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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.

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The Last Remnant Windows In town you can visit numerous stores.
The Last Remnant Windows Rush's special strike
The Last Remnant Windows Weapons shop
The Last Remnant Windows Main menu

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Legendra Aug 01, 2009 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameFocus 2010 8.7 out of 10 87
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 07, 2009 81 out of 100 81
GameSpot Mar 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Apr 05, 2009 7.2 out of 10 72
Gamers.at Mar 20, 2009 71 out of 100 71
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr 29, 2009 68 out of 100 68
1UP Mar 24, 2009 B- 67
GamingTrend May 10, 2009 65 out of 100 65
Thunderbolt Games Apr 05, 2009 4 out of 10 40

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Sicarius (60818) added The Last Remnant (Windows) on Mar 19, 2009
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