Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings
PeterV.Dec 12, 2006Its one of the greatest games I played but the graphics bring it down a level.
NoelV.Oct 15, 2006Still not the FMA game we're all waiting for. Fullmetal DS is a game held back by the simplicity of its concept. It's a side scroll brawler with a bunch of minigames that follows the anime's plot. Now, this would be nice for some other properties, but there's significantly less combat in FMA's plot than this game would have needed to work well. In the end, you spend over half your game time skipping through text waiting for the next playable segment, which more often than not is a 1 on 1 boss fight that is over in five minutes or a simplistic minigame depicting a memorable scene from the anime. Then, back to several minutes of unavoidable text narration (you'll keep tapping on your screen and buttons even after you've realized most of the text can't be even sped up). Graphics and sound are pretty good, and the game has quite a bit of extra content, but it's still boring to play. A real pity.… Full Review »