Parents' Guide to

God Eater 2: Rage Burst

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Fun, fast action game has some mature content, visual flaws.

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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

Generic "Monster Hunter" is barren and bland.

If you're looking for a cheap monster hunter game, do not expect anyquality here. This is a watered down, whitewashed japanese port with no personality or grit. Avoid.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

While the story is clichéd and the characters paper-thin, this is a super-fun action game -- if you're into Japanese adventures such as the Monster Hunter series. The combat is deep and gratifying -- if not too difficult, especially with the tougher boss characters -- which makes this game a worthy pick. Similar to its predecessor, God Eater Resurrection, God Eater 2: Rage Burst is built around short, bite-sized missions, which is ideal for gamers who like to get a few minutes in here and there instead of making a lengthy commitment in one sitting. There's a lot of variety and depth to the God Arcs weapons -- including upgrades, customization, and crafting abilities -- to keep the combat fresh against the Aragami. What's more, team tactics are a must, which you'll learn early on. Truly, it's the weapons and fast-paced yet strategic real-time combat against these beasts that will keep you coming back for more. Boss characters can be very tough to take down, but they challenge you to find the right way to attack.

But the game isn't perfect. Along with the above-mentioned story being lame and you having to sit through many conversations with scantily clad women who don't contribute anything to the story, the graphics aren't anywhere as good as most other action games, and some levels can be repetitive. In fact, you do have to repeat some levels to complete this game. But overall, this adventure should satisfy anime fans and Japanese action game lovers looking for a challenge.

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