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Xenogears

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Overall 10
9.6
Gameplay 9
9.2
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
9.4
Storyline 10
10
Control 9
8.5

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RPGFan
30 July 2008
  • Excerpt: The word 'epic' is thrown around a lot these days. Thanks to the proliferation of internets slangz, everything from the latest Batman movie to a Wendy's chicken sandwich can be called 'epic.' While sadly the word has lost some of its impact as a result, some of us still know exactly what sort of experience to which 'epic' actually refers. With that said, let's not mince words: Xenogears is epic .
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Overall 8
8.1

Xenogears

Playstation Illustrated
7 August 2004
  • Excerpt: Be prepared to love Xenogears , and there’s a lot to love. At 70+ hours, you’ll be playing for a long time. But I warn you: not everyone will be “wowed” by the look of this game. And let’s be honest, if you don’t like polygons, you’re probably not even reading this. All polygons aside, Xenogears looks great. You’ll see bright, colorful backgrounds that change with the story, awesome magic effects, anime cut-scenes, and creative animation, all handled with style.
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Overall 9
9.3
Gameplay 10
9.7
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
9.4
Control 9
9.2
Addiction 10
9.8

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PSX Extreme
5 February 2004
  • Excerpt: Yet another masterpiece from the makers of all Final Fantasy games, SquareSoft has brought us another excellent RPG, called Xenogears. Xenogears was first released in Japan and there were alot of doubts that the game will ever hit shelves in the US. There was a rumor that there was alot of religion talk in the game. But Square denied that rumor and later on released Xenogears in the states.
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
8.9
Graphics 7
6.7
Sound 10
10
Storyline 9
8.9
Replay value 3
3.3

Xenogears

RPG LAND
16 July 2003
  • Excerpt: Just looking at the large pixels in the game’s character models, Xenogears may appear to be a low-budget, second-rate game. However, it doesn’t take more than an hour or two of play to realize that this title is so much more.
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Overall 8
8.2

Xenogears

Into Liquid Sky
10 June 2003
  • Excerpt: Xenogears is a complex, lengthy tale of racial superiority, religion, reincarnation and self-discovery. At the beginning, you find yourself in the role of Fei, a young man with amnesia who is adopted by a small village, only to become it's demise when waring forces from Kislev and Aveh force him into a mechanized robot, or "Gear" in hopes of stopping the conflict.
  • Pros: Involving Story, Button-Combo Fighting System, Mechs, Numerous mini-games and things to find
  • Cons: Most graphics are heavily pixelated, Lengthy Story segments, Camera is not always helpful
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Overall 9
9.0

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GamesAreFun
7 May 2003
  • Excerpt: There's no middle ground when it comes to this RPG. Why? Most likely, it's because Xenogears is a massive undertaking, a game with a provocative story that questions the basis of Western belief, while, at the same time, struggling to be what it essentially is: a game. Think that's confusing? You have no idea.
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