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  • Summary: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, it’s up to your special team of God Eaters to destroy god-like monsters devastating the world. With an epic story, unique characters, and all new God Arcs and Aragami, the latest evolution in ACTION is here.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 60
  2. Negative: 1 out of 60
  1. 90
    Although almost every single mechanic in the game feels eerily similar to the Monster Hunter series, God Eater 3 manages to stand on its own (monstrous) two feet thanks to some incredible combat and a surprisingly engaging story.
  2. Feb 9, 2019
    80
    Made both for the fans and new-comers, God Eater 3 is fun and demanding. It offers many hours of play and many subtilities you must master, making it a nice little journey.
  3. 78
    God Eater 3 isn’t quite polished like Monster Hunter World, but it surely is the best alternative to Capcom’s videogame.
  4. Feb 7, 2019
    70
    God Eater 3 is a good if unremarkable title in the monster hunting subgenre. This is a game that doesn’t excel in any one area, but none of its shortcomings are damning to the point of ruining an enjoyable experience. There are attempts at giving more depth to combat with the characters engaging each other and having burst attacks, but using these actions strategically doesn’t greatly alter the battle outcome from just button mashing. The repetitive mission structure paired with a story and characters that feel as if they could have been lifted from any number of games prevent this title from being exceptional, but for fans of the genre, there’s a good game hiding beyond these shortcomings.
  5. Feb 21, 2019
    70
    At the moment, God Eater 3 is the best option for the fans of the genre, and while some control and graphical issues are here and there, the gameplay is solid and the multiplayer section is very entertaining.
  6. Feb 9, 2019
    69
    God Eater 3's core gameplay is spot-on for exciting combat yet its missions are too one-note for it to remain engaging for more than a few hours. As a result, its campaign can feel like a chore and even playing online multiplayer ends up being all too samey.
  7. Feb 15, 2019
    45
    God Eater 3 bears a superficial resemblance to Monster Hunter, boasting many of its features, but none of its depth. It offers nothing but diluted versions of what it has tried to poach from better games.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Feb 8, 2019
    10
    The more I played this game, the more I appreciated it because of the fact that I started off with the psp for the first God Eater and I’veThe more I played this game, the more I appreciated it because of the fact that I started off with the psp for the first God Eater and I’ve enjoyed the growth of this particular franchise for the most part. I like the grind it presents when I want to get certain items to create certain weapons and I definitely enjoy the character creation per usual. Story is solid. And although people have mixed feelings because of its comparisons to MH, I enjoy the fact I can play with my friends and the fact that it has an anime feel to it for me. Expand
  2. Jul 25, 2019
    10
    Logra recuperarse a comparacion del segundo juego, los personajes se hacen querer, no son molestos y lo que dicen lo hacen, te lo muestran,Logra recuperarse a comparacion del segundo juego, los personajes se hacen querer, no son molestos y lo que dicen lo hacen, te lo muestran, con su debido desarrollo, las mecanicas ya no son basura romoe juego y se imolemente argumental y jugablemente bien. Expand
  3. May 15, 2019
    10
    A damn good sequel to an already awesome series. It's far more polished than it's predecessor and improved a lot of things.
  4. Feb 25, 2019
    8
    This is a really fun game with interesting story and characters and a cool battle system! My only complaint is that the characters lack realThis is a really fun game with interesting story and characters and a cool battle system! My only complaint is that the characters lack real emotional development when you consider the hardships they've faced. I find it strange they've been tortured and imprisoned since they were children but none of them show any kind of trauma. Expand
  5. Feb 10, 2019
    8
    It's a good start for an initial release, but for it to truly be great it needs additional polish and an endgame. The story and side missionsIt's a good start for an initial release, but for it to truly be great it needs additional polish and an endgame. The story and side missions all together will net you around 40-ish hours. It's a much faster game then Monster Hunter World so hunts only last between 5 to 10 minutes. Where in monster hunter you need to run across massive zones the zones in GE3 are pretty closed off and it won't take a long time to engage an Aragami and it won't be able to run too far away from you. Mind you, the weapon customization system lets you customize your weapon, shield, and gun to fit your personal playstyle. Whether you prefer a more up close combat style or a long range style, you can expend Abandoned God Arcs, the game's Gem system to add abilities to your arsenal to power them up. And the bullet editor is back which let's those who prefer playing support or dealing damage from afar to completely design their own bullets albeit it's not as broken from the looks of it to its GE2RB counterpart. There's also the Engage system, Acceleration Triggers, and Control Modules that all act as personal playstyle modifiers. There's a lot LOT of tools, but no big baddies at the end to use these on. Weapons stop at Rank 7 but you're not fighting anything like tempered Aragami or anything. Patch 1.20 is supposed to add fixes and polish to the game that it desperately needs for some things. It's good that the developers are listening to feedback and adjusting the game accordingly which gives me hope for the future of the game. Right now it's 'good' but it's living in GE2RB's shadow. In about 1 to 2 years time from release, it needs to add another arc or two to add another 60 to 80 story missions, about 30-40 more aragami even just reskins, and needs to add a lot more Hard Mode missions. 1.20 scheduled in early spring for JP is said to include "Certification Missions" which I'm hoping equates to a Hard Mode, and 1.30 will be adding the first story-based DLC. The game needs more variants and new monsters it needs to go up to at least rank 15 during its lifespan to match GE2RB.
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  6. Feb 10, 2019
    8
    The game has a good story, the graphics have improved, the gameplay have been added a few things. Compared to 2, the mobility became moreThe game has a good story, the graphics have improved, the gameplay have been added a few things. Compared to 2, the mobility became more detailed, giving the impression of being slower, which is easy to get used to. The game looks great, but it's a small niche that likes to repeat quests and farm. Expand
  7. Apr 27, 2019
    4
    With a tired setting of bland backdrops, palette swaps, and forgettable characters, this game feels like it was made for the same system asWith a tired setting of bland backdrops, palette swaps, and forgettable characters, this game feels like it was made for the same system as its predecessors and lazily brought to PS4 as an afterthought rather than a new game for a next generation console.

    When supplies are running low and the world looks bleak, at least you have extra duct tape to toss around?
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