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wwm0nkey
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(08-29-2014, 04:30 PM)
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The mighty game is free after you buy it right? Bought it when I woke up but had to rush to school before I could check the Mighty price.
Kyuur
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(08-29-2014, 04:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Nope, you also fail at comprehension. I'm not implying anything. I'm just saying that when the script is no longer what the Japanese voice is saying at all, it makes no sense to keep the voices.

I disagree. Have you ever played a game where they use gibberish voices/squeaks for character talking? That is done because character voices give character to a game. Even if I have no idea what they're saying, I'd prefer to have voices in the game, regardless of if they match up with what I'm reading. You get a lot simply from tone and inflections.
JacksUsername
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(08-29-2014, 04:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fireblend

I'll download this as soon as I get home. Can't wait! Can someone comment on the length of the game, though? I haven't seen that mentioned anywhere.

Is it comparable to MMZ in terms of length?

This was from earlier in the thread to give an idea on length:

Originally Posted by Magnet_Man

I played at a fairly leisurely pace and completed the game at 6 hours and 25 minutes. Although about 40 minutes of that was tracking down the gems I missed.

There's more replay to be had from trying to speed through and do that score attack stuff, although it isn't an official mode and is entirely self-imposed.

zroid
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(08-29-2014, 04:39 PM)
So happy I got to download this today lol. If it came out at noon like I expected, it would've been too late!
Seven Force
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(08-29-2014, 04:41 PM)
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I see what people from the Japanese impressions thread were talking about in regards to the game being more enjoyable when dashing through levels at full tilt. Considering that's my general playstyle in the MMX/Zero games, I'm right at home here.

That being said, this game is a whole new beast compared to the aforementioned series. Loving it so far.
PsionBolt
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(08-29-2014, 04:44 PM)
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I'm having a fantastic time so far. Beat the intro stage and one more (the media tower, the green one). Got a gun that seems quite a bit better than the default.
I've also gone back and beaten the intro stage twice more while completing challenges. They're pretty fun. Simple stuff like "clear the stage in under 7 minutes", to slightly more difficult stuff like "beat the miniboss in one cycle", to stage-specific things. The "don't destroy any shutters" challenge in the intro stage gave me quite a nice flashback to Mega Man X2!
Ranking seems to be pretty strict - I haven't managed to get an S yet, only As.

Edit - Double jump GET!
Schadenfreude
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(08-29-2014, 05:09 PM)
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I have a question: To those of you that bought the game already, in what form does Mighty Gunvolt come? Is it a download code or does it immediately start downloading after the main game finishes downloading?
Zonic
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(08-29-2014, 05:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Schadenfreude

I have a question: To those of you that bought the game already, in what form does Mighty Gunvolt come? Is it a download code or does it immediately start downloading after the main game finishes downloading?

I think you need to check the receipt in your account on the eShop to find a download code. Let me quick buy the game & see.

Edit: I selected "Download Later" & it just gave me the code to use, along with a button that allows me to instantly use it. I'm guessing if you chose to download now, you get the code after it finishes.
duckroll
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(08-29-2014, 05:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Schadenfreude

I have a question: To those of you that bought the game already, in what form does Mighty Gunvolt come? Is it a download code or does it immediately start downloading after the main game finishes downloading?

Download code in your receipt.
rockman zx
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(08-29-2014, 05:45 PM)
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So far only played the intro stage and the aquatic level, and I love it, there is something really satisfying when you get 1000 points and the song kicks in.
Vooduu
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(08-29-2014, 05:48 PM)
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Downloading now.
Credo
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(08-29-2014, 05:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Download code in your receipt.

What if you were too hasty like me and left that screen after the download finished? How can I find my past receipts so that I can get the download code from it?

Edit: Never mind. Found it.
PsionBolt
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(08-29-2014, 05:51 PM)
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Finally managed an S-rank, and what do I see? A new challenge - "get an S+"?!
That's going to have to wait. My hands are starting to hurt. Using the face buttons, D-pad, and both shoulders with an original 3DS is not the most comfortable control scheme in the world.
rockmanjoe
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(08-29-2014, 06:04 PM)
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I LOVE this game! It feels so good to play a new MMZ/ZX style game after so long.

The movement options are there, the flashfield mechanic is fantastic and I love the ranking/scoring system. Can't wait to play more!
yaesir
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(08-29-2014, 06:05 PM)
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Any idea on how long the game is? I really want to know because i'm torn between picking up the capcom games on sale or this.
metsallica
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(08-29-2014, 06:07 PM)
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Wait, you have to manually copy down the Mighty Gunvolt code from your non-emailed eShop receipt within the eShop? Is that process even explained anywhere? Seems pretty counter-intuitive and cumbersome, I would've never known I got the game free if I didn't pop in here and read the thread!
AcademicSaucer
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(08-29-2014, 06:09 PM)
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Bought the game, but had to run to work after that , enjoy the game for me gaf , i will join you later
Zonic
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(08-29-2014, 06:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by metsallica

Wait, you have to manually copy down the Mighty Gunvolt code from your non-emailed eShop receipt within the eShop? Is that process even explained anywhere? Seems pretty counter-intuitive and cumbersome, I would've never known I got the game free if I didn't pop in here and read the thread!

No, there'll be a button that you can press that'll automatically use it & you'll be taken to the confirm page for Mighty Gunvolt. It's just there if you wish to give the code away or plan on using it later.
mauaus
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(08-29-2014, 06:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zonic

No, there'll be a button that you can press that'll automatically use it & you'll be taken to the confirm page for Mighty Gunvolt. It's just there if you wish to give the code away or plan on using it later.

Whoa i didnt see any code or get an email? Where can i find this code now?
metsallica
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(08-29-2014, 06:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zonic

No, there'll be a button that you can press that'll automatically use it & you'll be taken to the confirm page for Mighty Gunvolt. It's just there if you wish to give the code away or plan on using it later.

Where? I didn't get a button through the purchase process; I initially did "Download Now" but have been having issues with that so switched to "Download Later."

Originally Posted by mauaus

Whoa i didnt see any code or get an email? Where can i find this code now?

In your Settings -> Account Activity on the eShop itself. Go to your ASG receipt.
ShadowgeistX
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(08-29-2014, 06:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by rockmanjoe

I LOVE this game! It feels so good to play a new MMZ/ZX style game after so long.

The movement options are there, the flashfield mechanic is fantastic and I love the ranking/scoring system. Can't wait to play more!

This is good to hear for sure. I'm itching for this game and I'll be downloading it tonight after work. Need more MMZ/Inti action in my life.
kuroneko0509
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(08-29-2014, 06:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by PsionBolt

I'm having a fantastic time so far. Beat the intro stage and one more (the media tower, the green one). Got a gun that seems quite a bit better than the default.
I've also gone back and beaten the intro stage twice more while completing challenges. They're pretty fun. Simple stuff like "clear the stage in under 7 minutes", to slightly more difficult stuff like "beat the miniboss in one cycle", to stage-specific things. The "don't destroy any shutters" challenge in the intro stage gave me quite a nice flashback to Mega Man X2!
Ranking seems to be pretty strict - I haven't managed to get an S yet, only As.

Edit - Double jump GET!

wait till you get quad jump or even higher jump times :p

Originally Posted by CoachKevin

For those on the fence here is my review: http://backinmyplay.com/review-azure...r-gunvolt-3ds/

I really loved it. The best way I can describe it is like a new 2D Sega Saturn game. Hell of a value at $15 too, if that is something you consider.

Read it and realized there's a miniscule mistake. The highest rank is S+, not S. The equivalent in JP version is SS. Great review btw
kuroneko0509
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(08-29-2014, 06:43 PM)
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woops double post... sorry
LostAnkh
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(08-29-2014, 06:51 PM)
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This thread title

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mauaus
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(08-29-2014, 06:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by metsallica

Where? I didn't get a button through the purchase process; I initially did "Download Now" but have been having issues with that so switched to "Download Later."

In your Settings -> Account Activity on the eShop itself. Go to your ASG receipt.

Sweet! thanks!!
duckroll
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(08-29-2014, 06:54 PM)
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I had some serious crashing issues with the game earlier on. It might be because I just upgraded to a much larger microSD-in-SD-adapter the other day. I've reverted to my old SD card and deleted a bunch of stuff, redownloaded the game, seems fine now. Played through the first mission again. I kinda dig it. The lack of fatal challenge is a bit disappointing, but I really like the controls and motion. It flows well, and when you get the hang of it and have a rhythm going it plays really well. The game does a good job of making you feel really shitty when you actually get hit too, which adds to the motivation of going for no-hit runs.
wilflare
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(08-29-2014, 07:05 PM)
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how do I download the Might Gunvolt game after my purchase
mauaus
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(08-29-2014, 07:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by metsallica

Where? I didn't get a button through the purchase process; I initially did "Download Now" but have been having issues with that so switched to "Download Later."

In your Settings -> Account Activity on the eShop itself. Go to your ASG receipt.

Originally Posted by wilflare

how do I download the Might Gunvolt game after my purchase

Go to your receipts :)
Fine Ham Abounds
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(08-29-2014, 07:39 PM)
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I like how I can tell who did the OP just by the thread title now
The End
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(08-29-2014, 08:22 PM)
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So I played a little bit on my lunch break.

As a fan of the MMZ/ZX games I'm thrilled, don't get me wrong.

So like, in the water level, at the point where the water fills and you're trapped behind the gates, there's no way to get across that in time, right? Because as soon as you're under water, you lose all of your charge and you can't do much, so I died twice and then Lumen shows up and sings her son, and then I'm awesome for the rest of the level.

Like, I'm not sure if that's a scripted thing that's supposed to happen, or if it's just the game taking pity on me for sucking.
Yuterald
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(08-29-2014, 08:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by PsionBolt

Finally managed an S-rank, and what do I see? A new challenge - "get an S+"?!
That's going to have to wait. My hands are starting to hurt. Using the face buttons, D-pad, and both shoulders with an original 3DS is not the most comfortable control scheme in the world.

Is S+ the highest rank then? Some portable-core shit going on here.

EDIT: nevermind, just read a few posts up. Looks like S+ is the best. Cool squirrel.
Fandangox
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(08-29-2014, 09:09 PM)
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Does anyone know when Mighty Gunvolt will be available? Can't find it on the eShop.

Edit: Nevermind, I see now.
The End
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(08-29-2014, 09:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fandangox

Does anyone know when Mighty Gunvolt will be available? Can't find it on the eShop.

You need to buy Azure Striker Gunvolt to get it. It doesn't look like the stand alone release will be until the promotion ends in december.
Draconian
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(08-29-2014, 09:25 PM)
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Played through the first level. It is a bit easy, but I think it's pretty fun. There's way more story and dialogue sequences than I was expecting from a game like this though.
Fandangox
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(08-29-2014, 09:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by The End

You need to buy Azure Striker Gunvolt to get it. It doesn't look like the stand alone release will be until the promotion ends in december.

Yeah I had bought Azure Striker Gunvolt, just didn't know about the receipt part. Thanks though.
Miker
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(08-29-2014, 09:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Draconian

Played through the first level. It is a bit easy, but I think it's pretty fun. There's way more story and dialogue sequences than I was expecting from a game like this though.

Just like Mega Man Zero, then!

I'll wait for more impressions before jumping on this. It's not like it's getting cheaper any time soon, and I can wait.
PsionBolt
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(08-29-2014, 10:14 PM)
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Ugh. Just got my first C-rank. Got my head handed to me by a jerk who seemed to be playing at Mega Man's copy ability. No fair, jerk! I beat those bosses, not you!
rjc571
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(08-29-2014, 10:54 PM)
Ummm... are my eyes deceiving me or is this only 30 fps? The screen scrolling is jerky as shit.
antibolo
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(08-30-2014, 12:02 AM)

Originally Posted by kuroneko0509

Read it and realized there's a miniscule mistake. The highest rank is S+, not S. The equivalent in JP version is SS. Great review btw

Secret Nazi rank!
PixyJunket
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(08-30-2014, 12:10 AM)
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I'm enjoying Mighty Gunvolt so far.

It's not full-on Mega Man 9 or 10 good, but it's also not a cheap throwaway freebie.
rjc571
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(08-30-2014, 12:32 AM)
I can't even begin to describe how disappointed I am that this is only 30 fps. I had high expectations for this game, but they were dashed almost immediately after I took control of Gunvolt and saw the jerky screen scrolling. I'm completely in shock... all of IntiCreates' previous games have been 60 fps (at least to my knowledge), so what went wrong here? There's no reason that the 3DS can't handle this at 60 fps, and 30 fps is UNACCEPTABLE for fast paced sidescrolling action games. I honestly feel like I just flushed 15 bucks down the toilet.
The End
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(08-30-2014, 12:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by rjc571

I can't even begin to describe how disappointed I am that this is only 30 fps. I had high expectations for this game, but they were dashed almost immediately after I took control of Gunvolt and saw the jerky screen scrolling. I'm completely in shock... all of IntiCreates' previous games have been 60 fps (at least to my knowledge), so what went wrong here? There's no reason that the 3DS can't handle this at 60 fps, and 30 fps is UNACCEPTABLE for fast paced sidescrolling action games. I honestly feel like I just flushed 15 bucks down the toilet.

is this... a joke post

i've had a long week, a can't really tell
The End
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(08-30-2014, 12:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by PsionBolt

Ugh. Just got my first C-rank. Got my head handed to me a jerk who seemed to be playing at Mega Man's copy ability. No fair, jerk! I beat those bosses, not you!

man, fuck that guy in the ear
rjc571
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(08-30-2014, 12:46 AM)

Originally Posted by The End

is this... a joke post

i've had a long week, a can't really tell

Why would it be a joke post? I just wasted 15 bucks on a game that plays like crap because it fails to adhere to a fairly basic standard. I'm pretty fucking pissed.
PixyJunket
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(08-30-2014, 02:56 AM)
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Wow, Mighty Gunvolt is really short.

You can score rush, and the characters play (a little) differently, so there's a little reply value there.

Still, it's hard to complain with free*.

Although they could have at least put in a 3D effect.
The End
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(08-30-2014, 02:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by PixyJunket

Wow, Mighty Gunvolt is really short.

You can score rush, and the characters play (a little) differently, so there's a little reply value there.

Still, it's hard to complain with free*.

Although they could have at least put in a 3D effect.

yeah, it's very much "hey, we banged this out in a week between finishing gunvolt and starting full time production on Mighty No. 9"
PixyJunket
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(08-30-2014, 03:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by The End

yeah, it's very much "hey, we banged this out in a week between finishing gunvolt and starting full time production on Mighty No. 9"

I did enjoy it though, I'm just a mark for anything NES related.

I would definitely be willing to throw a $5 or $10 at them if they want to make a full production version or sequel somewhere down the line.
SolVanderlyn
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(08-30-2014, 03:09 AM)
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Is anyone else surprised how dark the dialogue is? The pink boss - the one Mega Man killsteals from you - says some really vulgar stuff. Having just watched Sin City last week, the way the script is written gives me similar vibes.
JPeeples83
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(08-30-2014, 03:09 AM)
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I wish this was on the Wii U eShop - I'd love to play this on the big screen.
Fireblend
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(08-30-2014, 03:11 AM)
First impressions (played through the first stage ~4 times, clearing challenges):

Awww man, I really missed you, Inti. Please never stop making these games. I'm a huge MMZ/ZX fan so I'm feeling right at home with Gunvolt so far. I was skeptical about the "tag and shock" weapon gimmick upon hearing about it and even after tons of people said it worked, but now that I've tried it it does indeed work really, really well. Doing the "clear in 4 minutes of less" challenge for the first stage, it's really obvious the Inti Creates team knows its stuff and its found a nice little niche for itself within the action-platformer genre that I wouldn't mind seeing filled by them more often.

I wish it used the 3D effect better though. Shovel Knight used it to perfection, while here it's barely noticeable. Such a shame.

Also, I beat Mighty Gunvolt with Gunvolt already. Neat little extra :P

For those who have already beaten the game, is there such a thing as over-leveling in this game? What exactly do the levels mean? Am I ruining the difficulty for myself by replaying the same stage over and over to clear the challenges?

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