Excerpt: Valkyrie Profile is somewhat of an oddity when compared with other RPG series. While most franchises are content with one battle system stretched over many titles with only subtle variations, Valkyrie Profile has so far been released with three very distinct modes of play. The original game was a departure from traditional turn-based battle in the first place; Valkyrie Profile 2 opted for an elaborate quasi-real-time model, and now Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume...
NDS Review - 'Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume'
10 April 2009
Summary: Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume follows the story of the young soldier Wylfred, who seeks retaliation against the valkyries since Lenneth took his father's life. Now he waits for an opportunity to strike back just as the future of Midgard is about to be decided in battle once again.
Excerpt: Name: Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume Genre: Tactical RPG Platform: Nintendo DS Though the Valkyrie Profile series has been around for almost a decade, I have never played the PS1 original, its PSP remake, nor the 2006 sequel that came out for the PS2. As the first game in the franchise on a non-Sony system, Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume is also my introduction to the series.
Excerpt: A few years ago, I had pretty much come to the realization that I was never going to be able to play the original Valkyrie Profile. And I was at peace with that, I really was. But then Square Enix came along and ravaged the globe with its relentless port tornado, leaving rehashes of gems like VP in its wake for consoles that I was (and still am!) too poor to invest in.