Overall Front Mission Evolved is an enjoyable entry in to the series that takes on a new direction. Veteran action fans might want to skip this title if they are looking for a story to rope them in. There are reasons for taking the ride offered by Front Mission Evolved including colorful environments and pretty explosions. There are some gameplay issues that belong in the negative column - a clunky health system during on foot combat. These issues combined with some graphical hiccups might keep this game in the rental category for most players.