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Breath of Fire III

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Capcom's third installment of its epic RPG. Breath of Fire III is the first installment of the Breath of Fire Series to appear on the Playstation (And later ported to the PSP).

Set free by the the workers of Dauna Mine, Ryu of the Brood learns to both understand his power, and to understand the history of his extinct kind. By both utilizing Ryu's unique power and the abilities of those whom assist him, players will uncover the history of the Brood, learn more about the characters, and the very reason why the Brood were wiped out.

Players control Ryu and his allies on their journey, each of Ryu's friends have abilities only they can use, and they will have to work together to make their way through the obstacles and enemies that they encounter; creativity is key to your success in this game!

Ryu eventually is able to utilize his power of the Brood, allowing him to ascend into various dragon-like forms. This is done using a gene-splicing system that dictates what sort of form Ryu will take.

Breath of Fire III also includes a Master System, which permits Ryu and his allies to learn from various people to augment their abilities differently as they gain experience; these trainers can also teach abilities to those whom train hard under them.


Breath of Fire III PlayStation Urkan region overworld
Breath of Fire III PlayStation Nina can use magic, indeed. Ice magic is what she chooses here
Breath of Fire III PlayStation Where are we going, my friends?..
Breath of Fire III PlayStation I wonder what we expected... still, it's nice to be able to at least try talking to scarecrows!..

Alternate Titles

  • "龙战士3" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Long Zhanshi 3" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "ブレスオブファイアⅢ" -- Japanese spelling

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Super Play PlayStation Jul, 1998 87 out of 100 87
RPGFan PSP Jul 30, 2008 86 out of 100 86
RPGFan PlayStation Jul 27, 1998 77 out of 100 77
DarkZero PSP May 25, 2006 7 out of 10 70 PSP May 25, 2006 68.2 out of 100 68 PSP Mar 29, 2006 68.2 out of 100 68
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun, 1998 B- 67
Legendra PlayStation 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 PlayStation Dec 31, 1998 12 out of 20 60 PSP Mar 03, 2006 12 out of 20 60


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If you look closely in the coliseum you'll spot Sakura and Chun Li, from the Street Fighter series.
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