RPGFan writes: "If you're looking for a reasonable JRPG with a fun, light tone – and you're looking for something you can take with you on the go without carting around your DS or PSP, then this could very well be right up your alley. Even at $10, the price point is more than fair. You'll just need to have some patience with the controls and the gameplay. Once you get familiarized with Crimson Gem Saga's few idiosyncrasies, you'll find that you've got a fun little game on (in?) your hands."