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7.4 out of 10

Star Ocean: The Second Story

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Overall 8

A Poorly Translated Game Worth Playing!

cynthiag, epinions.com
28 July 2003
  • Summary: A good game, and definitely worth playing, despite its shortcomings.
  • Pros: It's complex, 80 hours long, and extremely addictive.
  • Cons: Bad sound, horrible translation, lack of storyline.
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Overall 8

An Ocean of Stars

calathar, epinions.com
15 May 2002
  • Summary: Amazing gameplay, replay and story. Definitely play it so you can see it's greatness for yourself.
  • Pros: Great replay value, Real Time Battle System, Amazing Storyline
  • Cons: Many Glitches
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Overall 10


SirTrauma, epinions.com
17 October 2001
  • Summary: This is the best RPG of all-time, and many agree with me. Enix is so innovative, it's a shame they don't make more games.
  • Pros: Longevity, Challenge, Cute Phrases, etc.
  • Cons: NONE
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Overall 6

Forever 20,000 Leagues under the sea

jatznic, epinions.com
18 September 2001
  • Summary: A few saving graces may make this a game worth playing. The general consensus is that this one was sucked into the black hole.
  • Pros: The specialty skills abilities within the game are a great saving point
  • Cons: The story is riddled with holes, music is average at best, combat mode is terrible.
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Overall 8

Enix's RPG is one of the most original, under-appritiated games out there.

erictyler_98, epinions.com
12 September 2001
  • Summary: With it's extreme originality, great battle system, and endless replay value, Star Ocean is a must have for any and all RPG fans.
  • Pros: Great story, compelling music, involving battle system, multiple endings, very original
  • Cons: pretty bad voice overs
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Overall 8

Star Ocean 2? Where is the Original?

jeremy1456, epinions.com
25 July 2001
  • Summary: 70+ Endings, yeah right! Still a great game though..
  • Pros: Great Combat System, About 70 "Ending", Tons of Side Quests...
  • Cons: Bad Voice Overs (For the Most Part), Not Much Variation in the Many Endings...
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Overall 4

It's not deserving of 3 stars much less an ocean

technobeast, epinions.com
15 July 2001
  • Summary: Unless you like annoying voices ringing in your ears all day then don't get this game.
  • Pros: 3D backgrounds
  • Cons: Weak character development, annoying music and that you have to go looking for battles
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Overall 8

"Things Will Work Out.....I Think"

swanton00, epinions.com
10 July 2001
  • Summary: Star Ocean is a great RPG for all kinds of RPG players, whether it's beginners, or veterans!
  • Pros: Interesting storyline, unique battle system, and decisions can determine happenings!
  • Cons: Bad voice acting, your only allowed to control one character at a time in battle.
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Overall 10

Quest for a past

Allena, epinions.com
31 May 2001
  • Summary: I recommend it for families or just about anyone. No blood and gore. An story that evolves differently depending on the players choices.
  • Pros: Beautiful graphics, wide variety of choices, various items and skills available for each character
  • Cons: explanations on some items are to vague
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Overall 10

Star Ocean is great.

sigmaboarder, epinions.com
23 May 2001
  • Summary: Amazing depth with a wide variety of characters which have different emotions. 80 different endings. That is all that has to be said.
  • Pros: Great game play, easy controls.
  • Cons: Music and graphics. Some spells are useless and take too long to execute.
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