Once a revered deity, Asura was betrayed by his fellow gods and stripped of all his powers. Consumed by anger at the injustice he has suffered and swearing vengeance, Asura discovers he can use this fury to his advantage and turn it against his enemies. By channelling his inner rage, Asura is now able to unleash devastating attacks and wreak havoc as he battles against the deities who have wronged him and their earthly forces.
Cinematic games aren't anything new to industry. With games like Metal Gear Solid who almost take it to an unhealthy level as far as being cinematic goes, they still manage to balance it out with some great gameplay. The latest game from CyberConnect2 and Capcom, Asura's Wrath, is a whole other beast entirely. It pushes the boundaries of being cinematic to the point where gameplay is entirely secondary, and what you get is something that can equate to a $60 box-set of the most action packed anime, anyone's ever seen, and yet, I'm completely enthralled by it. First off, I should admit that I grew up watching a ton of Dragon Ball Z. That show was easily one of my favorite animes, and even today I'll put on a few episodes to remind myself of the silliness and the... Read Review