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8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 139 ratings
  1. 10 (22)
  2. 9 (43)
  3. 8 (57)
  4. 7 (9)
  5. 6 (4)
  6. 5 (0)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (0)

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  • Review Score:8.6

    Old school strategy RPG that deserves attention from any fan of the genre.

    The story is inspired by traditional Chinese mythology and is very entertaining. Not the best out there, but still very good. Gameplay: Pretty basic SRPG gameplay, but why fix something that works? The battles are hig... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Saiyuki: Journey West was a perfectly fine Final Fantasy Tactics clone.

    Saiyuki: Journey West wasn't a great game nor a bad game, but it was perfectly average at what it did. The graphics aren't bad, the sound is good, the controls are tight. The story needed more depth, and I wasn't a hug... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Great old school SRPG

    I barely knew nothing about this game until I have it. Maybe because It is one of these game that quietly pass through our PSX... or maybe because It never arrive to Europe (Yeah, I think this fact influences a little bi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    A classic Chinese tale told in an entertaining traditional way.

    The game “Saiyuki:Journey West” is based on the old Chinese tale of the Monkey King which has sprouted many a game, show and movie tellings. Some of the more popular of these are Dragon Ball and Saiyuki, 2 popular anime ... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Good game for SRPG fans

    The story takes place in ancient China where the elder monk of the temple (forgot his name..) found you in the river floating by. He decided to take you under his care and raise you. Now 16 years has gone by and you get ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    As a simplified but somewhat unique turn-based strategy RPG, Saiyuki is fun and solid.

    Saiyuki was released as a PSOne Classic for PSP/PS3 on PSN in the US last month, and for $5.99, I thought "why not?" While not a super star, for fans of the likes of Final Fantasy Tactics, Saiyuki offers just enough char... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful