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Score Breakdown Based on 206 ratings
  1. 10 (38)
  2. 9 (42)
  3. 8 (48)
  4. 7 (45)
  5. 6 (18)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (5)

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  • User Rating 6.5

    Would have been wonderful, if only it didn't feel like a test game.

    Rated on February 11, 2012 by AkuScorn

    I found this game when wandering through a gamestore, sitting in it's box in perfect condition. A big, bright looking box that beaconed me to try it. Begging me to play it. So I grabbed the box and ru...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Rorona has just the right chemistry!

    Rated on January 17, 2010 by Morfessa

    You will like this game because it is cute, fun to play, requires strategy, and it has great replay value! Rorona's Atelier is so addictive, you'll start concocting alchemical wonders in your sleep! ....

    19 out of 23 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    It has the Old--school RPG feeling that holds you up until the end

    Rated on May 19, 2013 by tiyoy_araguy

    Recently finished the game and here is my mini critique 1.) Game play - Typical RPG, dungeon crawling, exploration, and grinding stuff. But just like any other games, Rorona has this unique alchemy...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Should have been a ps2 game -_-

    Rated on October 04, 2010 by darkraiders

    This game is based of making item to progress through the story. Battle monsters and collect from spawn point to collect item. All that is fine but what make the game boring is the graphic are reall...

    3 out of 25 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Could have been an enjoyable game, but the lack of interesting elements from past titles and repetition make it boring.

    Rated on January 02, 2011 by maryalex

    Things I have appreciated from this game: - character models are 3D; - it focuses more on Alchemy and less on fighting. Things that this game lacks: - you're limited to a three-members party; - y...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Alchemy... Hunting ... More Alchemy... Turn In! ... Yet another loop... URGH!!

    Rated on March 03, 2011 by z827

    Well , Atelier Rorona is slightly... say... more focused on younger female audiences I presume. There's this strange softness about this game , with a very , VERY different atmosphere as compared t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Atelier comes to PS3, and the best way I can describe the game is a long 'Ehhhh...'

    Rated on April 27, 2011 by svaubel

    Gameplay 6- Past Atelier games had an involving story to go along with the alchemy- the item crafting system in this game- however Rorona has just a simple plot: Your shop is going to be shut down by ...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Cute and fun game... if you get it for no more than $5...

    Rated on July 08, 2011 by 00Killaz00

    I got (and returned) this game for $54.99, and it started off as a cute game with some fun quirks, but as I finished it in less than 10 hours and having virtually no re playability (aside from trophie...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    It's like that one eyed kitty at Petsmart, not for everyone, but looking for just the right person to love it.

    Rated on August 03, 2011 by firebubbles

    I realize this game is not meant for everyone, I have read various complaints that people have all over the internet about it. Yes Alchemy is the biggest part of the game. Yes the fighting is simplist...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A taste of old-school Alchemy from Saltzburg :)

    Rated on January 04, 2012 by Stepperer

    This is the Great Comeback from the series (Iris was EXTREMELY NOT CANONICAL). Players, who enjoyed MarieEllie and Judie would love playing this :) Remember, tis is about synthesis - not leveling or ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.