If you are not familiar with the story of Windy X Windam, and really, how could you not be, let me attempt to enlighten you. Izuna additionally appears in the Ninja Studio's. Given the lacking difficulty, there isnt any need to develop strategies or technical approaches. The official website says the game is based upon a Japanese anime series which series that is, is left to the imagination as it has been left unnamed , and it is set in the kingdom of Gawain and that's all they give you. If you need another bad fighting game to play, check out. Their designs are reflected in their move sets, so each feels distinct from the other.
Theres nothing too over the top or unconventional; youll get to perform shield bashes, upward slices, arrow barrages, and plenty of other boring stuff. Its not like any of that matters, though. Fighting game aficionados, however, will be quick to realize that many in this assortment of warriors are anything but; a good portion of the roster has been blatantly ripped from the Guilty Gear series. Windy X Windam a fighting game loosely connected with Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja series. Is the core of the game good? With the emphasis on Windy and battles, the skills of the wielder and the level of the weapon soon became a symbol of power. I was almost solely focused on these platforms during their life spans, but still some games slipped through my cracks.
The sprite work, while not the best, is decent along with the animation. Besides, there arent many incentives to keep playing through this pathetic excuse of a game. Kibikou looks like the bastard lovechild of Ky Kiske and Cloud Strife. Legend says she has quite a temper that she uses to keep people in line. You wont get to use it that often, though; the unresponsive controls rarely work consistently.
As gamers, we are blessed when a game comes out with so many things to occupy us. Referred to by Izuna as Shino-Sis or Shino-oneechan in Japan. You can see Ashley tapping her foot to the beat of the bland background music, or how Stins bouncy headpiece and feminine dance moves could put Bridget out of business. Not only has she left her homeland in search of work, but her gaming genre as well; shes desperate enough to enter a fighting game. Izuna and Shino appear in the Success and Atlus game as unlockable characters.
Once again, the bare minimum is here. So for those precious few, misguided folks that are looking into this game, Ill warn you: stay away. Every aspect of the gameplay is so atrociously designed that youll never have to use any tactics to win a match. There are so few characters to choose from, and yet theyre all so poorly made. The most apparent example is the bow-wielding fighter who has the potential to be an interesting ranged focused character. Some have no apparent use either.
Archived from on October 9, 2007. The moment they are approved we approve submissions twice a day. Perhaps the game deisgners assumed that they could get away with flaunting Izunaa face on the cover to net some profits. She's stubborn, and often doesn't listen to others. While the lack of originality is bland enough, the gameplay is even worse. Its not like theres such a thing as ninja pension, either.
The game was released in Japan in the summer of 2008 by , while it was given a very limited release in the U. The kingdom of Gawain is located in the center of the world. Despite such qualities, however, the attack and movement animations are stiff enough to make the fights seem awkward and strained; the fighting hardly flows at all. Tempted by the prize and the fun of battling out of gravity's control, this event attracted Windy Wielders of all races, and this include Izuna the unemployed ninja and her friend Kunoichi. Since there arent many differences between weak and strong attacks, youll never have to rely on weaker attacks to get the job done. Theres the Versus Mode, since it only supports local multiplayer, youre going to be hard-pressed to find someone else unfortunate enough to have gotten the game.
Theres even a lightweight Potempkin clone trying to pass himself off as professional wrestler. The strength of the inhabitants depend on their performances in the battle arena. Not that fighting games need well-written stories, but they do offer an experience to climb through for those of us not interested in competitive play. Even if most of these warriors are cheap knockoffs of other characters, they have enough detail to keep them from looking like giant blobs of pixels. Why pay some masked killer a small fortune to carry out a deed that could be solved with a well-placed grenade or a few dozen machine gun rounds? Aside from the flight and special attacks granted by their devices, the fighters also have the ability to transform for a very brief period of time into a more powerful form. Each character is allotted a small assortment of punches, kicks, and throws that vary in strength depending on which buttons you press.