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Skullgirls
8.4 out of 10

Skullgirls

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Overall 8
8.0

Skullgirls Review

PlayDevil
28 June 2012
  • Summary: " Skullgirls " is not for the faint hearted. Do not let its pretty graphics lure you in if you aren’t prepared to sink in the required time to master it. Experienced fighting game fans may well find this something to give them a little extra on the side, and at the price its a great choice.
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Overall 8
8.0

Skullgirls

GotNext
4 May 2012
  • Excerpt: We need more productions like Skullgirls to grace the fighting game community. While I applaud the industry initiative to make certain concessions in order to appeal to a broader audience, this shouldn't come at the cost of compromising certain gameplay mechanics.
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Overall 8
8.0

In the adorable and carefully honed Skullgirls, eight is enough

Quarter to Three
30 April 2012
  • Excerpt: There comes a time in some games when something so irresistible happens that you can’t very well not like it. Skullgirls has a few of those. When Ms. Fortune’s severed head latches onto an opponent and you first pull off a move called OMNOMNOM.
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Overall 9
8.5

Skullgirls Review

ztgd.com
18 April 2012
  • Excerpt: I love a good fighting game, and I have been a fan of the genre since I was a little kid. With the resurgence of fighting games thanks to the highly successful Street Fighter IV, the tournament...
  • Pros: + Deep yet simple mechanics, + Beautiful visuals, + Great game play, + Fantastic tutorial, + Cheap price
  • Cons: No in game move list, Small character roster, Minimal online options, Features not explained in game
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Overall 8
8.0

Skullgirls Review

Strategy Gaming Online
14 April 2012
  • Excerpt: If you're a serious fighting game player, you probably have some contentious opinions about the people that make and play them and the genre overall. It's hard to avoid having strong opinions, especially when the games pit players against each other in the rawest of forms, where people are getting...
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Overall 8
8.0

Skullgirls Review

AtomicGamer
14 April 2012
  • Excerpt: If you're a serious fighting game player, you probably have some contentious opinions about the people that make and play them and the genre overall. It's hard to avoid having strong opinions, especially when the games pit players against each other in the rawest of forms, where people are getting...
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Overall 7
7.0

Skullgirls

Strategy Informer
13 April 2012
  • Conclusion: However this makes it hard to place. Judging it solely on how it lives up to older fighters, I’d say pretty well; judging it solely on its art-style, then the game is nothing short of phenomenal.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GameSpot
13 April 2012
  • Summary: The first thing anyone notices in Skullgirls is the hypersexualization of its all-female cast. In this 2D fighter, the skirts are short, the legs are long, and the chests are, well, you get the idea.
  • Pros: Well crafted fighting system, Each character feels distinct, Excellent tutorials that teach fighting theory, GGPO still a winner for online play.
  • Cons: No spectator and replay support, Lacks character-specific command lists.
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Overall 8
8.0

Skullgirls

Total Xbox
9 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Lots of average nerds have ideas for games, but the fighting fans at Reverge Labs took those crucial next steps: assembling a team of like-minded folks and obtaining funding and publishing deals so they could make their dream game. The result is truly a labor of love.
  • Pros: + Unique character designs and stories; phenomenal HD hand-drawn animation and music., + A robust fighting engine that’s inviting to new players but has tournament-level depth.
  • Cons: ? Did Peacock just puff cigar smoke out of her eye…? Creepy!
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.2
Multiplayer 9
9.0
Appearance 10
9.5
Singleplayer 5
5.0

Skullgirls Review

New Game Network
23 March 2012
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