Is it worth getting?, I got about 20 hours into 13 and stopped, I really did enjoy the combat system but something about it rubbed me the wrong way.
Just found this on play.com for £10
I think you could try starting FF13 up again to answer that question, despite a few changes your enjoyment of the first game is probably the best predictor for your enjoyment of the sequel.
I liked the first so if your still interested I say give 13 a second chance and then decide.
I liked XIII but I definitely found it to be slightly weaker than expected; while XIII-2 was much better for me. In fact it is my favourite game of the year so far. I would definitely reccommend it at that price (In fact I think, if I remember rightly, I wrote a fairly long-ish review of it on the Play.com PS3 version page and gave it 4/5 stars).
I picked up the same game for just slightly more than that and haven't touched it yet, but I still think at that price, you have little to lose. I actually liked XIII and managed 100 hours of it (the last boss was easy and I didn't even realise I had finished). Both those points make my opinion invalid, but still, give it a shot.
I quit XIII at about chapter 10 or so. I think I had the exact opposite reaction. I was into the story and most of the characters, but I don't like the combat system at all. The whole paradigm shifting while teh AI plays for you doesn't do it for me.
Regardless of what I just wrote, I picked up XIII-2 on sale this week for $15 because I think the lesser amount of characters along with the pokemon like aspect of collecting creatures appeals to me. I just watched the ending to XIII on youtube instead of ever thinking about finishing that game. It might be awhile before I ever get to playing XIII-2 though, it is pretty far down my backlog of games.
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