Excerpt: Breath of Fire is a port of an SNES RPG of the same name. As I've never played Breath of Fire or much of any RPGs on the SNES, I will have to draw on my old experiences with the Japanese NES systems because in truth, Breath of Fire is none too different from a classic Japanese-style RPG.
Excerpt: Ninja Gaiden told the story of the World's Greatest Super Ninja: Ryu Hayabusa, owner of the unimaginatively-named "Dragon Sword". Set two years before the first Dead or Alive tournament, Ryu's original Xbox adventure incorporated ninjas (SHOCK!), enormous flame-spewing dragons (DOUBLE SHOCK!
Excerpt: Breath of Fire was Capcom\'s first RPG for the SNES(which was published by Squaresoft at the time), and quickly started a popular series of console RPGs. At the time of this writing, there have been at least four sequels. This game has been re-released for the GameBoy Advance.
Excerpt: SquareSoft was the first to release Breath of Fire on the Super Nintendo in 1993. Under the circumstances, BoF was a welcome addition to the system's library. Remember, at the time, North America was lucky to get a couple RPGs a year.