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The Last Remnant

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
69
3.4
Xbox 360
66
4.3
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Description

In The Last Remnant, the player controls the young hero Rush Sykes on a quest to rescue his kidnapped sister. While chasing after the mysterious kidnappers, Rush gains the aid of the Four Generals of Athlum: Emma the Mitra (a human), Torgal the Sovani (a four-armed feline), Blocter the Yama (a hulking fish creature), and Pagus the Qsiti (a humanoid frog), as well as their ruler, Marquis David whose soul is bound to the remnant (magical artifact) weapon Gae Bolg. What starts as a rescue mission, later unfolds a more sinister plot of greater powers.

The Last Remnant is an RPG in the Final Fantasy and SaGa series tradition. What sets The Last Remnant apart is its turn-based, large-scale battle system in which players control entire units of combatants. Units may be filled with the game's main characters, special mercenary leaders or generic soldiers. Battles consist of melees and the use of so-called 'arts' - weapon, item and magical proficiencies. Unit interaction plays an important tactical role in combat as they can block, assault, surround and support enemy and friendly units. Players can also take on a multitude of side quests issued by local guilds in addition to following the main storyline.

The windows version offers the choice between Japanese or English voice-overs, improved character animations, multiple leader units can form unions, and a faster gameplay option during battles.

Screenshots

The Last Remnant Windows Let's fight!
The Last Remnant Windows Heroes in a pickle
The Last Remnant Windows Rush Sykes in person
The Last Remnant Windows Wide-ranging boss attack

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The Press Says

Game Vortex Xbox 360 Dec 14, 2008 77 out of 100 77
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Dec 05, 2008 76 out of 100 76
Gaming Nexus Xbox 360 Jan 27, 2009 B 75
Multiplayer.it Windows May 26, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
MS Xbox World Xbox 360 Dec 09, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gamers Daily News Windows Apr 14, 2009 7 out of 10 70
1UP Windows Mar 24, 2009 B- 67
4Players.de Xbox 360 Nov 28, 2008 65 out of 100 65
gamrReview Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Nov 22, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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