Different in a good way
I'll just start out saying that this game is very fun and enjoyable. I really loved the strategy in this game, it's one of the best battle systems I've ever played. Nothing is funner than picking your own squad members and placing them around the battlefield the way that you want. It's not the easiest of games at times but it can be one of the most enjoyable.
My top 10 favorite video game of all time!!
back in '09, i bought valkyria chronicles and i didn't get a whole lot further on that game because i was all new on strategy games. BUT in 2012 and 2013, i've gotten a lot further on that game, and i beat it. twice. The strategy battlefield was decent, but the story-line was incredible. So, frankly, valkyria chronicles is one of my all-time favorites.
Nearly Perfect! (9.5/10)
If you've ever played Fire Emblem Awakening on 3DS, you will definitely enjoy this game. I never even found out about it until recently, but I'm already many hours into it. Everything about it, the story, graphics, soundtrack, characters, and gameplay are amazing. This has become one of my favorite games of all time. You really grow attached to your squadmates and want to keep them alive and hit each objective as you fight for your home country.
Sooo awesome and obscure
OMG THIS GAME IS FUN! Your running around shootin stuff. I like it because its like battalion wars where there is real-time 3rd person shooting, as well as something like military madness with strategic rts-type game style. The only problem is the difficulty. The game gets SOOOO hard just after a few battles. Other than that it's great. best strategy game ever. There are also tons of loveable characters that you can choose! You can mix an match different characters in your platoon with different classes. There are like 50 other characters that you can recruit. They all have specific personalities and traits that make them differ on the battlefield. I love the anime style graphics. It is a great military shooting game for TPS fans. I would recommend this game to EVERY and ANY strategy game fan. It's the greatest.
To hard-difficulty up their with dark souls
I prefer turnbased games that are not in realtime, everytime you move a character they die because their isnt enough cover- glitchy too.
Great turnbased/realtime hybrid RPG. It's been said in other reviews, but if your looking for an anime Black-Ops, this game is not for you. However, if you are into cerebral stratgey with an incredible artistic flair and depth of gameplay, you gaming desires will be satified. I'm not one to judge story-line, but it's compelling enough to keep you interested from start to finish. The characters are affable and the voice-overs are decent. (Do I hear the voice of Radical Edward from the great Cowboy Bebop?Probably.) One small gripe is the character movement. It can be a bit clunky at times. This can be a pain in the butt, especially when you have to move quickly and think quickly. But you'll soon anticipate this and compensate before you make your move. Bravo to the art team. I am green with envy of the vision they brought to life. Hardcore RPGers rejoice. Can't wait to play the second installment.
It's my type of game.
Well you should know this before you go ahead and buy this game, it is a strategic game, not your typical first-role shooting, nor it is like any RPG or action game out there. The graphic is breezing and indeed the game looks good. the music is beyond average but definitely not as catchy as some major titles. If you are into this genre you'll enjoy this game because of its well executed quality.
A must have!
If you own a PS3, this game is a must have. The beautiful art paint looking graphics is perfect in this game. The story is filled with epic scene and emotional one too. A very very good RPG game. Various way to customized each characters
One of the best games ever.
I will be honest at first I thought this was just another kids game, but my friend kept insisting that I buy it. Once I did I could not stop playing this game. It is a grate concept. Strategy mixed with third person shooter, and turn based. At the start of each turn you get a view of the map and then select a unit. Once you have selected a unit it switches to a third person view ware you can advance and attack. After you attack your turn is over and you can select another unit. The storyline is grate with about 10 minutes of video each chapter and unlockable extra story. You also get to select your squad, and can buy lots of weapons, and tank upgrades. Truly a unique game that everyone should play.
Perfect for hardcore RPG fans or the casual gamer.
if you own a ps3 and like RPG's or tactical combat games than Valkyria Chronicles is the game for you no question. from the hardcore RPG fans to the casual gamer VC will leave you in shock and awe.
the transition from turn selection at the map to controlling ur squad member in 3rd person is flawless and easy. the story is fantastic and the graphic style is unique and rememberable. the guns handle well enough (not COD, guns will miss and they will miss often as its a RPG)
The only draw back was the massive number of cliches (if you watch anime like me on a regular basis ul spot them all effortlessly) just about every person able to be recruited has a cliches in someway down to the main girl herself, but its not bad enough to warrent avoiding the game, some of them are interesting and squad members react accordingly to them example: a guy jann gets boost around men, but the men who get boost around females say funny 1 liners to jann when he gets in range of them and they are funny at that, that kinda stuff and each character is unique thanks to each character having different potentials such as clean freak, being on dirt causes lower accuracy or the prefers men/women where being around them gives a boost in accuracy, there is many many more but if i named them all this would be a page on its own.
so yes if you have a PS3 VC is a MUST OWN game, but good luck in finding it, i had to search 5 diff gamestops before i found it...its a rare game nowadays and i got the last copy X3 its a shame this game sold so poorly...its amazing in every way