Conclusion: Either way, if you are into JRPGs and somehow didn't play Tales of Vesperia, I recommend you put it on your list. As always, if you've already played it, please leave us some comentary about your experience. Do you agree that ToV is one of the best for this generation?
Excerpt: Since I've never owned a GameCube, I haven't gotten to play Tales of Symphonia , which means that while I've gone through a number of Tales games, I've missed out on the one that tends to garner the most critical acclaim.
Conclusion: At the end of the day, Tales of Vesperia isn’t going to be breaking any moulds. All in all though, Tales is another notch in the creator’s belts. There’s enough here for both fans and newcomer’s alike, and it proves to be a nice alternative to the Final Fantasy franchise.
Excerpt: Namco have been telling tales since 1995, didn’t their mothers ever tell them that doing this just isn’t right? But I’ll let it slide, as the latest Tales game tells a very nice tale, and has a superb cast of characters as well.
Summary: Why do kids and old people in JRPGs always sound more annoying than in real life? Even though Tales of Vesperia falls into this cliche -- among others -- it overcomes the stereotype and delivers a solid, story-focused adventure.
Conclusion: Concept: Journey the world in a traditional Japanese RPG with gorgeous anime visuals
Graphics: The highlight of the game is the art style ? bright and inviting graphics draw easy comparisons to animated movies
Sound: The well-done voice work fits the tone of the story, but the music doesn't keep...
Summary: " Tales of Vesperia " may be a little short compared to some JRPGs, and a little stilted compared to some Western RPGs, but it more than makes up for it with a brilliant story, and gorgeous cartoon world and beautiful score.
Conclusion: Gameplay:9/10 Fluid and easy gameplay ensures you don’t get frustrated, the game can become quite difficult on hard or the unknown super hard difficulty levels, great for people who like to be challenged.