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There's a lot to appreciate about the anime-style trappings seen in many Japanese role-playing games. The influence of Japan's rich history of cartoon and comic art can translate to colorful environments, outlandish characters, and even some offbeat humor. Mugen Souls is one such RPG. But while it wholeheartedly embraces the anime-loving, game-marathoning otaku culture that inspired it, Mugen Souls seems to have completely forgotten to be a good game first and foremost. The premise of Mugen Souls is novel: rather than saving the world from imminent destruction, antiheroine Chou-Chou wants to turn every being in the seven corners of the universe into her loyal servant. She has a knack for getting people to surrender to her will, thanks to her unique ability to pander exactly to anyone's taste in character stereotypes. She also has a commandeered spaceship and an ever-growing army of subservient lackeys under her rule. The character designs are cute and appealing (if a little uncomfortable at times--some of the characters look quite young), and the theme of conquering the universe with your egotistical charm is inherently appealing. But the problems with Mugen Souls emerge from the get-go.
There's simply no denying that our brothers in the East have a decidedly different view of the world than we do. So when a publisher takes the risk of localizing a title in the west that's clearly aimed at the Japaneses market, it's understandable that certain nuances can get lost in translation. Then again, we too often cite cultural differences as an excuse for poor writing, ugly visual design, or esoteric gameplay systems. Compile Heart's new RPG, Mugen Souls, is guilty of all these offenses and more, and none of it has anything to with the nationality of its creators or its intended audience. First impressions are always crucial and Mugen Souls fails to make a good one. It opens with an acid-induced bang – an airship with a giant bunny head mounted on the bow and a pair of seemingly underage girls performing a high energy J-pop number. Panty shots and face palms abound as the game tries ever-so-hard to be both funny and naughty, yet succeeds only in being juvenile and creepy. It's a trend you'll grow familiar with as you trudge through the vapid tale of Lady Chou-Chou, the self-proclaimed Undisputed God of the Universe whose only goal is to make every person she meets and everything she sees her loyal “peon”.
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