Guilty Gear XRD Revelator 2 is the third game from the xrd series, it’s an upgrade to the previous revelator with many tweaks to help balance the game. It’s basically like the ultra version of the previous game with added content and extra characters. Arcsystem works done a great job with many of the changes. If you already own Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator then you’ll already feel familiar with rev 2. The game can be purchased as an add on to the previous game or you can buy it separately. It’s definitely in my top 3 of best fighters this generation. It really doesn’t matter whether you’re a hardcore or a casual fighting game fan, you’ll have a great time playing Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 on a casual or competitive level.
The game has 2 different fighting styles to suit you, you can go technical which gives you full control of your character where you’ll have to pull out combos manually or you can choose stylish where you can hit buttons and it can pull off a combo a lot easier, it can all be selected on the character selection menu. Every character is unique and entertaining in their own way. The gameplay mechanics are deep and it feels fresh compared to many fighting games out there. We also have new chapters in story mode and there’s also a new episode mode on the arcade menu which is a prequel to the main story of the game, you can still play the regular arcade mode plus you can go to the dojo to do tutorials or practice freely.
You can also collect medals and customize your characters as you progress through each episode. There’s also a fishing mode where you can fish to unlock many items that can be used on various modes of the game, there’s so much single player content to keep you busy and entertained. The online is solid in Guilty Gear XRD rev 2. The social features are perfectly executed, making it easier for you to find other players and interact with them. You can also play mini games plus you can customise your personal avatar so you can stand out, there’s also cross-play between PS3 and PS4 users. The game has a variety of modes and characters all round and it feels like a complete game.
The visuals of this game are stunning and stylish and it provides a clean presentation. The anime art style is second to none and the animation in this game is incredible. Everything is fluid and striking and the colors really pop out. The soundtrack is great and the overall game is a masterpiece. It’s a must buy for any fighting game or anime fan.