This voice acting is great!

#1 Posted by Champy (533 posts) -

actually it's so crappy, i just started playing through this for the first time, I'm about 4 hours in, Gibari just joined the party. 
The combat system is really complicated, i still don't really know what things and numbers give more attack/ defense or whatever., it's pretty crazy! 
It looks really nice too, the backgrounds are really cool. 
But, the voice acting is some of the worst I've heard in a video game, maybe it would be better if they just kept the Japanese and had subtitles? 
 
But i think it's a pretty champy game, when i'm not hanging myself because they're voice annoy me so much.  
 

#2 Posted by 02sfraser (847 posts) -

yea voice acting is terrible. i think if you can get the numbers in some sort of order your attacks will be more effective. can't really remember but i'm pretty sure it is something like that

#3 Posted by oldschool (7264 posts) -

The music more than makes up for it.  It has a wonderful score.  Most dubbed JRPG games are pretty bad, mainly due to some annoying American accents.  I wish PAL games would get English and European (non English) actors to do it.  If I have the option, I do use the Japanese voices quite a bit. 
 
THe thing that struck me about the voices is that they sound like they were in the can when they did it.  It has a very odd and tinny sound to it. 
 
Still, this and Origins (the follow up) are superb games and the battle system is quite easy once you get a handle on how it works.  I want my Wii sequel, although, if you dig Baten Kaitos, then play Eternal Sonata, you won't regret it.  A lot of similarities.

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