Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love Wii

Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 30 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 30
  2. Negative: 2 out of 30
Buy On
  1. A dating simulation combined with more traditional combat is certainly an interesting concept, but with Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love's inconsistent tone, exhausting battle system and poor story, it's trying to be too many things at once.
  2. Sakura Wars' goofy premise isn't enough to save the hybrid dating sim and role-playing game from feeling like an interminable slog.

Awards & Rankings

41
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#58 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2010
User Score
7.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 32 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Aug 19, 2011
    10
    As much as I love this game, I am going to keep this review short and simple: This game is incredible. The gameplay is innovative and fun, theAs much as I love this game, I am going to keep this review short and simple: This game is incredible. The gameplay is innovative and fun, the story is engaging, and the characters are unbelievably real and fleshed-out. The replay value is beyond anything I have seen in a game in a while. A single playthrough will last about 15-20 hours, but believe me: you will want to play more than once. Branching conversation paths, multiple endings, and plenty of hidden secrets will keep you busy for far longer than you might think. Don't let the critic reviews fool you; as long as you are okay with the Anime art style (which is very well drawn, by the way), this game is well worth your time and money. Full Review »
  2. Jul 4, 2015
    9
    Great game for casual RPG-ers or for those who are new to the genre. I thoroughly enjoyed it and although it was short, it makes up for itGreat game for casual RPG-ers or for those who are new to the genre. I thoroughly enjoyed it and although it was short, it makes up for it with replay value. The controls were not the most intuitive but the art style was one of my favourites and suited the game. I would love for others in the series to come to North America. Full Review »
  3. Oct 13, 2014
    10
    If you want to play a good game that features a visual novel dating sim system as well as some strategic elements, this is a game for you.If you want to play a good game that features a visual novel dating sim system as well as some strategic elements, this is a game for you. Both parts are equally good. It's not Persona 3, you know. Full Review »