Tag: Fanservice

Echocalypse Review 2023

Echocalypse Review 2023

REVIEW Echocalypse First Released Oct 20, 2022 Android, IOS Echocalypse is a gacha collection RPG published by Yoozoo on mobile. Info Info Overall Rating : Positive Type : RPG Category : Free to Play Contains Ads : Yes Micro Transaction : Yes Country : SEA Content Rating : Teen,Violence, Fantasy, Suggestive Themes 

Idle Angels: Realm of Goddess Review 2023

Idle Angels: Realm of Goddess Review 2023

Idle Angels: Realm of Goddess REVIEW First Released Sep 21, 2019 Android, IOS Info Info Overall Rating : Negative Type : Idle, RPG Category : Free to Play Contains Ads : Yes Micro Transaction : Yes Country : Global Content Rating : Mature 17+,Violence, Blood, Sexual Themes, Partial Nudity Mode : Single Player Published by: MUJOY GAMES 

Artery Gear Fusion Review 2022: Is it the best RPG?

Artery Gear Fusion Review 2022: Is it the best RPG?

Artery Gear Fusion is a turn based RPG on a mix of anime theme and kantai(mecha and girls together). Form a team of 4 units to battle against the enemy known as the puppets. The game is said to be as good as Epic Seven, let’s check out in depth if the game is as good as it’s reputation.

What is the Story of Artery Gear Fusion?

The Puppet War is about to break out, and the human world hangs by a thread, but the two remaining forces, “Frontier” and “Autoluna”, that don’t trust each other and cannot reach a comprehensive strategic cooperation… The doomsday, people’s hearts and war, the truth of the world will slowly emerge.
You will transform into a joint fleet formed by the two forces, the commander of “Union”, and lead the mecha girl squad known as “Artery Gear” to fight against the unknown creature “Puppet”.

How is the Game play of Artery Gear Fusion?

Artery Gear Fusion starts with a short intro where the main character “Nio” is preparing to land on earth to fight the enemy. This is the tutorial where you will learn about using your skill in combat. After a mix of conversation and combat, you will encounter a boss. Note that they will borrow you some of the best units during this fight. Once you beat the boss, the game will continue with some conversation again, then will point you to continue your mini tutorials on stage 1-1.

The game play is simple, form a team of 4 units, select a stage, then move from point A to point B and clear all the waves using your skills. Of course you will have multiple mechanics to more depth and make it more interesting but the general idea is like that in all RPG. Most of the time will be managing our gears and units or mostly grinding stages for resources. This is a turn based RPG where speed is king but some unit (Alice)can boost the charge bar of other units in order to get a turn before the enemy.

Artery Gear

The units in this game are name AG, those cute mecha girl who you will need to level up and equipped. You will have 5 different class with 3 different element. The class are

  • Striker – Damage dealer specialist
  • Balance – Bruiser unit
  • Tank – Meat shield
  • Tactics – Units that mostly buffs
  • Healer – Units that heals

There’s a 6 one but they are not for combat, these units give you experience boost. You can also awaken a unit by obtaining duplicate of that unit up to 6 times. Let’s not forget you can upgrade technology of a unit on each 10 level, up to 6 times. The game also uses a pyramid system to upgrade your units up to 6 star. Sacrifice low star unit in order to upgrade them to the next star.

  • 3 star
  • 4 star – 3 Star + 3 Star + 3 Star
  • 5 star – 4 Star + 4 Star + 4 Star + 4 Star
  • 6 star – 5 Star + 5 Star + 5 Star +5 Star + 5 Star

Luckily this game does give you fodders and units that are already max level to make the grinding less gruesome. You can always buy those units in the shop or simply grind some stage to obtain them. They are rather easy to obtain but energy wise, it’s better you wait for events where you will need to grind currency to exchange, then you can get those units at the same time. Get two bird with one stone.The game does have an elemental weakness and strength system. The basic Molten beats Crystal, Crystal beats Thunder and Thunder beats Molten. No light or dark unit which i like very much.

Formation

Once you have obtain enough units you will select 4 of them to fight. Forming a balance team is not too important early on but later when you will fight boss, you will need a proper team formation. a healer, a tank and a dps, the 4th unit can be anything. Position 1 and 2 are normally position in the front and the 3 and 4 are the back line. The first two position will receive most of the attack but that does not mean your back line won’t get attacked.

Equipment

Gear is probably more important than your AG later on, those are your equipment which you will need to tackle harder contents. They have different rarity such as Green, Blue, Purple and Gold. Each rarity adds a line of sub stats to the gear. Meaning a green gear will have 1 line of sub stats and Gold will have 4 line of sub stats. But that’s not all, the sub stats also have the same rarity system, so getting gold sub stats is consider the best gear in the game.

Don’t forget that all sub stats have a range from minimum to maximum value which make the gear system a really complex. So before building a unit, you will need to see what stats the unit need the most. Good news is that you have people that already created a spreadsheet that can calculate those for you. So you will just need to farm the gear and evaluate if it’s a good or bad gear. Later, you can disassemble those gear for gold and a rare material which can be used to cast later on.

Other content

To avoid long and boring article about each of them. I will just describe briefly other content of the game that are important. Here is the list of any other thing on your screen.

  • Main Story – The campaign of the game with currently 2 type of difficulty Normal and Hard
  • Battle Operation – All your resources dungeons for technology, gear, tower, gold, experience and boss fight
  • Exercise – PVP mode
  • Mission – Daily, weekly and achievement quests
  • AG – All your units are here
  • Team formation – Form multiple team of units here
  • Fleet – Produce gold and cat orb, send units for exploration(dispatch mode), increase affection of units, fuse and cast gear
  • Alliance – Guild with multiple people to fight guild boss and obtain currency
  • Recruit – This is where you summon new units
  • Warehouse – All your equipment are here
  • Supply – The Shop where you can exchange your currency for gear and summon ticket, etc
  • Rookie Training – List of quests to help you progress
  • Union Order – Battle pass
  • Event – All event are listed here
  • Codex – Information on all the units
  • Dispatch – Expedition mode to obtain resources

What Graphic does Artery Gear Fusion use?

Artery Gear Fusion uses a 2D animated art to represent the units and a static image as background. The illustration are top notch with high amount of details and you get to see the animated version if you use them as background. Unfortunately this is the only way you can see them animated as you will have no other way to see them move, but there’s nothing big your missing as tapping the unit will only change her face expression.

In combat the game, the graphic is a linear 2D with miniature version of your units including the enemy. The question is why change the art style to this? Anyway, the interface looks neat, the text conversation color are good and font are at the right side. As for people who are here for the fan service, you will be served. Skins are really cool but is only available for some units right now.

How is the Controls of Artery Gear Fusion?

Despite a rather simple look, the game does have a good layer of strategy which you have to control. Before battle you will need to set your units, gear, support units and position them correctly. In battle you will need to choose between 3 skills depending on the unit. Note that the auto play will mess the skill combination of your units most of the time if not set properly. For example use the dps ultimate before applying def reduction debuff on the enemy. But don’t worry you can set up the AI for auto in this game.

The AI has 2 drop down for each skill, those 2 are the condition that need to be fulfill. For example if you want your healer to heal after the hp is below 25% and never use the skill as priority if the condition is not met. It may sound difficult at the start but you should grasp the concept easily. During combat you can call a support unit to buff or deal damage to the enemy when the energy bar is fill. The energy bar fills up every time you take an action so be sure to know how to use it efficiently.

Sound & Music

Artery Gear Fusion has one of the best rhythmic music i’ve heard for a mobile game. The game sound effects are also good, clashing of steel or firing a laser beam, etc. All units have it’s own voice acting and does have multiple line. You do unlock more line when you level up your affection with the unit. However the game has no voice acting for any conversation in the story which is a bummer.

What is the Game Length of Artery Gear Fusion?

The daily quests takes around 10 min to complete. But in order to progress in the game, you will have to do some grinding depending on what you need. Luckily they have a good QOL(Quality of Life) which let you grind 30 times a stage if you have the energy and if you already cleared the stage. Meaning you can farm gear or other resources without having to stay and watch all 30 runs. Campaign and Events are relatively short, the story between each combat extends it.

Is Artery Gear Fusion Free to play?

Yes, Artery Gear Fusion is very F2P friendly. You will receive sufficient amount of resources and freebies to be able to complete everything in the game. You even get enough gems to do at least 2 or 3 pull for every banner which is very nice for F2P. However you should understand as a F2P that you can’t obtain all the girls and that you will reach some bottleneck of gold and energy at some point.

Is Artery Gear Fusion Pay to win?

No, Artery Gear Fusion is not P2W, Even that it does have potential of been one. As a spender you will have some advantage compare to a F2P. You will have much more resources to summon, do more runs for gear and obtain more gold. The only place where you will outshine a F2P is PVP and World Boss which is quite normal for every mobile game.

Ads

No ads beside some pop up of the game time limited packages.

Microtransaction

The cash shop has nearly everything similar to all other mobile games. The classic daily, weekly and monthly packages, Battle Pass, Skins, in game currency refill, gold refill and monthly subscription. The price of the packages varies between $0.99 to $99.99, as usual be careful and responsible when spending in a Gacha game.

What is the Life span of Artery Gear Fusion?

Artery Gear Fusion has already got the attention of many fans and players, although they had a rough start due to limited daily stamina refill issue but they manage to fix it with events and new contents in the game. They also posted a roadmap so that you can see what’s coming next and what to expect from the game. Another positive point, they do listen to the community and does not take years to answer you. That being said, i think they are the right direction and if they continue on this path. Artery Gear Fusion will be still with us for 2 or 3 years from now.

Benefits

As all RPG, managing your time, resources and units is one of the main aspect of the game. I think you will learn how to efficiently manage things to a level as a real manager. Don’t forget you will also benefit from trying different units and strategy in arena and in the game. While many of people may like the Fan service part, i would advice parents to keep this game away from your kids.

Community

Discord

Facebook

Twitter

Reddit

Suggestions

  • Increase the amount of gold from the gold dungeon
  • Add a dungeon to for gear upgrade materials
  • Raise the difficulty in Hard mode
  • Don’t put cat orb count as a units as they take a lot of space in your inventory
  • Develop the affection system as you can only do 2 things
  • Possibility to see the animated version of a unit in AG
  • More exclusive weapon for other unit
  • Longer and less grind events
  • Change the log in reward as some reward are insignificant after a certain level
  • Exchange Technology chips
  • Upgrade or exchange skill upgrade materials
  • Adjust the size of the background unit
  • Add multiple unit in the background

Updates

They update on every 2 weeks with new banner for summon, new events and bug fixes.You can check their road map if you want to know more about it in the community section. Any new content takes a bit more time.

Should you play Artery Gear Fusion?

It’s definitely a big YES. The game is gold, good graphics, good animation, good combat, good music and the list goes on. The game did have some issue with stamina early on but they manage to solve it. No stamina = No grind = No resources = No account progression. Another issue the game currently is still having, the events are too short and are too easy to complete. You can complete the whole game in 2 days and events within 2 hours which leave you nothing to do beside grinding to upgrade units. I really hope they can fix this issue as soon as possible.

I had a really great time playing Artery Gear Fusion, had a blast with building and trying different type of units to complete the target elimination. The campaign was relatively easy to beat, even the hard mode was not really that hard. The girls are lovable specially Corax(for me) in the background. Anyway Artery Gear Fusion hold a special place in my top list of good mobile game and sadly this game is not in par with the giant like E7, at least not yet. Thank you for reading till the end, i will see you next time.

Gallery

General Information

  • Overall Rating : Positive
  • Type : RPG
  • Category : Free to Play
  • Contains Ads : No
  • Micro Transaction : Yes
  • Country : Global
  • Content Rating : Violence, Blood, Suggestive Themes, Partial Nudity
  • Mode : Single Player
  • Published by: BILIBILI

Technical Information

  • Google Play Score: 4.2
  • Installation Size : 89.86 MB
  • Full Size : 1.66 GB
  • Platform :4.4 and up
  • Emulator friendly : Emulator friendly
  • Connection : Online
  • Available on : Google Play, App Store
Goddess Era Review 2022: Is it a good Idle game?

Goddess Era Review 2022: Is it a good Idle game?

Goddess Era is an idle game which features beautiful goddess fighting at your side to fight other goddess. While it doesn’t make too much sense, i doubt you downloaded the game to understand any part of it. Your clearly here for some obvious reasons!! Who 

Angel Legion Review 2024?

Angel Legion Review 2024?

What is Angel Legion? Angel Legion Review a 3D Idle Collection RPG with a very different theme that other idle games. If you like science fiction(sci-fi) game, space, ninja, cyborgs and waifu. This game have it all, let’s have a look at this unique 3D 

Mobile Legends Adventure Review: Is it good?

Mobile Legends Adventure Review: Is it good?

Mobile Legends Adventure in an idle RPG based on the famous MOBA game “Mobile Legends Bang Bang“. You collection a variety of heroes and goes on an adventure. The game is still popular, so i wanted to do review on it. Let’s find out more about this game.

What is the Story of Mobile Legends Adventure?

Nice Anime intro

After a nice intro in Anime, the game starts talking about Akashic answer which is a bit confusing, anyway you end up waking up to see a Layla in your face. It’s the first time i have some trouble understanding the story of a game. What i understand is things went wrong and end up destroying the world, luckily all is not over as Lunox manage to send you back to the past to avoid this tragedy.

How is the Game play of Mobile Legends Adventure?

As you listen to the dialogue of Layla, you will start a lengthy tutorial where you will learn about combat, positioning, upgrade heroes, equip heroes and summoning. The game is rather simple, form a team of 5 heroes and fight against another team or boss. As all idle game power level will determine whether you win or lose the battle. So you job is to maintain your power level high enough to tackle stages and manage your team to victory.

Power level can be increase in various way such as

  • Leveling a Heroincluding limit break
  • Equip the Hero with gearsets or better rarity
  • Fusing the Hero more star means better stats

Fusion

Heroes come in 3 rarity namely Rare(useless hero), SR(Elite Hero) and, SSR(Epic Hero). However when it comes to fusion things are a bit more complicated. Mobile Legends Adventure uses a star system where you fuse hero of the same star to obtain a higher star hero. Here’s a good example:

  • 3 star + 3 star = 4 star
  • 4 star + 4 star = 5 star
  • 5 star + 5 star = 1 red star
  • 1 red star + 1 red star = 2 red star

Fusion works with any rarity of hero, 3 to 6 star can be fuse together as long as they belong to the same faction. To get to 7 star aka 1 red star, you will need a copy of that hero, then the rest work as the normal fusion as long as you are using the same faction. You can fuse up to 9 star for now.

Note that this game has the option to auto level your heroes as long as you have 5 heroes leveled up. A building name Holy Shrine will let you save load of resources and let you level up heroes that you want to use later on. Keep in mind that it will always take the lowest level hero and transfer it to the other non main heroes.

If i didn’t mention gear, it’s because they barely give you power early on. Much later in the game when you start unlocking faction sets and epic quality gear, then you can start focus on them. Use your fodder gear below epic rank to level up your gear.

Game modes

Beside the campaign where you battle stage to stage to clear the world map, you can try other modes although combat maybe the same but the rule will be different. Here’s a list of other game modes:

  • Labyrinth A little puzzle mode where you will have to clear a board from enemies to move to the next floor. you will have to flip a square in order to discover enemy, bonus, merchant and summon help. Last floor will have a boss waiting for you which you can clear easily if you accumulated enough bonuses from slaying the monster on a floor.
  • Tower of BabelChallenge each floor to move to the next one. Note that the power of monster increase on each floor but reward does get better and better as you climb up.
  • Tavern – Send your heroes to expedition quests. Note that hero you send is still available to play the other game modes. You have solo bounty and team bounty where you will need a friend hero to complete it. It takes around 1 to 4 hr depending the rarity of the bounty.
  • Akashic Ruins Another little classic rpg game where you move your hero to collect buff or fight enemies to obtain keys to open lock doors. Collect and beat everything on the little map to obtain monolith.
  • Arena your PVP mode where you fight other player to climb rank to obtain daily rewards according to your rank and league.
  • Realm of LegendsAnother little rpg mode but more accentuate towards solving a puzzle in correct order. Same rule as Akashic Ruins, collect and beat everything.
  • Trek of MiracleExplore the little map with aboard your ship, you will be rewarded with 3 chest if you complete the fight with the requirements. Try to complete the map with maximum rewards in hand.
  • Guild BossFight the guild boss daily on a limited time and try to do as much damage as you can.
  • Event BossFight the event boss for a currency that you can exchange for good prices.

Graphic

Mobile Legends Adventure use different 2D graphic. The miniature version of the heroes are used during combat and the beautiful animated illustration of the heroes in the info section. The illustration are really good and detailed compare to the mini version. Now why did they choose 2 different style of graphic, i don’t know!! The game would have been super nice if they kept the character to normal size with the graphic of the illustrations.

Same goes for the skills, they do a zoom in and out of the mini character doing it’s ultimate. The result is a boring and outdated animation which you will turn off and easily forget. However some skin do have a Flashy skill animation but unfortunately those skins are locked behind a pay wall. Some fan service from those 2D animation like bouncing chest of female heroes which i think become a requirement for every game now.

The background is a standard static 2D with a very small light or fire animation for all the screen except the campaign where you can see your heroes fighting. Next thing worth mentioning are the skins, they look really good, they are well illustrated and animated. They respected the design from the original game of Mobile Legends Bang Bang and skin look even better as they are animated here.

Controls

As expected Mobile Legends Adventure is like all idle games, control doesn’t really apply to them. As most of the time you will only tap a button or switch position of your heroes. The Auto mode will do all the fighting for including casting hero skills, so it’s not applicable here.

Sound & Music

Another game with the same music repeating itself every 10 seconds. This will get boring quickly, which you will turn off the music and put some music of your choice instead. Part of the story has voice actor which make the story interesting. Reading dialogue only make you just want to skip the story which is sad as the story is not that bad. Of course all your heroes has a voice actor line when doing their ultimate(which becoming annoying to hear for some hero).

What is the Game Length of Mobile Legends Adventure?

Once you reach level 80+, the game pace slows down and you will have to rely on your daily quests to get additional rewards. Daily quests takes around 10 min, the labyrinth takes a bit more time to complete as more grid and level are added. Remember that your maximum afk reward cannot exceed 12 hours, so be sure to connect at least 2 times per day to collect them. As a F2P, your progress will depend on it.

Is Mobile Legends Adventure Free to play?

The game is F2P and does offer a good amount of gems to do multiple pull. However the VIP is locked behind pay wall is not F2P at all. Even that they give you some free VIP points in achievements after you clear a chapter. Sadly it’s a 1 time reward, you will be stuck on a certain VIP level unless you decide to buy some points. It’s possible to play as F2P but your progression will be very slow. It may take you a full year to get your team to a decent amount of stars.

Is Mobile Legends Adventure Pay to win?

Yes, it’s a P2W game. The VIP points, battle pass, SSR fragments, gems and skins are only for spenders. The game can boost your hero to a good amount of star if your going to spend. Of course, things will slow down much later in the game as expected for an idle game. Spending some money will definitely make you more powerful than any F2P but be careful with the summons as the rate are not that good.

Ads

They give you the option to watch up to 4 ads to obtain gems daily.

Micro transaction

The cash shop will have different packages, monthly pass, starlight pass(season pass) and of course it’s VIP pass. The shop is the standard cash shop in all other game with price varying between $1 to $100. Be careful when spending on summoning tickets as RNG can mess you up badly, remember that your not guaranteed any SSR and may end up wasting your money. The best value for money is the Diamond Fund and the Starlight pass.

What is the Life span of Mobile Legends Adventure?

Idle game tends to have a good life span as they have an infinite loop of gameplay that repeat again and again. In other word, you will never reach the end stage as developer will release other stages by the time you will reach it. While this is good news for Mobile Legends Adventure, i fear that people may get bored of the game and move for a newer idle game.

Most of the player are fans of Mobile Legends Bang Bang and will support the game but on the other hand, someone who is new to Mobile Legends will have no attachment to the game specially if they had bad RNG and is progressing very slowly. In the end i think Mobile Legends Adventure will be with us as long as long as Mobile Legends Bang Bang will stay popular and exist.

Benefits

A little management of heroes is always a good way to improve your management skills. As the game has faction system, this will let you use different strategy to defeat them. Just be careful when your spending a gacha game, look for package that will benefit your progression and is worth your money.

Community

Facebook

Youtube

Discord

Reddit

Instagram

Suggestions

  • Make skill animation look better
  • VIP points accessible for F2P
  • Guaranty an SSR unit in a 10 pull for summoning
  • Better Summoning Rate
  • Balance heroes with aoe skills
  • Change the limit of afk rewards to 24hr
  • Better afk reward as progression is slow
  • More F2P events
  • Skins available for F2P
  • Better background music
  • Remove the content lock behind progression level specially for skin
  • Add a sort for heroes
  • Lower the cost of summoning for events
  • More ways to obtain gems later on

Updates

They do update the game every 2 weeks with new events, skins and balance over some heroes. They are also adding new heroes and are upgrading some SR heroes to SSR.

Should you play Mobile Legends Adventure?

Yes, don’t mistake Mobile Legends Adventure for another standard idle game as it is not the case. Although it is the case early on in the game but things will make this game more interesting later on. As you unlock more content and game modes, you will see a very good idle game. I don’t like the contents locked behind progression as this may make a new player miss the good part of the game. Some player will leave after the 7 days as they will see nothing new or interesting going on.

As an idle game, Mobile Legends Adventure is a game of patience after all. Yes it’s P2W will boost you forward compare to F2P but you will eventually slow down in progression. I would say it’s not the best or the worst idle game on the mobile world, remember again it’s an idle game so your progression won’t be as fast as an RPG. You won’t be able to finish the game no matter how much you spend, chill, relax and enjoy the game.

Gallery

General Information

  • Overall Rating : Positive
  • Type : IDLE RPG
  • Category : Free to Play
  • Contains Ads : Yes
  • Micro Transaction : Yes
  • Country : Global 
  • Content Rating : Teen, Violence, Blood
  • Mode : Single Player
  • Published by: Moonton

Technical Information

  • Google Play Score: 4.5
  • Installation Size : 148 MB
  • Full Size : 3.28 GB
  • Platform : Android Version 4.3 and up
  • Emulator friendly : Yes
  • Connection : Online
  • Available on : Google Play, App Store
Epic Seven Review 2022: Is it still the Best?

Epic Seven Review 2022: Is it still the Best?

Epic Seven is one of the most complete RPG available on mobile. With a good Anime theme and clever mechanics the game mark itself from other RPG on the market. Why is Epic Seven is considered to be one of the best of Anime RPG 

Final Gear Review: Will you love Mechas or Maidens?

Final Gear Review: Will you love Mechas or Maidens?

Final Gear is a new strategic collection RPG game featuring “Mechs & Maidens”(Mechas and Waifus). You will have to try to collect all the waifus and obtain their custom mech during your adventure, playing each stages and reading the story itself. So as usual we