Positive: 4 out of 4
Mixed: 0 out of 4
Negative: 0 out of 4
ConstantineZMay 28, 2009Excellent, light RPG. Charming story and visuals. Truly enjoyable, if somewhat easy, experience.
jwhJun 12, 2009I don't know what crack pipe the Gamespot reviewer and the other low-rating reviewers were smoking, but this game is wonderful. I have played just about every RPG and turn-based tactical game out there for not only the PSP but also the DS and this one is fun and excellent. There is a TON of whimsical detail in the game world and the graphics are excellent. They are cartoony - but not in an off putting way and they rival easily any other RPG out there for either handheld platform. The game is challenging at some points but focuses on staying FUN (and I have played Dark Spire, Etrian Odyssey etc. and have beaten them....) and not level-grinding to an extreme degree - which I find nice (variation is always good game to game). I HIGHLY recommend this game to anyone looking for a fun, satisfying RPG experience that has a wide open world to explore (NOT LINEAR - Hooray!!!) and decent voice acting, fun character development (including being able to modify weapons) and a decent enough story. Some of the reviewers are either 1) not RPG people or 2) people who consider only one "type" of RPG to be true RPGs..... Trust me - get this game if you enjoy RPGs/Turn based fighting - you will not be disappointed.… Expand
Aug 13, 2014I avoided Crimson Gem Saga like the plague as I was picking up
Growlanser, Yggdra Union, Gungnir, Knights in the Nightmare, and Riviera
for 5 dollars each like an addiction during the constant ATLUS sales.
But I finally picked up this and Hexyz Force and it's really good.
The story seems decent so far, the combat was good, the characters
are great, I was pleasantly surprised, it's really cool.
It's a game where the main character is Kanji and his
sidekick is Rise Chan. That alone is awesome on levels
I didn't even know existed.... Ech sure it's kind of mediocre,
but it's still a solid game with a great voice cast. The battle
system is fine, I was terrified by VVV This, guy down here
who was complaining about the music, but honestly the
game has so much going for it that I don't really give a
damn about the music. It's certainly not a good high
quality epic experience like a Persona or something,
I don't think it's even trying to be, it's just a fun little
game, with a good cast of characters, and some non-boring
story elements. For 5 dollars it's crazy good value.
What do you expect for 5 dollars? Not much, in which
case it's pretty good. Although I've only played it for
a few hours so I can't really give an educated opinion
yet. But I liked it..... Picking up these 7 games for
35 dollars is not a bad idea at all, my Vita rules now.
Any one on it's own might be a bit lacking, but the
sheer volume of content make each of them like
delving into a chapter of one great book. My favorite
was Growlanser, but this one is still good, it surprised me.… Expand
Aug 17, 2013It's a fun turn-based RPG, and this is coming from someone who really doesn't like most turn-based RPGs.
The characters are some of the most entertaining I've seen. They don't talk often but when they do it's always great.
My biggest complaint has to be the battle music, it doesn't change. There's one for regular enemies and one for bosses. They're both good tracks don't get me wrong, but there's no real variety. It's the same music every time and it gets old really fast.
It's not an amazing game, but it's pretty solid. If you like RPGs go for it.… Expand