Review: Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3 (Microsoft Xbox 360)
6 November 2011
Summary: : Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3 is, as one would expect, another game where your super warriors rips through scads of dudes for hours and hours, but as these sorts of games go, it’s one of the better ones to come out in a while, and fans should have fun with it. The storyline is a lot more coherent and developed than in prior efforts, the visuals are rather nice (if not without flaw) and the audio is pretty solid all around.
Fantasy fighting game with frequent but non-bloody combat.
Common Sense Media
5 November 2011
Summary: Parents need to know that Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 is a fighting game that puts players in the middle of an epic battle between two competing factions in a part-medieval, part-fantastical world. Players will engage in hand-to-hand combat brawls as well as battles involving large mechanical robots with lasers, gunfire, and explosions. Players are presented as the "good guys" against a rebel force and are only engaging in violence to protect their people.
Conclusion: Overall: Gundam has been one of my favourite anime for a long time, and seeing the first game released I was in awe, played it and was hooked, the second was an amazing improvement and the third is simply breath-taking, I would highly recommend this to hack and slash fans, and those who are loyal to the Dynasty Warriors series, give it a try even if not, never trust a video review, trust your own thoughts .
Excerpt: Japan has proven this time again that giant robots are cool, none more so than with the Gundam franchise. Whilst it has barely made a dent in the West, in Japan it is as ingrained into their culture as Only Fools and Horses is for the UK. So Gundam plus video games should be awesome, right? Depends on who you ask. You see, this is a Dynasty Warriors game with Gundam in it and Dynasty Warriors gets, at best, treated unkindly.
Conclusion: iterations, the game brings forth the characters from the Gundam franchises under a unifying event. All pilots have appeared in an unknown planet – and as you’d expect you get the typical jockeying for position as alliances form between unfamiliar people, and hardened enemies put aside their differences for the common goal of investigating the signal that has drawn them all here to this place.
Excerpt: Who needs pacing? Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3 doesn't slowly build up tension - it jumps right into cathartic robot-on-robot carnage propelled by laser swords, laser rifles, and laser missiles. We like lasers. Against all odds, we also like Gundam 3. The game doesn't do much to counter our expectations.
Pros: + Robots with laser swords are awesome; look, some substance!, + Unlockable abilities benefit various mechs differently.
Cons: - Every mission is the exact same: kill everyone, control everything., ? Could we get a newer robot series made into a game? Gurren Lagann, anyone?
Excerpt: By Brad Russell This game makes itself easy to belittle. If they made an encyclopedia about gaming, any of the 20+ Dynasty Warriors games could be used as an example for the hack-and-slash genre. DW is famous for a lack of innovation, and yet here we are at essentially the same thing in 2011.
Excerpt: If you’re a person who likes to do the same thing over and over and over and over and over and over and then do the same thing over and over again a multitude of times without having much of a story to back it all up, Dynasty Warriors: GUNDAM 3 might just be the game for you. This licensed button-masher brings together quite a few characters from a handful of GUNDAM series’ and crams them all together in more than a couple variations of the same aforementioned weak...