Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Win Reviews
I don’t think Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Wins is a bad game, but it certainly has some issues. I would’ve liked to have seen a more fleshed out recap, the graphics could’ve been better, and some of the skills not functioning properly is inexcusable. Still, underneath all of its faults there is a basic Super Robot Wars game here with a pretty sweet Full Metal Panic! theme. The game costs $61.99 at Play-Asia and takes about 10 hours to complete. You can get a little more mileage out of replays for the alternate scenes. If you’re a fan of the series I think you could really enjoy this title, but if you’re not a fan I would be hard pressed to recommend this as a starting point.
This game is a good way to catch up with the Full Metal Panic!‘s story before you embark on watching the 4th season. Gameplay requires patience and can be repetitive, but the story makes the game worth playing.
Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Win could be a better game if it was more hands on or featured a faster combat system, it's just too slow. This, along with an oddly paced story, which might be better on some of the other paths, makes for a fairly underwhelming experience. To put it simply, unless you're a fan of the series or really enjoy tactics, this is not going to be a fun experience.
While some problems may have dared to show up, Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Wins! is still a solid gift for anyone who loves the series. I grew up watching Full Metal Panic! and the nostalgia I felt made me fall in love with the game. Though it's not as deep as some of the other tactical Mecha games I know and love, Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Wins! is definitely a great addition to your anime-based game collection.