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Fallout 3 (PS3) Review

This generation of consoles has brought about an interesting and sad trend at once, the death of the traditional Japanese RPG and the rise of western oriented ones on consoles. Bethesda Softworks has been a pioneer on this, with its two massive open RPGs Oblivion and Fallout 3. After playing both games I have come […]

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Fable III (XBOX360) Review

THE RETURN OF THE GREATEST ACTION RPG ON 360 Fable III is a strange piece of software superior in almost every possible way to its predecessor and yet not quite as fun. Fable III is bigger. prettier and much more refined than Fable II and yet it is more of the same, which somewhat takes […]

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Fable II (XBOX360) Review

Peter Molyneux makes for a great interview, in fact I truly wish more developers were as enthusiastic as he is when creating games. That being said the original Fable was a let down on many levels the game looked worst in retrospective when you factored in the hype Peter had vented out before the release […]

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Fable (XBOX) Review

The XBOX is famous for its lack of Japanese RPGs, however the console has been blessed with a few western RPGs, one of them is the subject of this review Fable. In the making for more than 3 years, gamers waited patiently through the endless delays, and got more than tired of Peter Molyneux’s (The […]

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Dragon Warrior (Quest JP) VII (PS1) Review

I am free! That is the first thing that popped in my mind the moment after the credits rolled and the Message “the End” appeared on the screen, I had been brutalized, enslaved , and mentally imprisoned by the highest selling PS1 game of all time in Japan. The game? The 7th installment in the long […]

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Chrono Trigger (SNES/PS1) Review: A Timeless JRPG

I am impressed. Chrono Trigger, which was first released in the SNES in 1995, has always inexplicably lived under the shadow of the great Final Fantasy VI. I think Chrono Trigger is every bit as good as FFVI was, and then some. Since playing Final Fantasy VII and Ocarina of time, I have enjoyed many […]

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Chrono Cross (PS1) Review

  The recent announcements informing that Hironobu Sakaguchi (FF series creator and a driving force behind the Chrono Series), Nobuo Uematsu (Master composer of the FF series) and Masato Kato (Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross’s master mind) among others are leaving or have left Squaresoft to create their own studios, mark as I have preaching […]

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Breath of Fire IV (PS1) Review

Many publications out there claim that Breath of Fire IV is at best an average RPG. I personally found the game to be surprisingly good. Most of the complaints from the publications centered on the fact that Breath of Fire IV was too similar to other entries in the series. Since I had never played […]

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Brave Fencer Musashi (PS1) Review

Brave Fencer Musashi was a little PS1 action-RPG developed by SquareSoft, a company that excels at making Traditional RPGs. The game was billed as Square’s Zelda Killer, which was interesting, considering that the game tries to mimic Mario 64 more than Zelda itself. The game, however, had the misfortune of being released in the same […]

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Arc The Lad: Twilight Spirits (PS2) Review

After almost four years of owning my PS2, one thing had become clear. The golden era of the RPGs had started with the release of FFVI and Chrono Trigger for SNES and had carried over into the release of Skies of Arcadia in the Dreamcast at which point the Golden Era was over. During those […]