Excerpt: Offering up a battle system that would seem more at home in a side-scrolling brawler than an RPG and a storytelling style that allows you to play as multiple main characters, Odin Sphere offers up a very different, and flawed adventure for RPG fans.
Conclusion: Odin Sphere is honestly a game that must be experienced in order to truly decide whether it is a game for you. I know that in a growing market of every genre imaginable that sometimes lesser-known games fall to the sidelines and are not enjoyed until much later in their gaming life.
the innovative RPG that'll topple the
juggernaut off the top of the mountain? Is it a complete waste of your gaming dollar? Is it even an accurate interpretation of the Norse mythology from which it heavily borrows? Answers to all those questions is a resounding "no.
Excerpt: Even in the wake of three next-generation consoles, the PlayStation 2 is still holding its place in both the market and the TV screen. Even so, Odin Sphere , published in North America by Atlus, will probably be one of the PS2′s last RPGs, and is an appropriate end to the dynasty of a system known...
Excerpt: You'd think after years of proliferation of Japanese-themed role playing games that it'd be harder and harder to come up with original concepts, and while this is often the case (more so with each passing year), Odin Sphere is nothing if not original.