Excerpt: Lunar has a rather large cult following in Japan, and a decent cult following in America. The artistic flavor in this game is one of the major reasons. The other major reason is every Lunar game comes packed with a plethora of humor; that is until Lunar Dragon Song.
Excerpt: I’m British and, as such, I crave disappointment. I’ll actively seek it out just to have something new to grumble about while sheltering from the inclement rains beneath leaking bus shelters, waiting for a foul-smelling double-decker which is inevitably late, only for the cranky driver to belittle...
Excerpt: One DS game that deserves a little more love than it got is Lunar: Dragon Song. I purchased Lunar: Dragon Song a few years ago even though I had read some pretty bad reviews for the game on a few websites. Yes Lunar is a tad unconventional, but sometimes unconventionality is good.
Excerpt: Lunar: Dragon Song was the game that I wanted to love, and say was a welcome return of the Lunar series. Unfortunately, the game as a whole is far too hit-and-miss to receive many accolades. Admittedly, the Lunar series was never about pushing boundaries, quite the contrary.
Summary: My mind wants to select something to say, but my fingers have a mind of their own. I'd level out by hand, but I can't do that and carry items. I'd run to get help, but I'm afraid I'd slowly die if my legs took me faster than a crippled old granny's.
Excerpt: Many best remember the ill-fated Sega CD for the enchanting Lunar games. The Lunar games had whismical storylines and wonderfully interesting characters. These games also truly showed off the power of the Sega CD with their beautiful CD-Quality Music and animated cut scenes.
Excerpt: Genre: RPG Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Game Arts Release Date: September 27, 2005 In retrospect, the DS was completely the wrong system for the release of a new Lunar game. The Sega CD's Lunar titles established the franchise as the evolutionary "missing link" between the 16-bit RPG classics (...
Excerpt: Sega and Working Designs brought Lunar to America in 1993 on the Sega CD. Living now in RPG history and continuing a brave push forward, Lunar returns to U.S. shores after seeing life on the PSX, GameGear, GBA and now on the Nintendo DS.
Excerpt: For as long as I can remember, announcements of the next "Lunar" title meant one thing: remake. I myself never owned a Sega CD, so I was treated to Working Designs' PlayStation remakes of Silver Star Story and Eternal Blue.