Tales of Symphonia Chronicles - 8/10 @ IGN

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#1 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/02/20/tales-of-symphonia-chronicles-review


Just another reason to keep my PS3.

#2 Edited by bbkkristian (14945 posts) -

Another reason not to upgrade to ps4 just yet.

I have it preordered!

#3 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

Another reason not to upgrade to ps4 just yet.

I have it preordered!

me and you are like the only ones that want to play this game lol

#4 Posted by Suppaman100 (3778 posts) -

Already played it on gamecube but will definitely buy again.

#5 Posted by finalstar2007 (24967 posts) -

Day 1 purchase!

Only on? PlayStation

#6 Posted by lostrib (34657 posts) -

I think I still have this for GameCube but never finished. Might pick this up in a bit

#7 Edited by Seabas989 (10118 posts) -

Already played it on gamecube but will definitely buy again.

Same but later down the road.

#8 Posted by finalfantasy94 (26359 posts) -

I was able to get my CE and cant wait.

#9 Posted by DocSanchez (1566 posts) -

Remember enjoying this one on the gamecube but I'm just not sure about buying it a second time around. Didn't enjoy the last tales game I bought. Another series stuck in the past. It looked like a PS2 game and that's being generous.

#10 Posted by Bigboi500 (29373 posts) -

@mrintro said:

@bbkkristian said:

Another reason not to upgrade to ps4 just yet.

I have it preordered!

me and you are like the only ones that want to play this game lol

Oh no you aint either. :P

#11 Edited by Ghost120x (3739 posts) -

Buying for the first game only. The first game, a classic. The second game, not so much.

#12 Edited by charizard1605 (56082 posts) -

Day 1 purchase!

Only on? PlayStation

And Wii :-3

Anyway, Symphonia was amazing, so glad to see this holds up.

As for the reasons to keep a PS3, well Persona 5 is coming up ;-)

#13 Edited by Bigboi500 (29373 posts) -

@finalstar2007 said:

Day 1 purchase!

Only on? PlayStation

And Wii and Gamecube :-3

Anyway, Symphonia was amazing, so glad to see this holds up.

As for the reasons to keep a PS3, well Persona 5 is years away ;-)

Fixed. ;-)

#14 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

@charizard1605 said:

@finalstar2007 said:

Day 1 purchase!

Only on? PlayStation

And Wii and Gamecube :-3

Anyway, Symphonia was amazing, so glad to see this holds up.

As for the reasons to keep a PS3, well Persona 5 is years away ;-)

Fixed. ;-)

Exactly!

#15 Edited by charizard1605 (56082 posts) -

@charizard1605 said:

@finalstar2007 said:

Day 1 purchase!

Only on? PlayStation

And Wii and Gamecube :-3

Anyway, Symphonia was amazing, so glad to see this holds up.

As for the reasons to keep a PS3, well Persona 5 is years away ;-)

Fixed. ;-)

Atlus releases its games in the US with a month delay, max. This isn't 1998 anymore.

Now if you were in Europe, maybe you would have a point, but you are not, so...

#16 Posted by Bigboi500 (29373 posts) -

Atlus releases its games in the US with a month delay, max. This isn't 1998 anymore.

Now if you were in Europe, maybe you would have a point, but you are not, so...

I so hope you're right about that, fella...

#17 Edited by mrintro (1354 posts) -

@charizard1605 said:

Atlus releases its games in the US with a month delay, max. This isn't 1998 anymore.

Now if you were in Europe, maybe you would have a point, but you are not, so...

I so hope you're right about that, fella...

Me too

#18 Posted by lundy86_4 (43021 posts) -

I'mma grab it. Loved ToS.

#19 Posted by yokofox33 (29375 posts) -

I have the collector's edition pre-ordered. You know, cause I feel it's totally worth the extra 60 bucks for figurines and an artbook...

But seriously, I want those damn figures.

#20 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

I have the collector's edition pre-ordered. You know, cause I feel it's totally worth the extra 60 bucks for figurines and an artbook...

But seriously, I want those damn figures.

Will you play with them in the tub?

#21 Posted by yokofox33 (29375 posts) -

@mrintro said:

@yokofox33 said:

I have the collector's edition pre-ordered. You know, cause I feel it's totally worth the extra 60 bucks for figurines and an artbook...

But seriously, I want those damn figures.

Will you play with them in the tub?

Of course. And then dry them off and place them on my nightstand so they can protect me while I sleep.

#22 Edited by istreakforfood (7749 posts) -

Already played the first one on GC. Have no interest in playing DotNW. Going to pass on this.

It's great for people who never played it before.

#23 Posted by Kaze_no_Mirai (11122 posts) -

Already played the first one on Gamecube and I read the other one wasn't really good. So I'll pass for now, maybe down the line.

#24 Posted by Sweenix (5398 posts) -

Cant freaking wait for this!!! :D

#25 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (42637 posts) -

Yuck. Do not want.

#26 Posted by CleanPlayer (9788 posts) -

Really loved Tales of Symphonia on the Gamecube. Really awesome that they are releasing this again

#27 Posted by Xaero_Gravity (8713 posts) -

Got my Collector's Edition ready. :D

#28 Posted by ristactionjakso (5713 posts) -

@mrintro said:

@bbkkristian said:

Another reason not to upgrade to ps4 just yet.

I have it preordered!

me and you are like the only ones that want to play this game lol

And me!

#29 Posted by WiiMan21 (8158 posts) -

Awesome! Glad I still own my PS3 for titles such as this.

#30 Edited by Newhopes (4511 posts) -

One of the reasons I didn't buy lightning returns rather buy this and Dark souls 2.

#31 Posted by funsohng (27614 posts) -

GC version has higher FPS and faster loading times according to the comparison video.

So.... yeah...

I don't know, but I don't think half-assed port is enough of a reason for me to buy it again.

#32 Posted by gamefan67 (9876 posts) -

Still have the GC version of ToS, and Dawn of the New World is okay at best so I'll pass.

#33 Posted by Gaming-Planet (13998 posts) -

Already played it on gamecube but will definitely buy again.

Same, got it at Blockbuster when it was relevant.

#34 Posted by ShepardCommandr (2423 posts) -

Another reason not to upgrade to ps4 just yet.

I have it preordered!

#35 Edited by sakaiXx (51 posts) -
#36 Posted by I-AM-N00B (410 posts) -

I have only recently got into the Tales series but I've heard great things about this game so I'll probably pick it up!

#37 Posted by MBirdy88 (7739 posts) -

More rebuying the same games consolites? yeesh.

#38 Edited by whiskeystrike (12068 posts) -

@funsohng said:

GC version has higher FPS and faster loading times according to the comparison video.

So.... yeah...

I don't know, but I don't think half-assed port is enough of a reason for me to buy it again.

Ye it's a bit odd. IIRC Tales of the Abyss on 3DS suffered from similar "improvements" but that was at least understandable due to meh hardware.

#39 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

@MBirdy88 said:

More rebuying the same games consolites? yeesh.

I actually never played it back in the GC days. But I actually welcome the idea of HD ports. Windwaker HD was awesome (did not play on GC either) and I think FFX HD will be good (and I played it! but that was 10 years ago.. damn I'm getting old)

#40 Edited by Bigboi500 (29373 posts) -

@mrintro said:

@MBirdy88 said:

More rebuying the same games consolites? yeesh.

I actually never played it back in the GC days. But I actually welcome the idea of HD ports. Windwaker HD was awesome (did not play on GC either) and I think FFX HD will be good (and I played it! but that was 10 years ago.. damn I'm getting old)

Yeah me too. HD remasters enhance already great games and adds more to amazing games like Persona 4, Wind Waker, FFX, Okami and such.

#41 Edited by MBirdy88 (7739 posts) -

@mrintro said:

@MBirdy88 said:

More rebuying the same games consolites? yeesh.

I actually never played it back in the GC days. But I actually welcome the idea of HD ports. Windwaker HD was awesome (did not play on GC either) and I think FFX HD will be good (and I played it! but that was 10 years ago.. damn I'm getting old)

Yeah me too. HD remasters enhance already great games and adds more to amazing games like Persona 4, Wind Waker, FFX, Okami and such.

so a simple enhancement (certain studios like The witcher guys offer for free on thier games) jsutifies full price re-releases? all you get is a resolution bump up and if lucky SOME model adjustments? count me out. wind waker being an exception because hey HAD to remake it, and the kingdom hearts games.

Seems rather lazy to me. I can play ToS, Wind Waker and FFX in HD on my PC already for free... granted the oh-so-slight model upgrades are not there. but then, it didn't cost £40 a pop.

Cash ins.... nothing more.

#42 Posted by Bigboi500 (29373 posts) -

@MBirdy88 said:

@Bigboi500 said:

@mrintro said:

@MBirdy88 said:

More rebuying the same games consolites? yeesh.

I actually never played it back in the GC days. But I actually welcome the idea of HD ports. Windwaker HD was awesome (did not play on GC either) and I think FFX HD will be good (and I played it! but that was 10 years ago.. damn I'm getting old)

Yeah me too. HD remasters enhance already great games and adds more to amazing games like Persona 4, Wind Waker, FFX, Okami and such.

so a simple enhancement (certain studios like The witcher guys offer for free on thier games) jsutifies full price re-releases? all you get is a resolution bump up and if lucky SOME model adjustments? count me out. wind waker being an exception because hey HAD to remake it, and the kingdom hearts games.

Seems rather lazy to me. I can play ToS, Wind Waker and FFX in HD on my PC already for free... granted the oh-so-slight model upgrades are not there. but then, it didn't cost £40 a pop.

Cash ins.... nothing more.

Yeah, I really don't give two sh*ts about your opinion, hermit.

#43 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

@MBirdy88 said:

@Bigboi500 said:

@mrintro said:

@MBirdy88 said:

More rebuying the same games consolites? yeesh.

I actually never played it back in the GC days. But I actually welcome the idea of HD ports. Windwaker HD was awesome (did not play on GC either) and I think FFX HD will be good (and I played it! but that was 10 years ago.. damn I'm getting old)

Yeah me too. HD remasters enhance already great games and adds more to amazing games like Persona 4, Wind Waker, FFX, Okami and such.

so a simple enhancement (certain studios like The witcher guys offer for free on thier games) jsutifies full price re-releases? all you get is a resolution bump up and if lucky SOME model adjustments? count me out. wind waker being an exception because hey HAD to remake it, and the kingdom hearts games.

Seems rather lazy to me. I can play ToS, Wind Waker and FFX in HD on my PC already for free... granted the oh-so-slight model upgrades are not there. but then, it didn't cost £40 a pop.

Cash ins.... nothing more.

Yeah, I really don't give two sh*ts about your opinion, hermit.

I don't even give one sh*t