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Gungrave
Developer(s) Red Entertainment
Publisher(s) Sega
Designer(s) Yasuhiro Nightow
Release date(s) Japan July 17, 2002
United States of America September 16, 2002
United Kingdom November 29, 2002[1]
Genre(s) Third-person Shooter
Mode(s) Single player
Rating(s) ESRB: M (Mature)
Platform(s) PlayStation 2
Media DVD (1)
Input Dual Shock Analog

Gungrave (ガングレイヴ Gangureivu?) is a PlayStation 2 Third-person shooter video game developed by Red Entertainment and published by Sega. The game debuted on July 17, 2002 in Japan, September 16, 2002 in North America and November 29, 2002 in the United Kingdom. Gungrave follows its main character through a variety of stages on a path of revenge. Box art for Gungrave. ... A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates video games. ... Red Entertainment is an popular entertainment software company, based in Japan. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Sega Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational video game software and hardware developing company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... A game designer is a person who designs games. ... Yasuhiro Nightow (内藤 泰弘 Naitō Yasuhiro) is a Japanese mangaka and game creator who created the anime and manga Trigun. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 2002 in games 2001 in video gaming 2003 in video gaming Notable events of 2002 in video gaming. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... // 1400 - Owain Glyndŵr declared Prince of Wales by his followers. ... 2002 2002 in games 2001 in video gaming 2003 in video gaming Notable events of 2002 in video gaming. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... November 29 is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 2002 in games 2001 in video gaming 2003 in video gaming Notable events of 2002 in video gaming. ... Video games are categorized into genres based on their gameplay. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... In computer games and video games, single-player refers to the variant of a particular game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session. ... The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is a self-regulatory organization that applies and enforces ratings, advertising guidelines, and online privacy principles for computer and video games and other entertainment software in the United States and Canada (officially adopted by individual provinces 2004-2005). ... The PlayStation 2 , abbreviated PS2) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... DVD (Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... Gungrave is series of video games and anime centering around characters created by Yasuhiro Nightow. ... The PlayStation 2 , abbreviated PS2) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Namcos Pac-Man was a hit, and became a universal phenomenon. ... Red Entertainment is an popular entertainment software company, based in Japan. ... Sega Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational video game software and hardware developing company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 2002 in games 2001 in video gaming 2003 in video gaming Notable events of 2002 in video gaming. ... // 1400 - Owain Glyndŵr declared Prince of Wales by his followers. ... 2002 2002 in games 2001 in video gaming 2003 in video gaming Notable events of 2002 in video gaming. ... North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... November 29 is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 2002 in games 2001 in video gaming 2003 in video gaming Notable events of 2002 in video gaming. ...


While the game play received moderate reviews, Gungrave's acclaim comes from the character designs provided by series creator Yasuhiro Nightow[2] (Trigun) and mechanical designs provided by Kousuke Fujishima[3] (Ah! My Goddess series, You're Under Arrest series, Sakura Wars series). Both artist's respective styles helped give the game a distinct feel, which (along with fan support) helped Gungrave translate from a video game to an anime series. Yasuhiro Nightow (内藤 泰弘 Naitō Yasuhiro) is a Japanese mangaka and game creator who created the anime and manga Trigun. ... Serialized in Shōnen Captain Original run February 1995 – 1997 No. ... Kosuke Fujishima (藤島 康介 Fujishima Kōsuke) (born July 7, 1964) is a Japanese manga artist. ... Oh My Goddess!, known as Ah! My Goddess (ああっ女神さまっ Aa! Megami-sama) in Japan and in some English releases, is a manga and anime series by Kosuke Fujishima. ... Youre Under Arrest ) is the title of a manga and anime franchise created by Kosuke Fujishima (famous for his later series, Oh My Goddess!). The English version of the manga has been published by Dark Horse Comics, which was incomplete, while AnimEigo has licensed the 1st season. ... Sakura Wars, also known as Sakura Taisen (サクラ大戦), is a popular series of video games, manga, and anime created by Sega. ... The main cast of the anime Cowboy Bebop (1998) (L to R: Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Ed Tivrusky, Faye Valentine, and Ein the dog) For the oleo-resin, see Animé (oleo-resin). ...

Contents

Gameplay

As a third-person shooter, Gungrave's look is fundamentally similar to that of its peers (i.e. Max Payne, Devil May Cry, Tomb Raider), but focuses entirely on combat and forgoes the puzzle solving aspects of some of its forebearers. The player advances through hallway-like stages, but has a free range of motion in these areas. Gungrave sets the player in an environment reminiscent of games like Final Fight or Double Dragon, in that the player confronts wave after wave of fighters on route to an end-level boss. Combat varies between gunplay with enemies at a distance and simple melee combat at close range, and the game rates the amount of flair the player uses to destroy everyone and every thing in sight.[4] Max Payne is a third-person shooter computer game developed by the Finnish company Remedy Entertainment, produced by 3D Realms and published by Gathering of Developers in July, 2001 for Windows. ... This article is about the first game in the series. ... For the activity of raiding tombs, see grave robbing. ... Final Fight ) is a beat em up series from Capcom. ... Billy and Jimmy Lee, the protagonists of the Double Dragon series. ...

Grave in action.
Grave in action.

Grave is equipped with a damage-absorbing energy shield that can absorb a large amount of damage in addition to his life bar. This shield appears as a blue bar alongside Grave's life bar in the game's heads-up display. When the shield is fully depleted, the player is highly vulnerable and further damage reduces the character's health level rapidly. However, the shield will recharge fully if no damage is sustained for a brief period of time.[5] Image File history File links Gungrave-screen01. ... Image File history File links Gungrave-screen01. ...


By performing well during stages, the player can unlock special attacks such as machine guns or rockets launched from the coffin on Grave's back. These can be used by charging the beat meter which is represented by a skull on the top left corner of the game's heads-up display. To build the beat meter, Grave must perform combos sometimes numbering in hundreds of hits (destroying enemies or practically anything in the game environment). Strategy is required in setting up combos that are as long and devastating as possible, which helps to carry on the over-the-top action of the game.[6] An open casket A coffin (in North American English, also known as a casket, although the design is different - coffins taper towards the feet while caskets remain the same width) is a funerary box used in the display and containment of deceased remains -- either for burial or cremation. ...


Stages and some important events within stages are separated by anime cut-scenes featuring art by Nightow. This is where the game's story takes place. Characters are expanded on and the player is given back story that is not obvious through gameplay alone.


Weapons

Grave's twin handguns Cerberus
Grave's twin handguns Cerberus

Cerberus — Grave's twin handguns, named for the three-headed hound of Hades. Grave has an unlimited amount of ammo with these, and never has to reload. If the player allows Grave to stand still during a fight, he will begin to target and shoot every available target on screen without looking. Image File history File linksMetadata GG-Cerberus. ... Image File history File linksMetadata GG-Cerberus. ... Heracles and threatened Cerberus, Attic black-figure neck-amphora, ca. ...


Coffin — Grave carries a tremendous metal coffin on his back which contains a variety of weapons that can be only used as special attacks. Grave can also use the coffin to strike nearby enemies, and if timed correctly deflect projectiles fired from a distance, destroying the enemy that fired them. The manner in which Grave carries and uses the coffin bears a strong resemblance to the cross carried by the wandering priest Wolfwood in Nightow's manga series, Trigun. Nicholas D. Wolfwood Nicholas D. Wolfwood (ニコラス・D・ウルフウッド Nikorasu D Urufuuddo), a gun-toting priest, is a main character from the anime and manga Trigun When Vashs bus runs across Wolfwoods motorcycle in the middle of the desert. ... Serialized in Shōnen Captain Original run February 1995 – 1997 No. ...


Demolition Shots — Special attacks performed using the coffin that consume levels from the Beat Meter. They can help the player get through sticky situations. These attacks exemplify the over-the-top style for which the creators are known. There are four offensive techniques in all, along with the option of regaining health using the beat meter. The first offensive technique is available at the start of the game, and the other three are unlockable through good performance during stages.[7]

  • Death Blow — Grave fires a single rocket that explodes and kills every enemy within the immediate vicinity of the point of impact.
  • Bullet Dance — Grave releases a machine gun from the coffin, and spins in a 360° circle, destroying everything around him.
  • Hellhound Roar — Grave launches three rockets ahead of him. The attack has a greater explosive range than Death Blow and causes greater damage.
  • Raging Inferno — Grave spins in a circle and fires his machine gun, and follows up by jumping into the air and doing it again.

Graveyard Special — Starting with Bob Poundmax in stage three, when a boss is near death, the skull at the top of the screen begins to glow and the player is given the option to perform a special fatality demolition shot. These usually break away from the fight for a special animation of Grave launching an extravagant attack. This consumes a demolition shot and can be performed only against a boss's final form. Each successive use of these techniques performs a different attack which build off the previous one.


Plot and setting

The first entry in this series follows the story of Brandon "Beyond the Grave" Heat (or just "Grave") as he exacts revenge against the criminal organization he once helped to lead. He is also charged with protecting a young girl, Mika, who is being targeted by this group. Flashbacks appear at different points in the game to give insight into Brandon and the events that lead him to becoming Grave. In literature, film, television and other media, a flashback (also called analepsis) is an interjected scene that takes the narrative back in time from the current point the story has reached. ...


Stages in the game are presented as missions issued by Dr. T, and follow Grave as he hunts down the boss of that stage. Settings include a bar, a lab, the subway, and even a traditional Japanese dojo set atop a sky scraper. These environments are complemented or contrasted by the urban environment that surrounds them.


Story

The game opens with the young girl dragging an oversized attaché case toward a warehouse with difficulty. "Bloody" Harry Macdowell has just carried out a coup against Big Daddy, the leader of the Millennion organization, and his daughter Mika needs to find someone that can protect her and stop Harry's mad plans. The occupants of this warehouse include a kindly looking old doctor, and a man with a notable scar on his face. Mika arrives, and the man with the scar claims the contents of the case: two massive handguns. That man is revealed to be the game's title character Grave, and now that he is armed he can start his mission. // A coup dÉtat (pronounced ), or simply coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, often through illegal means by a part of the state establishment — mostly replacing just the high-level figures. ...


Gungrave first approaches its stages as a series of missions issued by Dr. T, first to gather information on the current makeup of Millennion from a low-level street gang, and next destroying a research facility that creates Harry's undead soldiers. In the third stage, while attempting to pump information from an informant, Grave comes into contact with the leadership of the Millenion organization -- once friends and allies that he now faces as enemies. Each have used the research Harry supported to give themselves inhumane powers. From here on, Grave is hounded by each member as he makes his way to Harry's tower at the heart of the city.


As the player progresses the game uses anime cutscenes to reflect on the history of young Brandon and Harry, gradually bringing the pair's back story into focus. Close friends, the two had both become lieutenants in the Millennion organization, working directly under Big Daddy, the group's leader. Brandon shared a bond with Big Daddy and some flashbacks show the two sharing more of a father-son relationship. Brandon even let Big Daddy marry the woman he loved so that she could find a better life, but the two remained close. Not content with the power he had been given Harry asked Brandon to help him kill Big Daddy so that he could take over. When Brandon refused Harry shot his friend in the left eye, killing him. Fifteen years later, Harry carried out his coup. His actions as leader inspired Dr. T to revive Brandon who was the only person capable of stopping Harry. Dr. T's connection to all of this is not made clear, but he often makes comments that indicate some connection to Brandon's former life.


Grave picks apart the leadership of Millennion to make his way to Harry. At the top of the tower that Harry uses as a headquarters, it is revealed that Big Daddy still lives in the form of a twisted monster. Harry forces Grave to fight his creation, and following the final battle, Harry accepts his defeat graciously and allows his friend to kill him.


With Harry defeated, Mika's protection becomes Grave's only concern, and the two ride off into the sunset together.


Characters

Gungrave sports a colorful cast of characters, each designed by Nightow.


Beyond the Grave

Formerly Brandon Heat, Grave was once a high ranking and trusted member of the Millennion leadership. Gungrave opens shortly after his resurrection, fifteen years after his death. Throughout the game Grave's past is told through the use of flashbacks in the form of anime cutscenes as Grave recovers his memories. Grave is a silent protagonist, receiving his mission and carrying it out without a word.


Brandon entered the organization with his friend Harry and both shared a strong bond from their childhood. While a member of Millennion, Brandon also shared a bond with Big Daddy, looking up to him as a father. Eventually, Brandon was forced to choose between supporting Harry in a coup or protecting the group's leader; he is killed for deciding not to side with his friend.


Allies

Dr. T - Voiced by: Motomu Kiyokawa Kiyokawa Motomu (清川 元夢) is a seiyuu who is born on April 9, 1935. ...


The kindly yet enigmatic Dr. T is Grave's main source of support throughout the game. He both provides Grave with information that he acquires through his own channels and provides Grave with treatments that sustains his body. The doctor has a connection to Brandon from his time in Millennion and has his own reasons for wanting to see the group see its end. During the intermission sequences, the player can choose to let Dr. T talk and provide some information about the upcoming stage and reflect on the past until his death while Grave is in the middle of a blood transfusion.


Mika Asagi - Voiced by: Tomoko Kawakami Tomoko Kawakami , real name in kanji: 川上 倫子) (April 25, 1970 - ) is a female seiyū from Tokyo, Japan. ...


The thirteen year old daughter of Grave's former love and Big Daddy's wife, Maria. Mika seeks out Grave for protection after her parents' deaths and provides Grave with his guns so that he can set out. During the intermission sequences of the game, the player can choose to let Mika talk about current events and things that her mother told her about Brandon and Millennion. After the death of Dr. T, Mika picks up where he left off and attempts to support Grave over a two way radio.


Millennion

Maria Asagi - Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue // From Sakura Taisen Paris no Christmas, Joyeux Noel Kikuko Inoue ) (her birth name is 井之上 喜久子, pronounced the same as her stage name) is a popular Japanese seiyū (voice actress) and singer born on September 25, 1964 (though she frequently says I am 17 years old) in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ...


Maria was Brandon's sweetheart when they were young. She is also Mika's mother. After his entrance into Millennion, Brandon rejected her so that she would go to Big Daddy and be provided for. The two still remained close, and she took care of the Cerberus after Brandon's murder. She told her daughter that if there was ever a grave situation where her life was in danger, she should seek out the man that can use them for protection. The game opens after her death.


Bob Poundmax - Voiced by: Chafurin Chafurin , born December 4, 1961 in Saitama) is a seiyū who works for Office Osawa. ...


This extremely heavy-set and boorish man is the first member of the Millennion leadership to challenge Grave. His first reaction to seeing Grave is to berate him for the ingratitude he now shows towards the group he once dedicated his life to (ignoring that this is also how he met his demise). In his second form, Bob resembles Baron Vladimir Harkonnen from the original 1984 Dune film. Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, portrayed by Ian McNeice in the Sci-Fi Channels Dune miniseries The Baron Vladimir Harkonnen is a fictional character from the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Dune is a 1983 science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. ...

  • Initially Bob attacks Grave with a sub-machine gun, and four dark-suited enemies attack alongside him. He proves more agile than one would assume, jumping and using his size as a weapon. 'Killing' him causes him to shift to overkill mode.
  • After his first encounter with Bob, Grave runs outside to see a helicopter take off with Harry inside it. However, the transformed Bob Poundmax blocks his path, offended that Grave would forget about him. Bob now uses a special suit to help him float and again uses his girth to try and crush Grave. He is easily dispatched and finished off with a variation on the Hellhound Roar.

Balladbird Lee Voiced by: Masaya Onosaka Masaya Onosaka (小野坂 昌也 Onosaka Masaya), born on October 13, 1964 in Osaka) is a seiyū who works for Aoni Production. ...


Grave's second opponent, Lee is responsible for killing Dr. T and kidnapping Mika in order to lure Grave into a trap. His primary concern seems to be avenging Bob Poundmax. Initially, Lee appears to be an Asian male wearing clothes that are Chinese in style. His overkill mode resembles the Violator from Todd McFarlane's Spawn. Violator is the true form of the Clown, an antagonist in Todd McFarlanes Spawn comic series. ... Todd McFarlane (born March 16, 1961 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian cartoonist, comic book writer, artist, toy manufacturer/designer, and media entrepreneur. ... Spawn is the most recognizable and popular character in the Image Comics comic book universe. ...

  • While pursuing Mika's kidnappers, Grave finds and boards a train. The train immediately starts to move, and Grave fights from car to car, eventually fighting a helicopter that attacks from outside. After Grave destroys the helicopter, Lee opens the door and states that he does not believe that Grave could have killed Bob and that he will avenge his friend. He then throws Mika out the door, and the train crashes.
  • In the wreckage of the train, the transformed Lee assaults Grave in the debris of the crash. During the fight, Bunji Kugashira watches from the sidelines, having saved Mika from her fall. Grave finishes Lee with a modified Bullet Dance. After this fight, Mika passes on the ominous message that his next opponent will meet Grave at "the tower".

Bear Walken - Voiced by: Ryūzaburō Ōtomo RyÅ«zaburō ÅŒtomo ) (May 18, 1952 - ) is a male seiyÅ« from Tokyo currently affiliated with Aoni Production, and formely affiliated with 81 Produce. ...


Grave's third opponent, Bear Walken, resides in a dojo built on the roof of an office building. Bear is an older man and solidly built. After Grave reaches the top, the serene atmosphere belies the fight that is to come. He transforms into his first attack form and levels everything on the rooftop immediately after greeting Grave.

  • In contrast to the noble kimono he wore moments before the battle, Walken now has several arms, each fitted with a different weapon (machine guns, rocket launchers, and flamethrowers). The dojo has been completely destroyed and the fight takes place on the now flat roof of the office building where the stage took place.
  • When you disarms Walken, he transforms again. In this new form, Walken has one massive and one small arm. He throws debris, smashes the ground, and lunges at Grave. When he is close to death, Grave defeats him with a modified Deathblow. Immediately following Walken's defeat, the top portion of the tower is destroyed and Bunji Kugashira appears, telling Grave to recover his memory more quickly. Grave falls to the ground and finds himself standing before a long-forgotten cathedral.

Bunji Kugashira - Voiced by: Fumihiko Tachiki Fumihiko Tachiki (立木 文彦 Tachiki Fumihiko, born April 29, 1961) is a seiyū. Notable voice roles Gendo Ikari in Neon Genesis Evangelion Choro-sama (elder) in Little Snow Fairy Sugar Don Kreig in One Piece Machisu (Lt. ...


Once Grave's student and trusted friend, Bunji became Harry's second-in-command in Grave's absence. Bunji is extremely similar to Grave, right down to fighting style. He wants nothing more than to dual with his rival. Physically, he bears a passing resemblance to Nicholas D. Wolfwood. Bunji does not transform into Overkill Mode like the three bosses before him, but does not need to. Nicholas D. Wolfwood Nicholas D. Wolfwood (ニコラス・D・ウルフウッド Nikorasu D Urufuuddo), a gun-toting priest, is a main character from the anime and manga Trigun When Vashs bus runs across Wolfwoods motorcycle in the middle of the desert. ...

  • Bunji has several attacks, including his own powerful handguns, a kick to avoid close-range combat, and his own Graveyard Special. He can also regenerate health if he is given a chance to rest. Grave finishes the fight with an improvised Raging Inferno. Bunji is left against a wall of the cathedral with a cigarette in his mouth. He thanks Grave for defeating him, wishes him luck, and comments that he wishes things could go back to the way they used to be. As his cigarette dies, his body begins to dissolve until there is no trace left.

Big Daddy - Voiced by: Iemasa Kayumi Two unlit filtered cigarettes. ... Iemasa Kayumi , born October 31, 1932 in Tokyo) is a veteran seiyū and narrator who works for 81 Produce. ...


Once the leader of Millennion, Gungrave starts shortly after the coup that ended his reign. Big Daddy is shown scarcely through cut scenes, but it is apparent that he was close to Brandon. He helped to raise Maria, and the two were eventually wed. In a cutscene, he says that he has achieved all that he had ever wanted to, and now wants to enjoy his success with his wife and unborn daughter.

  • While the player is led to believe that Big Daddy had been killed before the start of the game, Harry had more sinister plans for him. Using the technology that created his undead soldiers, Harry turned Big Daddy into a mutant, who was held at the top of his tower. When Grave confronts Harry, he is captured by this creature, who pursues him through an endless tunnel. Grave shoots it while keeping out of its reach, and eventually performs a Hellhound Roar/Deathblow combo to finish him.
  • After his defeat, a larger creature devours Big Daddy's body and attempts to do the same to Grave. After the fight, Grave pulls out all the stops and uses each of his four special attack in his final Graveyard Special.

Reception

Reviews and Ratings
Publication Score Comment
IGN
8.0 of 10 [5]
EGM
7.6 of 10 [8]
GameSpy
3 out of 5 [9]
GameSpot
5.1 of 10.[10]
Compilations of multiple reviews
Game Rankings
6.5 (based on 12 reviews)[11]
Game Rankings Player Rating
8.0
Metacritic
65 of 100 (based on 28 reviews)[12]
Metacritic Player Rating
8.8

While Gungrave was given moderate ratings due in most part to its short gameplay and minimal replay value, the anime stylings of creators Yasuhiro Nightow (of Trigun fame) and Kousuke Fujishima (of Oh My Goddess! and You're Under Arrest fame) gave the game a very distinct and unique look and feel that impressed many game critics and anime fans. IGN is a multimedia news and reviews website that focuses heavily on video games. ... Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is an American video game magazine. ... GameSpy, also known as GameSpy Industries, is a division of IGN Entertainment, which operates a network of game Web sites and provides online video game-related services and software. ... GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information. ... Game Rankings is a website which keeps track of video game reviews from other sites, and combines them to present an average rating for each game. ... Metacritic is a website that collates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs and books. ... The main cast of the anime Cowboy Bebop (1998) (L to R: Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Ed Tivrusky, Faye Valentine, and Ein the dog) For the oleo-resin, see Animé (oleo-resin). ... Yasuhiro Nightow (内藤 泰弘 Naitō Yasuhiro) is a Japanese mangaka and game creator who created the anime and manga Trigun. ... Serialized in Shōnen Captain Original run February 1995 – 1997 No. ... Kosuke Fujishima (藤島 康介 Fujishima Kōsuke) (born July 7, 1964) is a Japanese manga artist. ... Serialized in Afternoon (magazine) Super Manga Blast Original run 1988-08-25 – ongoing No. ... Youre Under Arrest ) is the title of a manga and anime franchise created by Kosuke Fujishima (famous for his later series, Oh My Goddess!). The English version of the manga has been published by Dark Horse Comics, which was incomplete, while AnimEigo has licensed the 1st season. ...


While the game is not a big hit, it's source material was considered deep enough to warrant an anime followup. The anime version has received a lot of praise. In particular it focuses heavily on Brandon and Harry's developing relationship. Strong influence from the famous mafia film The Godfather is evident throughout the show. The Godfather is a 1972 crime film based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, with screenplay by Puzo and Coppola. ...


See also

Gungrave: Overdose is a PlayStation 2 video game produced in by Sega of Japan. ... Gungrave ) is an anime adaption of the third-person shooter video game created by Sega with original characters designed by Yasuhiro Nightow. ... // On the planet that Gungrave takes place upon, there are several ruin sites that were left over by an alien intelligence that has been codenamed Methuselah. The resident will of the Methuselah provides much of the background for the events of the Gungrave series. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/data/560778.html
  2. ^ http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=238
  3. ^ http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=5436
  4. ^ IGN Staff. Gungrave Hands-On, Plus heaps of screenshots and 13 new movies!. IGN. Retrieved on January 22, 2007.
  5. ^ a b David Smith. Gungrave Review - I'll bite the bullet and say it: I love this game.. IGN. Retrieved on January 17, 2007.
  6. ^ http://www.adrenalinevault.com/consoles/reviews/ps2/review_temp.asp?game=ggrave
  7. ^ http://db.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/file/gungrave.txt
  8. ^ Mark MacDonald. Gungrave: Review. EGM. Retrieved on January 17, 2007.
  9. ^ Michael J. Nam. Gungrave: Review. GameSpy. Retrieved on January 17, 2007.
  10. ^ Greg Kasavin. Gungrave. GameSpot. Retrieved on January 17, 2007.
  11. ^ Gungrave Reviews. Retrieved on January 17, 2007.
  12. ^ Gungrave Reviews. Retrieved on January 17, 2007.

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External links

Game Information

  • Gungrave.com, Official Japanese website
  • Gungrave at GameFAQs
  • Gungrave at MobyGames
  • Gungrave at IGN
  • Gungrave at Gamestats

Music Information GameFAQs is a website that hosts FAQs and walkthroughs for video games. ... MobyGames is a website devoted to cataloging computer and video games, both past and present. ...


 
 

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