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The Last Remnant

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
69
3.4
Xbox 360
66
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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 The Guild have tasks like achievements in other games.
The Last Remnant Windows The world map
The Last Remnant Windows Heroes in a pickle
The Last Remnant Windows Mr. Diggs's status. He is your treasure finding buddy.

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The Press Says

Wonderwallweb.com Xbox 360 Dec 02, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GamingXP Xbox 360 Mar 05, 2009 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot Windows Mar 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
3D Juegos Windows Mar 20, 2009 7.6 out of 10 76
GameZone Windows Apr 05, 2009 7.2 out of 10 72
Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 Sep 22, 2009 7 out of 10 70
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Nov 21, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 20, 2009 67 out of 100 67
Destructoid Xbox 360 Dec 07, 2008 6 out of 10 60
gameZine (UK) Windows Apr 07, 2009 6 out of 10 60

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