Reviews and Problems with Bravely Default: Flying Fairy
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2 July 2014
Summary: In the last few years, it's been popular to take the critical stance that JRPGs, console-style RPGs or whatever you want to call them are "dead" -- or at least "dying." Actually, as anyone who has an interest in Japanese gaming will happily tell you, this is far from being the case.
Excerpt: Bravely Default is a new JRPG title from Square Enix. The title was originally released in Japan with only a Western based audience in mind, which could explain a lot of the quirkiness in the game, but the positive reception the game received around the world led to a release in North America last...
Excerpt: Bravely Default is a Nintendo 3DS RPG by Square Enix and a spiritual successor to the 2010 Nintendo DS game Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light . It tells of four heroes who must band together in order to revive the crystals that keep the world stable.
Excerpt: 73 hours into Bravely Default and I have more questions than I have answers. Not about the battle system, it’s an elegant affair with plenty of flexibility to let you either prevail or hang yourself. Not about the story, something about crystals and renewing them many, many times.
Excerpt: Bravely Default is a game with a weird name, but an extremely familiar taste. Like an old, familiar shirt that you used to love back in the day, but put away because you wore it so much that the seams began coming loose and you didn’t want to tear it into tatters.
Excerpt: In my early gaming days, the SNES and PlayStation iterations of Final Fantasy were the pinnacle of role playing greatness. While Tidus, Yuna, and the rest of the PS2 crew holds a special place in my heart, there was nothing like making not one, but three PSOne motors burn out due to marathons...
Summary: won’t win anyone that hasn’t been a fan of RPGs over. It brings the best and worst of RPGs to the table. Gamers that will love this game are the ones that grew up on RPGs and can remember the Super Nintendo titles.