Guilty Gear Dust Strikers DS

User Score
5.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9
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  1. ClayW.
    Jun 4, 2006
    8
    As far as fighters go, this one is actually pretty decent and fresh. Sure, the controls are odd, and the story mode is whack, but the combo system is solid, and the soundtrack is good, though lacking some of the classic Guilty Gear songs (No Mercy is regretfully absent here, but I did hear Lady Fascination in there), but four player fights are FUN, even if three of the fighters are the As far as fighters go, this one is actually pretty decent and fresh. Sure, the controls are odd, and the story mode is whack, but the combo system is solid, and the soundtrack is good, though lacking some of the classic Guilty Gear songs (No Mercy is regretfully absent here, but I did hear Lady Fascination in there), but four player fights are FUN, even if three of the fighters are the CPU more often than not. Did I mention that there's a customizable fighter in here too? Sadly, he doesn't have very many moves...ah, well, Guilty Gear fans will not be disappointed. Expand
  2. VivaleKy
    Dec 31, 2007
    2
    As an avid Guilty Gear fan, this game was the single most disappointing thing I have ever played. Even ignoring the fact that it clearly can't play like a regular GG game due to the 4-player and multi-tiered stages, it doesn't even play well as a party brawler. Heck, Guilty Gear Advance was a much more faithful adaptation of the series than this. If you want to play GG, buy a As an avid Guilty Gear fan, this game was the single most disappointing thing I have ever played. Even ignoring the fact that it clearly can't play like a regular GG game due to the 4-player and multi-tiered stages, it doesn't even play well as a party brawler. Heck, Guilty Gear Advance was a much more faithful adaptation of the series than this. If you want to play GG, buy a main game from the series (e.g. not DS or Isuka). If you want a fun party brawler, buy Jump Ultimate Stars. Expand
  3. Jun 27, 2013
    9
    As long as you don't compare it to any of the other Guilty Gear games, this is a very solid fighting game on the DS and quite frankly, one of the only ones available.
  4. Sep 26, 2015
    8
    El juego esta bien, y dentro de los juegos de lucha que hay para la DS es uno de los mas decentes junto a mortal kombat, al comienzo el que se juegue en ambas pantallas puede resultar algo confuso pero poco a poco se va agarrando la costumbre. Ademas de esta peculiaridad lo que hace distinto al juego es el poder luchar con mas de un enemigo, siendo en total 4 los luchadores que puedenEl juego esta bien, y dentro de los juegos de lucha que hay para la DS es uno de los mas decentes junto a mortal kombat, al comienzo el que se juegue en ambas pantallas puede resultar algo confuso pero poco a poco se va agarrando la costumbre. Ademas de esta peculiaridad lo que hace distinto al juego es el poder luchar con mas de un enemigo, siendo en total 4 los luchadores que pueden estar en la arena, los fallos que si por lo que llevo del juego es el cambio de vista del personaje de izquierda a derecha y viceversa, tambien el que las barras de los enemigos están al lado de su sprite lo cual lo hace un poco molesto.
    En conclusión el juego no es malo, comparándolo con los múltiples juegos del mismo genero para la plataforma de Nintendo DS, pero tal vez se hubiera podido traer un estilo de lucha un poco mas tradicional como la edicion que se tuvo en Game boy advance, dentro de la cual el único fallo que tenia era el audio,aunque esto no borrara las horas de diversión que te entregara este videojuego.
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Awards & Rankings

#42 Most Discussed DS Game of 2006
Metascore
60

Mixed or average reviews - based on 25 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 25
  2. Negative: 3 out of 25
  1. Play Magazine
    75
    When not playing single-player or against friends, spend some time with one of seven mini-games; okay, so they're not all that fun, but playing it will unlock pieces for building your own custom Robo Ky, which is. [May 2006, p.61]
  2. Game Informer
    60
    Of course, there are a number of much better multiplayer titles on the DS, but it's something. [May 2006, p.110]
  3. 60
    It's too bad that Guilty Gear: Dust Strikers had to sacrifice some of its progenitors strongest features to enact new and engaging gameplay changes because the new enhancements for Dust Strikers really do add something new to the franchise, however; judging the entire game as a whole leaves it wanting.