Defensive moves remain similarly lacking. A command will flash on the screen in the split-second you can actually reverse an opponent’s move, but if you miss that, buckle up. Sometimes missing this one ridiculously short command will give your opponent time to complete a 15 second combo while you simply sit back and watch. From a spectator’s perspective, this might seem great, but when actually playing the game, it’s insanely obnoxious. Perhaps the most frustrating part is the fact that all of these missteps existed in last year’s iteration, and almost nothing was done to correct them.
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