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Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is a prequel of the original PlayStation video game Valkyrie Profile and addresses some of unanswered questions in the previous game's storyline.

Several hundred years before the story of the Valkyrie Lenneth, the young and rebellious Valkyrie Silmeria angers the god Odin and becomes imprisoned in the body of Alicia, the princess of Dipan. However, Silmeria manages to retain her consciousness and shares the body with Alicia, leading her father, King Barbarossa, to believe that she is possessed. As a result, he fakes her death and banishes her to a faraway land. When Odin learns of Silmeria's actions, he sends the third valkyrie, Hrist, to find Alicia and to bring Silmeria back to Asgard. In the meantime, Alicia and Silmeria seek the legendary Dragon Orb, an artifact that would allow them to be free from Odin forever.

Although the game retains the side-scrolling aspect of the first Valkyrie Profile while traversing through dungeons or other locations, the second installment is rendered in three-dimensions throughout. The game takes advantage of this during the battle sequences as you must move and position your characters correctly to perform attacks. As in the previous game, Alicia/Silmeria will meet and recruit Einherjar, characters that will assist you in your quest.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Valkyrie Profile: Silmeria" -- Japanese title
  • "ヴァルキリープロファイル2~シルメリア~" -- Japanese spelling

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Beautifully average? I should love this game, but don't. Kyle Levesque (932) 3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 07, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Retroage Dec 18, 2011 9 out of 10 90
411mania.com Nov 16, 2006 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Sep 20, 2007 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 06, 2007 16 out of 20 80
Legendra Apr 08, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamesRadar Sep 22, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gamer.nl Nov 19, 2007 7 out of 10 70
G4 TV: X-Play Oct 31, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Diehard GameFan Oct 01, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55

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saikofish (849) added Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria (PlayStation 2) on Sep 30, 2006