Which of these older (no Tales of Graces) JRPG's is the best?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Games & Content' started by Xuphor, May 4, 2012.

?

Of the JRPG's listed, which is the best?

  1. Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel

    11.1%
  2. Hyperdiminsion Neptunia

    22.2%
  3. Trinity Universe

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland

    22.2%
  5. Record of Agarest War Zero

    11.1%
  6. Last Rebellion

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Cross Edge

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Resonance of Fate

    33.3%
  1. Xuphor
    OP

    Banned Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2007
    Messages:
    1,681
    Location:
    USA
    Country:
    United States
    Leave a comment too. I've not played any of them, but I'm wanting one of these. Ar Tonelico Qoga looks the most promising to me so far.
     
  2. Hells Malice

    Member Hells Malice Are you a bully?

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Messages:
    5,651
    Country:
    Canada
    Ar Tonelico Qoga is a fanservice game. The combat is pretty bland and not much of a highlight, but if you, a girl, enjoy stripping a female to make her more powerful in battle...you might like it. You also get to delve into your two main females thoughts and shit. It's all very ecchi and weird and crap. Ended up buying it at launch (a pretty cool LE, and I got it for free with pre-order...), and I don't regret my purchase, but with that said I never did finish it and really have no motivation to do so.

    I've owned Record of Agarest War Zero for AGES. Heard a lot of bad things about it, but the limited edition was sweet so I bought it...but my modded PS3 couldn't play it bahaha. But really the reviews for it are awful. Guess I should try find time to play 'er.

    Resonance of Fate got my vote. It's a pretty unique, hilarious and overall just damn fun game to play. It's also pretty weird.
     
  3. demonicstrife

    Member demonicstrife *INSERTGENERICTITLE*

    Joined:
    May 22, 2008
    Messages:
    769
    Location:
    Somewhere in the middle
    Country:
    United States
    I kinda feel crappy for not playing ANY of those.....

    Guess I'll hit up the local Play 'n' Trade next week!
     
  4. Zero Aurion

    Member Zero Aurion GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2012
    Messages:
    144
    Location:
    I'm everywhere, and nowhere
    Country:
    United States
    I played the first two Ar Tonelico games and I thought they were good, might not have had the best gameplay, or the most sophisticated story, but i thought it was good, and not cus of the fanservice... I couldnt give any less of a f*ck about fanservice if I tried.. ANYWAYS... was thinking of getting a PS3 for Qoga.. is there really that much of a difference between it and the first two?
     
  5. xist

    Member xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2008
    Messages:
    5,861
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Resonance of Fate - tri-ace are an amazing developer and their games never really fit into the generic mould. The first two Ar Tonelico games were extremely average so i can't see Qoga reversing the trend. Same sort of thing goes for the Atelier series....heck, just beware of Gust altogether!
     
  6. prowler

    Member prowler Sony

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    Messages:
    9,473
    Location:
    Ragol
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    to be honest, Resonance of Fate is the only good game so don't feel too crappy.
     
  7. DarkStriker

    Member DarkStriker GBAtemp's Kpop lover!

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2009
    Messages:
    1,957
    Location:
    NIKU!
    Country:
    Norway
    Dark Souls beats em all.
    After that i say
    1. ++End of Eternity(Resonance of Fate). Very funny to jump and do all those crazy combo shoots lol
    2. Hyperdimension Neptunia MK2 (Not 1 because i have yet to play it.. not to mention the second has UniAgarest
    Neptunia>Ar tonelico>Trinity>Cross Edge>Last Rebellion
     
  8. Xuphor
    OP

    Banned Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2007
    Messages:
    1,681
    Location:
    USA
    Country:
    United States
    Resonance of Fate, I must admit, does look pretty good to me (I love Tri-Ace), but the lack of a real over-world map to explore is just something I don't know if I can get around. Aside from the Hex-based world map with random battles, is there any form of exploration at all in that game? Like maybe dungeons to explore? I can't find any solid info on reviews.
     
  9. DarkStriker

    Member DarkStriker GBAtemp's Kpop lover!

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2009
    Messages:
    1,957
    Location:
    NIKU!
    Country:
    Norway
    There is dungeons(if it counts lol). Think of it like the tales overworld map, just that ur movement is limited to tiles. Like tales you enter a area and from there u explore just like the tales series. Of course instead of a player, ur a marker. Not that it make any big differene.
     

Share This Page