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This week's Famitsu 12-8-09 (ETRIAN ODYSSEY 3... plus FFXIII score)

king zell

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News

-Etrian Odyssey 3 DS
-Yakuza 4 (2010/03/18)

Reviews

Final Fantasy XIII 10/10/9/10

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Ermac

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This should be good.
 

Gospel

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Square must have lost money on Crystal Bearers so they couldn't pay off that last reviewer.
 

Zeliard

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OH MY GOD THEY THINK SUPER MARIO BROS WII IS BETTER THAN FINAL FANTASY XIII OH GOD.
 

ReyBrujo

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I thought big titles from Square weren't reviewed until a week after being released. Or was it for Enix titles only?

(PS: X > Y comments are dangerous here, I think. People watch out)
 

Zeliard

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I just stole this from the FFXIII thread:

Reviewer 1 - 10/10
Beautiful graphics and superb story. These aspects can be enjoyed without feeling as though they're being forced upon you. Combined with this, the extreme sense of satisfaction from the gameplay, is a direct result of a system that's evolved and reached perfection.
With no vice to really speak of, at this time, this game stands at the RPG forefront of a superb combination of story and gameplay who's value can undoubtedly be experienced by all.

Reviewer 2 - 9/10
There's a few niggling issues like battle damage being difficult to see, and the screen being cluttered, but the amount of enjoyment this game offers more than makes up for it. You'll be drawn into the world with visual, aural, and story aspects. I have a bit of resistance calling this an "RPG-like RPG" however.


Reviewer 3 - 10/10
Extravagant and dense (referring to the amount of content?). A lot of points to keep your eyes open for and is very movie-like. Very beautiful movies are included in a story full of events, to the point where it's difficult to determine where to put the controller down at the beginning. With the amount of character growth, gathering and crafting available in the game, there's enough enjoyable content for you to last for a while with just this one game.

Reviewer 4 - 10/10
Including the beauty of the visual side of things, the total quality is very high. The script is strictly dandy and irritating (whatever the hell that means). Character typecasting is unavoidable and while there should be "your own (character's own?) story", this does not exist. However, the sense of satisfaction gained from playing the game is extremely good, and is something I've never experienced before.

Resistant to calling it an "RPG-like RPG"?

Needs moar elaboration.
 

Y2Kev

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I don't even care about the quality of the game, really! How dare they!!!!
 

grandjedi6

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Zeliard said:
I just stole this from the FFXIII thread:



Resistant to calling it an "RPG-like RPG"?

Needs moar elaboration.
You mean the elaboration you're never going to get?

Kusagari said:
So, Nintendogs > FF13.
See? At least somebody got the joke right.