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This is the second best looking PSP game out, Its really cool. GoW is first.
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This game is absolutely amazing, the reviewer should go learn japanese and then try translating the game before he critisizes it.
Also that is quite possibly the most biased review I've ever seen in my life, the guy is just knocking the game for the hell of it, I mean "Shinra really needs to redesign those outfits" is just reaking with trollness.
    
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This is the second best looking PSP game out, Its really cool. GoW is first.
looking as in terms of graphics or appeal?

If in graphics - this game tops GoW easily. Especially the ingame cutscenes where characters look pretty damn detailed for a portable game.

What Im really surprised at is all the FMVs (pre-rendered cutscenes) that seamlessly activate during gameplay. Especially in boss fights like with Ifrit and Bahamut where their specials are done in amazing FFVII Advent Children detail.
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looking as in terms of graphics or appeal?

If in graphics - this game tops GoW easily. Especially the ingame cutscenes where characters look pretty damn detailed for a portable game.

What Im really surprised at is all the FMVs (pre-rendered cutscenes) that seamlessly activate during gameplay. Especially in boss fights like with Ifrit and Bahamut where their specials are done in amazing FFVII Advent Children detail.
When I saw the ifrit cutscene at the beginning of the game, I simply could not believe how amazing it was, talk about showing how much better they've become at making FMVs in the last 10 years!
    
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When I saw the ifrit cutscene at the beginning of the game, I simply could not believe how amazing it was, talk about showing how much better they've become at making FMVs in the last 10 years!
I know. It was lyk "Oh lawd, I'm screwed."

The scene went from gameplay to video so smoothly. I was bewildered because all the loading times before it.

I really have to put it on the memory stick because from what I played on the JAP version of the game, it wasn't like this. It's not horrible or unbearable, just kinda sorta annoying.
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This is the second best looking PSP game out, Its really cool. GoW is first.
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If in graphics - this game tops GoW easily. Especially the ingame cutscenes where characters look pretty damn detailed for a portable game.
It's actually a toss up between the two. God of War's graphics are really refined and they even use soft shadows with advanced lighting effects. Crisis Core seems to have more polygons and detail to their characters and monsters than God of War. Both are not without their faults though. God of War has very low quality textures for their monsters while Crisis Core has low quality textures for things like trees.
    
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LOL at all the FF fanboys crying about a dying franchise.
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As for the anti-Japan remarks, the dudes from XPlay have always been silly like that ("all the weird crap comes from Japan" sort of thing).
XPlay (and very possible all of G4) has an almost unhealthy fixation towards all things Nintendo and MS, constantly downplaying most of Sony's efforts. Xplay sucks, always had, and always will, just like the rest of that unholy network. And to think TechTV was replaced by this .
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I didn't like the game. I only put maybe 3-4 hours into playing the game and then sold it to a Bud of mine.

IMHO a lot of the ports and remakes for the PSP just lack luster. A lot of them see to be like Crysis. They look really good and have nice graphics but don't have the game play elements needed to make a good game. Metal Gear PO is the only really good PSP game I have ever owned.
    
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post #20 of 44
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LOL at all the FF fanboys crying about a dying franchise.
you're far off target there bud.... FF ain't a dying franchise at all.

FFI all the way to FF9 are amazing games, some are the best video games of all times. FFX and FFX2 were failures (at least in my book, some consider FFX to be a great game). FFXI is a good MMORPG too, under appreciated at that. And then FFXII was actually a pretty damn good game.

And you were saying???
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