Tag: Tales

Tales of Xillia Review

Unexpectedly Nutritious

Tales of Xillia Screenshot

HIGH Milla slamming the gem into the aspyrixis.

LOW Falling out of the arena while punching the last enemy in a coliseum sequence.

WTF An RPG where people actually express concern about the idea of a 12-year-old girl fighting monsters? I thought I'd never see the day.

Tales of Vesperia Review

Confessions of an RPG Nerd

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HIGH Finding an RPG hero and villain who aren't exactly like every other RPG hero and villain in video game history.

LOW Non-skippable cut-scenes. Really, should I have to watch five minutes of dialogue again just because I suck and died on a boss?

WTF There is a dog in your party. A dog who fights with a knife and smokes a pipe.

Tales of Legendia – Review

Rather than a game that relied completely on its brand name, I found a colorful role-playing game (RPG) that stepped up to the challenge of providing a unique experience compelling enough to keep me in front of the controller to the end of the story, despite some smudges around the edge.

Tales of Legendia – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Suggestive Theme Parents should know that the game, as with most RPGs, has a lot of killing monsters and bad guys; but none of it is visual or more suggestive than a cartoon. Fans of the series should enjoy this […]

Tales of Symphonia – Review

It has gameplay that sucked me in, characters that were greatly expanded via manga-inspired "skits," and an epic story full of wonder. I wasn't sure if I would enjoy this game; my previous Tales experience was with Tales of Destiny 2 on PlayStation, and I found that game too trite to ever get involved. Fortunately, this new game is an entirely different animal.