DescriptionGalerians: Ash continues directly the story told in the first Galerians. Five hundred years into the future, an ultra-intelligent mother computer named Dorothy was given the responsibility of managing humans' lives. However, the computer's mind told her the humans must be destroyed as weak, imperfect beings, and a race of super-humans, the Galerians, must be created. But Rion, the hero of the first game, destroyed Dorothy in a dramatic battle. Now Rion is brought back to life and learns that Dorothy was able to execute a destructive program before her death. Once again, Rion must face and defeat Dorothy's creations, the Galerians.
The gameplay is similar to that of its preceding game, complementing a traditional survival horror scheme with the protagonist's unique abilities. Rion can fight enemies using various psychic techniques. The more he uses a technique, and the more damage he sustains, the more "addicted" he becomes, and when the addiction meter reaches the limit, his hit points get gradually depleted, and he cannot walk normally anymore. Like in other survival horror games, the protagonist relies heavily on healing and restoring items. Enemies also drop items that would raise Rion's maximum hit points or make his weapons stronger, in a RPG-like fashion.
- "The Last Galerians: Ash" -- Japanese title
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|Consoles Plus||Apr, 2003||92 out of 100||92|
|GameZone||Jan 21, 2003||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Game Chronicles||Feb 23, 2003||7.2 out of 10||72|
|Game Informer Magazine||Mar, 2003||7 out of 10||70|
|PSX Extreme||Mar 14, 2003||6.8 out of 10||68|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Apr 24, 2003||13 out of 20||65|
|GameSpy||Feb 01, 2003||59 out of 100||59|
|Insert Credit||Mar 20, 2003||4.7 out of 10||47|
|IGN||Feb 04, 2003||4.4 out of 10||44|
|Gaming Target||Apr 30, 2003||4 out of 10||40|
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