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Atelier Meruru

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Overall 5

Expert Review

12 June 2012
  • Summary: The Arland trilogy of Japanese anime-flavored role-playing games ends with a whimper in Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland. This last addition to the family bogs down the formula with a number of extras that make the game more annoying than entertaining. While the addictive alchemy formulas that sit at the heart of the gameplay have been held over for a repeat performance, everything else has been hit hard by an obnoxious spoiled brat of a title character, a...
  • Pros: Involved crafting system with loads of alchemy recipes
  • Cons: Extremely annoying title character, Sexualized outfits on very young female protagonists, Bland campaign hobbled by timed quests
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Overall 9

Atelier Meruru: Apprentice of Arland

Gaming Evolution
10 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Fans of the trilogy like me will hate to see it end, but it was good to know that the trilogy did indeed end with a bang. Atelier Meruru packed an in-depth character roster of unique personalities than span all three games, which bring about unique and interesting moments and combat scenarios. Newcomers to the series can easily jump into this title and enjoy it, however for those wanting the total experience, I would recommend picking up the first two titles.
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Overall 8
Gameplay 9
Looks 8

Atelier Meruru (PS3) - Review

22 April 2012
  • Excerpt: The Atelier Arland series has come to a close with its third and final game: Atelier Meruru The Apprentice of Arland . Don't worry alchemy fans; as I'm sure you know Gust has already announced their next Atelier game, it just won't be based in Arland. So does Atelier's " Return of the Jedi ” continue the upwards trend in quality that it had from the last games, or is this more of a “ Phantom Menace ” scenario?
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Overall 9

Atelier Meruru: The...

1 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Entwickler GUST hat den Dreh raus und verfeinert das Spielprinzip von „Atelier Totori“ zu einem unterhaltsamen und vor allem lustigen Abenteuer. Durch zahlreichen Aufgaben, die man jederzeit zu absolvieren hat, hat man immer neue Ziele vor Augen und auf der Weltkarte gibt es durch die vielen kleinen Abschnitte immer wieder etwas Neues zu entdecken.
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Atelier Meruru (PS3)

Spiele Magazin
29 May 2012
  • Summary: ""Atelier Meruru - The Apprentice of Arland" ist ein gelungener Atelier-Titel und zugleich der krönende Abschluss einer Spiele-Saga. Fans der Reihe werden damit sicherlich voll auf ihre Kosten kommen.
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Overall 8

Atelier Meruru

24 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Als Kind in den Kessel gefallen? Mit » Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland « erscheint nun auch in Deutschland der letzte Teil der unter Japano-Rollenspielern beliebten Arland-Trilogie. Grundsätzlich bleibt alles beim Alten: In der Rolle einer jungen Alchemie-Schülerin gilt es, das Königreich Arls durchs Erlernen immer neuer Trankbrau-Künste florieren zu lassen.
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