- Publisher: Square Enix , Forever Entertainment
- Release Date: Nov 30, 2022
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Mar 19, 2023Front Mission was already an amazing game that is fun to play even nowadays, and that got better over time, but the remake managed to correct almost all the flaws from the previous ones: brought a faster and intuitive gameplay, more accessible in terms of difficulty, amazing graphics that don't take away the atmosphere which the old ones got right and much more. If you want a game like DioField Chronicles or Tactics Ogre Reborn, but with a modern setting, or just want to play an incredible TRPG, this game is for you.
Dec 21, 2022Regardless of how essential Forever Entertainment’s updated Front Mission 1st Remake update is, the game itself is a classic. It’s wonderful that it’s now available on a modern platform and that the developers have sparked their own revival for a series that has been mostly dormant for over a decade (Left Alive? Never heard of it). With one game down, it’s easy to look forward to the eventual remakes of Front Mission 2 and 3 and, hopefully, even more to come after those with Forever Entertainment in the cockpit.
Dec 8, 2022As a long-time fan of the series, I'm delighted that FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake is available for Switch as it's great fun and looks superb to boot. With that being said, it's definitely not for everyone and I can easily see modern gamers being perplexed by this SRPG classic.
Nov 30, 2022Front Mission 1st Remake is a faithful adaptation of a franchise I’ve been desperate to see get a second chance. Alongside the likes of Triangle Strategy and Mario & Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, the Switch is becoming a bastion for strategy RPGs – and Front Mission 1st rightly earns a spot alongside them.
Dec 12, 2022I enjoyed revisiting Front Mission, and I think the base game is neat enough to warrant a look for any RPG fan out there that hasn’t had the opportunity to play one of these games yet. Both campaigns are pretty sizable, it took me a bit to finish the initial OCU campaign, and then there’s the tougher UCS campaign to check out that I haven’t finished, so you’ll certainly get a number of hours out of the game if you decide to dive in. I’d suggest giving Front Missions 1st: Remake a shot, maybe more so if you’ve never played the game before, just keep in mind that it’s a prettier port of a classic strategy RPG that may not have all the bells and whistles you’re used to with more modern titles.
Awards & Rankings
Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 41 Ratings
User score distribution:
Positive: 20 out of 41
Mixed: 0 out of 41
Negative: 21 out of 41
Dec 3, 2022I'm really happy to get the chance to play this gem.
It is a really good TRPG with cool mechas. On normal it is sometimes quite hard, butI'm really happy to get the chance to play this gem.
It is a really good TRPG with cool mechas. On normal it is sometimes quite hard, but since you can lower the difficulty between missions it isn't really a issue.
If you like TRPG's give it a try!… Full Review »
Dec 3, 2022Front Mission 1st it’s more like remaster with new graphics and some new features, but they decided to keep old features as much as they canFront Mission 1st it’s more like remaster with new graphics and some new features, but they decided to keep old features as much as they can and price is really affordable for such a nice game.… Full Review »
Dec 2, 2022The phrase "that's XCOM baby" should be replaced with "that's Front Mission baby".
I love turn-based strategy games, but I absolutely hateThe phrase "that's XCOM baby" should be replaced with "that's Front Mission baby".
I love turn-based strategy games, but I absolutely hate Front Mission first remake.
The RNG is just absolutely brutal and frustrating, On my turn, I will miss half of my shots even the I am taking the highest chance shots I can. It is such a brutal grind repeating turn after turn only for your units to keep missing. Then you run into a boss enemy and one of your parts gets one shotted. So not a whole lot of tactics or strategy on the go here.
While there are lots of parts in the game you will only use a handful of them.
Add a very meh story and the grinding you have to do in the arenas to have money to buy parts and it is a horrible game.… Full Review »