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Growlanser Wayfarer of Time
Family Friendly Gaming
19 September 2012
Excerpt: RPG Fans with a level over one hundred know Atlus well. Atlus brings over many role playing games that the American audience would not normally see. These can be quirky titles, or games that hardcore gamers will worship for years to come.
Excerpt: This is going to sound like a Yogi Berra line, but the problem with nostalgia is that it’s never quite like you remember it... Playing a game on PSP is surreal enough, considering how far the hardware has taken us, but it’s fitting that Sony’s handheld is mostly in the realm of nostalgia these days.
Excerpt: As time goes by and one generation of handhelds bow down to make way for new hardware, I can't help but notice a recurring theme, not only on the PSP but on the Vita as well: people love recreating console RPGs on handhelds.
(PlayStation Portable Review) Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time
The Entertainment Depot
30 August 2012
Summary: Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time has a lot going for it and can be an incredibly engaging title, but its nearly decade-old design is showing its age. A lengthy adventure mixed with heavy character interaction and plenty of combat awaits those who can put up with obtuse mission directives, excessive...
Summary: A solid game that definitely has an audience. Might lack replay value, could be too short or there are some hard-to-ignore faults, but the experience is fun. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
Excerpt: As a long time Langrisser fan, the Growlanser series has always been kind of a disappointing series to me. Career Soft, before they were acquired by Atlus, is the development house behind both franchises, but the games are wildly different from one another to a point where it’s hard to believe the...
Excerpt: Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP) might be dead as far as most gamers are concerned, but don't tell the folks at Atlus. The company follows up the recent release of strategy role-playing game (SRPG) Gungnir with yet another tactical adventure in the form of Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time .
Pros: Executing a flawless plan of attack in an important story battle.
Cons: Sitting through the first ten hours or so as the game sets up its predictable story.