Review: Guilty Gear (Nintendo Switch)


Discover where one of the best and mechanically richest fighting games descend from – at home and on the go on Nintendo Switch!


  • 32bit style graphics.
  • 414mb download size.
  • 2D beat ’em up gameplay.
  • Side panel art-on/off.
  • Can rebind controls.
  • How to play area, text-based.
  • Arcade presentation.
  • Supports handheld, Pro controller, dog pad and single Joycon.
  • Three modes-Normal, VS and training.
  • 10 characters.
  • Autosaves regularly.
  • Combo counter.
  • Analog and d-pad control.
  • Training-Type, guard, chaos, and level.
  • Pause screen-commands, controls, how to play and rebind controls.
  • Vs-local two players.
  • Technical fighter.
  • Brief story aspects in normal mode.
  • Lightening fast loading speed.
  • Such cool animations.
  • Difficult.



  • No online modes.
  • Not suited to button masher.
  • No touchscreen.
  • Difficult.
  • Little customization options like the side panel art.
  • How to play text is really small.


  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Sound - 8/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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