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GF Rating
6.1

2791 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
9

Excellent

Phantasy Star Universe

posted by VGFanboy (ONTARIO, OR) Jul 13, 2009

Member since Dec 2008

8 out of 8 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Personaly I found the story mode very well done. Its almost like Final Fantasy, but a bit better in my view. There was a anime feeling during the opening scenes and the cutscenes that made them more fun to watch, and not leaving you feeling like you wished that you skiped it and that you just lost 10-60 seconds of your life are now gone.

The many weapons and weapon skills available makes it alot of fun to play by yourself. You can dual weild daggers or claws or just one dagger/claw. Or use broadswords and single hand swords. And the odd-ball weapons will be sure to either laugh or make your charater look cool.

Though the online feature looks good. I myself havent played it, due to the $10 monthly fee, but I've seen my friends play it and they say the community is good and doing the missions with friends makes it alot more enjoyable and easier. "Completly different from having the NPC charaters." said by my MMO playing friends.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Online Aspect review

posted by KillQuik (HUNTINGTOWN, MD) Oct 27, 2006

Member since May 2006

49 out of 57 gamers (86%) found this review helpful

Purely from an online perspective, this game is "awsome" The xbox 360 was in desperate need of a successful MMORPG outside of Final Fantisy, and has finally found it. With 4 species to take control of, with each having its own abilities and specs, allows anyone to find the charecter that suits themselves. Spanning over 4 worlds maybe confusing at first, but you'll soon find yourself traveling around with ease. the vast choice of weapons allows for complete freedom in the way you choose to slaughter your 'Seed form' Enemies. From Huge one handed Blades and dual wielding daggers, to Machine guns and Magic wands, Each with theyre own customizable attributes. The competitive yet friendly leveling system makes competeing with friends fun and enjoyable. With the ability to team up with 5 friends or just random people, helps make missions eaier and more enjoyable to complete.

The only draw back ive encountered, is the fact that a "Guardians Licences' is neccisary to play the online part of the game. All Though $9.99 a month is a resonable price for a MMORPG of this calibur, It seems somewhat unreasonable on top of the xbox live subscription, and Price of the game.
But don't let this hold you back from playing this games completely adicting online play.

This game is an overall Excellent addition to the 360 online lineup, and i recomend this game to anyone who is unsure of this game.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Cool ARPG game

posted by lotw01 (PALMDALE, CA) Nov 1, 2006

Member since Nov 2003

57 out of 69 gamers (83%) found this review helpful

Pretty good Action RPG game. The single player story is set up like a cartoon series, you play from one episode to another, while building your character up and such.

The graphics are decent, could have been better, but they work.

I was surprised that the single player was actually fun to play and is almost like the online part (at least from the Beta, haven't gotten a license to play online yet).

The game is worth checking out and if you like the single player game you are probably going to like the online part as well. Just keep in mind that there is a $10 a month fee to play online for this game, hopefully it will have lots of new items and missions to go one for that price.

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