Excerpt: Over time, memories are created. And people live extraordinary lives. But what happens when those people, and those memories, are forgotten? They end up in a "magical land." Or rather, they're thrown into a cheap crossover RPG. I was paraphrasing the prologue sequence to "Cross Edge" there.
Summary: I'll be the first to champion the works of NIS America, they are responsible for bringing some great titles to gamers in America, and they usually pick some great titles to bring over and do an excellent job on localization.
Conclusion: Cross Edge features a brilliant combat system and the character roster is like a dream come true for many J-RPG fans. Sadly the rest of the game stinks. The fact that you have to constantly search for the next "event" grates on the nerves since it forces you into more fights, drags on the play time,...
Summary: Cross Edge is an RPG co-developed by Nippon Ichi Software, Idea Factory, Gust, Namco Bandai, and Capcom featuring infamous characters from each of the company, such as Etna (Disgaea), Aurica (Ar tonelico), Marie (Atelier Marie), Meu (Spectral Souls) and Morgan (Darkstalkers).
Conclusion: Cross Edge is a nod to JRPG fans gone wrong. I certainly can't recommend it to the average player, and I doubt that many Japanese-game loving folk out there will be willing to make the jump either.
Excerpt: Cross Edge er tilblevet igennem et samarbejde mellem de japanske udviklere Capcom, Nippon Ichi, Namco Bandai, Gust og Idea Factory. Dermed sammensættes der en besætning bestående af kendte figurer fra de respektive udvikleres største JRPG succeser som Disgaea, Darkstalkers, Atelier Marie og Ar...
Excerpt: Les joueurs européens commencent à avoir l'habitude de voir beaucoup de titres japonais leur passer sous le nez sans pouvoir y goûter. Heureusement, les choses sont doucement en train d'évoluer et on voit débarquer de plus en plus de jeux nippons atypiques.