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Carnage Heart EXA
Heartfelt Carnage
by Vaughn Highfield 29/3/2013
Product: Carnage Heart EXA
Developer: Artdink
Publisher: Natsume
Format: PSP, PS Vita
Genre: RPG, Strategy
Players: 1
Version: US
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Who hasn't played a game and thought, at some point in their life, that they'd quite like to one day create and build their own slice of fun.

Titles like LittleBigPlanet let us enjoy a world of creation in which we can frolic and enjoy the simplicity of building a fun and vibrant environment to explore.

Carnage Heart EXA, just like the PSone original, doesn't look at creation in quite the same way. In fact it's rather binary. Actually, it is binary.

Keyboard commander

Set in a world where wars are fought between robots and not people, Carnage Heart EXA places you in control of a mech army. ...
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Offering up genuinely unique gameplay, Carnage Heart EXA does what it sets out to do well. But because of that the rest of the game suffers - meaning most battles are slow and somewhat uninteresting affairs
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 8
Overall: 7
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