User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.55/10

Total of 309 user reviews spread across 309 releases

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  • User Rating:9
    The best remake of a 16-Bit JRPG classic.A charming and likable JRPG in many ways.

    Lunar: Harmony of Silver Star

    The best remake of a 16-Bit JRPG classic.A charming and likable JRPG in many ways.

    Lunar Silver Star Harmony is a great remake of Lunar Silver Star which is one of the best 16-Bit RPGs to have ever been made,the original version of this game was first released for MEGA CD and remakes of it have been re... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    An enjoyable and somewhat addictive JRPG but has some annoying problems.Beautiful to look at nonetheless.

    The Last Remnant

    An enjoyable and somewhat addictive JRPG but has some annoying problems.Beautiful to look at nonetheless.

    The Last Remnant is an JRPG that was first released on the Xbox 360 and many people said the game had numerous qualities but was almost unplayable due to frame rate issues which slowed battles down way too much. The... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
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3rd person shooter mixed with JRPG and it's awesome

    Black * Rock Shooter: The Game

    <br /> 3rd person shooter mixed with JRPG and it's awesome

    I haven't watched the Black Rock Shooter(BRS)anime so I don't know much about it's story,all I know is the story is about how in the year 2032,aliens invaded Earth and have wiped out much of the Earth's population.In... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Tranquility,spirituality and ambience by being a simple lifeform in the ocean.

    flOw

    Tranquility,spirituality and ambience by being a simple lifeform in the ocean.

    Even though this game is free to play as a flash game,the PS3 version of fl0w is superior to the PC flash version because it has 3D effects when you travel deeper down in the ocean and it has more stunning visuals and ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A save feature makes this game much more playable,improved visuals make it look more charming.It's game play is fun.

    Super Mario Advance

    A save feature makes this game much more playable,improved visuals make it look more charming.It's game play is fun.

    I must admit,I wasn't a big fan of Super Mario Bros 2 for NES because the developers changed the game play formula that made the original Super Mario Bros such a fun game. However,I found Super Mario Advance(which i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    My first DBZ game for the PS2 and it satisfied me as a DBZ fan.Great experience with fast and spectacular fighting.

    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3

    My first DBZ game for the PS2 and it satisfied me as a DBZ fan.Great experience with fast and spectacular fighting.

    Man,it's been years since I've played this game,I was a big Dragon Ball Z fan at the time and I had purchased a PS2 for the first time but I read a lot of negative things about the first two Dragon Ball Z Budokai games f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen.Great in many ways.

    Skies of Arcadia Legends

    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen.Great in many ways.

    Skies of Arcadia is one of the best RPGs I've played from the 6th gen and that's something I don't say lightly since I've played lots of 6th gen RPGs,including many great ones such as Final Fantasy X,Star Ocean TTEoT... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Super Mario is back and in HD.Does enough to have the fun feel of the classic 2D  Mario platformers whilst feeling fresh

    New Super Mario Bros. U

    Super Mario is back and in HD.Does enough to have the fun feel of the classic 2D Mario platformers whilst feeling fresh

    Here we go again,another 2D Super Mario Bros game,however this one is the first HD Super Mario game. I've been a fan of Super Mario platformer games ever since I played them on the NES back in the early 1990's and I'v... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Great action game play and has a creative story with clever use of numerous themes/plot twists and visually striking too

    Kid Icarus: Uprising

    Great action game play and has a creative story with clever use of numerous themes/plot twists and visually striking too

    Kid Icarus Uprising is one of the most fun action games I've ever played.The game is like part rail shooter and part full on action game.It's a Japanese game and is part of a series that has also appeared on the NES and ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
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Easily one of the best games from 2001 and one of the best games for N64.

    Mario Story

    <br /> Easily one of the best games from 2001 and one of the best games for N64.

    Paper Mario is Mario's 2nd RPG and is a spiritual successor to his first RPG which was Super Mario RPG Legend of the 7 Stars which was also a great game and regarded by many as one of the best RPGs during the 16-Bit era,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the best 16-Bit RPGs.The first Mario RPG and first game to merge the charm of the Mario universe with RPG element

    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

    One of the best 16-Bit RPGs.The first Mario RPG and first game to merge the charm of the Mario universe with RPG element

    Super Mario RPG Legend of the 7 Stars is one of the best RPGs from the 16-Bit gen.It was developed by Square,the company that has developed so many great RPGs and Super Mario's creator Shigeru Miyamoto was involved in Su... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Best Gundam game ever made.

    Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon

    Best Gundam game ever made.

    Although countless Gundam games have been released,unless you're a Gundam fan,only a few of them can be regarded as being good games.Mobile Suit Gundam Federation vs Zeon is a game that I think is very good,not just for ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Deep story,great gameplay variety and realistic graphics make MGS4 one of the best games of this gen.

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Platinum)

    Deep story,great gameplay variety and realistic graphics make MGS4 one of the best games of this gen.

    MGS4's story is so deep and drew me in so much and it has great gameplay and it had some of the most realistic graphics for it's time. The story in MGS4 is how companies with huge armies are fighting for control of th... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    It's games like this that are the reason why I love Japanese games and JRPGs.

    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

    It's games like this that are the reason why I love Japanese games and JRPGs.

    Paper Mario Thousand Year Door is a very pleasant experience and games such as it are the reason JRPGs are my favorite types of games.It's story is creative and presented in an entertaining way and it's game play has old... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
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WKC is a fun and charming JRPG.

    Shirokishi Monogatari: Inishie no Kodou

    <br /> WKC is a fun and charming JRPG.

    I found this game to be charming and fun with an interesting and well presented story and great gameplay ideas but it certain things stop it from being a truly memorable title. The story is about how the Kingdom o... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    So-so story but satisfying gameplay(for online and offline)and has a beautiful and colorful world.

    Shirokishi Monogatari: Hikari to Yami no Kakusei

    So-so story but satisfying gameplay(for online and offline)and has a beautiful and colorful world.

    When I heard about White Knight Chronicles 2 being in development I was kinda excited because I enjoyed the first WKC game because I found it's story interesting,I liked it's old style JRPG goodness such as having town... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Some of the best Tekken gameplay I've experienced,surprisingly good story presentation but has problematic online play

    Tekken 6

    Some of the best Tekken gameplay I've experienced,surprisingly good story presentation but has problematic online play

    I was a big fan of Tekken 2 through to Tekken 5 and also enjoyed the first Tekken Tag Tournament game.As for Tekken 6,well it's an incredibly deep fighting game with an enormous number of different moves for each charact... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    An JRPG with western(cowboy style) and Sci Fi influences with emotional story elements and a unique battle system.

    Wild Arms: The 4th Detonator

    An JRPG with western(cowboy style) and Sci Fi influences with emotional story elements and a unique battle system.

    Wild Arms 4 is one of my favorite games from the 6th gen.Yes it's a JRPG with a futuristic western/Sci Fi theme but it's story setting and story in general have a lot of creativity,so does it's battle system and most of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    For hardcore JRPG/anime fans only.

    Chou Jigen Game: Neptune

    For hardcore JRPG/anime fans only.

    I found Hyperdimension Neptunia to be an enjoyable experience but it's definitely suited mainly for hardcore JRPG fans whom can enjoy a story that they don't need to take seriously and whom like goofy,wacky Japanese cha... Read Full Review

    4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    It's a free-to-play Tekken game but it's arcade mode sucks but if you like playing online it has something to offer.

    Tekken Revolution

    It's a free-to-play Tekken game but it's arcade mode sucks but if you like playing online it has something to offer.

    Tekken Revolution is free to play to an extent,you'll need tokens to play any of the game's three modes which are arcade,ranked and player and the tokens will restore after a certain amount of time.Arcade tokens restore ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen.Has an interesting story and a great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss

    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen.Has an interesting story and a great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss is one of the best 6th Gen RPGs I've played and it's good enough to have been rereleased for 3DS. It's storytelling is great and it has a great love story and it's story in general is very heartfelt... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen now available for handheld.Has an interesting story and great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss

    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen now available for handheld.Has an interesting story and great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss is one of the best 6th Gen RPGs I've played and now it's available for 3DS. It's storytelling is great and it has a great love story and it's story in general is very heartfelt and creative and it's... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    It's fun but not a memorable Super Mario game and it's big focus on coin collecting may or may not be to your liking.

    New Super Mario Bros. 2

    It's fun but not a memorable Super Mario game and it's big focus on coin collecting may or may not be to your liking.

    New Super Mario Bros 2 is a fun game but it's a bit disappointing at the same time.It's level designs are fun and often challenging without being painfully difficult but it's levels are too short.I like how the levels ta... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Another great Bioware RPG.

    Dragon Age: Origins

    Another great Bioware RPG.

    Dragon Age Origins is another great RPG from Bioware.It's story has a few emotional and interesting moments but it's main plot revolves around cliches that I've seen in other fantasy stories. It's story is set in a me... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A great attack helicopter game for the Genesis.

    Urban Strike

    A great attack helicopter game for the Genesis.

    Urban Strike is an attack helicopter game that uses an overhead/isometric type of view and gameplay.During it's time it was part of a fairly popular series that also included other games such as Desert Strike and Jungle ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the most atmospheric games I've played,set in an underwater city.Even if you don't like FPS you should play it.

    BioShock

    One of the most atmospheric games I've played,set in an underwater city.Even if you don't like FPS you should play it.

    I am not a FPS fan,in fact the FPS genre is amongst my least favorite genres but Bioshock is one of the top games I've played from the 7th generation of video games. The thing that makes Bioshock stand out to me the m... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Dark and beautiful with a heartfelt love story and captivating story and great customization options.

    Shadow Hearts II

    Dark and beautiful with a heartfelt love story and captivating story and great customization options.

    I'm a big JRPG fan and I've played lots of JRPGs on my Playstation 2 and Shadow Hearts Covenant is not only one of my top 4 favorite JRPGs for the Playstation 2 it's also one of my top 5 favorite Playstation 2 game... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    An intriguing world and story,with a love story,beautiful presentation and exciting new FF battle system.

    Final Fantasy XIII

    An intriguing world and story,with a love story,beautiful presentation and exciting new FF battle system.

    The Final Fantasy series is my favorite video game series of all time.This game had been in development for over 5 years and JRPG fans all over the world were keenly awaiting it's release since the Final Fantasy series i... Read Full Review

    11 of 14 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the best JRPGs I've played in years.Beautiful with charm,romances,great story and tactical battle system.

    Fire Emblem: Kakusei

    One of the best JRPGs I've played in years.Beautiful with charm,romances,great story and tactical battle system.

    Fire Emblem Awakening is the first Fire Emblem game I've played and I can safely say it's one of the best and most addicting games I've played over the last few years. There's numerous reasons why this game is great... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    An intriguing mystery story that's beautifully presented.

    Another Code:R - Kioku no Tobira

    An intriguing mystery story that's beautifully presented.

    Another Code:R-A Journey into Lost Memories,which I'll abbreviate as ACR is a sequel to a well-received title named Another Code:Two memories.ACR is much like a murder mystery story presented like a visual novel and it h... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Street Fighter Zero 3 made the gameplay more technical and the characters more balanced and it's a great fighting game.

    Street Fighter Zero 3 Upper

    Street Fighter Zero 3 made the gameplay more technical and the characters more balanced and it's a great fighting game.

    Street Fighter Zero 3(AKA SF Alpha 3) is more technical than SF Zero 1 and 2.Even though it's not my favorite SF Zero game,I still think it's a great and technical 2D fighting game. SF Zero 3 allows you to stun an opp... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Creative and emotional story in this Sci Fi/Medieval JRPG.An epic adventure.

    Star Ocean: Till the End of Time

    Creative and emotional story in this Sci Fi/Medieval JRPG.An epic adventure.

    Star Ocean Till The End of Time is also known as Star Ocean 3 and it was a very enjoyable and unique experience because it has a nice blend of Sci Fi and medieval technolgical periods and some incredible plot twists,emot... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
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Morbid atmosphere,horrifying enemies and great new gameplay enhancements for the series.<br />

    Resident Evil 4

    <br /> Morbid atmosphere,horrifying enemies and great new gameplay enhancements for the series.<br />

    RE4 is a great advancement in the RE series because it's front on view gives you a real feel and close up view of the environment/environmental objects and it allows you to see the psychotic look in the eyes of the psych... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Not the best version of FFVIII but still a great thing for those who were unable to play the PS version.

    Final Fantasy VIII

    Not the best version of FFVIII but still a great thing for those who were unable to play the PS version.

    FFVIII is a direct port of the PS version of this game,and you'll see some graphical problems caused by it,such as certain areas looking fuzzy. I played this game using a PC gamepad and it worked just fine. FFVIII ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    If you want an RPG with a beautiful love story,exciting story moments,and lovely world,look no further.<br />
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    Final Fantasy VIII (Platinum)

    If you want an RPG with a beautiful love story,exciting story moments,and lovely world,look no further.<br /> <br />

    FFVIII is a beautiful RPG,with a wonderful love story,an interesting story in general and a unique battle/levelling up system. The story is about an anti-social guy named Squall,who attends a University named Balamb G... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A surprisingly good and well presented story and good mission designs and new gameplay features make it the best DW game

    Shin Sangoku Musou 6

    A surprisingly good and well presented story and good mission designs and new gameplay features make it the best DW game

    Years before I played Dynasty Warriors 7 I played Dyansty Warriors 5 and 6 and I liked them mainly because of their gameplay although their stories didn't wow me much.I decided to give Dynasty Warriors 7 a try because ma... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Another beautiful Tales JRPG with a heartfelt story.

    Tales of Graces f

    Another beautiful Tales JRPG with a heartfelt story.

    Tales of Graces(ToG) is one of the better JRPGs I've played from the 7th gen.If you know anything about JRPGs at all you've probably heard of the Tales series and it's a series that's produced lots of great JRPGs(same li... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Combines what we love about JRPGs(creative story telling,a love story etc.)with a huge MMORPG style world.

    Xenoblade

    Combines what we love about JRPGs(creative story telling,a love story etc.)with a huge MMORPG style world.

    Xenoblade brings the best of JRPGs and open-world style WRPGs together.Like most JRPGs,Xenoblade is story driven,romance plays a big part in it's story,it's story is creative and mixes things such as Sci Fi and mythology... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Lots of charm,more than one love story and is a great throwback to the SNES style JRPGs.

    Final Fantasy IX

    Lots of charm,more than one love story and is a great throwback to the SNES style JRPGs.

    Final Fantasy IX is perhaps the most universally loved Final Fantasy game,the reason I say this is because it seems to me almost everyone who has played Final Fantasy IX seems to love it,but I can't say the same about th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Set before the other Star Ocean games with an entertaining cast of characters,beautiful visuals,fun and fast combat.

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope International

    Set before the other Star Ocean games with an entertaining cast of characters,beautiful visuals,fun and fast combat.

    I found Star Ocean The Last Hope to be an entertaining and beautiful to look at JRPG. It's story takes place before either some or all of the other games in the Star Ocean series(I'm not sure)but anyways,Earth has ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful