Excerpt: I found Radiata Stories incredibly frustrating. Not frustrating in that "Wow, what an extraordinarily crap game" way, either. It was frustrating in the sense that I can easily see the potential of the title, and it does a great many things right, but then ends up falling flat on its face anyway.
Excerpt: is another involving RPG from Tri-Ace, the makers of the Star Ocean series, and is set in a vibrant world where humans co-exist with magical creatures like elves and dwarves. Gamers are cast as Jack Russell, an ambitious youth determined to become a knight and follow in his father’s footsteps;...
Excerpt: I like to poke around in all the nooks and crannies of a videogame—to wander aimlessly until I find a secret passage or a hidden boss. I love games that I can keep playing even after I finish them, and games with no ending at all are even better.
Excerpt: Radiata Stories story revolves around the life of Jack Russell, the main hero in the game. He is your typical naive but determined, strong type of youth that doesn’t think before he acts. It starts with him waking up (how typical can you get?
Excerpt: tri-Ace is a well-known developer for the hardcore RPGFan. Having created the Star Ocean series as well as the vaunted PSOne classic Valkyrie Profile, tri-Ace has established a dynasty with their titles.
Excerpt: I have a very strange relationship with Tri-Ace. I'm not a fan, but I can't say I hate them either. Valkyrie Profile is one of my favorite games, yet the Star Ocean series are some of my least liked. So I approached Radiata Stories with caution.
Conclusion: There isn’t much to say about the sound other then it fits the game like a glove. What you’ll get here is simple themes that go along well with the humoristic storyline. The voice-acting is also extremely well done which is a necessity in a game filled dialogue such as Radiata.