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Bloody Roar (PlayStation)

ESRB Rating
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 4.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.8
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.2
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Overall MobyScore (4 votes) 3.6

The Press Says

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Mega Score
Que é o fruto de mentes altamente criativas, é o mínimo que se pode dizer de Bloody Roar. Pela primeira vez num beat'em up, os lutadores revelam, propriamente dito, a sua natureza selvagem, transformando-se em temíveis feras.
Joystick (French)
En fin de compte, le seul reproche que l'on pourrait formuler envers Bloody Roar, c'est son nombre insuffisant de persos (seulement huit !). Mais bon, il y a aussi deux combattants en un, ce qui met un terme à toute cette polémique sur le nombre restreint de bonshommes. Et là vraiment, tout est dit !
Absolute Playstation
We've established that Bloody Roar has excellent visual and sound effects but it's the gameplay that usually the lets most fighting games down. Not so in this case. This title plays as good as it looks and belongs up there with the more prestigious beat-em-ups available on Playstation format. Furthermore, the beast morph idea allows this game to stand firmly on it's own ground without being tagged a Soul Blade or Tekken clone.
Power The PlayStation Mag / Playstation Power
This is absolutely top notch beat'em-up. The simple two button system works a treat and the animal transformations are great fun. Another new slant on the fighting genre and the hugely playable one.
Overall, this game is a tight, playable fighter that ranks in the very upper tier of brawlers on any system, and after playing this to death, my favorite N64 fighter, Fighter's Destiny, pales in comparison.
If you are a die-hard fighter fan and must own every fighting game made, you should be fairly satisfied with this game. For the casual fighting fan like myself, you will find the game entertaining but nothing revolutionary. Sure, the morphing was a great idea and worked really well, but it just did not change the fact that it was a pretty standard fighting game at heart.
Bloody Roar is one of the more original and exciting fighting games to come along this year. While it probably won't compete with the likes of Tekken 3, it's still a solidly fun fighter with an original take on the genre.
Bloddy Roar es un juego de lucha pseudo 3D al estilo de Virtua fighter y Tekken en el que se usan graficos poligonales 3D mientras que se mantiene el tipo de juego en dos dimensiones.
The Video Game Critic
The one-on-one battles take place in fenced-in arenas, and it's even possible to knock your opponent through a wall (nice!). Unfortunately, the characters are not well balanced, and the guy who becomes a lion has his way with most of the others. Bloody Roar also includes a ton of options and Easter Eggs which add replay value.
Though there may be a few bright spots, the overall product is fairly weak and does not come recommended.