According to the ESRB, this game contains: Animated Violence
Parents shouldn't have any worries besides the usual caveats which come with fighting games, since combat is only between robots with nothing more gruesome than giant metallic robot components smoking from damage, or the usual explosions found in nearly every other video game.
Gamers in general will find Tech Romancer to be an extremely solid, enjoyable game—easy to pick up with a wealth of extras to extend the playtime beyond the span of most fighters.
Diehard Capcom fighting fans will not find this game to be as technically deep or satisfying as some previous 2D Capcom efforts, but the game-engine quality people expect from Capcom comes through intact with the most solid 3D title they've produced so far.
Fans of giant robots or anime will find this to be a must-have, must-own due to the homage to Japanese mecha, coupled with the available anime-flavored cinemas and storylines—which go above and beyond the norm for games of this type.
Fans of Virtual On's fast-paced fighting action and visual style will feel right at home and should be thrilled that there is now more than one franchise to seek out when looking for a quick-dashing, rocket-launching, laser-firing fix.
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