There are two varieties of individuals on the planet: those that are followers of anime, and liars. Anime is extra common than ever earlier than which has resulted in lots of video games being made for well-known franchises. CyberConnect2 is a recreation studio identified for creating anime video games with their most up-to-date launch of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot being a severe success.
With Fuga: Melodies of Metal set to launch in 2021, it is the proper time to look again on the video games CyberConnect2 has made over time to see how all of them stack up. Not all video games are created equal and a few are merely higher experiences to play than others.
10 .hack//An infection Half 1 – Metacritic Rank: 75
The one which began all of it, .hack//An infection Half 1 was the primary in a four-part collection of video games that launched the .hack franchise into prominence. It featured multimedia to inform its story, coming packaged with the primary Luminality disk that contained the primary of 4 OVAs that expanded the story of the collection. Kite’s first journey on the PS2 will all the time have a gentle spot with followers of the franchise.
9 Naruto: Final Ninja Storm – Metacritic Rank: 75
For the primary recreation within the Final Ninja Storm collection, CyberConnect2 did an incredible job. Earlier preventing video games within the collection saved gamers on a 2D aircraft the place Naruto: Final Ninja Storm introduced the collection into the 3D Enviornment Fighter style for the primary time. It featured 25 playable characters and allowed gamers to discover the story of the anime from episode one by way of episode one-hundred and thirty-five.
8 Naruto: Final Ninja 3 – Metacritic Rank: 75
Naruto: Final Ninja 3 added ten new characters to the collection and introduced with it a brand new characteristic — equipable Final Jutsu. Whereas it did take away the flexibility to have help characters, it additionally was the primary recreation within the collection to have CGI cutscenes which was a severe visible enchancment.
The sport additionally got here with a particular non-canon OVA which confirmed all of the characters within the recreation in a Battle Royale match. The DVD contained hints for gamers to get by way of the RPG mode within the recreation for people who watched making it a really particular expertise.
7 Naruto: Final Ninja – Metacritic Rank: 75
The unique recreation within the Final Ninja collection was an enormous success with followers. Whereas the unique model launched in Japan solely had twelve characters, Curse Mark Sasuke and 9-Tailed Naruto have been added for people who purchased the sport in North America and Europe. This eliminated them as transformation prospects within the recreation, which left followers shocked when this grew to become a daily characteristic in Naruto: Final Ninja 3.
6 .hack//G.U. Final Recode – Metacritic Rank: 76
.hack//G.U. Final Recode was a remake of the .Hack//G.U video games initially launched on the PlayStation 2. Making an HD remaster of the three video games whereas including on a fourth model new chapter was an enormous deal for followers. The sport was wildly profitable and continues to be used immediately as an argument for why the .hack collection ought to come to the PlayStation 5.
5 Naruto Shippuden: Final Ninja Storm 2 – Metacritic Rank: 76
The second installment within the Final Ninja Storm collection was one in every of Bandai’s finest promoting titles of 2010. It saved many of the similar components from the unique Final Ninja Storm recreation although critics did say it lacked a little bit of post-game content material on the world map. Nonetheless, followers completely adored the sport. It even featured Lars Alexandersson as a visitor character from the Tekken collection.
4 .hack//Mutation Half 2 – Metacritic Rank: 76
When a PS2 recreation continues to be promoting for as much as $175 on eBay after eighteen years it is arduous to disclaim that it is significantly good. Followers have been longing for the second a part of the collection to return out again within the day and have been fortunate sufficient to solely have to attend a 12 months to have it of their fingers.
With such a decent growth window, it could have been truthful to imagine the sport would have points. Quite the opposite, the sport bought even higher critiques than the primary and added much more to the already compelling story of the franchise.
3 Solatorobo: Purple The Hunter – Metacritic Rank: 76
Solatorobo: Purple The Hunter is one of many rarest video games on the Nintendo DS, which is a disgrace contemplating what number of awards it was nominated for after its preliminary launch. A sequel to cult basic Tail Concierto, gamers bought to observe the adventures of Purple Savarin accompanied with visuals so good some reviewers stated they might have been a film on their very own.
Right now, Solatorobo is taken into account a cult basic that has had followers begging for a sequel. CyberConnect2 has hinted this may increasingly even be within the works which may sign a severe revival of one in every of their most critically acclaimed video games.
2 Naruto Shippuden: Final Ninja Storm 3 – Metacritic Rank: 77
Naruto Shippuden: Final Ninja Storm 3 added hack and slash components to components of the storyline which followers and critics adored. In reality, one of many main criticisms of the sport was they did not use them extra within the recreation. With a whopping 80 characters to select from it was nearly inconceivable for followers of the Naruto franchise to not have their favourite ninja accessible to play as.
1 Naruto Shippuden: Final Ninja Storm 4 – Metacritic Rank: 80
The newest recreation within the Final Ninja Storm franchise continues to be by far the most well-liked, having bought over 5.5 million copies. The sport was even dropped at the Nintendo Swap in 2020 as Naruto Shippuden: Final Ninja Storm 4 – Street to Baruto.
Regardless of fan requests for a fifth Final Ninja Storm recreation, the builders have confirmed it’s the final recreation within the collection. There is no such thing as a phrase but on if Bandai will push for future Naruto associated titles or would possibly select to focus extra on Boruto’s adventures.