The ARMORED CORE® series is renowned in the mech action genre for its intense one-on-one battles and customization options. ARMORED CORE V is a new entry that revolutionizes the series with more content than the previous games, a completely new atmosphere, and a robust offline mode. In addition, the online mode has been newly designed to focus on huge team-based battles on a global scale.
I will outright admit that I'm not a seasoned Armored Core player. I dabbled a bit with the PSP iterations of AC, and despite finding those quite entertaining, they never really initiated me into the world of mechs. So here I hoped that maybe, just maybe, Armored Core V would be that entry point for me to finally understand the awesomeness behind these giant, hulking pieces of heavily weaponized metal. Boy was I wrong. Not to confuse that last statement with my enjoyment of the game. On the contrary, Armored Core V can be a very fun game, but From Software pulls no punches with the barrier of entry for this game. Aside from the initial mission, which somewhat lets you familiarize yourself with your mech, or AC, you don't get much guidance afterwards. It all starts... Read Review