The Soapiest Scrub
HIGH The cast is charming and the combat is pleasantly unconventional
LOW The leveling-up minigames. All of them.
WTF The “slime fling” is basically bukkake.
HIGH The humor and likable characters
LOW I miss the sequels’ enhancements that make grinding easier
WTF I miss the sequels’ enhancements that make it easier
HIGH The light and shadow system creates some clever puzzles.
LOW A few moments of trial-and-error thanks to artificially high difficulty.
WTF All those little girls' corpses hanging from trees.
HIGH There is a ton of game here to enjoy…
LOW …but far too much is initially locked away.
WTF Where does Killia hide all that curry?
High: The complexity of the moral choices is interesting.
Low: Gameplay is simple. And not in a good way.
WTF: A red-haired, black-wearing antiheroine who sounds like Michelle Ruff? Where have we seen that before?
Prinnies, Rhapsody, Evil Protagonists, and More…
HIGH The attack animations look cool.
LOW Suffering through some truly awful dialogue.
WTF "Your ti**ies look like a couple of big ol' turkeys!"
HIGH The zone system and linking are great concepts.
LOW Moving one character three pixels too far over means annihilation.
WTF Why do the developers fail to explain so much?