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A win for nostalgia

Advantages: A solid, interesting and playable RPG
Disadvantages: Translation is appalling

I’m back to classic game reviews…you’d have thought that with so many new games on the market there’d be more than enough content in those to keep me occupied, but no. Clearly I find it completely necessary to come back to all of my old favourites on a re ...

Secre 05.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Breathe of Fire II (GBA)

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A hidden masterpiece, one of the best RPG stories ever made

Advantages: Amazing storyline, Charismatic characters, Unconventional features
Disadvantages: Not for all tastes, simple combat mechanics, very expensive nowadays (it's a rarity)

Thousand Arms was a RPG that really surprised me, in a time when the Top Guns were big names such as Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy 7 it seemed like all other games were bad and you wouldn't really find any fun outside those titles, but Thousand Arms is ...

keterhirameki 31.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Thousand Arms (Playstation)

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Is it all that it Promised?

Advantages: Interesting plot, different gameplay and genuinely good fun to play...
Disadvantages: ...QTE's may annoy you, dating sim aspect gets a bit stale and limited inventory is aggravating!

Riviera: The Promised Land is a game which can be found either on the GBA or the PSP. I own the GBA version but it’s a pest to dig the console out and a nightmare to play on an emulator due to a requirement for quick button pressing. The one thing worth n ...

Secre 14.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Riviera - The Promised Land (GBA)

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Still hope in this old gem...

Advantages: Old skool RPG which still has life in it...
Disadvantages: Exceptionally irritating music and very rare cartridge

Continuing my foray into the deep, murky mists of time and gleefully discovering all my childhood favourites whilst throwing in a large dollop of nostalgia at the fact that I haven't played these in years, we come to one of the original Gameboy RPG's. A f ...

Secre 27.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Sword of Hope II (Gameboy)

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Azure Dreams!

Advantages: Lots of monster, floors and tons of items!
Disadvantages: Plain looking game and a little dated.

AZURE DREAMS Azure Dreams is a role playing game that was devloped and published by Konami for the PS1 and Game Boy Color. This is one of the first role playing games that I actually got for the PS1 and in my eyes its one of the best. The story is a ...

MrBrightside1987 25.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Azure Dreams (PS)

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