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Shoryuken review: Fighting EX Layer is light on content but offers deep and exciting gameplay

Posted On: Jul 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Shoryuken

Shoryuken review: Fighting EX Layer is light on content but offers deep and exciting gameplay

A great new fighter enters the ring, but is it worth the cost?
Initially teased as an April Fool's Day joke , Fighting EX Layer has finally come to fruition and to full release on the PlayStation 4 on June 28, 2018, after much anticipation from longtime fans of the Fighting Layer and Street Fighter EX titles.
There is definitely an undeniable charm surrounding ARIKA's titles, and it shows in full force through every aspect of Fighting EX Layer. There is no doubt that this is a fun fighter with a massive amount of potential, but is its potential enough to warrant its current state?
Visuals and Sound:
The overall art direction for Fighting EX Layer is absolutely stellar, and it certainly stands out. Its art style is what initially drew me to the title. Characters are dynamic and uniquely designed. Nobody looks cooler than Skullomania, except for maybe Shadow Geist, he's cool too. (I've found the most success playing as Hayate, however.) Stages are colorful and react subtly to the action - for example,...

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