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Armored Core V is a mech combat Simulation game for Next-Gen gaming consoles. The fifth major release in the Armored Core series, the game features extreme customization of the game's robot-like mechanized combat units. This customization includes the ability to create smaller mechs, and more than 500 items to customize them with. Additional features include: 10-player support in online games, a persistent online profile that tracks online and local stats, downloadable content, powerful 'one-hit kill' weapons, and the ability to trade parts and items with other players.
In the gameworld of Armored Core V, the ravages of war and natural disasters have depleted natural resources, leaving mankind in peril, and with an attitude focused on survival at any cost. In this world the area around you, what you gain from it, and the tools for doing so are everything. Wage fierce battles for control of territories using the most powerful weapons of war: armored core mechanized combat units.
In Armored Core V players join a faction and make strategic and battlefield decisions based on the needs of that group. The overall goal is to acquire territory, which can be altered, to the detriment of rivals. As in earlier releases in the franchise, players can customize their armored core mechanized combat units to fit a variety of needs. In fact, Armored Core V allows for more customization options than ever before in franchise history. Players can upgrade and customize their mechs using 500+ items such as head pieces, cores, arms, legs, and weapons. Armored cores can also be outfitted with a wide variety of weaponry, including new 'Over' weapons, which can destroy enemies with a single round. Designed for strategic use, Over weapons are available in three varieties: close range, long range, and area. Mechs within the game can also be configured to a smaller size than in previous games, making them faster and more maneuverable than in the past. They are also more easily rendered, en masse in online play. Once mechs are configured, they can be stored in garages throughout the play area, making them available more quickly, and as a squad, wherever the player may think that they will be needed.
Players of Armored Core V who have a consistent broadband connection also have to the option of creating a persistent online profile. The profile allows for interactive online multiplayer, in matches up to five-on-five. But online profiles do not necessarily need to equate to online play. Once profiles are setup, they can be used to track both multiplayer online activities, as well as single player success.
Maneuverable smaller mechs.
Persistent online presence.
Personal garages for unit storage.
Destructive 'Over' weapons.
Platform: PlayStation 3
I bought this game for my boyfriend. He did like it and played it constantly for about two weeks. Since then, it's sat in the cabinet, unused..... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Frugal Land
Wish I would have known this before buying. I love this game, and for an AC fan, it was a great installment compared to the last few. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Fox
I was hoping for something closer to Mechwarrior. I don't like that you can't adjust the point of view.Published 5 months ago by Craig Parker
Controls are completely different from previous games. I loved every single game that this series has put out except this one. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Aaron Hightower
From Software has a long history of games with an intense learning curve (dark souls and DS2 are the most recent examples of this) and once you get comfortable with the controls in... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Colin S. Martin
I have been following the Armored Core series since the first game came out on the Playstation. I through at least a hundred or so hours into the game and enjoyed it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Zachary Patchell
Well if you take a close look at the picture there it says "Rated T for Teen". American as apple pie that is. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Adam Edner