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Mighty Gunvolt Discussion (Nintendo 3DS) [game]
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So I got this as a free download since I'm a Might No. 9 backer...not a bad little game. Reminds me of one of the lower-tier Mega Man games...easy to blast through, but still fun to play. I don't see the game itself lasting longer than an hour if you beat it with each character, but since it was free for anyone that's playing it, a nice bonus.

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Posted: 09/15/14, 17:33:21  - Edited by 
 on: 09/15/14, 17:34:51
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...and I finished it. I only died three times with Beck (twice at the first boss, once at the fourth). Short, but sweet. I might come back to it if I need a quick action fix.
Posted: 09/15/14, 18:45:17
Yeah, it's a short little game - kind of reminds me of the miniature Mega Man game that you can unlock in Mega Man ZX Advent. I beat it as Beck, went back and played through a bit as Gunvolt. It's almost an entirely different game with a different character.

It's a cool freebie - which is the perfect price for something so short and sweet.

I wonder if this would have been something I would have paid $20 or so for, back in 1990 on the original Gameboy.
Posted: 09/15/14, 18:56:39
I thought it was pretty mediocre. It's aping NES games without really trying hard to be good or perhaps without understanding what made them fun.

It's no Shovel Knight.
Posted: 09/15/14, 20:00:42

Probably why it's free.
Posted: 09/15/14, 20:16:55
It will be $4 once it stops being given away for free with AS Gunvolt.

IMO this and something like Ikachan are pretty cute games that still probably aren't worth paying for.
Posted: 09/15/14, 20:24:17

Ikachan at least had some charm to it. This was just an attempt at a lower-tier Mega Man game (about on par with 4, but 4 was more fleshed out). I still enjoyed it, but I probably wouldn't have paid for it.

I did enjoy the 80s translation that went with it though...the Inafking reference at the end made me smile.
Posted: 09/15/14, 20:47:55  - Edited by 
 on: 09/15/14, 20:48:48
Yeah, I wasn't big on it. I played through it as Beck in about 20 minutes and only dabbled with the other two characters. It's an acceptable freebie, but I would have been disappointed if I'd put any money into it.
Posted: 09/15/14, 21:35:24

Oh my god, are you serious?
Posted: 09/15/14, 21:37:00
After getting the bad ending in Azure Striker Gunvolt, I decided to take a break with this game.
It probably took me about 45 minutes to an hour to play through with all three characters, but it was a nice, relaxing break from the action of the game I had just been playing.

It is certainly not worth purchasing on its own, but it's a nifty extra.
I especially like how the bosses follow their Azure patterns but in a more subdued way.

This is definitely more of a companion game for ASV than Mighty No. 9 (or the angel girl game thing), so it is a good idea to play through that first for full enjoyment.

Posted: 09/16/14, 08:08:05  - Edited by 
 on: 09/16/14, 08:29:30
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