The Last Remnant

Critic Score User Score
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.

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The Last Remnant Windows Looting the treasure.
The Last Remnant Windows ...and character's updates.
The Last Remnant Windows The Guild have tasks like achievements in other games.
The Last Remnant Windows Heroes in a pickle

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Critic Reviews

Gameplayer Xbox 360 Nov 25, 2008 8 out of 10 80
HonestGamers Xbox 360 Oct 30, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gamers Daily News Windows Apr 14, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Xbox 360 Nov 25, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr 29, 2009 68 out of 100 68
4Players.de Windows 2009 68 out of 100 68
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Nov 21, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
IGN Windows Mar 20, 2009 6.8 out of 10 68
AceGamez Xbox 360 Dec, 2008 6 out of 10 60
PC Format (UK) Windows Jun, 2009 57 out of 100 57

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