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Good, but I expected better

posted by Frosty (PLEASUREVILLE, KY) Nov 7, 2006

Member since Jun 2006

Phantasy Star Universe is by all means a good game. However, I thought it would be much better. I loved Phantasy Star Online, and was hoping for the same great experience in this game.

Graphics- Phantasy Star Universe has great graphics. The ships are sleek and sharp looking, and the people are rendered with great detail. There are no real graphical glitches, and no frame rate problems.

Music- I love the music in Phantasy Star Universe. The opening theme is so great, I listen to it at the beginning of every chapter. The music matches the action in the game perfectly. However, there are a few problems with the voice acting in the cut scenes. The characters sometimes start new sentences almost before their old sentences are finished.

Gameplay- Now this is where Phantasy Star starts to lack. It's fun at first, going around purifying SEED cores and slaying monsters, but it starts to get very repetitive very quickly. You often find yourself thinking "I just walked through this area" or "Oh great, this again." Each mission, you have to kill the same monsters to get the same key to open the same door, it's all very boring. If you think you can work past that, then Phantasy Star Online is for you.

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