Star Ocean: The First Departure Pro Reviews

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Star Ocean: The First Departure Reviews

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1UP B+ Oct 17 '08
Defunct Games 50% Jan 20 '09
GameDaily 6/10 Nov 14 '08
GamePro 4.5/5 Oct 21 '08
Gamer 2.0 7.1/10 Nov 05 '08
Games Radar UK 7/10 Oct 20 '08 B+ Dec 12 '08
Gamespy 4/5 Oct 17 '08
GameZone 8.0/10 Oct 31 '08 7/10 Nov 30 '08
IGN PSP 7.4/10 Oct 17 '08
Kombo PSP 7.5/10 Nov 05 '08
The Armchair Empire 6.5/10 Dec 13 '08
Worthplaying 8.5/10 Nov 11 '08
X-Play 4/5 Dec 01 '08
Gamespy 4/5 Oct 17 '08
RPGamer 4.5/5 Oct 23 '08
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1UP on

"So, if it feels a bit dated, why the hell have I been staying up till 4 a.m. playing this game, then? Easy -- the ridiculously engrossing crafting minutiae sucks me in every time, whether it's..."

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GamePro on

"For every played-out gaming convention the twelve year old story offers, there's always a new and fresh idea right around the corner to make up for it - from hidden cut scenes accessed through..."

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Games Radar UK on

"With auto- or semi-auto-targeting and AI controlling all but one character, the real-time battles can be mindlessly button-mashy, but not in an altogether bad way."

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"Depending on your mood, Star Ocean: First Departure brings out either the worst or the best of the old-school RPG. Generally, the latter is the case. Consider the game a must-play for long-time RPG..."

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IGN on

"An enhanced remake of the original game, First Departure will feature a number of new elements, such as brand new CG cutscenes and 3D graphics. It will also include new scenarios and characters..."

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