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Star Ocean: First Departure
8.1 out of 10

Star Ocean: First Departure

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Overall 6
6.0

Seller shipped it in a timely manner. Was as described...

Alex Gomez, Amazon
15 December 2012
  • Summary: good transaction but the game itself wasn't what I was expecting. The game gets 3 stars from me... It was just very... lame... I bought it cause I thought it was an action-rpg but instead its like a mix of both turn based RPGs and action RPGs... plus random encounters suck alot...
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Overall 6
6.0

Set Sail in a Sea of Stars...

R. Gobbe, Amazon
30 June 2010
  • Summary: I think it was science-fiction author J. G. Ballard who wrote that the ocean signified memory, while space symbolises the unconscious. As poetic and thoughtful as this may be, could this combination of these two realms inspire an interesting game?
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Overall 6
6.0

Meh...it was entertaining

Blueblur1984, Amazon
7 October 2009
  • Summary: This game sounded great on paper but the story is weak, the characters aren't very well developed and (though it should theoretically have a good replay value) I was more than happy to trade it in after the first play through.
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Overall 6
6.0

Too Easy To Enjoy

WolfAmI!, Amazon
7 June 2009
  • Summary: I would have to say this game is, sadly, a bit disappointing. Really, it's only because of one simple thing: it is simply not challenging. After logging in around 20 hours in to this game, I have yet to encounter more than 2 challenging fights.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 6
6.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0

Star Ocean First Departure: The First Star Ocean Game

will29666, Ciao
1 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Star Ocean: First Departure is a remake of the SNES game Star Ocean and was released for the PSP in 2008. This was the first time that the first Star Ocean game had been officially released in Europe. The remake uses the engine from the sequel, Star Ocean The Second Story for the most part.
  • Pros: Gameplay is good,
  • Cons: Graphics abit dissapointing
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Overall 6
6.0

Meh

chainchomp, Play.com
26 April 2009
  • Conclusion: Very good looking game let down by constant random battles which reward you with a stingy amount of xp. You could spend hours leveling up only to find that you will need to level up again half an hour later.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good game definatly play it if you are into Star Ocean, if not shame on you! get into it now :)

liltman, Dooyoo
22 April 2009
  • Excerpt: I suggest this game for review and could not believe it was not already here! I am a huge fan of the Star Ocean games even though I did not play them until a few years ago. I first played the ps2 star ocean: till the end of time and loved it I then wanted to go back and play the older games but...
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Overall 6
6.0

Nothing wrong with this...

Me, Amazon
6 January 2009
  • Summary: But nothing really right either. With games like Crisis Core and Chains of Olympus showing us what the PSP can do there is no excuse to continue re-releasing 10-year old products, even if they have been brushed up.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nothing wrong with this...

Me, amazon.co.uk
6 January 2009
  • Summary: But nothing really right either. With games like Crisis Core and Chains of Olympus showing us what the PSP can do there is no excuse to continue re-releasing 10-year old products, even if they have been brushed up.
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