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  • Summary: “Guilty Gear -Strive-“ is the latest entry in the Guilty Gear fighting game franchise. Created by Daisuke Ishiwatari and developed by Arc System Works, “Guilty Gear -Strive-“ upholds the series’ reputation for groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay.“Guilty Gear -Strive-“ is the latest entry in the Guilty Gear fighting game franchise. Created by Daisuke Ishiwatari and developed by Arc System Works, “Guilty Gear -Strive-“ upholds the series’ reputation for groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay. There is a fully voiced story mode diving deep into the Guilty Gear universe, new characters joining fan favorites, and robust rollback net code. The cutting-edge 2D/3D hybrid graphics pioneered in the Guilty Gear series have been raised to the next level in “Guilty Gear -Strive-“. The new artistic direction and improve character animations will go beyond anything you’ve seen before in a fighting game! Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 52 out of 52
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 52
  3. Negative: 0 out of 52
  1. Jun 20, 2021
    100
    In all, Guilty Gear Strive is an incredible game, one that I strongly recommend fighter fans get as soon as possible, there really is no reason at all not to.
  2. Jun 15, 2021
    90
    Guilty Gear's latest chapter is its most accessible one yet, a righteous display of power and attitude that unleashes the sickest of heavy metal guitar licks and unrelenting style. Its online matchmaking may still need some work before it's ready for the main event, but Arc System Works has delivered a captivating display of coolness and action.
  3. Jun 7, 2021
    90
    If you’re new to the Guilty Gear series, there isn’t a better place to start than -Strive-. If you’re a returning veteran, enough has changed to keep things feeling fresh, but I have a feeling you’ll be up to speed in no time. While definitely complex and at times a bit intimidating, it does a fantastic job of initiating players. Guilty Gear -Strive- never holds back. If you remotely enjoy fighting games, this is a stunner you shouldn’t miss.
  4. Jun 29, 2021
    90
    While Guilty Gear Strive definitely has shortcomings to consider, they feel almost insignificant when tallying up everything the game does so well. It’s not just another Guilty Gear, but instead a defining moment for the series. In a lot of ways, it's so far ahead of its peers in terms of online functionality and accessibility, two areas the genre fails in time and again. If you've been too intimidated to seriously get into fighting games, it's hard to think of a better game than Strive. If you're a battle hardened veteran, there's no reason to wait. Jump in and start shredding. You'll lose countless hours in the blink of an eye.
  5. Jun 8, 2021
    85
    Guilty Gear Strive is a hyperbolic exercise in style in the fighting genre, the next step in a path initiated by Arc System Works that combines form and substance to create a new instalment that reaffirms the strength of a saga that, despite being niche, is practically undeniable. Lucid to achieve that "easy to play, difficult to master", as precise as it is enjoyable in combat and concise in its proposal. A must for fans of the genre and a safe bet for anyone in the mood for great fights to the rhythm of good guitar playing.
  6. Jun 22, 2021
    85
    Despite a rocky development cycle amongst a series of open and closed betas that had the FGC divided in their impressions of the game, Strive has released in its best state so far and presents itself as a solid foundation to build upon for many iterations to come in the future.
  7. Jun 8, 2021
    80
    Guilty Gear -Strive- isn’t the most generous fighting game available when it comes to content, but its wonderfully energetic combat makes up for it. Its characters are larger than life, each bringing something new to the table that’s worth exploring before settling on perhaps one or two to truly master. And while it’s the easiest Guilty Gear game to simply pick up and play, there’s a hell of a lot of depth to be discovered by those who wish to compete at a high level. Thanks to brilliant netcode, it’s likely that a lot of fighting game fans will, too. The flashy visuals and rocking soundtrack are a couple of cherries on top.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 16
  2. Negative: 4 out of 16
  1. Jun 10, 2021
    10
    Truly amazing. it was 100% worth waiting for the years of development!
    The quality of animation and gameplay makes it not only a playable
    Truly amazing. it was 100% worth waiting for the years of development!
    The quality of animation and gameplay makes it not only a playable spectacle in video games, but also puts it at the level of the best anime creations ever created! very enjoyable, I recommend it not only to lovers of fighting games, but to anyone who wants to fill their eyes with the spectacular nature of this product!
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  2. Jun 13, 2021
    10
    this is my first introduction into the guilty gears series this is quickly turning into one of my favourite fighting games and i feel like ithis is my first introduction into the guilty gears series this is quickly turning into one of my favourite fighting games and i feel like i am playing the best of of the guilty gears series i played a bunch of dragon ball fighterz i know how good arc system works are the music in this game is one of the best music i have heard in any game it suits the fighting game the art style of this game is breathtaking i already have a favorite character Zato-One that's voiced by the voice actor Takehito Koyasu he has voiced DIO from jojo bizarre adventure and many other anime characters arc system works animations is top notch it's a spectacle to behold if you love fighting games this is a must play Expand
  3. Jun 20, 2021
    10
    Jogo impecável.

    1-Modo online sem lag, nunca visto antes em um jogo. 2-Jogabilidade incrível, cada personagem tem sua forma de jogar e
    Jogo impecável.

    1-Modo online sem lag, nunca visto antes em um jogo.
    2-Jogabilidade incrível, cada personagem tem sua forma de jogar e habilidades únicas.
    3-Preço inigualável para um lançamento.
    4-Apesar de amar O Rei dos Lutadores, nos últimos anos tem decepcionado muito, nesse ano ficou com vergonha de lançar e ser enterrado por Guilty Gear.

    Recomento para quem ama jogos de lutas 11/10
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  4. Aug 21, 2021
    9
    This is one of the best looking fighting games I have ever seen. With great animation, great characters, and a great moveset, Guilty GearThis is one of the best looking fighting games I have ever seen. With great animation, great characters, and a great moveset, Guilty Gear Strive proves to be one of the most polished and flawless fighting gaming experiences. Expand
  5. Sep 5, 2021
    9
    If you ever wanted to learn a Fighting Game. Guilty Gear Stive is the one for you. Aside from the beautiful visuals and rollback netcode. TheIf you ever wanted to learn a Fighting Game. Guilty Gear Stive is the one for you. Aside from the beautiful visuals and rollback netcode. The Easy entry barrier but hard to master gameplay. The methodology of the Redteam is paying off. They made combos user friendly and there's a lot of room for freedom to practice your own. I actually like the online lobbies and understand the idea of meeting up with people. Are they the best No... But it's fun to make your own avatar and meet up with real people and go at it. Just like the old arcade days! The whole point is to bring people together so we can all play the same game and have fun!

    Gameplay -10
    Music-7
    Online-9
    Fun-10
    EASE OF LEARNING-9
    Controls-9
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  6. Jun 11, 2021
    4
    Fun fighting game, not fun Guilty Gear. It’s here for the money and the Smash perverts.
  7. Aug 19, 2021
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. No me gusto.................................................................. Expand

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