Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review (Steam)

For this Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review we show off the next installment in the high-speed 2D action Gunvolt series and it is finally here with Azure Striker Gunvolt 3. Balancing both an involving story and satisfying gameplay, Gunvolt 3 is the most extravagant entry in the series yet!

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review Pros:

  • Beautiful Anime graphics.
  • 4.2GB download size.
  • Steam achievements.
  • Full controller support.
  • Graphics settings – windowed mode, v-sync and frame rate.
  • Action platformer gameplay.
  • Can rebind controls for both keyboard and the controller buttons and in fact you can do so at the first boot up screen.
  • Story mode settings – story mode plus support, window transparency, voices, and portrait transparency.
  • English and Japanese voice options.
  • Five save slots.
  • Awesome Anime cutscenes.
  • Cutscenes and interactions can be fast-forwarded, skipped, and auto-played.
  • Runs at a blistering pace.
  • Actions – wall jump, dash, dash jumps, throw talismans to attach on enemies and you do more damage. Simple attacks etc like slashing.
  • Secret areas and shortcuts.
  • Huge boss encounters.
  • Earn EXP and level up to increase stats.
  • Constant checkpoints.
  • Level select where you can choose where to go, replay levels and see your best rank.
  • End-of-level performance breakdown including a rank based on your score.
  • Talismans can be attached to enemies as said, instead of damaging you can thrust yourself towards them and attack or use this method on certain items to help traverse the level.
  • Unlock abilities and screen-filling special attacks.
  • The story is told in the game as you play and in briefings before going out on missions.
  • Beautiful locations.
  • Cool-looking enemies.
  • Banging soundtrack.
  • Unlock the ability to switch characters and each one has unique attacks and abilities.
  • Puzzle elements.
  • Earn new abilities and unlock new special moves.
  • Awesome-looking enemies.
  • Collect summons for the first time and this mixes the game up even more than before.
  • A good strong story overall.
  • Satisfying gameplay.

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review Cons:

  • Not as straightforward to quit the game.
  • Takes a while to get used to the controls in terms of combos and timings.
  • You cant easily quit out back to the main menu or load a save.
  • Gets very button mashy.
  • It is easy to miss chunks of the story however as it can be told while you are fighting.

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Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3:

Official website.

Developer: Inticreates

Publisher: Inticreates

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  • 9/10
    Graphics - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Sound - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Accessibility - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Length - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Fun Factor - 9/10

Jim Smale

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