Written by  :  Gundark Krozmotov (120)
Written on  :  Oct 11, 2004
Platform  :  GameCube
Rating  :  4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars

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A wonderful plot along with fantastic cell shading makes this game well worth the time!

The Good

The battle system is action based and very well suited to this R.P.G. style game. The battles are avoidable within and without of dungeons for those less feisty or simply in a hurry. After each battle you have a choice of cooking such items as sandwiches and miso soup which restore a amount of health depending on the item. After every few minutes a conversation based on the current development in the plot will spring up which gives the characters good personality. The game ending is different based on what you do throughout the game in such conversations.

The Bad

Some of the voice acting can get on your nerves after a while. The multiplayer option only lets you battle co-op.

The Bottom Line

A good choice for the plot-hungry gamer, Tales of Symphonia is a great title pretty much all-around.