Excerpt: Xenosaga is the first episode in a six-part series. Xenogears , which is part of the fifth episode, hit the original Playstation in 1998, published by Squaresoft. Now, developer Monolith looks to Namco to play the publisher’s part.
Excerpt: Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht , the first in a series of “prequels” to the cult classic Xenogears was one of the year’s most eagerly awaited games. Xenogears fans, like me, have been dying to play this game since long before it was ever announced, and with so much hype, can it possibly...
Excerpt: Xenosaga is a console Role Playing Game(RPG) with loose ties to the Xenogear?s game. Square released Xenogears, and Namco has released the Xenosaga game. You control a party of characters from one to three in a Final Fantasy style of battles.
Excerpt: Xenosaga is the spiritual prequel to Squaresoft's Xenogears - a hefty, epic RPG whose story was so deep and convoluted that it wore out even the hardiest of RPGers. Now with Namco, the development team has taken this "reimagined" universe and created a game similar in style and concept, while...
Pros: Immense story, Fine battle system, Lots of customization, Xenocard and A.G.W.S. Battle are great diversions
Cons: Story may be too much for casual gamers, Longer in-game loading than normal, Inconsistent use of music
Excerpt: How long has it been since we’ve seen a truly hardcore
RPG? Who here remembers Xenogears? Final Fantasy
Tactics? Chrono Trigger? Final Fantasy 6? There’s a
certain breed of gamer that needs a serious game,
something that‘s long and well-built, something taking
serious dedication, something that can...
Conclusion: Mit Xenosaga erwartet euch wirklich ein spitzen Game. Ein Rollenspiel der Extraklasse mit einer Mischung aus Fantasy und Science-Fiction. Es behauptet sich in allen Punkten, sei es nun die Story, der Sound, die Grafik oder gar die Steuerung.