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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 201 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Tony Taka's Masterpiece

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    First of all the product itself. The launch edition has a really cool metal slipcase probably the only one of it's kind. We have had metal steelbooks sure but not a metal slipcase. Really cool. There is also a free japanese voice pack in the E-Shop you can download. Story - Pretty generic honestly, like PS2 Era JRPG storytelling. Have an evil kingdom who is doing evil stuff against the good kingdom... Insert main character here.... He goes on an adventure to save the kingdom from evil kingdom and bam there is your story. The lore is pretty intresting but the story itself just holds it back. It never gets into that level of final fantasy or tales games story telling. Gameplay - Plays out like a tales game, you can turn into a dragon! Which is awsome. There is like a FF7 materia system going on there for your wepons. No fast travel unfourtuntly, but not that bad as the maps themselfs are easy to run across. There is a random dungeon you can do for grinding. There are side quests but all those are is the basic "Kill this" or "Collect this" and thats it, nothing more meaningful than that. I guess the best part of the game is that you can date all the girls and you won't get punished for it. For those who are confused by original mode and refrain mode... Basically original mode is just the original story while in refrian mode you get 2 playable characters that are like villian characters.... Thats about it. So I just went with refrian mode to date the evil chick. Sound - Pretty good since one of the focuses of the game is about music, since all your party members items are actually instruments. So at least for sound is 5 out of 5 Graphics - It's like in between PS2-PS3 era anime style graphics. Not that bad seeing as it was a PS3 port from japan only. Conclusion - It's worth getting if only go play once, it's only like 49.99 anyways not even full priced. For a PS3 port it's pretty decent, at least until we get octopath traveler soon and that tales remaster for the switch.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Classic game with a twist

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    I only played shining force 1 and 2, but this is a nice twist on the old games with the action combat. It's definitely fun, but if you you're dead set on the old strategy type battle, this won't be for you.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great game

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    Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.

    My son thoroughly enjoyed playing this game. He loves the genre.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Very good hack-n-slash

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    I originally thought this was just going to be another 3rd-person hack-n-slash game, but it turned out to be a lot more fun. The acting isn't great, but it's not terrible either, and you have the option to download the Japanese voice pack for free (yes, there is actually free DLC in the world). There is a demo of this available on the Eshop, so I recommend you check that out first. If you like it, you really should get this, as it's a LOT of fun!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Love it...........................................

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    Owned for 11 months when reviewed.

    Love it............................................

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Fanboy

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    I just need it to add this game to my list of games

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    good

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    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

    i read it was a good game. get it for your backlog.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Not bad

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    Owned for 2 months when reviewed.

    It’s a pretty fun game. Not my genre but I got into it some

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    interesting game

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

    I have had this for a couple of weeks and I am still working on beating the game

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Been meaning to pick this up for a bit

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    I enjoyed the demo,so I have been wanting to pick this up for a while. Any jrpg fan would probably like the game. 1 caveat. Despite the title, this is NOT the Draconic Launch Edition with cool metal sleeve. It's the standard edition of the game. If you want the launch edition, you are better off looking in store physically.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I was very surprised by this game...

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    While it's definitely not for everyone, if what you see advertised interests you at all (anime JRPG) you'll likely love it. In particular I love how the combat keeps you in the world and engage in action oriented combat, closest thing I can think of to it is Star Ocean V, though that may not be a fair comparison.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome game

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Really like it. I didn't think I would but it is a great game. Addicting

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Can’t wait to play it

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    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    My friend told me about this game and it sounds and looks very interesting to me.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    A classic series returns remastered

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    Im happy to say this game scratched the nostalgia itch I was having. It's a bit if a slog the first couple hours while it sets itself up, but once it sets you loose, the world game is a blast. The remaster is well done and the English voice actors do a fantastic job. I hope we see more in the Shining series outside Jaosn in the future!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Best on Refrain

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    A definitive remake of the ps3 game, for those who are new to the game I would recommend ignoring the suggestion to play the game in original mode as there is no new game plus. Instead play refrain mode and if spoilers are a concern avoid doing events with the extra characters.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Not bad

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    The games is good, but with so many similar RPGs game out there it would be hard to compare and say this stands out from other games. Overall the game has unique features that differentiates itself with other RPGs and the musical score in this game is great.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Not Bad

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    Not a bad game at all. I honestly didn't know what to expect when I first saw this game on the store shelf, but it feels a lot like a "tales" game. Which is actually a good thing in my book, but still pales in comparison.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Classic Returned

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    An excellent port with improvements of the original game to the US! Whether you have the Switch for portability or PS4 for a stronger engine, I highly recommend playing this if you are a fan of JRPG and of course Tony Taka!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great handle game

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    Take Sega forever to bring Shining Game to the US. My fave sega Game is Yakuza Series and Shining Force. This game is BLOW me away. I end up purchase X1, PS4 and Switch version. Gotta get them all. Good game

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great JRPG for any Switch owner

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    I've had my eye on this JRPG since it was released on the Switch earlier this year. It was on sale on Black Friday so I decided to pick it up. It exceded my expectations, would recommend to any JRPG fan.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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