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The Last Remnant

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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.


The Last Remnant Windows Weapons shop
The Last Remnant Windows Entering the city.
The Last Remnant Windows Main menu
The Last Remnant Windows Rush Sykes in person

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Gamer Limit Windows Mar 30, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Games Radar Xbox 360 Dec 02, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Xbox World 360 Xbox 360 Dec 16, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
3D Juegos Windows Mar 20, 2009 7.6 out of 10 76
Official Xbox Magazine (UK) Xbox 360 Nov 27, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Defunct Games Xbox 360 Feb 02, 2009 70 out of 100 70
4Players.de Windows 2009 68 out of 100 68
gameZine (UK) Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
Game Shark Xbox 360 Dec 05, 2008 C- 42
Thunderbolt Games Windows Apr 05, 2009 4 out of 10 40


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