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  • Summary: Gig, the fearsome Master of Death, is back...and he's pissed off! Taking over your body is just the first step on his quest for global domination. It's up to you to rein him in and use his power, along with your band of fellow warriors, to stop the horrific World Eaters from annihilatingGig, the fearsome Master of Death, is back...and he's pissed off! Taking over your body is just the first step on his quest for global domination. It's up to you to rein him in and use his power, along with your band of fellow warriors, to stop the horrific World Eaters from annihilating everything. But be careful...power always comes with a price. [NIS America] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 31
  2. Negative: 0 out of 31
  1. AceGamez
    90
    Soul Nomad & The World Eaters isn't perfect, but it's an endlessly enjoyable game for fans of the strategy RPG.
  2. 83
    The changes has its ups and downs, but NIS has produced another fine game. The game has a sluggish start, but it picked up the pace by the end.
  3. 80
    It's proof that developers don't have to shamelessly rip off Final Fantasy Tactics to craft a compelling, addictive strategy-RPG.
  4. PSM3 Magazine UK
    74
    The real genius behind SNATWE comes in the creation of your battleunits. [July 2008, p.78]
  5. PSM Magazine
    70
    If you can get used to the emphasis on room construction (over in-combat strategizing), you'll have fun with Soul Nomad. [Nov 2007, p.88]
  6. For a game so rich in character and brimming with originality, there's simply not enough strength or depth here to compete with the likes of Disgaea or Makai Kingdom.
  7. Games Master UK
    60
    What it lacks in terms of presentation it makes up in detail. RPG fans only. [June 2008, p.80]

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  1. AnonymousMC
    Aug 14, 2009
    6
    Clever premise; disappointing delivery. The plot is fairly simplistic and exceedingly linear, towns consist only of single images where youClever premise; disappointing delivery. The plot is fairly simplistic and exceedingly linear, towns consist only of single images where you select whom to talk to from a menu, and you generally shouldn't expect any frills (like an equipment system). Opportunities to sell your soul are few and far between, and frankly not as rewarding as they sound; you get what you pay for, and then the game just..ends. Gameplay is somewhere between Ogre Battle and a more traditional grid-based tactics game. Production values are pretty low; for fans of the genre, the graphics probably aren't so much an issue as certain amounts of awkwardness in the interface and a general lack of overall polish. Voice acting and translation (very nonliteral) are pretty good, and Japanese tracks are included, as we've come to expect from NIS.
    I enjoyed this game, but I'm a rather extreme fan of the genre, and I was constantly thinking about how much better it might have been.
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#89 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2007