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Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland
8.3 out of 10

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
17 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Call me crazy, but I grow weary of RPG epics. The airship, transcontinental, Inception-like plots that grow more confusing the longer you play type games. Every now and then I seek out a game that enthralls me yet doesn't stem much further beyond the core story line.
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Overall 9
8.5

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

Playstation Illustrated
14 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Gust's trilogy of "Arland" Atelier games finally comes to a close with Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland . Although the game retains much of what made the first two games so great and unique, it also manages to tidy up a lot of the previous two games' issues.
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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

New Gamer Nation
28 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Overall, Atelier Meruru is an excellent game, and it should appeal to JRPG and RPG fans alike. This game is definitely the best game in the Atelier series. There are plenty of improvements over the previous entry in the series that make this game more accessible and more rewarding.
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Overall 8
8.0

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland Review

GameZone
19 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I recently attended E3 2012, where I had the privilege of sitting in a large indoor stadium and watching as a pleading man had his face blown off, something my fellow journalists and media responded to with raucous cheering.
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Overall 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 6
6.0
Storyline 6
6.0
Originality 8
8.0

Silver Lining

RPGamer
4 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Sometimes it's hard to say goodbye to a world you've grown fond of. It's even more difficult when you have to bid adieu to a cast of characters that make you smile and laugh. The world of Arland has finally reached its peak, and Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland marks the final farewell to...
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Overall 8
8.0

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland review (PS3)

HonestGamers
26 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The ginger-haired Princess Meruru lives in a castle at the center of a tiny kingdom called Arls, positioned along the remote peninsula to the northwest of the Arland republic. Privileged and immature, Meruru hasn’t ever had to worry about anything more important than deciding when she should take...
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Overall 9
8.5

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland Review

ztgd.com
18 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The Atelier trilogy comes to a close, but does it end on a good note? Find out in our full review.
  • Pros: + Nice presentation, + Streamlined menus and game play, + Quests and Goals are addicting and fun
  • Cons: The combat can get old
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Overall 8
7.5

Análisis Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

laps4.com
16 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Ficha Técnica La saga Atelier ya es una veterana en el mundo de los JRPGS, posiblemente no sea tan conocida en Occidente como ocurre en el mercado japonés, pero desde luego tiene detrás una gran cantidad de títulos a sus espaldas, en esta ocasión nos encargamos de la...
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Overall 8
7.5

Atelier Meruru: the Apprentice of Arland (PS3)

Gamesurf
16 July 2012
  • Conclusion: La vicenda di Meruru conclude degnamente la trilogia delle Alchimiste di Arland (pur non svolgendosi ad Arland), dimostrando la voglia di Gust di crescere pur senza stravolgere il concept.
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Overall 7
7.3

Review: "Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland" (PS3)

gamingxp.com
8 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Seit Ende Mai können Gamer-Girls wieder in die Rolle eines süßen, weiblichen Anime Charakters schlüpfen und mit “Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland” die dreiteilige Arland Saga zu einem Abschluss bringen.
  • Pros: Liebevoll gestaltete Charaktere, Tolle japanische Synchronisation, Unglaublich süß, Abwechslungsreiches Gameplay, Rundenbasierendes Kampfsystem
  • Cons: Karge Hintergründe und Umgebungen, Zu viele banale Dialoge, Kaum Story, Missionen und Aufträge enorm monoton, Sehr karges Kampfsystem, Fast schon zu mädchenhaft, Nerviger Soundtrack, Optisch nicht der Hit
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