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Guilty Gear X

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
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3.7
Arcade
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Dreamcast
85
4.1
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Description

When the humans created artificial beings named "gears" in 22th century, they didn't expect that their creation will eventually turn against them. Because gears had no will of their own and could only obey humans. Only one gear, named Justice, was able to transfer his will onto other gears and to rebel against the humans. In year 2180, Justice was killed as a result of a bloody tournament organized by the Sacred Order of Holy Knights. Yet recently, a new gear was discovered. He showed no signs of hostility, yet he had no master and was roaming about free. It was impossible to capture or to kill him because he was immensely strong. Fearing a new Justice will grow out of this gear, the Order organized yet another tournament, this time with a solid prize: five hundred thousand world dollars for the winner.

Guilty Gear X is a follow up to Guilty Gear, and is also a 2D fighting game. There are now 16 characters available for you to choose. The battle system became more complicated, thanks to the variety of moves you can perform. Beside special attacks which you can execute if you build up your Tension Gauge by attacking or advancing towards your opponent, there is also a variety of defensing moves to perform. The instant kill moves are back from the previous game.

Screenshots

Guilty Gear X Windows Title screen
Guilty Gear X Dreamcast Using the sword
Guilty Gear X Windows There is no chance for me...
Guilty Gear X Windows Fire in the hole

Alternate Titles

  • "Guilty Gear X: Advance Edition" -- GBA Title
  • "GGX" -- Informal Name

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User Reviews

Arc systems have taken the trophy of 2D fighting from Capcom and SNK Playmore Windows Marco Nadal (3)
A very original 2D fighting game. Dreamcast big_brother (7)

The Press Says

IGN PlayStation 2 Feb 03, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Dreamcast Mar, 2001 90 out of 100 90
IGN Dreamcast Jan 04, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Dec 13, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87
PSM PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Oct 04, 2001 4 out of 5 80
IGN Game Boy Advance Dec 06, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com Game Boy Advance Sep 02, 2002 10 out of 20 50
The Video Game Critic Game Boy Advance Jan 19, 2004 F 0

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