First of all, if you haven’t read my official opinion, then go ahead and read my review here. Go ahead, I’ll wait.
Anyway, that’s my official opinion as a reviewer on a site, because I have mixed in some objectiveness and the knowledge that, yes, some people like this game. That being said, my personal opinion is much less flattering to the game. It’s horrible. Everything from the story to the battle system to the general gameplay just grates on my nerves. Continue reading
I finally beat Lost Odyssey this past weekend, over a year after its release. I stopped playing about half a year ago halfway into disc 3, then only recently picked it back up and continued. The reasons for my doing so were threefold. First of all, the battle system is slow as molasses, which is irritating because Lost Odyssey operates on a random-encounter type system, and escaping from battle is difficult as hell, so every time the screen flashed into that battle transition, I prepared myself for a 3 to 5 minute battle. This may not sound that bad, but picture doing it all throughout a dungeon. It would drive you nuts. Though, if the story were any good, I would’ve been convinced to suffer through the battle system, which leads me to my second complaint. Continue reading