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Guilty Gear 2: Overture

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Overall 7

Guilty Gear 2: Overture

24 June 2012
  • Pros: World leaderboards that prove who's the best, Great mix of button mashing and strategy, Beating down swarms of servants
  • Cons: Plain visuals, Boring cutscenes, Small selection of maps/characters
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Overall 7
Gameplay 6
Graphics 6
Sound 6
Lifespan 8

Guilty Gear 2: Overture Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: Just like an RTS-only affair, Overture is about capturing a number of territories that show up on an exploded map. The story dictates which territories are attacked in Overture ’s case, and, instead of going about it via an iso-view commander, you’ll be partaking in much of this action while wearing your hack-and-slash hat. But you can’t be at two places at once, and sometimes to win a percentage of the battlefield, you’ll have to rely on issued AI units.
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Overall 6

Guilt By Association

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Excerpt: After a brief glance at Overture you might mistake it for a Dynasty Warriors clone. You'd be wrong to do so. While Overture is largely a hack and slasher that sends you speeding across large battlefields and slicing through enemies by the dozens, the game also adds RTS elements. While this strategy twist could have made the title shine, it's marred by too many problems. When your units cluster together it is difficult to select specific units.
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Overall 7

Xbox 360 Review - 'Guilty Gear 2: Overture'

7 May 2009
  • Summary: Guilty Gear 2: Overture is the newest installment in the Guilty Gear franchise, deviating from the series beat'm up norm by not calling it GG X, as well as by adding RTS elements where you need resources to gather your army and destroy the enemy's base.
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Overall 5

Guilty Gear 2: Overture (Xbox 360)

The Review Busters
25 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Guilty Gear 2: Overture is not exactly another fighting game from the Guilty Gear series. Overture takes the hack and slash formula and ruins it with its strategy flair. Fans of Guilty Gear may want to at least try this one out. For now I would at least wait for a price drop, Overture is just not worth the asking price.
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Overall 5

Expert Review

25 November 2008
  • Summary: Good luck making heads or tails out of Guilty Gear 2: Overture. Given the way that the game sews scraps of different genres together to form a patchwork quilt of action and strategy, you have to wonder if even the developers were entirely sure what they were making. Both the revamp of the series' 2D beat-'em-up beatdowns and the introduction of a tactical feature are just skimmed over, leaving the action a jumbled mess of whirling punches and the strategy so shallow that...
  • Pros: Combining beat-'em-up action with tactics is a great idea, Visuals are distinctive and colorful, Solid and challenging multiplayer
  • Cons: Incoherent storyline and absolutely insane dialogue, Shallow beat-'em-up mechanics, Tactical layer so thin that you can almost ignore it
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Overall 5

Estrategia rápida y frenética

9 December 2011
Overall 5

Guilty Gear 2: Overture je nezábavnou směsicí žánrů

27 November 2009
  • Conclusion: Guilty Gear 2 je kombinací několika žánrů, ale žádný není vypilovaný. Hra je místy zábavná, ale jde spíše o výjimečnou než běžnou situaci.
  • Pros: Pár zábavných misí, Dobrý bojový systém
  • Cons: Slabé technické provedení, Nevyrovnaná obtížnost, Nepovedená kombinace žánrů
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Overall 6
Gameplay 5
Graphics 7
Sound 6
Lifespan 5

Guilty Gear si da al crossover tra generi!

10 November 2009
  • Pros: Modelli poligonali dei personaggi ben riusciti
  • Cons: Gameplay confusionario e poco riuscito, Paesaggi alle volte ripetitivi, Trama Banale
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Overall 8

Guilty Gear 2 Overture

28 September 2009
  • Summary: Un título muy sólido tanto para los amantes de Guilty Gear con ganas de ampliar miras como para los amantes de la estrategia en tiempo real que quieran probar fórmulas más activas. A efectos globales el título queda un pasito por detrás de las entregas de lucha, pero aún así hablamos de una apuesta notable.
  • Pros: Divertido, jugable y muy presentable, Que te guste el mundo de Guilty Gear y quieras conocer más, Un sólido multijugador
  • Cons: Exprimir la mecánica de juego lleva algunas horas, La cámara puede ser muy caprichosa, ¿Y las voces japonesas de la versión USA?
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