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The Last Remnant (Xbox 360)

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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 Press Says

GameFocus Dec 08, 2008 8.2 out of 10 82
GameTrailers Nov 23, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Xbox World 360 Dec 16, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
MS Xbox World Dec 09, 2008 7 out of 10 70
HonestGamers Oct 30, 2008 7 out of 10 70
TeamXbox Nov 21, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
gameZine (UK) Jan 28, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 22, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution Dec 19, 2008 C 50
1UP Nov 25, 2008 D 25

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Kit Simmons (246) added The Last Remnant (Xbox 360) on Feb 09, 2009
Other platforms contributed by Sicarius (61025)