Summary: Asura's Wrath is unlike anything you've ever played. It is probably the best anime-style game ever even though it isn't actually based on an anime. It uses Quick-Time-Events extensively, but actually implements them well so they aren't annoying.
Excerpt: One thing I’ve always loved is when you get so proficient at an action game that you are practically unstoppable. When the controls work well you feel invincible, almost god-like, as you cut a swath of destruction through the enemies you face.
Excerpt: One thing I've always loved is when you get so proficient at an action game that you are practically unstoppable. When the controls work well you feel invincible, almost god-like, as you cut a swath of destruction through the enemies you face.
Excerpt: Graphic novels and videogames seem to go hand in hand these days, with fans of either medium generally being connoisseurs of the other. Many action/adventure games and RPGs have ventured into comic-style presentations, but few have really nailed anime. Until now.
Excerpt: Asura’s Wrath is about an angry demigod getting revenge on other demigods for a plot concerning his wife and child. Before anyone calls this God of War with a Greek to Hindu pantheon swap, there are some major differences in story, characters and gameplay.
Excerpt: Player(s): 1 Extra Features: Download Content Asura's Wrath is the most explosive and over-the-top experience that I have had from a game in quite some time. I very seldom play games that offer such a unique and engaging experience on the first time through.
Summary: When Capcom revealed their new IP Asura’s Wrath back at the 2010 Tokyo Game Show, everyone assumed they were jumping on the action-adventure bandwagon. Most people, myself included, labeled the game as a God of War-rip-off set in Asian mythology.
Excerpt: With all the hyperkinetic action and vibrant design of the average action anime, you'd think they'd translate better into gaming. Decades of wonderful series turned into low-budget crap has shown otherwise, but there's always hope that maybe this time, this favorite series will be the one to escape...
Excerpt: Capcom delivers another unique title with Asura's Wrath. A title that includes both Asian mythology and some of that famous Japanese sci-fi we've all come to know and love from the anime that comes out of there. But is it any good?