Excerpt: 's plot begins with the main character (whom can be either male or female, chosen at the game's outset) sleeping in on the first day that s/he is to participate in a tournament to determine the new craftlord.
Excerpt: Summon Night: Swordcraft Story is a game that will probably slip under the radars of most gamers, but the first part in this series of GBA action-RPGs from Atlus is more than worthy of your time. While not an epic by any means, Summon Night: Swordcraft Story offers a fun and engaging battle system, a myriad of weapons to synthesize, and more than enough humor to compensate for being a simple, by the books, save the world affair.
Excerpt: The Summon Night series, a small but attractive bunch of Japanese RPGs, comes from a development studio called Flight-Plan. In Japan, the games in the series have regularly been published by Banpresto, the group known for the Super Robot Taisen series. With four main-series installments, it was a surprise to see that the first game in the Summon Night series to reach the United States was actually a relatively small spin-off for Game Boy Advance called "Summon Night:...
Excerpt: An RPG with side-scrolling, real-time battles? A story that doesn't revolve around missing crystals or ailing princesses, for once? That's what Sword Night: Swordcraft Story has to offer and more.