Excerpt: Minor battles are boring and tedious — winding up as nothing more than bland interludes between plot points. One minute, I’d be watching treaties get broken and villages get torched — the next, I’d be battling bunnies, spiders and beetles. And this goes on for the entire game.
Excerpt: And what would a Suikoden game be without the 108 stars? Just like the past two games, there is an opportunity to collect all 108 characters for you cause, and just like those previous games, you also get quite a bonus for doing so. I won't spoil it, but if you're looking for story continuity between the three games, going for the bonus is certainly worth it to know what happened with the main antagonist.