Christian H Chiok
The Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate expansion is definitely one of the series' best installments, as it has so much content to keep Musou aficionados satisfied. While the game is great, and it does a very good job at giving the genre a good name, I wouldn't recommend it to fans outside of it; however it's a good entry point that new players can jump into.
Overall, Curtain Call is an amazing title that satisfies both aficionados of the rhythm genre and Final Fantasy series' soundtrack. With its great music rhythm-action styled gameplay combined with the amazing selection of songs, it takes players through a truly musical experience. In addition to the great selection of songs, the amount of content featured from the series, including the amount of present characters is satisfying as well. I would recommend this game to fans of the Final Fantasy series and rhythm action games combined.
Overall, Samurai Warriors 4 is one of the best Musou titles that Omega Force has made so far. While the game sometimes can get repetitive, especially with the similar objectives, it's still pretty fun to slay giant groups of enemies coming your way.
Xenoblade Chronicles X was absolutely worth the import, despite my struggles to progress through the game due to the language barrier. Despite that and my few misgivings, I was still able to completely enjoy the rest of the content: combat, exploration, quests and Dolls, which truly speaks to the quality of the game. I'll definitely be picking up Xenoblade Chronicles X when it releases in English so I can fully experience every aspect of this title as it was meant to be enjoyed.
Despite the lack of content at launch, the title is incredibly fun. Even if there are only two modes available so far, the gameplay is so unique that a purchase is worthwhile. I do believe it could have more potential if it included voice chat or an extra mode or two at launch, but past that, Splatoon has the kind of longevity that will keep me playing for a long time.
For fans of the Sword Art Online series, getting Re: Hollow Fragment is a no-brainer. Aquria did well with Hollow Fragment as it provides an experience almost identical to the series. It should, at least, hold enthusiasts long enough for Artdink's upcoming Sword Art Online: Lost Song.
Overall, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 is the best installment in the series as it has both great gameplay mechanics, pleasing fans of the Musou genre, as well as plenty of content and modes faithful to the original series, which easily satisfies One Piece fans.