Excerpt: Though it saddens me to say, there arent a lot of games out there that I must have. In fact, the last one was Arkham Asylum . And since then I have only read about games, made an educated opinion on them once they were out and bought them, fear of wasting what little money I had on a bad choice.
Conclusion: The adventure could have been a lot more thrilling if the level of attention given to honing the combat had also been afforded to the presentation and map design. The mix of fantasy turn-based strategy and RPG dating simulation is an intriguing combination, though a little less sexiness in favor of...
Pros: Lengthy campaign, Tight turn-based combat, Interesting mix of role-playing and dating simulation.
Conclusion: Record of Agarest War is one of those JSRPG titles that just won’t appeal to everyone. While the visuals are not on the same level as to what the masses are used to playing, they do suit the game quite well.
Excerpt: Idea Factory broke ground in North America five years ago thanks to NIS America. Since then, half a dozen publishers (NISA, Atlus, O3, Yuke's, Ignition, and now Aksys) have taken a gamble by releasing Idea Factory's niche JRPGs in North America.
Excerpt: Aksys Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment products, announces its first epic SRPG, with Record of Agarest War for the Xbox 360 to coincide with the previously announced PlayStation Network version.
Excerpt: С постепенным угасанием PS2 должен был исчезнуть и жанр тактических RPG в том виде, в котором он существовал все это время. Исчезнуть, перебраться на портативные платформы или… превратиться во что-нибудь современное.
Summary: Denn das, was hier in Agarest: Generations of War optisch geboten wird, glaubt in 2009 echt kein Mensch. Auch nicht in 2007, also keine Ausreden. Jenseits des Pixelmatschsumpfes liegt dann das verheißungsvolle Land des Generationen überspannenden Plots, der sich dank der brauchbaren Figuren...