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The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky: First Chapter might have an ostentatiously long name, but is at its core a solid, no-frills throwback to an era when JRPGs ruled the Earth. Originally released in 2004 for the Japanese home computer market, the sixth The Legend of Heroes game follows its forebears closely in an effort to appeal to an extant fanbase, similarly to how each subsequent Dragon Quest takes careful consideration to adhere to its roots to maintain its venerable charm. A spin-off ...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Trails in the Sky is, looked at one way, a prosaic experience, it boasts nothing in terms of innovation, has a desperately dated graphical engine and utilises modes of play which were properly delineated some fifteen years ago. So... what makes this obscure title one of the most compelling games on the PSP? Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is a port of Japanese Roll Paying Game brought out for the PC about eight years ago. It is part of series of games which the developers (Falcom) have been...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
In recent years, Japanese role playing games have received a lot of flak for relying too heavily on the over-the-top antics and heavily clichéd and convoluted storytelling so strongly associated with anime. So too has the gameplay in this genre been criticized in some cases for offering nothing new, and in others, for being too dense. And though Falcom’s The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky doesn’t offer innovation, it does offer simple and snappy gameplay in a world full o...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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