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Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
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Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

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Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Just RPG
14 March 2004
  • Excerpt: This summer Sony Computer Entertainment will be bringing Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits to the U.S. With over a dozen playable characters, an innovative battle system, and the promise of over 60 hours of gameplay, Twilight of the Spirits looks like it’s going to follow in the Arc the Lad...
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Overall 8
8.0

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GamesAreFun
27 December 2003
  • Excerpt: Many people have heard the above line from the Robert Frost poem “The Road Not Taken” which extols the virtues of taking the path that travels beyond the typical tried and true territory. However, one of the overlooked lines in the poem is “"And sorry I could not travel both...
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Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

The Armchair Empire
27 December 2003
  • Conclusion: The way in which the story unfolds is very engaging. Players can often find themselves predicting what may happen next, but instead of being disappointed that it did turn out that way instead of going on some sort of unexpected tangent, it is actually quite satisfying to see what happens next.
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Overall 8
8.2

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Game Over Online
14 December 2003
  • Excerpt: Another day, another top-tier PlayStation 2-exclusive role-playing game. 2003 is shaping up to be the year of role-playing games and, for the most part, Sony seems to be on the sending and receiving end of things.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 8
8.2
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 9
8.8
Control 9
8.6

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RPGFan
21 October 2003
  • Excerpt: Humanity. Throughout this species' history, it has left a trail of destruction and horror in one form or another in its path, justifying it as progress. Easily susceptible to the whims of hatred and animosity, such atrocious acts as murder, rape, racism, even war have all been committed over...
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Overall 9
8.8

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Playstation Illustrated
7 October 2003
  • Excerpt: The Arc the Lad series has, at least in my opinion, always been one of the most underappreciated RPG series in existence (rivaled only by Lunar in obscurity). In a genre that is unquestionably ruled by Square, it has always been a task putting out a game that manages to stand up to the comparisons...
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Overall 6
6.4

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Into Liquid Sky
7 October 2003
  • Excerpt: Set many years after the original games, Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits tells the story of the conflict between humans and the deimos, a demon-like society, which becomes dwarfed by a larger problem in the Dilzweld Empire and its quest for power.
  • Pros: Fun battle system, Customizable weapon and equipment system, Pretty good story
  • Cons: Takes a while to get going, Some bland character designs, Graphics and audio could be better, Too many borrowed elements
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Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits – Review

GameCritics.com
7 October 2003
  • Excerpt: While it's currently hip to compare games with the medium of film and literature, it's all but brutally obvious to most of us that games are an art form still in its infancy. Yes, games have made great strides in the past decade toward becoming more like movies and books, but until games manage to...
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Overall 9
9.0

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Just RPG
6 October 2003
  • Excerpt: One of the most beloved RPG series around, Arc the Lad , has recently made its first appearance on the PS2 with Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits . How did it handle the transition? Quite well! The world in Arc the Lad is segregated between the strange creatures called Deimos and humans.
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Overall 5
5.0

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TheStar.com
5 September 2003
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