Summary: On the surface, RO comes across as a blatant copy of MH. It really feels like the same game at first. You control a nameless warrior who lives in a bustling village and partakes in frequent quests to take down a variety of hulking beasts.
Conclusion: I enjoyed my time with Ragnarok Odyssey and thought it to be a great fit for the Vita. The “pick up and play” nature of the contract system makes it the perfect game to play while sitting on a train, plane or bus.
Excerpt: The Playstation Vita has endured plenty of criticisms through its first year on the market, and amongst them is the claim that the handheld doesn't have that must-have killer app that will get gamers worldwide excited to get or have one.
Conclusion: While Ragnarok Odyssey could have used a bit more tweaking with its inventory management and online connectivity, there is a lot of fun to be had with its tight combat and addictive button-mashing.
Review: Ragnarok Odyssey brings enjoyable hacking, slashing and questing to the PS Vita
5 November 2012
Excerpt: The PS Vita is unfortunately lacking in the RPG department. Some could argue that RPGs are meant for the console, and yet some of the best RPG experiences I've had were on dedicated handhelds.