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  • Rating:8.5
    God of War was a seriously fun Hack and Slasher.

    God of War (Greatest Hits)

    God of War was a seriously fun Hack and Slasher.

    I loved God of War, it was a short experience, but I'm kinda glad it was. The story was great, the graphics were impressive, and they took a boring hack and slasher game and turned it into a fun puzzle solving platforme... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Infinite Undiscovery was a total borefest.

    Infinite Undiscovery

    Infinite Undiscovery was a total borefest.

    I really didn't want to jump on the hate-bandwagon for this game. I really didn't. I wanted this game to be good, I really did. That's why I bought it. However, it just didn't click with me. There was a few things ... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Radiata Stories features great characters and dialog, but a weak battle system and short story.

    Radiata Stories

    Radiata Stories features great characters and dialog, but a weak battle system and short story.

    I loved the characters on this game, but the battle system is rather shallow. All you do is just hack, hack, hack, then slash your way to an easy victory. There was rarely any strategy to the game. The dungeons were s... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5
    Dark Alliance II is a bland unoriginal dungeon hack.

    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II

    Dark Alliance II is a bland unoriginal dungeon hack.

    Ok, this is basically the same game as the original, with little to no improvements. The only actual improvements I can thing of are the graphics, but it's such a small improvement that it doesn't matter. The world map... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Viking was a really fun game, despite it being extremely repetitive and easy.

    Viking: Battle for Asgard

    Viking was a really fun game, despite it being extremely repetitive and easy.

    Viking: Battle for Asgard wasn't a bad game at all. I had quite a few problems with it though. I'll get those out of the way first. Viking was a repetitive game. The combat was button mashy, and you hardly ever had... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Dragon Quest Swords needed more polish, but overall fun.

    Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors

    Dragon Quest Swords needed more polish, but overall fun.

    Dragon Quest Swords was a bit rough around the edges at times, but overall it was a nice game. I think it had a few very good ideas, but it just wasn't fleshed out enough. For example, I hated the main town. I wish th... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Lost Odyssey was not a Final Fantasy killer, but still loads of fun.

    Lost Odyssey

    Lost Odyssey was not a Final Fantasy killer, but still loads of fun.

    There are a ton of things that I loved about Lost Odyssey. The dungeons were fun and full of random puzzles. I love the collection aspect of the game, there are a ton of accessories, skills, spells, and treasures to fi... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5
    Musashi is a decent follow up, but still felt rushed.

    Musashi: Samurai Legend

    Musashi is a decent follow up, but still felt rushed.

    Musashi wasn't to bad, but it wasn't great either. This game could of been alot better if it had a more fully developed story, and about 3 more dungeons. I liked the graphical style alot though, but the controls were a... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes is about as generic as you can get.

    Dungeons & Dragons Heroes

    Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes is about as generic as you can get.

    In some ways, this game improves upon Dark Alliance's system, but in other ways it falls in the same problems I had with Dark Alliance. Ok, while the dungeons are generic, the battling is boring, the lack of puzzles, and... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is one of the best RPGs on the GBA.

    Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

    Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is one of the best RPGs on the GBA.

    I'm a hardcore Final Fantasy Tactics fan. I bought Final Fantasy Tactics for the PS1 the week it was released. When I heard about Final Fantasy Tactics Advanced, I was pretty excited. When I read all the negative opin... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.7
    Tales of the Abyss is a disappointment in alot of ways, the game was just filled up with to much filler.

    Tales of the Abyss

    Tales of the Abyss is a disappointment in alot of ways, the game was just filled up with to much filler.

    Tales of the Abyss certainly wasn't a bad game, I've played much worse RPGs. There was just to many things that annoyed me and there just wasn't anything new about this it. There was nothing improved over Tales of Symp... Read Full Review

    3 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5
    Kameo was a bit disappointing.  Easy Puzzles, linear dungeons and weak combat doesn't help.

    Kameo: Elements of Power

    Kameo was a bit disappointing. Easy Puzzles, linear dungeons and weak combat doesn't help.

    Kameo has alot in common with Star Fox Adventures. Well, for one, they're both Rare games. The other big connection is they were both in production with previous gen-systems and they were both released early in their n... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Fallout 3 was fun, gross and immersive all in one.

    Fallout 3

    Fallout 3 was fun, gross and immersive all in one.

    I think Bethesda learned a lot from their mistakes with Oblivion. In Fallout 3, they gave us a clever world, one you that want to explore. They gave you interesting sidequests, ones you want to complete. The battle sy... Read Full Review

    1 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Fallout: BoS was a linear, repetitive, boring (etc) waste of time.

    Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel

    Fallout: BoS was a linear, repetitive, boring (etc) waste of time.

    I haven't played the previous Fallout games, so this review is completely unbiased in that sense, but I have played Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, and other games of that ilk, and really don't like them, so take that for ... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Jade Empire was a suprisingly good game, despite a few flaws.

    Jade Empire: Hisui no Teikoku

    Jade Empire was a suprisingly good game, despite a few flaws.

    So Jade Empire was a pretty good game, but with a few flaws that bugged me. The battle system just wasn't that good to begin with, there isn't much action, and the game was just extremely easy, that it only took a few hi... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Opoona was overwhelming at first, but overall fun and quirky.

    Opoona

    Opoona was overwhelming at first, but overall fun and quirky.

    Overall, I enjoyed Opoona. I loved the art style, the battle system was super fun and the overall game was charming. Opoona has a ton of problems, including the tendency to rely on backtracking fetch quests, no voice wo... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Tales of Destiny II was one of the last PS1 RPGs, but also one of the best.

    Tales of Eternia (Premium Box)

    Tales of Destiny II was one of the last PS1 RPGs, but also one of the best.

    Tales of Destiny (proper name: Tales of Eternia) was the first Tales of.. game to reach the States. It wasn't a hit, but whoever thought to localize this game thought it was a good idea to release it as Tales of Destiny... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Oblivion was a bland experience from start to finish.

    The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

    Oblivion was a bland experience from start to finish.

    Granted, I wasn't a big fan of Mirrowind. I'm also not a huge fan of PC RPGs in general, but I like to give them a shot. I knew what to expect with Oblivion, but I stuck with it until the very end. With that said,... Read Full Review

    7 of 23 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5
    Champions of Norrath is a repetitve and cheap Hack and Slasher.

    Champions of Norrath

    Champions of Norrath is a repetitve and cheap Hack and Slasher.

    I kinda liked Dark Alliance, but as time went on, the repetition with the game got to me and it just got plain ol' boring. I figured they would work things out with this new Champions of Norrath, but no, it's the same fl... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4
    Soul Calibur Legends was a frustrating mess.

    SoulCalibur Legends

    Soul Calibur Legends was a frustrating mess.

    I'm not a Soul Calibur fan, I played the first one in the arcade and Soul Calibur II on the Gamecube. Outside of that, I really don't care about the history of the characters or anything like that. Basically, I'm not r... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Super Paper Mario is fun, quirky and easily one of the best games on the Wii.

    Super Paper Mario

    Super Paper Mario is fun, quirky and easily one of the best games on the Wii.

    Super Paper Mario was a fantastic game and much better than I had expected. Well, I expected it to be good, but not this good. My fears was the platforming actually. I was expecting it to be a clunky mess like in the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Dragon Quest 8 is the best in the series thus far.

    Dragon Quest VIII: Sora to Umi to Daichi to Norowareshi Himegimi

    Dragon Quest 8 is the best in the series thus far.

    Dragon Quest 8 is the best Dragon Quest I've played to date. The story, while not on par with a few RPGs out there today, is still solid and better than any Dragon Quest prior. The character designs are magnificent. T... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Arc Rise Fantasia was an addicting RPG with a fresh battle system.

    Arc Rise Fantasia

    Arc Rise Fantasia was an addicting RPG with a fresh battle system.

    I've played a ton of RPG's on the Wii (read my past reviews), and I still own a bunch I haven't even started yet or barely scratched the surface with (Muramasa, Chocobo's Dungeon, Shiren the Wanderer, Baroque, Sakura War... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Shadow Hearts Covenant was fun but the lack of Horror was missed.

    Shadow Hearts II

    Shadow Hearts Covenant was fun but the lack of Horror was missed.

    There was some things I thought they improved on from the first Shadow Hearts (graphics, voice, music, battle system, map) but there was some things I thought they messed up on (dialog, dungeons, lack of horror) but I th... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Overlord was a unique blend of Pikmin and Fable.

    Overlord

    Overlord was a unique blend of Pikmin and Fable.

    Overall, Overlord was a fun game. I liked how they mixed elements of Pikmin with elements of Fable. The puzzles were fun, I loved exploring. The combat was fun. The game was just a blast to play through, but there wa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Tales of Phantasia is a bit archaic, but overall fun and challenging.

    Tales of Phantasia

    Tales of Phantasia is a bit archaic, but overall fun and challenging.

    Tales of Phantasia was a fun game for what it was. It was fun going back and finally playing this game in it's entirety. I've been a big Tales of fan since the Playstation days. It was a big hard playing this though b... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    Ocarina of Time has aged with perfect grace.  Still one of my favorite games of all time.

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    Ocarina of Time has aged with perfect grace. Still one of my favorite games of all time.

    Ocarina of Time is without a doubt one of my favorite games of all time. I wouldn't even know where to rank it. It's probably not my favorite Zelda though, I would give that to Link to the Past without a hesitation. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Dawn of the New World was a worthy follow up to a classic game.

    Tales of Symphonia: Ratatosk no Kishi

    Dawn of the New World was a worthy follow up to a classic game.

    Ok, let me get this out of the way. I've been addicted to Action RPGs since the original Zelda was released and was a huge fan of the Tales of series since Tales of Destiny was released. I played a ton, and I mean a TO... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4.5
    Sonic Chronicles falls flat in every way possible.

    Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood

    Sonic Chronicles falls flat in every way possible.

    Man, I don't even know where to begin with this game. I wasn't a huge fan of Sonic games growing up. I had a lot of fun with Sonic, but that was the jest of it. I don't quite get the Sonic universe or any of the wacky... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5
    Eternal Eyes is a cheap, throwaway Turn-Based Strategy RPG.  Do not bother with this one.

    Koukroseatro: Yuukyuu no Hitomi (Value 1500)

    Eternal Eyes is a cheap, throwaway Turn-Based Strategy RPG. Do not bother with this one.

    The story is generic, the battle system is unoriginal AND bad, the graphics are ugly. There isn't any challenge, no sidequests, and it's extremely linear. There's only 10 chapters in the game, and 7 areas to visit, 2 o... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Fire Emblem lacks in presentation but has a deep core gameplay and challenge.

    Fire Emblem: Souen no Kiseki

    Fire Emblem lacks in presentation but has a deep core gameplay and challenge.

    Much like Sacred Stones (the only other Fire Emblem game I've played), this game has a ton of charm, is fun but can ultimately be frustrating. As you probably know by now, Fire Emblem has a system where if your character... Read Full Review

    3 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5
    Virtua Quest is a pathetic Kingdom Hearts clone set in a Sega Universe.

    Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation: Judgment Six No Yabou

    Virtua Quest is a pathetic Kingdom Hearts clone set in a Sega Universe.

    Virtua Quest is about the closest thing you'll find to Kingdom Hearts on the Gamecube, to bad this is a really really bad RPG. The fighting is really repetitive. The platforming is horrible, unreliable and completely fru... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4.5
    Dinotopia is a short, easy and stripped down RPG.

    Dinotopia: The Sunstone Odyssey

    Dinotopia is a short, easy and stripped down RPG.

    Ok, not only was this game short, it was easy, had a terrible story with some of the poorest written dialog I've read. The dungeons are pathetic, as were the bosses within this game. There's no collectibles within the ga... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Chrono Cross is a disappointing sequel, but overall a great RPG.

    Chrono Cross (PSOne Books)

    Chrono Cross is a disappointing sequel, but overall a great RPG.

    I remember when Chrono Cross was released and wasn't blown away in the least. Chrono Cross didn't live up to the hype by the media (Gamespot gave it a 10, EGM gave it a 10). It didn't live up to Chrono Trigger's standa... Read Full Review

    4 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Baten Kaitos Origins is a great RPG and a big improvement over the original.

    Baten Kaitos II: Hajimari no Tsubasa to Kamigami no Shishi

    Baten Kaitos Origins is a great RPG and a big improvement over the original.

    Baten Kaitos Origins is one of the better games for the Gamecube, heck, even solid title overall from the last gen. If you played the previous Baten Kaitos and liked it, then you'll love this game. With an improved battl... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3
    Time Stalkers is a repetitive mess of an RPG that should be locked in a vault and never spoke about ever again.

    Climax Landers

    Time Stalkers is a repetitive mess of an RPG that should be locked in a vault and never spoke about ever again.

    This game in alot of ways reminds me of Azure Dreams or even Tao's Adventure. You capture monsters for your team, and run around boring randomly generated maps going from floor to floor. So yeah, this game isn't very goo... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.8
    Onimusha Tactics had a decent battle system, but nothing about this game is flushed out.

    Onimusha Tactics

    Onimusha Tactics had a decent battle system, but nothing about this game is flushed out.

    The game was really hard at first. I had the hardest difficulty fight in Chapter 9 : White Tiger Camp Conclusion. Once I got over that hump, the game just got way to simple and dumbed down. I just zoomed by the game a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8
    Final Fantasy III is a lengthy quest with great graphics and fun level grinding.

    Final Fantasy III

    Final Fantasy III is a lengthy quest with great graphics and fun level grinding.

    Final Fantasy III was a fun game, mostly because I'm a huge fan of the early Final Fantasy games. While some might think the game was outdated, it didn't feel like it to me. The story could of been a little more drawn ... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4.5
    Dragon Valor was completely bland and forgettable.

    Dragon Valor

    Dragon Valor was completely bland and forgettable.

    Dragon Valor was not a fun game. Ok, I thought it was fun at first, but once you did one dungeon, you did them all. Your tactics rarely changed with combat. The platforming could be frustrating at times. Strengthenin... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful