Clash of Elementalists
Four elements, four characters, four-letter words
by Alexander Beech 29/4/2013
Product: Clash of Elementalists
Format: DSi, 3DS
Networking: wireless (adhoc)
At its heart, Clash of Elementalists is an arena-based tank-combat game, with two opponents trying to blast each other to bits in a 3D arena.
In many ways it's similar to classics like Battlezone and Virtual On, except it replaces huge mechanised infantry with tiny anime girls.
The game is a simple fight to the death between two of the girls. In other games of the genre, the fun is in mastering intricate controls as you play cat and mouse with your opponent around the map.
Unfortunately, Clash of Elementalists arenas are flatter than Norfolk, while the characters all move like hyperactive drunks.
Given Clash of Elementalists's fiddly controls and dearth of content, the best thing about it is that it's mercifully short
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