Extreme Gamer writes: "Gamers have been looking for the next Final Fantasy game to reignite their long lost passion for RPG gaming. Sure, the "next-generation" has released a handful of role-playing games many that have been highlighted as our Game of the Year (Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and Mass Effect), however in the traditional J-RPG style of the genre there has been few that have lifted our spirits.... until now. From Mistwalker Studios headed by Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi comes another four-disc epic in Lost Odyssey, a testament to classic storytelling wrapped in a RPG shell. More mature than Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey is the right treatment for gamers who have been missing the days of the old.
The subject matter in Lost Odyssey might read like a game you've played before, buts its not all cut and dry. The storyline penned by novelist Kiyoshi Shigematsu matures as you progress creating an interesting weave of plot developments with depth and intrigue. The story follows the footsteps of an immortal human soldier named Kaim Argonar who looses his memory during a war between two rival civilizations along with another immortal, a woman named Seth who has also has the same ailments as Kaim. Rounding out the pack is the comic relief character, Jensen, a womanizing mage. Once all three party members find their way to each other, Lost Odyssey starts to pick up. As you start you linear travels you will start to feel and believe in the magic of Lost Odyssey."