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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.

Screenshots

The Last Remnant Windows Scenic view
The Last Remnant Windows Entering the city.
The Last Remnant Windows The Guild have tasks like achievements in other games.
The Last Remnant Windows Wide-ranging boss attack

Promo Images

The Last Remnant Screenshot
The Last Remnant Screenshot
The Last Remnant Screenshot
The Last Remnant Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "ラスト レムナント" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GameFocus Xbox 360 Dec 08, 2008 8.2 out of 10 82
RPGFan Xbox 360 Jan 04, 2009 79 out of 100 79
Games Master Xbox 360 Jan, 2009 77 out of 100 77
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Dec 05, 2008 76 out of 100 76
videogamer.com Windows Mar 30, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Meristation Windows Mar 19, 2009 7 out of 10 70
gamrReview Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
Game 2.0 Windows May 04, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
PC Format (UK) Windows Jun, 2009 57 out of 100 57
Game Arena Xbox 360 Dec 15, 2008 5 out of 10 50

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