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Suikoden V
7.5 out of 10

Suikoden V

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Overall 8
8.0

Suikoden V

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Fast-paced battle-system, Memorable, likeable characters, Plenty of reasons to play through it again
  • Cons: Slooooooow start, Graphics not exactly mind-blowing, Load-a-riffic
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Overall 8
8.0

Suikoden V PS2 Review

Console Obsession
31 May 2010
  • Excerpt: The Suikoden series has always delivered a compulsive storyline, which is up there amongst the best yarns in not only RPGS but entertainment as a whole. It certainly tells a better story than it plays a game, so much so that it’s easy to forget that the series has always had its shortcomings, and...
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Suikoden V – Staff Retroview

RandomNPC
26 July 2008
  • Excerpt: With six games to its name in North America (five regular games and one spinoff: Suikoden Tactics ), the Suikoden series had been a staple of the RPG genre — if a bit of a dark horse.
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Suikoden V – Review

GameCritics.com
3 March 2007
  • Excerpt: That's what politics is all about—doing what's in your best interest. —Shula Valya, Suikoden V Early on in Suikoden V , a noble wants to help the hero-prince. He invites the prince to his town, gives everyone in His Highness's entourage a place to stay, and promises military support.
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Suikoden V

swapgame
22 January 2007
  • Excerpt: Few role-playing games make it over to British shores, since they are not deemed to be popular in old Blighty. In 1997, Squaresoft broke the mould with its hugely popular Final Fantasy series. Ever since then, there has been a sharp increase in RPG games sold in our wonderful kingdom.
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

GamesAreFun
22 January 2007
  • Excerpt: 's plot revolves around the young prince of Falena, a Queendom that is ruled by Arshtat, who just recently became the bearer of the Sun Rune. While quiet and peaceful to an outside observer, the country of Falena houses deep political intrigue, with two warring factions struggling to control the...
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Suikoden V

GameBrink
21 January 2007
Overall 9
9.2

Suikoden V

Playstation Illustrated
16 January 2007
  • Excerpt: Suikoden V has the same nice, clean graphical presentation as the previous Suikoden games. Characters are well detailed, and for the most part unique. The only models that look a bit generic and repetitive are the enemies, not the special, major characters of course, but the ones you face in random...
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Overall 8
8.2

Suikoden V

Just RPG
11 January 2007
  • Excerpt: In March 2006, Konami released Suikoden V , the newest installment in their popular RPG series. For the most part, the series has always been strong, but it was obvious that it was at its lowest point with the release of the series' fourth installment.
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Overall 10
9.5
Gameplay 10
9.8
Graphics 9
9.2
Sound 9
9.4
Storyline 10
9.8
Control 9
9.2

Expert Review

RPGFan
3 January 2007
  • Excerpt: Suikoden has a legacy stretching back to the early days of the Sony PlayStation, when the whole world was waiting with bated breath on the mighty force that was Final Fantasy VII. In lieu of Square (now Square-Enix) reaching that watershed for RPGs, Suikoden was caught up in the waves and garnered a...
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