conclusion: If only there was a way to have the other Sakura Wars games brought to America...
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Overall 8
8.0

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love Wii Review

Console Obsession
26 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Despite being an old and beloved series in Japan, it’s easy to see why publishers haven’t exactly been queuing up to localize Sakura Wars for the west. It’s a curious mixture of strategy and character interaction, a concoction that doesn’t have the same appeal over here as it does in Japan.
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Expert Review

Original-Gamer
21 May 2010
  • Conclusion: Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love is the fifth game in the series and the first to come to the US. With its anime looks and unique battle system, Sakura Wars shows that there are still many great games from Japan that need to be brought over to the US.
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Looks 5
5.0

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love (Wii) - Review

VGChartz
21 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Sakura Wars is one of those games where you feel like you're playing an anime, specifically in this instance it’s like playing Voltron squished together with Tenchi Muyo. You pilot giant robots trying to save the world while working together with a large group of women who can all act as love...
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Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love (Wii) – Staff Review

RandomNPC
10 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love exists in a strange realm of intersections. It lies between dating sim and tactical mecha combat sim, between long-established Japanese tradition and familiar New York iconography, between the storytelling constructs we know as “video games” and “anime.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 9
9.0
Control 7
6.5
Addiction 10
10

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love

Nintendo World Report
9 May 2010
  • Summary: Phoenix Wright with Wanzers is a surprisingly enjoyable experience.
  • Pros: Great characters and voice work, Highly replayable
  • Cons: No 480p or widescreen, "What the hell" issues with the controls from the porting process
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Overall 8
8.0

Wii Review - 'Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love'

WorthPlaying
26 April 2010
  • Summary: Sakura Wars is a Strategy RPG that features a unique sim-based story system. An in-depth storyline exists, much like in any other RPG; however, the player’s destiny in the game is not predetermined.
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