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  • Summary: Break, build and battle with the Gunpla you’ve always wanted in NEW GUNDAM BREAKER. Blast through enemy Gunplas and collect their fallen weapons and armor to customize your Gunpla in real time and now you can team up with your friends in a 3v3 co-op mode. Don’t miss out on the action in theBreak, build and battle with the Gunpla you’ve always wanted in NEW GUNDAM BREAKER. Blast through enemy Gunplas and collect their fallen weapons and armor to customize your Gunpla in real time and now you can team up with your friends in a 3v3 co-op mode. Don’t miss out on the action in the newest installment of this series. [Bandai Namco] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 22
  2. Negative: 14 out of 22
  1. Jul 19, 2018
    75
    New Gundam Breaker is a love letter to Gundam fandom to the point where the devs can’t imagine that anyone playing wouldn’t know the mechs inside and out. In light of this, the real testament to New Gundam Breaker’s success is the fact that its obvious passion for its subject made me want to learn.
  2. Jun 25, 2018
    60
    A clear step backwards compared to its predecessor.
  3. Jul 1, 2018
    60
    There are some really good things in New Gundam Breaker, but others are terribly wrong. We would recommend playing one of the other far superior Gundam games.
  4. Jun 28, 2018
    40
    New Gundam Breaker is like a dream come true for GunPla collectors... and a nightmare for those who pretends it to be a decent Mobile Suit videogame.
  5. Jul 30, 2018
    40
    New Gundam Breaker is a good concept, shoddily put together. The story is a trope-fest, battles are confusing and the masses of text are hard to read. There are so few positive points it’s not funny.
  6. Jul 5, 2018
    35
    Between fumbling through the menus, mashing your way to a choppy and exceedingly easy victory, and clicking through meandering dialogue scenes that hold no weight, you’ll find yourself too bored to actually collect all the parts you want to make your perfect Gundam. If you’re itching to fight big robots, play Gundam Versus instead. Or, go punch that actual Gundam in Japan (don’t do that).
  7. Jun 25, 2018
    20
    New Gundam Breaker is a disaster. A near broken mess of an action game, even Gundam maniacs will struggle to stomach its many, many flaws. Its visual novel elements are so obnoxiously cliche that you'll have to stop your eyes from rolling our of their sockets, and the gameplay is a mix of clunky controls and unfathomable chaos. Add some unbelievably poor technical performance to the mix, and you have a Gundam game that's not even fit to be mobile suit scrap orbiting the Earth.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 22
  2. Negative: 17 out of 22
  1. Jun 23, 2018
    8
    This game is a different series from the other 3 gundam breakers and should not be compared to the other games. There are some frame rateThis game is a different series from the other 3 gundam breakers and should not be compared to the other games. There are some frame rate issues and some lag but the game is extremely fun if you like mech games or gundam games Expand
  2. Jun 23, 2018
    7
    Not nearly as bad as all the low scoring reviews have said. Yes it could be a bit more stable but the game is fun, there are tons of Gunpla toNot nearly as bad as all the low scoring reviews have said. Yes it could be a bit more stable but the game is fun, there are tons of Gunpla to build and smash together and the gameplay is still great even if it had changed since Gundam Breaker 3. Don't get me wrong, this definitely isn't the Gundam Breaker 4 everybody wanted but it's still a pretty good game and clearly the calling it New Gundam Breaker instead of Gundam Breaker 4 was a distinction worth making, this is a change for the series and by no means a sequel. Expand
  3. Jun 23, 2018
    5
    1. This is not gundam breaker 4 you are hoping for.

    2.NPCs actually do something in the game unlike gundam breaker 3 where they were
    1. This is not gundam breaker 4 you are hoping for.

    2.NPCs actually do something in the game unlike gundam breaker 3 where they were present but pointless.

    3.Everyone keeps saying fights are 3 v 3 which is true but there are roaming goals and small fry.

    4.The camera and locking on needs to fixed as currently its better to have it turned off.

    5.It is true that you cannot level up pieces but I can confirm that pieces have moves related to that part.

    6. The game needs alot of work before its worthy of succeeding past titles.

    7. I hope we can make enough noise to get this game fixed but I will not score it less than 5 as it is playable, looks pretty and after patch 1 its alot more stable.
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  4. Jul 7, 2018
    1
    Just how can you guys f**k this up? I have played Gundam Breaker 2 and Gundam Breaker 3, here I am pre ordered your latest entry of the seriesJust how can you guys f**k this up? I have played Gundam Breaker 2 and Gundam Breaker 3, here I am pre ordered your latest entry of the series and found out this is the worst game in the series, or maybe worst game in my life?

    This game is so bad please allow me to start with the negatives.

    Cons:
    Bad story- Seriously just so bad, the characters and the dialogues, are all lazy writings.
    Repetitive- All matches feel the same, and you only get a few stages, but they made different story route with minimal differences in conversations but ultimately lead to the same fight with same enemies. All lazy effort to make you "FEEL" like there are so many stages instead of 10.
    Controls- Boy oh boy, the controls, good luck locating and aiming at your target. This game is all about killing designated targets to get quest points to stay ahead of enemies, sounds easy? Yeeeaaahhh, but do you know that the enemies team are also blend in your quest targets? and hitting your enemies does nothing but wasting your resources? Also the input is so bad I don't even need a professional gamer to tell me that. Im no competitive player and I can tell the input lag is so bad.
    Gameplay- The most exciting part of Gundam Breaker game is when you got some new parts with new skills, you can't wait to jump into the next match and try it out, With this game? Well good luck with that. All your part skills (Called EX Skills) are locked at the beginning of a match, and you have to grind to level up (Like a moba game) to unlock and in order to use them, and it is completely random which part unlocks first. WOW! You can't even test your new parts immediately, and sometimes when you have really bad luck, you might need to wait a few matches just to test your new parts because you might not get it unlocked before you finish the match! Big applause to the genius who thought of this. Now imagine you have a part which you can select one of the 4 skills it contains, and you wish to test them all, that would take a long time and very frustrating because you have no control over which part unlocks first, and by the time you realize that skill or part is useless, its probably already mid game and you have to endure it to the end.
    Graphics- It is not bad, game is beautiful and some of the stages are quite fun to look at, but do you know the game freezes 2-3 seconds more than a few times every match? Yes, every match.
    Skills- For the sake of multiplayer, they nerfed alot of the skills and that's unacceptable for a Gundam Fan like me. Quantum Burst is a self heal skill? Really? Non-homing Funnels? Wow? Atomic Bazooka can't even kill some of the AI units but drained all your gauge. Gundam series has so many unique skills, unique parts and everything is so bland in this game just because they want a balance multiplayer environment.
    Parts picking- Hahahahaahahahhahahaaa, this is what the programmer was thinking then they design this part. First you have to damage your enemies, and if you are lucky, they dropped some parts and you may able to pick them up, BUT, you only can hold 5 parts max and you have to send them back at a specific location which generated randomly. If you are lucky, you may be able to spot the part you want, and if you are lucky there are no enemies around to back stab, shoot lasers, stuns, disable you, you may be able to walk there and pick it up, and if you are even luckier that no one is following you to damage you and cause you to drop the parts during the trip to send the parts, and then when you are sending the parts at the location, nobody is there to disturb you, then voila! You will receive the parts after you finish the match! This is a complete chore! and only 5 parts at a time!

    Pros: It has Gundams for Gundam fans, nothing more.

    I can't praise this game, I really cannot. The technical issues, the unpolished implementation, the ridiculous gameplay, everything is so bad.
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  5. Aug 20, 2018
    0
    FUxK Up developer control is Fuxkup Mission is fuxkup gameplay is fuxkup part collection is fuxkup

    fuxking greedy bandai namco fuxk fuxk up
  6. Jun 25, 2018
    0
    FPS aside this game is a giant disappointment. I loved gundam breaker 3 and although this is it's own game it's a mess just looking at it asFPS aside this game is a giant disappointment. I loved gundam breaker 3 and although this is it's own game it's a mess just looking at it as its own standalone.
    First off the game stutters, changing between menus there is a lag where you can't do anything.
    That however is a minor issue compared to game play.

    Game play:
    -Auto targeting imo is sloppy and hard to choose your target.
    -For ranged aiming there is no aim with sights option like last game and your left to try aim at enemies directly in front of you with a view directly behind you(your gundam is not transparent).
    - Parts are dumbed down and there is no random values at all anymore or upgrades.
    -Dashing is no longer really dashing and there is no way to dodge anymore and stagger from being hit is awful which makes melee hard/impossible since even trash mobs cam stagger lock you.
    -mission objective extremely confusing. You get points based on objective and mission rating is how many stars you get before completing. Sometimes its ideal to ignore main mission so you can do side objectives but you'll have [main] destroy 4 target enemies [3*] destroy 4 target enemies. there is no option to pull up objectives and elaborate

    Overall i was excited that the game was being brought over locally without having to get the English version imported through online vendors but this has been a huge letdown. Issues are beyond a mere patch to fix and i'm now worried about the gundam breaker series as a whole.

    One plus side is since they named it "New gundam breaker" they can still release "Gundam breaker 4" and we can pretend this abomination never existed.
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  7. Jun 23, 2018
    0
    Normally I don't post these sort of things and let people find out for themselves, but DO NOT, i repeat DO NOT buy the new Gundam breaker gameNormally I don't post these sort of things and let people find out for themselves, but DO NOT, i repeat DO NOT buy the new Gundam breaker game below is a list of just hard facts no opinion that just makes this game not worthy of money

    1. Build parts no longer do anything
    2. You cannot upgrade your mobile suit, parts are purely cosmetic
    3. you have 7 side weapons/functions, they are bound to a single slot, so if a leg has 3 skills you have to pick 1
    4. there are currently only 128 suits in the game
    5. the game freezes for split seconds mid combat which breaks immersion
    6. the story line (all 3) combined took 5 hours to complete
    7. every mission is the exact same
    8, your suit always feels flimsy
    9. there are 2 cutscenes for the story in which you get to see your own suit that is all.
    10. The game tries to say there are 3 story paths - they are all identical bar some dialogue that is all.
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