Guilty Gear fans may have been taken aback when they discovered that Guilty Gear 2: Overture is not a 2D fighting game like its predecessors. In fact, it's not necessarily a "fighting game" at all, though there are certainly fighting elements contained within.
Overture is actually an action, hack-and-slash title with some major RTS influences. IGN got an early build of the US version and had an extended hands-on session with ARC System Works' next title in the Guilty Gear franchise. But what exactly is Overture all about?