Summary: I played it on the ps1 and liked it so I purchased the ds edition. It's essentially the same but they force you to look at the bottom screen during the narrative parts which can disconnect you from the story. As a strategy games it's good and brings some unique mechanics. Overall if your looking for a decent tactical game this is good but very difficult too imagine final fantasy tactics meets vandal hearts 2.
Summary: Just what I wanted in an srpg. But not the best srpg I've ever played. Various notes: - toris is weak - medireef needs replacement item - begin with nine characters - use seven characters from very first level - no b cancel - port NOT remake this means while you have the touch screen responsive, there is almost nothing on the top screen which is a very basic display - font basic - nice sprites with animation border around each sprite - quick parley and opponent decides...
A Decent Final Fantasy Tactics Kind Of Experience!!
Joel Hendricks, Amazon
8 June 2014
Summary: First off, what I can say is right off the bat, this game looks just like Final Fantasy Tactics on the PS1. The character models and level designs really feels like I am playing my old school favorite. You would think this was made by Square Enix haha but yeah, unfortunately even though it looks like a FF Tactics game, it really isn't when it comes to the gameplay and content.
Summary: I played many RPGs including old ones. I think the battle system is pretty good, but enemies actually play the game like the player which makes entire battle very slow when sometimes there are about 20 enemies. I had fun and like the game overall, but the waiting time is long and sometimes I had to level up characters even in easy mode. I still think it was the best RPG game I played in DS so far, I find the system similar to PC game final tactics series.
Summary: I actually played this game on the original PlayStation and enjoyed it a lot, it was one of the first Atlus games I ever played and it's probably because of this game that I will almost always try out a game that Atlus puts out. If you played the original, you will notice that this one is arguably easier than the original.
Summary: At its core, Hoshigami is a remarkably deep turn-based strategy game with an interesting story and some beautifully designed characters. So what's the problem? For one, the pacing is dreadful... the game moves at a snail's pace from start to finish, the battles take forever, leveling is slow, and in many cases I found myself deliberately avoiding side-story missions (which I generally love in SRPGs) simply to avoid another long, pointless fight.
Summary: I have played many strategy/RPG games. I saw this one for the DS and picked it up despite the mixed reviews I have seen for it. It has received a large number of negative reviews, but I thought i could "find the good" in it and learn to love it. I was wrong. If there is one good thing I can say about Hoshigami is that it tries to be innovative and different.