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A.W. Phoenix Festa

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Available on:PlayStation VitaJul 26, 2016

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Genre: Fighting

A.W. : PHOENIX FESTA combines dating sim mechanics and combat in one game and features its own original storyline dug out the light novel series. The game will let fans experience a challenging adventure with numerous endings and multiple outcomes. Players will start the game as main character Ayato or will create their Original Characters and goes about daily school life by making friends and competing in the Phoenix Festa tournament. They will have to train themselves in order to increase their fight abilities as they prepare their participation in the Phoenix Festa tournament.

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6.5 / 10.0
Jeremy Duff

Too simple for it’s own good, A.W. Phoenix Festa is a game that never truly commits to itself. That’s sort of ironic since dating and relationships are such an important part of the experience.

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53 / 100

Though the combat portions of the game are too easy, the combat system itself is enjoyable, if a bit simple.

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6.5 / 10.0

A.W. Phoenix Festival is a game that relies entirely on its dating sim part. Since the fighting is a secondary aspect of the gameplay, we do not recommend the purchase of the product to anyone who is not a fan of the anime series, which is the only target which this videogame is clearly addressed to.

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6 / 10.0

If you are someone who loves the source material or just generally can dig the quirky, light, and very Japanese appeal of this kind of title, Phoenix Fiesta is worth a shot. If, however, you came for a deep JRPG or a sophisticated action game or a thrilling, edge of your seat visual novel, be aware that you will most likely come away feeling disappointed.

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