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Gameplay involves pressing multiple buttons in combination with stick movement. Each combination performs a move, such as a jump, punch, kick or block. There are also special moves that require quickly pressing series of buttons, or holding to charge attacks. The triggered move also depends on whether you are standing, moving, jumping or crouching. Like any sports game, practice with the different moves and experience with fighting bouts will improve your chances of winning.
The base game contains 16 characters which include male, female and fantasy humanoids. In 2020 the Champion Edition downloadable content increased the roster to 40 characters. Visually, these characters and the world in which they fight, is in the style of Japanese anime. The characters are varied as are the arena backgrounds, making it colourful and interesting to look at. It's Not as violent as competitor Mortal Kombat but still involves martial arts both unarmed and armed.
The result is a highly skilled challenge that relies not only on memorising moves, but how and when to use them in relation to opponents. Players can enjoy persevering to improve their performance over many years.
Skill Rating11+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. Requires good controller skills and quick reflexes, plus the maturity to cope with losing.
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