Looking at Senran Kagura Estival Vs and Peach Beach Splash. Not sure I am going to pick up both right now but will probably get one. For anyone who has played these titles, any recommendations on which one to start with? Thanks in advance for any advice.
Well, they're two different types of games. PBS is more of a third-person shooter, while Estival Versus is more of an arena-style hack'em up game. Bunch of mooks come at you in great numbers, you slash them all away and then take on their boss. I own both, but have only played Estival Versus so far.
Estival Versus was a mixed bag for me. On the plus side, you've got a bunch of cute girls that you can battle until they're completely naked, plus the storylines are pretty funny and for such a huge cast of characters, they all seem to have their own distinct personalities. On the negative side, I was majorly taken aback when I found out that there was no English dub (despite the anime having one), it got to be incredibly irritating the way they made adult-age girls act like five-year-old children most of the time, and because the game is very long and the gameplay itself was so repetitive, that I was just counting down how long until I could be done with it before I was even 75% of the way done.
Also, none of the DLC characters matter or add to the game at all since they don't add any extra storylines with them. When you play through the each of the stages the first time, the game chooses who you play as. You can go back and play the stage as many times over as you wish with a different character, but why would you unless you missed a collectable the first time around?
All in all, I'm glad that I played it, and enjoyed it for the most part, and will likely get Re:Burst when the price gets low enough. However, by the time I was done with it, I was so burned out on it that I was just happy it was over.