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Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds takes you headfirst into the
adventures of Sunnydales own group of heroes!
* Face an undead army as Buffy and her friends track down the evil force
behind their war with The First.
* Choose to use the diverse abilities of Buffy, Angel, Willow, Xander and
Spike -- youll need each of them to help beat back the terrifying army of
vampires, zombies, and demons
* As you fight your way through a multitude of levels youll use over 100
different moves, and pick up great mystical weapons along the way
* Exciting multiplayer games for up to six people -- become either vampire
or Slayer inchallenging mini-games
* With a story written by actual Buffy contributors and voiceover work by
cast members, its like being in an actual episode of the hit show!
Personal Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds
After reading several reviews, mine is probably going to sound much like
the general consensus of the other reviewers. However, just to throw in
my two cents, this game very enjoyable to a fan of the show and possibly
not a fan who likes action/RPGs. Im not going to go in GREAT detail
describing every aspect of the game, but here is a small synopsis of the
I agree with the voice acting comments reflecting on how Anya is
completely off mark. However, Hannigans voice actor does sound a lot
like her, and probably is close as someones going to get without actually
having the unique voice of Aly, herself. The voice actor for Buffy is superb.
Being the huge fan I am, I found myself not even questioning that it wasnt
SMG speaking. The others are the original cast themselves so, of course,
The Games Plot:
The storyline is in true Buffyverse fashion. As I recall, this ga me actually
represents a lost episode that was going to go into the actual series. Im
pretty sure it was season six because of a reference that Ethan Rayne
makes in the game about season sevens big bad, but it could be set in
season five. In any case, the cutscenes are very compelling and the script
Because of the fact that the Scooby gang gets seperated early on, each
level has a different member fighting. Such as Buffy in the Magic Box,
Xander in the old High School, Faith in an old Quarry House, Willow at the
Sunnydale Mall, and etc. There is even help from Sid the dummy who you
get to control at some point during the game. Sid is surprisingly fast and
fun to play. Also, the boss on each level is specific to the character that
youre playing with.
The playable characters include Buffy, Willow, Xander, Spike, Faith, and
Sid the dummy. Each characters have different abilities and controls. Id
say Buffy, Faith, and have the closest if not the same controls. Buffy and
Faith are the easiest to manuever, in my opinion. Next, Spike and Xander
are similar, although I found Xander a little weaker in hand-to-hand
combat. Willow was the most fun. Although, hand-to-hand combat is an
option, you can cast spells on your enemies that include Shockwaves,
Fireballs, Sun Spells, Homing Missiles, Shielding, Possession, and Sonic
Blast. Each player has similar objectives which include your general hack-
and-slash enemies technique, but also some puzzle solving missions tha t
range from easy to considerably complex.
As quoted by another reviewer, By the zoo level, we lost our patience and
found a walkthrough online. I guess we were supposed to know that we
had to grab the top of an automatic fence as it lifts up to get to the other
side of a room??? I know I found myself going on the internet during
Xanders High School mission and Buffys Zoo one because I couldnt figure
out some of the puzzle work such as that grabbing gate move. Overall, it
wasnt that bad, and Im not much of a gamer at all.
The camera angle is tricky at times. Sometimes the game wont let you
turn 180 degrees with the right analog stick. Id chalk it up to a typical
game gliche. Its not severe, but can be frustrating. Also, each level has
Continuation Points that get activated when you reach a certain room or
place, so if you die, you will come directly to that spot. However, the game
actually only SAVES after each level is completely finished. So if youve
faught your way all the way until the room before the Boss and it says
Continue Point Activated dont turn off your game thinking that youll restart
back at the point. I spent a frustrated night thinking that Id finish the level
in the morning but found out that I had to start at the beginning of the level
all over again when I turned my PS2 back on. Also, there isnt an
automatic lock on the enemy that your fighting. I spent many a night
punching the air and kicking walls while vampires hit me directly every
time. Some of the enemies require you to stake them before they die
whether they be a vampire or weird creature from Buffys zoo level. I never
really understood why certain Cyborgs from Spikes Initiative level bit
Spikes neck like a vampire either, but those are small faults th at really dont
bring the game down. I didnt much care for the Multi-player option in the
The Bonus Features are great fun to watch. Several actor voice-overs get
unlocked after completing certain levels of the game. I loved Amber
Bensons and James pieces. Those unlockables are more fun to watch
than a lot of the extras on my actual Buffy DVD seasons. Also, the games
humor is what kept me thriving onward during sometimes long missions.
Through-out the game, the characters would make small comments about
objects, enemies, and new places that were entirely in character.
Xander: *picks up a weapon* Now. If I could just find a monster with a
bulls-eye on its chest.
Willow: *finds a Medical pack* A medi-pack! Now I can play nurse. Taras
going to love that.
Buffy: *tries to open a locked door* Locked. Mom always said my natural
charisma would open doors. Just not that one.
Its small things that which really make the game enjoyable. I also liked the
fact that while playing a certain Scoobie member, their counter -part would
give them instructions on performing certain tasks. For example, a voice-
over from Giles would instruct Buffy to do certain missions or Tara would
instruct Willow on how to perform helpful spells. I know many people
complained that the graphics were not above and beyond, but I thought
they were pretty good. Also, I would much rather prefer that game
designers spend more money on making the game interesting, complex,
and enjoyable than focussing solely on how the game looks and not caring
about the storyline.
(SPOILERS ABOUT THE GAMES BOSSES)
And honestly, who wouldnt love a game where Xander interacts with
bunnies while fighting Anyanka in a strange parallel universe? Or Willow
fighting with magic against Vampire Tara spouting phrases like, I-I know y-
y-you think shyness is sexy, but this time... you get to be the submissive
Therefore, even with the slight gliches that this game has (all games have
SOME gliches), I still rate this game Five Stars. If it is how the game
makes you FEEL while playing it that matters, this game definitely
deserves the best rating.
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