Reviews and Problems with Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale
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25 December 2010
Summary: A simple but fun game indeed. For a 10$ game (it's on sale on Steam by the time of this review) Recettear is worth your money than many downloadable XBLA or PSN with the same price point. If you like Japanese text adventure games (not the same as western text rpgs) this game is good for you.
Excerpt: Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale is a unique game as far as Japanese Fantasy RPGs go. Instead of playing a hero who is trying to save the world you adopt the role of a humble shopkeeper in charge of one of the item shops that players of such games frequent to stock up on supplies when tackling a...
Pros: Cute anime graphics, funny characters, fun dungeon crawling, many items to unlock
Cons: The haggling gets repetitive, restarting the story due to a game over is annoying