Xenoblade Chronicles Review - HookedGamers


Rumours of the JRPG’s death have been greatly exaggerated. That’s not to say it wasn’t touch-and-go for a moment there. While Western RPG developers such as Bioware and Bethesda have thrived on the technical capabilities of the current generation, their Japanese counterparts have seemed at a loss at what to do with the extra console power. Ultimately, the result has been games like Mass Effect and Elder Scrolls being able to deliver experiences that were unimaginable 10 years ago, while current-gen JRPGs have either showcased graphics at the expense of the gameplay experience (a la, Final Fantasy XIII/2) or retreated to the safety of the familiar with a cartoon art-style and a classic battle format (a la, everything else).

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Indigo1232174d ago

really despicably written review which I appropriately ripped in the review itself I wont do it again