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Lost Odyssey is the best JRPG I've played in years. It is a breath of fresh air in what used to be one of my favorite genres. Tales of Vesperia and The Last Remnant are not bad (With ToV being a good bit better than LR). Infinite Undiscovery is poorly named and boring I really enjoyed Eternal Sonata for its visually appealing art style and enchanting music.

Side-note: Japanese voices or nothing English dubs make me :'(
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Star Ocean 4
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Tales of Vesperia here as well.

I liked the PS3 version of Eternal Sonata better.
post #14 of 20
Vesperia, hands down. I love that game <3 I'd really like a translated full version port from the PS3, though
Lost Odyssey and Eternal Sonata are quite good too. Haven't finished either, since I had to give the xbox back (was borrowing it from a friend), but still had lots of fun.
Couldn't really get into Infinite Undiscovery; Resonance of Fate was mediocre... What else...
Oh, Star Ocean. Well, it was quite fun from the gameplay perspective, BUT.
I absolutely hated the little girl character, especially the voice. Ugh. Still sends shivers down my spine. Another big gripe I had with SO was the graphics. The visuals just look too perfect - twinkle-twinkle, sparkle-sparkle, glitter-glitter. The sterile perfectness even surpasses the level of the Final Fantasy titles and that says A LOT. Of course, that's personal preference, but I really disliked this aspect. Finally, getting back to the characters... Well, to put it shortly, the characters were total cliches. Anyone who has seen several anime series that involve a cast of teens fighting for one cause or another can attest to this.
Overall, a 7.5 in my book. The gameplay is fun and the plot is decent, but the characters are generic and [opinion] the graphics are too perfect[/opinion]. The metacritic score (72) pretty much fits the game like a glove.
     
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Originally Posted by staryoshi View Post
Lost Odyssey is the best JRPG I've played in years. It is a breath of fresh air in what used to be one of my favorite genres. Tales of Vesperia and The Last Remnant are not bad (With ToV being a good bit better than LR). Infinite Undiscovery is poorly named and boring I really enjoyed Eternal Sonata for its visually appealing art style and enchanting music.

Side-note: Japanese voices or nothing English dubs make me :'(
I was a huge Lost Odyssey fan.

33 hours @ FFXIII (PS3), just couldn't bring myself to finish it. I have no immersion in that game, its just... not fun for me.

I even enjoyed XII, and a lot of people didn't like that either, but FFXIII just... just can't get into it.

Favorite is still VII.
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post #16 of 20
There aren't many. And out of the dozen or so ever release I don't like any of them. But if I had to chose a "favorite" it would be FFXIII
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post #17 of 20
Tales of Vesperia hands down. Also the only JRPG I've played for the 360. I like Tales of Symphonia for GC more. Vesperia couldn't meet the expectations I had from Symphonia. And Syphonia 2 for Wii was even more of a let down. Gotta find/barrow me a cheap PS3 and a copy of Tales of Xillia.
post #18 of 20
favorite jrpg for xbox:
1.) Star ocean
2.) Eternal Sonata
3.) Blue Dragon

and i'll include ps3 just because:
1.) Tales of xillia
2.) Tales of vesperia
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post #19 of 20
Lost Odyssey

The game is a masterpiece, I'm biting my tongue, or I'd write pages about it.

1100/1100 achievement score on my first and only playthrough, didn't watch any of the "Split Infinity" video guides either. 100% completion wasn't even my goal when I started, that didn't start until disc 4.

I used a Prima eGuide for "Treasure Trove", of course

Main file has over 200 hours in it.

Also have the soundtrack.

Stock-piling other JRPG's for winter on my 360, currently have Eternal Sonata, Tales of Vesperia, and Blue Dragon for the winter. Still want to get Infinite Undiscovery, Star Ocean, and The Last Remnant, I'll skip Enchanted Arms as it's terrible. I might get TLR for PC instead of 360 though.

I still have FF13 for the PS3.. but.. I can't stand it... sigh...

Not viewing this thread again to avoid spoilers of the other ones I have yet to play.

Also just upgraded to a 250GB HDD as I had a 20GB one before.

http://www.overclock.net/xbox/111977...s-360-hdd.html
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The Xbox 360 isnt really a "happening" scene for JRPGs, the PS3 having about a hundred (I kid not) but there are a couple of gems.

Eternal Sonata *cry* was so beautiful *sniffle*. The real-time fights was a nice change, (I always have Salsa and March on final team, so powerful with double combo points weapons)

Lost Odyssey was an amazing game, very funny humour and very moving scenes. It didn't feel like a grind and I just "went with the flow".

Enchanted Arms comes quite close to my #1 (omg Yuki-chan xD) it had an incredible story and quite a unique battle system. The ability to build your own party out of so many "monsters" gave the player a real sense of "its my story" kind of like Disgaea (which would be #1 if they released it on xbox 360, Disgaea 4 out soon cant wait!)

Final Fantasy XIII had an amazing last couple of chapters (Eden! omg Eden!) and ending scene (95% of the CGI budget in last 2 hours of the game). Mid-game play let it down a bit. One of the few games with very good English dubs (Japanese not an option unfortunately...).

Although as always I reserve my #1 space though for when they decide to remake Skies of Arcadia in HD.
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