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Kantai Collection Review

By BwwDtt | 29 July 2020
Average: 5.5 (2 votes)

KanColle or Kantai Collection is a Japanese browser-based card game about military vessels.

  • Large amount of characters
  • Immersive hardcore gameplay
  • Deep customization
  • Dynamic auto battles

Kantai Collection Gameplay

KanColle or Kantai Collection is a Japanese anime style browser game dedicated to World War II military equipment. The developers have implemented a very unusual concept of a naval battle, and the players are taking up the role of admirals, who command the girl ships—a symbiosis of cute girls and military vessels.

Characteristics of all cruisers, battleships, aircraft carriers and other vessels presented in the game are identical to the real ones. Since the Japanese fleet was one of the largest during World War II, the game characters in Kantai Collection are represented by a vast number of ships. There are also several foreign vehicles, which usually have bright distinguishing features.

Each girl has a unique appearance, voice, character, and habits. In addition, the game there is an opportunity to appoint a girl you like a personal secretary or even to take a wife.

As for the battles in the game, they are more automated and take place in the card game format. Players put their decks on the battlefield and watch as subordinates spit on each other's heads bombs, torpedoes and shells. All battles take place without player participation in automatic mode and almost in every case their outcome is determined by chance. During the break between battles, you will have the opportunity to engage in repair, construction of bases and research.

The player can form the squadrons from the available ships, which can be sent to complete the quests of several types: combat (analogue of a story mode campaign), training (local version of PvP) and expeditions (hike for additional resources). In addition, the ships have a moral rate which has an impressive influence on accuracy and manoeuvrability in combat. Vessels in the game are present not by their physical copies, but as anthropomorphic incarnations with emotions and personalities so that players have to consider their mood.

KanColle is an excellent and immersive game, but only if you will be able to get used to the gameplay. All gameplay mechanics are based on random numbers and complex mathematical researches, which makes Kantai Collection extremely hardcore. However, the game already has a massive fanbase of two million gamers. It also received a full-fledged anime series about the struggle of living battleships with the mysterious "Abyssal Fleet" from the depth of the sea.

Unfortunately, Kantai Collection is only available to people in Japan, so to access the game site, you will need to explore the registration guide suitable for your region.

Kantai Collection System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: Intel Integrated Graphics
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 or AMD equivalent
  • File Size: 200 MB available space
  • OS: Windows Vista

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: Intel Integrated Graphics
  • CPU: Intel Core I3+ or AMD equivalent recommended for HD 1080p playback
  • File Size: 500 MB
  • OS: Windows 7, 8.1 or 10