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Qualifying what Tales of the Abyss is and isn't is a bit of a difficult task. When I started playing it, it was difficult to not make comparisons to other games left and right, especially to Abyss' older sibling Symphonia, the only other Tales game I had completed. "Oh, Symphonia had the more simplistic story," I'd go, or "These characters don't look quite as flashy." Perhaps those comparisons are inevitable for me, especially since, like many GameCube owners, I played and loved Symphonia in its...8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
The primary focus of re-releases is giving the opportunity to people who have never had the chance to play the game to go ahead and actually play it. This Tales of re-release for the 3DS has been bashed by critics for not containing any new feature, but that's the point in some sense. I, for one, have never had a Playstation 2 which was the console which served as home for this title originally, so I missed it. Now with this release I can experience this Tales installment that although released ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Tales of the Abyss certainly wasn't a bad game, I've played much worse RPGs. There was just to many things that annoyed me and there just wasn't anything new about this it. There was nothing improved over Tales of Symphonia, and many things, including the story was recycled from Symphonia. I REALLY wanted to like this game, but it was just a big disappointment. The story was generic, the characters were frustrating. There was just to many skits and scenes, sometimes I just want to go through a...1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
For my video review, go to, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_S4ql2Jtl4. Tales of the abyss is the next installment in the long line of Tales games, and its a series thats been overlooked by a lot of people, in favor of final fantasy. Tales of the Abyss follows the story of a young man, who has, GET THIS, amnesia! That's so original..., anyways, you'll learn that as a young child he was kidnapped and this caused him to lose his memory, for his safety his parents confined him to his manor until ...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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