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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 The city map
The Last Remnant Windows With timeshift you can pull in battle more monsters.
The Last Remnant Windows After a victory you'll gain battle statistics...
The Last Remnant Windows Union formations can flexibly be tuned.

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RPGFan Xbox 360 Jan 04, 2009 79 out of 100 79
Vandal Online Windows Apr 06, 2009 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Vortex Xbox 360 Dec 14, 2008 77 out of 100 77
Totally Gaming Network Xbox 360 Dec 16, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gamers Daily News Windows Apr 14, 2009 7 out of 10 70 Windows Jun 15, 2009 70 out of 100 70
gamrReview Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65 Xbox 360 Dec 09, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
XBox Evolved Xbox 360 Jan 15, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Frictionless Insight Xbox 360 Feb 04, 2009 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Interesting "dialogs." 11 Indra is here (19851)
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