Review – Digimon World Data Squad

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Publisher: Bandai Namco
Genre: Turn-Based RPG
Platform: PlayStation 2
Release Date: September 18th, 2007

Premise

Based on the Digimon Savers/Digimon Data Squad anime series, we follow Marcus Daimon and his Agumon on a mission to stop a rogue Digimon. During his mission, he is defeated by a powerful Digimon, known as Creepymon. While Marcus vows revenge against him, his vendetta is postponed when DATS learns of a group of missing children and its relation to a place in the Digital World known as the Dark Area. What is the connection between this terrifying area of digital space, and is it connected to Creepymon?

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Review – Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

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Developer: SquareSoft/Nintendo
Platform: Super Ninteno Entertainment System
Genre: Turn-Based RPG
Release Date: May 13th, 1996

Premise

A giant sword has appeared from the sky and struck Bowser’s Keep, sending Mario, Toadstool, and Bowser in separate directions. Mario, determined to rescue his beloved Princess, sets out on a journey through the Mushroom Kingdom. During his travels, he encounters the Smithy Gang, who are bent on taking over. Mario must defeat the Smithy gang, and repair the damaged Star Road along the way.

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Review – Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

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Developer: Atlus
Platform: PlayStation 2
Genre: Turn-Based RPG
Release Date: October 12th, 2014

Premise

The Conception, a powerful event that will allow for the rebirth of the world, has begun. However, in order to recreate the world, it must be destroyed. This destruction has devastated everything and unleashed a horde of demons upon the world. As one of the few survivors, you have been selected to become the Demi-Fiend, and help determine the fate of the new world. With several different factions forming, and differing beliefs on how the new world should be, your choice will determine the future of humanity. Who will you trust?

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Review – Lost Kingdoms

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Developer: From Software
Platform: GameCube
Genre: Action RPG
Release Date: May 27th, 2002

Premise

The kingdom of Argwyll is in peril. A black for had shrouded the land, and monsters have appeared that seem impossible to defeat. The only hope are the Runestones. These gems possess the power to capture and control monsters in cards. A young princess named Katia releases a Runestone and sets out to find her father, only to realize she has begun a journey to save her country.

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Review – Koudelka

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Developer: Sacnoth
Platform: PlayStation
Genre: Horror RPG
Release Date: November 30th, 1999

Premise

Set in the late 19th Century, Koudelka follows the titular character to a centuries old monastery in Wales, guided by a mysterious voice. There, she encounters an injured thief, a priest, and a horrific history of violence, torture, and death within its walls. Unable to escape, the three must explore each room, learning of its twisted history, all the while fighting the hideous creatures within. What will they find in each room? How will they escape? Most importantly, will they survive the night?

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Review – Persona 4

 

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Platform: PlayStation 2
Genre: Turn Based RPG
Release Date: December 9th, 2008

Premise

The Midnight Channel, an urban legend that states if you look at a TV on a rainy midnight, an image will appear and reveal your soul mate. After a new transfer student arrives in the town of Inaba to stay with his uncle and cousin, he is convinced to try looking at it. That night, he sees a woman on the screen and is drawn to his TV screen, only to have his hand nearly swallowed by it.

Our hero and his classmates then get involved in a string of murders that are connected to another world that only they can access through TV screens. Using the Midnight channel, they are able to investigate missing persons, and then mount a rescue to find them, all the while searching for the one responsible for these gruesome murders.

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Review – Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis

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Developer: Gust
Platform: PlayStation 2
Genre: Turn Based RPG
Release Date: April 1st, 2008

Premise

Vayne Aurelius, a young man living with no one but his pet, is invited to enroll in Al-Revis Academy, a school that teaches alchemy. Upon starting his first year, he makes some new friends, and joins their workshop. Together they take on dangerous class assignments, make new friends and rivals, and spend the next several years learning new forms of alchemy, while Vayne learns there’s more to his enrollment than he realizes.

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