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I always give credit to the Final Fantasy series for starting over. With the exception of VII and X and all their sequels, Square takes a monumental task of recreating a whole new world with new characters, all the while trying to make the game nostalgic for its many a loyal follower. In an industry so dominated by sequels, Square-Enix could easily have taken the characters of one of the more successful endeavors and drudged them through encore after encore (though many already accuse them of t...0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
I'll admit that a good story can often have me condone an otherwise lousy gameplay experience. I think the same can be said for many an rpg fan. If you're captivated by the plot and its coterie, sometimes that's all you need to keep progressing from one mindless dungeon to the next. Xenogears has one of the most convoluted and tediously unveiling stories in a video game. It also has the gameplay to make it one of the most satisfying experiences in an rpg. Combine that with a cosmic score and you...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.