Excerpt: When a game tries so hard to be Final Fantasy, it’s hard not to compare it with it. And it doesn’t matter how good the game is, if it isn’t better or as good as Final Fantasy, the case is easily lost. Too bad Rogue Galaxy looks too much like a Final Fantasy game with different graphics.
Who'd Have Thought Space Piracy Would Require This Much Paperwork?
15 April 2010
Excerpt: Regardless of one's stand on their eternal conflict with ninjas, it is difficult to argue that pirates don't hold a special place in our hearts. After all, they are the guardians of an adventurous, quasi-mystical past that never really happened yet still managed to grant us the unending boons of...
Excerpt: For Rogue Galaxy , the journey from Japan to North America was long and difficult, paved with trials that transformed the game. Though this cel-shaded sci-fi pirate RPG plundered the pockets of nearly 400,000 Japanese gamers, the developers felt that it was incomplete.
Excerpt: Space. Pirates. Pirates in space. Pirates and robots in space. Robots and dog-people and bounty-hunters in space. Hooked yet? Because these are just some of the things Level-5 throws out there to grab the attention of RPG-hungry consumers in its ambitious space-epic, Rogue Galaxy .
Excerpt: After a vicious attack by beasts on his hometown and a comical case of mistaken identity, Jaster Rogue ends up in the company of space pirates. This introduction sets the tone for Rogue Galaxy : a blend of sci-fi action and zany comedy.
Conclusion: In fact, the laundry list of available options for Rogue is staggering. What’s more, publishing of the game in the states was held back until Level-5 could tweak the gameplay, which shows the level of affection they held for the title.
Excerpt: Almost immediately after putting the finishing touches on Final Fantasy XII , I found myself picking up Rogue Galaxy . With this game, I found myself quickly giving Level 5 all the credit in the world for their amazing ability to make arguably the most awesome-appearing cel-shaded graphics out...
Excerpt: A fair review of Rogue Galaxy would involve overuse of the words ‘juxtapose’ and ‘contrast;’ the former meaning to place things side-by-side for comparison, the latter meaning comparisons with stark differences.