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Dragon Warrior (Quest JP) VII (PS1) Review

I am free! That is the first thought 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 running […]

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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (SNES) Review

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Dragon is a SNES game that is based on the movie by the same name which features Eric Lee playing the part of Bruce Lee. The video game offers little in the way of historical information but instead jumps right to the fighting after a brief introduction. Using a combination of […]

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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 for […]

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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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Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance (GC) Review

The Baldur’s Gate series has been around for a while now and the PC control on a console was ingenious, and I do believe that if you like games such as: Never winter nights and Diablo II, then you should play this game… The game play of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance was very basic. It […]

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Arc The Lad: Twilight of the 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 […]

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Arc The Lad II (PS1) Review

Less than five months after the release of Arc the Lad, Arc the Lad II hit stores in Japan. It was a continuation of Arc the Lad’s less than stellar gameplay and storyline. If you are an avid reader of the site, you know that the first game, had plenty of woes hindering it. The […]

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Arc the Lad I (PS1) Review

Arc the Lad is the first game in a long running franchise. Developed by G-Craft, the game only saw release in Japan in 1995, and it was not until 2002 that the game saw the light of the day in the US courtesy of Working Designs. To judge Arc the Lad I by itself will […]