Review: Daemon X Machina

  • Written by Destructoid

Adequately creating a mecha action game seems like an absolutely daunting task. Years of anime shows like Gundam and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA have enriched our imaginations of what action combat would look like if these massive armored suits were real. It'd be swift and spectacular to watch. Recreating that in a video game, with the limited number of button modern controllers offer us, is something that probably shouldn't work. And yet, Daemon X Machina does an incredible job of recreating the look and feel of epic battles from those shows.

The combat in this game has provided me with some of my biggest thrills of the year. It's everything else surrounding that combat which is holding the final product back.

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