NGB: Asura's Wrath Review

Unsettlingly light on the gameplay front, there’s no hiding the fact that there will be some players who will find Asura’s Wrath detestable on principle. Some of the game sequences certainly meet the grade, but they’re too few and far between – padded out by cutscenes and QTEs you’re unlikely to want to repeat a second time over. Yet despite these shortcomings, it’s hard not to celebrate what it does do well – in particular its expertly mimicked, and cleverly adapted evolution of anime as a medium into an interactive format. It’s just a shame the interactivity wasn’t driven in a bit further – especially as doing so might have turned this from an appealing curio into a ground-breaking smash.

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