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Lost Odyssey Review at GamingExcellence

Playing Lost Odyssey is like running into an old friend that you haven't seen in ages. They may be a little more rotund around the edges, a little balder up high, and a little more wrinkled around the eyes, but they still have that spirit and life to them that shows you that the good old days are never that far away. It's fair to call Lost Odyssey an unofficial sequel to the Final Fantasy series, seeing as how it shares so much in common with its brethren. The high production values, outstanding storyline, deep characters, and solid battle system will allow you to forgive Lost Odyssey's other warts, especially if you grew up playing the genre.

Pros: Fantastic storytelling and character development will stir your emotions like few games ever have; outstanding soundtrack and voice acting; classic combat system is helped by a few unique twists; epic fifty hour length with minimal level grinding.

Cons: Uneven graphics and framerate; lots of loading screens; some pacing problems; some frustrating combat and exploration sequences; awkward packaging can lead to damaged discs; save points are too sporadic.

Presentation: 8.5
Visual: 7.5
Audio: 9.5
Gameplay: 8.0
Replay Value: 8.0

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ichimaru3250d ago

hopefully turnbased games will begin to return . though they are traditional they are still fun. hope lost planet is one of many to come. i enjoy real time rpg's too btw

InMyOpinion3250d ago

Lost Odyssey, not Lost Planet =)

poopface13250d ago

Yeh im not a big fan of turnbased RPGs bu I might like this. I really liked mass effect. Pretty good 3rd person shoother/RPG. My favorite thing about it is re playing the game as a "dic# head." I tell everyone to shut up or to die and I get alot of renegade points.