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  • Summary: The ninja girls of Senran Kagura are back for more in a whole new way, armed with water guns and all-new visual enhancements packed into a third-person splasher. Choose a team of five from the more than 30 girls available, outfit them with customizable weapons and abilities, lead them intoThe ninja girls of Senran Kagura are back for more in a whole new way, armed with water guns and all-new visual enhancements packed into a third-person splasher. Choose a team of five from the more than 30 girls available, outfit them with customizable weapons and abilities, lead them into lighthearted water gun battles against rival teams in a variety of 5-on-5 team-based combat arenas, or join your friends online and take on opposing teams. Come on in; the water's great! The “No Shirt, No Shoes, All Service” edition comes with a Blu-ray disc containing a compilation of opening animations from previous SENRAN KAGURA games, an art book, a music CD, and a DLC key containing in-game contents Soaking Wet High School Uniform costume, a set of colorful bikini costumes, the Futomaki Roll Bazooka special weapon, a Bebeby pet card, and a special set of skill cards. [Amazon] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 25
  2. Negative: 1 out of 25
  1. Sep 22, 2017
    85
    Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash is arguably the best game in the series so far. With it's fast paced, movement focused gameplay and the wealth of content available to a player you will find something to keep you entertained. It isn’t a perfect game and of course it is not going to be for everyone but for those who are looking for a fun and addictive shooter look no further then Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash.
  2. Sep 20, 2017
    80
    Peach Beach Splash is a lovely addition to the Senran Kagura franchise. The game acts as a wonderfully fun third-person shooter, with immense levels of customization available right out of the box. Unfortunately, it does at times feel held back by its over-the-top, lewd, anime roots.
  3. Sep 25, 2017
    80
    It’s got the sun, it’s got the babes, it’s got the bikinis and it’s got the water guns. Plus, it’s got innuendo by the bucketload.
  4. Sep 21, 2017
    70
    For all its playful polish, this is a Senran Kagura game at heart. The story battles take time to ramp up. The dialogue between said story battles can get a little tedious. The controls are pretty good, though at times I felt like they were rough around the edges. The fan service vibes are at full power with Peach Beach Splash.
  5. Oct 5, 2017
    70
    Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash is nice and fun, with a sexual overtone that provides identity to the game but also gets in the way of the gameplay mechanics. It is clear that the game is aiming for a very specific audience but it could have achieved much more with a bit of moderation.
  6. Sep 21, 2017
    70
    I enjoyed playing Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash but I wouldn’t recommend it over any of the more traditional entries in the series. The game does well as a first attempt at a new genre but it takes away too much of what makes each of the characters unique in anyway aside from voiced lines. The forced grinding can also be a drag for a lot of people, especially if you’re hoping to stand a chance online. Despite this, its quick paced gameplay is fun in short bursts and if you’re familiar with the characters, Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash is essentially an excuse to literally see more of them.
  7. Sep 26, 2017
    40
    I pretty much dreaded returning to this game for review after the first go, but I still persisted. The theme of wet t-shirts, water guns, and silly antics is something that I could overlook regardless of how much it just made me uncomfortable at times, but the core gameplay mechanics here just didn’t do it for me. Who could I recommend this game to then? Players that are fans of the storyline and banter between the girls, and the overall visual design of the game might be pleased, but anyone looking for anything past the busting babes or wet shirts are bound to be disappointed.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9
  1. Sep 25, 2017
    9
    Okay so i cant believe i am reviewing such a lewd game (and the first user one at that)... But i am going to do it anyway... in fine detail.Okay so i cant believe i am reviewing such a lewd game (and the first user one at that)... But i am going to do it anyway... in fine detail.

    Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash (what a mouthful so ill name it PBS like they use in-game... japan like to make long names don't they), is more than meets the eye than just Pretty Ninja Girls running around in Bathing suits and shooting Each other with water guns which when you start the game for the first time doesn't seem like there is anything else but shooting girls to get their outfits wet or teared. BUT There is a Story, a fully fledged background and Lore based on this one world and Game, Which is all told in its amazing 50 part main story mode, like any Japanese visual Novel this is just as good. The writing and dialogue is amazing, there is a lot humour in this, and there is also some uncalled swearing in parts especially from people you least expect it. the chemistry between all the characters are interesting and just work, the Illustrations for some of the scenes that cant use in-game models are beautifully drawn, and the animations for the characters during normal talking suit the reactions and tone in their voices.

    The story is split into 4 arcs (Gessen Arc, Hanzo Arc, Hebijo Arc and the Crimson Arc which are named after the 4 academy's from the main games in the series... yes there is more.) each one with its own story though each end with the grand final of the PBS. in-between there is qualifying rounds before you start versing the other 3 academies. and even then there is missions in-between them. there is over 70 missions in the story with 10 each Arc and the with the rest in the Paradise Episodes which are side stories, (like an OVA of a Anime Series), all have 5 parts each so there is around 65 parts not included in the main story of the game. each Paradise Episode is unlocked as you play the Main Story with each one unlocking corresponding to the Arc you finished. each one is just as good as the Main Story, so don't just think they will be **** because they are side stories.

    Once you finish them, there is the V-Road Campaigns, which is the main Single Player Tournament Mode in the game, which you start at the School League and advanced to the 4th harder league in the mode. Once you start the School League you can not quit the game as if you do you will be put back to the first round, and start all again, you only save progress if you win the finals for that league, unlocking the next league afterwards. This mode is fun and just great to play tournaments that have no story or talking like in the Main Story, or annoying People in the Multiplayer.

    Speaking of Multiplayer, there is 3 modes for Network play (you will always need to be online for these even with A.I.), the first mode is Ranked and is split up between 3v3 and 5v5, and you play different modes against real people which if someone leaves they get replaced with kinda of Useless AI, the first mode is the Normal Team Death Match, Second mode is the Classic Capture The Flag but is replaced with a Bra, the last mode is King of the Hill which is just Domination. Going back to Menu selection the Next Mode is Free Match which you can make your own matches on any map with real people or AI. the last Mode is Co-op Survival which is a Horde Mode with 50 Waves getting harder and harder, and it is Tough, this can be played by yourself, with AI or with 3 other humans. all this has great replayabilty as there is a wide range of the Maps to play.

    Gameplay Wise, it is Fast Paced TPS Fun, the buttons are responsive and the controls are easy to use which can be changed in the settings which is great. when you down an opponent you can choose to finish them with the Splash Chance minigame which when you activate this mode, you shoot a rubber ducky trying to get as many points as possible which is great help when trying to rank up in the Ranked Mode BUT when you do so, you either break her Top off or her Bottoms Off reviling her privates with a Flash of lens flair to make it as "kid friendly" as possible. there is a total 10 Weapons. then there is 3 types of cards, Weapons which get you weapon skins, Pets which float near you shooting others or activating power ups for your team or enemy. the 3rd card type are personal abilities like Shields, energy blasts, or even increasing/decreasing your traits. the card system is great but seems kind of bad in multiplayer when leveling is involved.

    moving away from gameplay, there is 30 characters in the game from the main series and other game series like Dead or Alive. each looks great... not just their boobs or butt... each character can be leveled to Level 10 using dupe cards as well. the outfits amazing and unique which split into tear-able, bikinis and see-through. the diorama mode is great for posing characters and the intimacy mode lets you "interact" with the characters, which is fun... for 10 minutes. this game is a must if you like the series
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  2. Mar 8, 2018
    8
    Muy divertido y muy frenético. Son los sinónimos que describen este juego. Ademas de que con lo del sistema de cartas que le dan variedad aMuy divertido y muy frenético. Son los sinónimos que describen este juego. Ademas de que con lo del sistema de cartas que le dan variedad a las batallas y algo de estrategia al elegir el mazo. Tiene un repertorio de personajes que ademas podrás subir de nivel y personalizar. Expand
  3. Oct 28, 2017
    8
    Okay so yeah... I'm little bit disappointed. I was waiting more advanced Senran Kagura fps, but now I can say It wasn't that. Gameplay is ok IOkay so yeah... I'm little bit disappointed. I was waiting more advanced Senran Kagura fps, but now I can say It wasn't that. Gameplay is ok I guess, but there is two big disappointing things. Totally poor AI and region locked online multiplayer. Story is what it is, but it's not the biggest concern for me.

    after all 8/10
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  4. Sep 28, 2017
    8
    If one day you are asking about my condition after playing this game, my room was full of blood (nose bleed) and I will explain later why IIf one day you are asking about my condition after playing this game, my room was full of blood (nose bleed) and I will explain later why I have stayed in this state. This PBS is developed by Tamsoft and published by Marvelous, uses the characters of the series Senran Kagura and is a third-person shooter with weapons of water.

    Imagine this PBS as a Gears of War, but instead of hard people, armed to the teeth and with firearms, we have sweet girls and some of them pervert, who do not have many problems in showing their skin, with jetpacks of water that we can raise and accelerate and, as I said, with water guns. The overall goal of the game, in most of the missions of story mode, missions of the Paradise Episodes, V-Road Challenge and team battle mode online, is to shoot down the 5 (or less) members of our opposing team with Assault Rifle, Grenade Launcher, Sniper Rifle, Rocket Launcher, Pistol, Dual Pistols, Shotgun, Shower Gun, Gatling Gun, Spray Gun, Melee, Pets or skill cards.

    When our opponent reaches zero health, he falls exhausted and devastated, and then there is an opportunity to make a Kunekune Finish aka Squirmy Finish, one of the most fun and hilarious parts of the game and one of the reasons why i bleed. Let's say it's a way of humiliating our opponent through the water-laden rubber ducklings to leave the victim with tears. We can direct and shoot to three victim sites, head, bra or underwear. For example, if we shoot a lot in on underpants, well... the underpants will come out. The same thing happens with regard to the bra and before you ask, no, you can't see the intimate parts of the girls, otherwise the Tamsoft would be marked with iron and fire.

    In Story Mode we have 4 Arcs: Gessen Arc, Hanzo Arc, Hebijo Arc and Homura's Crimson Squad Arc. Negative point for the non-anime cutscenes, sometimes I get the feeling that the characters' lip motions are not well synchronized with the character's speech. In addition we will have missions to shoot down the other opposing team, we have missions to eliminate all the enemies, to put out fires and to defeat bosses. Paraside Episodes are just fillers and there's nothing different (cutting out the fire missions and the bosses) from story mode missions, and as you can see, there are only a few missions in Story Mode and Paradise Episodes. Another detail, in both Story Mode and Paradise Episodes, the user always starts with three hearts, if both are empty, is Game Over. After we have completed some mission in Story Mode and Paradise Episodes, the player is rewarded with X Zen, X-Star Card Pack and sometimes a Memorial Medal, depending on difficulty (Easy, Medium or Hard) and the performance we made on (B, A and S rank) the mission.

    V-Road Challenge has 4 modes: School Cup, Honey Cup, Queen Cup and Venus Cup. Both are about elimination; the team that made the most KO's goes to the next stage and they are divided in 5 phases: 1st Round, 2nd Round, 3rd Round, Semifinal and Final. If for example we win in the School Cup final, the Honey Cup is unlocked and so on. If we lose in one of the qualifiers, we will return to the 1st Round.

    We have 33 playable characters and 8 arenas. I leave here a negative point regarding the arenas. Both in Story Mode, Paradise Episodes and V-Road Challenge suffer from the "reuse of the same arenas" syndrome (there aren't too many arenas, but it also hasn't quite a few) and that's a bit annoying.

    The game gives us the possibility of having pet cards and skill cards that serve to increase the arsenal of our characters. During the deck edit we have 3 slots for the pet cards and while the skill cards have 6 slots. But I will give you a few examples of the skills of certain pet cards and skill cards, Kagura (Pet Card) protects the user from attacks for 20 seconds, we have certain cards from Leo (skill cards) that gives us the possibility of firing a laser in front of the user. In relation to skill cards, there are five types of cards, from one star cards to five star cards. The more stars a card has, the more powerful it is. A good point for the game is the optimum amount of skill cards with different abilities. If we receive repeated cards, we can always use them to level up, our characters, weapons, pet cards or skill cards.

    Peach Beach Splash has a shop where we can buy packs of cards, illustrations, anime cutscenes, hairstyles, clothes and among other cosmetic things that we can use in the Dressing Room. Speaking in this mode, in addition to being able to put clothes, bracelets, hats and other accessories, we can also change the color and shape of our characters' hairstyle, as well as change the Panties and... do perverted and stupid things.

    Soundtrack is just average. Performance problems? No complaints and overall, despite their flaws, Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash came as a surprise to me; is original (someone is watching some TPS game with water guns like PBS??) and a lot of fun to play.
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  5. Sep 30, 2017
    7
    the touchy part was an epic failure; the estival versus was better. I hope they make a better game next time. Not to mention it was short, itthe touchy part was an epic failure; the estival versus was better. I hope they make a better game next time. Not to mention it was short, it was a fun game, but you do get bored easily. The game kind of lack in interest, basically i got bored real easy and the story is kind of pissing pour. But the game play was good, graphics was good, and the sound track was good. If you play the estival versus about the intimacy it was good. Could have been better. The peach beach splash intimacy was bad if you know what i mean. Expand
  6. Sep 26, 2017
    6
    Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash
    Ridiculous and repetitive
    Peach Beach Splash is a 3rd person competitive shooter with both online and
    Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash
    Ridiculous and repetitive
    Peach Beach Splash is a 3rd person competitive shooter with both online and single player modes...
    There’s an 8 hours story here where you play through 10 missions of each of the 4 teams gathered to compete in a water gun tournament for the promise of anything they want…
    but of course there’s a hidden agenda for you to uncover…
    this campaign is pretty repetitive only being fun for about 2 hours and feels the same throughout, though each group has a unique story and boss battle..
    only with Japanese voice actors, so you’ll be reading subtitles for English…
    the game plays like a 3rd person shooter, you have a group of 5 girls and you can assign to them a variety of guns like assault rifles, pistols, rocket launchers ,gatline guns, and your goal is to basically kill everything in the map for a few minutes to progress the story…
    the combat is decently deep, as each weapon feels unique and will have you watching your amount of water to pump some back in for use, and each gun uses a different amount, has a different reload speed rate of fire, and you can equip any weapon to any girl to get a feel for them as you play..
    you can also equip cards and create decks for passive and active abilities in match like having a pet to attack your opponents or heal your character
    you get a pack of cards at the end of every mission and you can use duplicates to power up your favorite cards, weapons, or even character, packs can also be purchased with micro transactions and in game currency earned from playing various game modes…
    outside of the pretty boring boob joke filled campaign there’s a dressing room and shower where you can alter the appearance of the games 20 characters and grope them, because of course
    why wouldn’t there by the option to grope
    the game doesn’t really become interesting until it’s an actual competitive match getting away from the random enemy shooting
    There are 3 different online modes,
    ranked, free and survival..
    Survival is basically seeing how long you can last taking down the lame enemies from the story mode and in ranked and free play you’ll be playing any of the 4 different competitive modes, team battle, queen of the hills, squirmy showdown, and capture the bra in 9 different arenas with the day and night versions of each…
    competitive is where you’ll be putting your cards and jet packing skills to use..
    there’s a mechanic here where your teammates can get you 100% soaking wet to temporality give you unlimited ammo, all while trying to take down the opposing team and humiliating them…
    because that’s how you eliminate enemies in this game…
    Once you lose your health your teammates can revive you, but if your opponent gets to you first they have to try and shoot your top or bottom off to eliminate you
    and there’s a competitive mode where humiliation eliminations are all that count
    However match making is pretty up and down..
    I was only able to find 3v3 ranked matches or launch day…
    some taking up to 15 minutes to find opponents for... so needless to say 5v5 wasn’t happening...
    Though you are rewarded card packs and cash with wins like in story mode... so story grinding isn’t required to have good gear
    Peach Beach Splash is an okay game that will keep you entertained for a weekend,..
    That is if you can find people to play with
    I give Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash
    a 6/10
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  7. Nov 10, 2018
    4
    Estival Versus is one of the best fanservice games I've experienced. Peach Beach Splash just seems like DLC for Estival Versus.

    First of
    Estival Versus is one of the best fanservice games I've experienced. Peach Beach Splash just seems like DLC for Estival Versus.

    First of all, the fanservice. It's basically the exact same (actually slightly worse) than Estival Versus. All of the same girls and same outfits. There's just one new plain bikini (which you can see on the game cover and in all of the artwork). The girl animations are basically the same and you get the same model viewer where you manually pose the girls.

    This being a water-themed game, I expected more swimsuits than just one. To get some variety, I ended up putting most of the girls into their clothes from the previous game. Those actually work better, because they tear based on how much damage you've taken. And what does the bikini do when you take damage? nothing. The straps don't come undone, the bottom doesn't get loose. nothing.

    Although there is one mechanic where if you defeat a girl, you enter a special mode where you can shoot off her top or bottom. That only works with the default bikini. And what's strange is that if you put the girl in different clothes, she'll automatically switch back to the default bikini mid-battle just so you can complete that mode. They really should have done something like this that worked with all of the costumes. The related mechanic in Estival Versus worked much better.

    And the character models. Their upper-halves seem okay if you like giant anime breasts. I don't and am in this for their bottom halves. The character models seem identical to Estival Versus: they've got wide and flat rear-ends with an unrealistic butt-crack. It looks great straight on, but from the side, it doesn't look like a girl's rear end. This is mitigated somewhat in Estival Versus as the girls' default outfits normally included a skirt. But with bikinis, their rears are constantly visible and I can't help but notice the issues with their rear-end modeling.

    And unfortunately there's even less to unlock as far as clothes go. Estival Versus at least had a system where you had to unlock the majority of the panties. This game has nothing like that and you'll easily have everything unlocked by the time you complete story mode. The only thing left to unlock are weapon upgrades, which you'll be grinding for for many hours if you want to beat the hardest difficulties.

    Okay, on to the rest of the game. Estival versus is surprisingly fun to play with lots of variety in the combat. The 3rd person shooting combat in Peach Beach Splash isn't that fun and there's very little variety. Some of the weapons and their modes seem downright useless, there's no feeling of weight/impact when firing these weapons, and water sprays so much everywhere that it's hard to see. If it weren't for the red dots that appear over all enemies, the game would be impossible to play. And there's problems with the red dots too, primarily that they show up at all times, even through walls and across the map, so you don't have a good reference of where the enemy is. This is the first game in recent memory where I had to sit right in front of my TV just to get a better idea of what was happening during battles.

    The story is quite perverse and silly, but I got tired of it quite quickly. This might be the best reason to play the game, though it requires investment in these characters. And the game on its own does very little to get you invested.

    If you really like the characters (from the other things they were in) or just absolutely love all 3rd-person shooter games, then go for it.

    If you want good anime fanservice, stick with Estival Versus. It's just better in every way.

    If you want to see lots of different swimsuits on girls, get Dead or Alive Extreme.
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