The Last Remnant

Critic Score User Score
Windows
69
3.3
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 Magic strike
The Last Remnant Windows The world map
The Last Remnant Windows Let's fight!
The Last Remnant Windows Rush's special strike

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Critic Reviews

GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Apr 07, 2009 81 out of 100 81
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Dec 05, 2008 76 out of 100 76
Multiplayer.it Windows May 26, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Official Xbox Magazine (UK) Xbox 360 Nov 27, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Game Vortex Windows Apr 15, 2009 70 out of 100 70
IGN Windows Mar 20, 2009 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Xbox 360 Nov 21, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
XboxAddict Xbox 360 Dec 14, 2008 5.8 out of 10 58
PC Format (UK) Windows Jun, 2009 57 out of 100 57
1UP Xbox 360 Nov 25, 2008 D 25

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