Jason says, “And to make matters worse, while the anime art style itself rivals Breath of the Wild, its dated graphics engine shows age just about everywhere from bland, repetitive textures, low quality world assets, and short grass draw distance. This is easily two steps back from the miracle of Rise, which managed just so much more happening while remaining above water. It does redeem itself a bit, however, in the art style to mask shortcomings method with some of THE most over-the-top combat animations Ive ever seen. Theyre aggressive, lively, and well put-together.”

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