The Xeno "Saga" spans six games and has established a legacy of being the Greatest RPG Series of All Time, surpassing even Final Fantasy
"and has established a legacy of being the Greatest RPG Series of All Time, surpassing even Final Fantasy" I love it how some people sensationalizes everything by talking in absolutes, lol, this is according to who? Who decided that? Who made it official? Don't get me wrong, It is a great series, but so is the Legend of Heroes, FF, Persona, SMT, Dragon Quest, Suikoden, Star Ocean and many, many more.
Agreed suikoden 2 is the sht. Xenogears is one of my favorite rpgs for sure. Prefer ff7 to both of them. Slightly. Chrono trigger..
Squaresoft is the matter of RPGs.. Xeno is okay, I hate games where I create my character, they are soulless. I prefer much more games where the story is centered around the main character who has his own personality..
Has the author never played any other RPG before? That's the only way I could see someone saying this is the best RPG series of all time.
Can they not release it on Xbox and PlayStation? On Topic: what boundaries did it push or new mechanics? I have not played it. I have played xenogears which was awesome
The xenosaga series on ps2 is my favorite series of all time. Gears was great. The nintendo xeno games are really good. But despite that, I still wouldnt call them the greatest among all that exist. At least not to the point where it's not debatable.
It's rivaling my love for Dragon Quest for most loved rpg series.
Not only is the best RPG series of all time, but one of the best franchises in the existence of entertainment overall. Period.
From a gameplay perspective, you’d make a valid point. However the “entertainment” medium as a whole would beg to differ. Nonetheless, their deep and fun mechanics throughout as well as exploration is excellent. Where both adults and kids can get through and enjoy the experience
that's an opinion and everyone has a right to have one RPG is a Vague term so many games come under this and we all have our favorites
I actually agree with you on this one. The term “best” or “greatest” is very subjective.
of all time? There is some stiff competition. Not to mention you say rpg so now that opens up western rpg games which is a whole different beast when it comes to the argument because vast groups of people don't even like jrpg's and prefer wrpg's Not only that, the best final fantasy games outshine xenosaga in my eyes while the worst ones aren't as good as the worst xenosaga games so basically it all depends how you look at it. There is also the games for tales of being more consistant and dragon quest too. I guess what i'm trying to say is maybe if you toned down your claim a little and said it was one of the best then maybe we wouldn't be arguing, but then again, you wouldn't have much of an article to bang out would you?
Tales? They are nice and yes consistent but I wouldn't put in anywhere near final fantasy or dragon quest.
It's very good, but could do without the weeb blanket opinions that ultimately result in little more than clickbait.
What if you aren't huge on jrpgs? Don't get me wrong, I highly enjoy my odd Persona, and others, here and there, but I'm a much bigger fan of western RPGs. In my opinion, games like Witcher 3, Planescape: Torment, Fallout: New Vegas, and Disco Elysium outweigh even my favorite jrpgs, because the design philosophy is usually very dissimilar and I'm much more drawn to that style.
I don’t know about greatest, but it’s definitely one of the best, in my opinion.
None of the blades or saga games comes even close to gears. If xenogears was a series then I would agree, but nah son. Delete this shit
I like saga more than gears just because the depth of the story and theology is so much richer. Even compared to the nintendo games, saga blows them all out of the water in the way it blends future beliefs that are shaped from various theological beliefs...kind of like how Dune does it. It really feels like the game takes place in our own futures timeline. Gears is amazing at creating that world based around the theology that developed independently of our own history...and supposedly takes place after saga if there was any official connection, which sadly the license didnt allow for. The nintendo games are hit or miss on this matter, but still have a lot of the same themes which blend into a nicely crafted world.
Of all time, really? That's a bit of a stretch there. How is FF in a mess right now? FF7 remake, already sold more than any Xeno game now I believe. FF14 still doing incredible well with the expansions and such. Hardly anyone i know liked the art direction for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and I for for sure know the story of Xeno series is more convoluted than any FF game out there (except 13). This feels like a very amateurish article honestly. You can have your opinion, but write it well.
FF14 was not a good game.
FF14 as of right now it's amazing and one of the best and most successful mmorpgs out now , it's last expansion was highly rated.
@averagejeo What does Nintendo have anything to do with this? I said “was” not a good game. It only became good after it got rebooted.
i tried the second one, litrally bored of of my mind doing the side quests so I gave up
Xenogears, yes. Xeno-saga or Xeno-blade series? Not really, if you compare it to the quality of RPG to Xenogears.
I like his attitude, but I'm afraid there's far too much competition in that genre to be correct.
Gtfo lol. You forgot the imo fgs.
Xenogears was the best “Xeno” game and it was a squaresoft game....you know the guys that make final fantasy haha.
Not even close but okay. It's not even better than Persona.
It's one of them. Look at Xenoblade Chronicles metacritic for Wii, and look at both critic and user reviews. An awesome REMAKE of that is about to come out on Switch. So yeah, it's definitely one of the best. I think many never played it and also don't even realize how well it did review wise, but even though they have so little info, they don't mind talking about it, lol.
Hahaha Wait, April Fools is April 1st not May 1st. This person is serious? Lmaoooo
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