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Touken Ranbu Warriors


  • Price: $59.99
  • Release Date: May 24, 2022
  • Number of Players: 1
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  • ESRB Rating: T [Teen]
  • Having been only a recent inductee into the cult of Mosou titles, while I wouldn’t say I’m completely sold on the sub-genre I will agree that there’s something fun to them when you’re in the right mood. Unfamiliar with Touken Ranbu and its characters (which isn’t particularly surprising given its web-based roots from outside the US market) I walked into this intersectional Warriors title a bit on the confused side when it comes to the time-spanning story, but one advantage of this series is that in the end the story plays second fiddle to the action more often than not. Even without having played a great breadth of Musou games it isn’t too hard to see that this is a more basic outing, focusing more squarely on the action and requiring little to no commitment to a big picture strategy to find success. While that may make it a fair choice for newcomers to get a taste of the action I would also argue that its relative lack of variety in the weapons and styles employed by its heroes sells the overall Warriors franchise short by a bit, with pretty much all other titles I’ve played feeling deeper and richer by comparison. If you’re a true sub-genre fan it still may satisfy, but for everyone else I’d say stick to some other more satisfying Warriors titles out there on Switch.

    Justin Nation, Score:
    Fair [6.8]

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