Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle

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Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle
SaintSeiyaSanctuaryBattle.jpg
European cover art
Developer(s)Dimps
Publisher(s)Bandai Namco Entertainment
Composer(s)Yoshitaka Hirota
SeriesSaint Seiya
Platform(s)PlayStation 3
Release
  • JP: November 23, 2011
  • AU: March 15, 2012
  • EU: March 16, 2012
Genre(s)Beat'em up, action-adventure
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle, known in Japan as Saint Seiya Senki (聖闘士星矢戦記), is a video game for the PlayStation 3, inspired by the characters appearing in Masami Kurumada's Saint Seiya manga and its anime adaptation. The game was released in November 2011 in Japan, followed by a PAL region release in March 2012. The game is inspired by the first season of the original anime, the Sanctuary Battle, in which Seiya and his friends have the task of fighting the 12 Gold Saints to save Saori Kido from dying.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
Metacritic62/100[1]
Review scores
PublicationScore
Famitsu32/40[2]
GamesMaster71%[3]
Hyper6/10[4]
OPM (AU)5/10[6]
OPM (UK)5/10[5]
Play52%[7]

The game received "mixed" reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[1] In Japan, Famitsu gave it a score of all four eights for a total of 32 out of 40.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Brian (November 15, 2011). "Famitsu review scores (11/15) – perfect score included". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "Review: Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle". GamesMaster. Future plc. May 2012. p. 89.
  4. ^ "Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle". Hyper. Next Media Pty Ltd. June 2012. p. 72.
  5. ^ "Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle". PlayStation Official Magazine – UK. Future plc. April 2012. p. 97.
  6. ^ "Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle". PlayStation Official Magazine – Australia. Future Australia. May 2012. p. 81.
  7. ^ "Review: Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle". Play UK. No. 216. Imagine Publishing. April 2012. p. 80.

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