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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition
Die, nasty warriors
by Wesley Copeland 10/4/2014
Product: Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition
Developer: Koei Tecmo
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games
Format: PS Vita
Genre: Action
Players: 1
Networking: wireless (adhoc), wireless (network)
Version: Europe
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition is the gaming equivalent of a B-movie. The writing is camp and clichéd, the story is forgettable, and characters have the depth of a child's shoe. And yet there's something shamefully attractive when it all comes together.

Let's face it - the much-revered Eastern hack 'n' slash franchise excels at one thing: combat. And with 30+ games under its belt, the formula for success hasn't changed: give players a selection of over-the-top weapons, and just let them smack enemies until their thumbs bleed.

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Shamefully enjoyable, and somewhat broken, Dynasty Warriors 8 doesn't disappoint.
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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