The Last Remnant Screens & Artwork Explosion

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What’s the occassion? Why it’s The Last Remnant screenshot and artwork day! Seeing how the Xbox 360 version of this Unreal Engine 3.0 Square Enix JRPG is debuting on November 20th, 2008, I guess the JRPG juggernaut decided it was about time to build hype.

And what better way to do it than with janky looking screenshots.

I’m not particularly fond of their technical execution or the overly brown aesthetic. It is supposed to be a JRPG catered to Western tastes, but don’t take it so literally. To be fair, there were shots which I thought were nice, but when you have a batch of 70+ screenshots: some are bound to be good. Oh, and some are a bit old.

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LTTP: Persona 3: FES

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LTTP or ‘late to the party’ pieces are opportunities for us to catch up and write about games we missed out on the first time around. They may contain spoilers.

It’s been quite some time since I’ve invested 80+ hours into a Japanese role playing game. I’ve played my share of them, but nothing quite like Atlus’ Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES. I’ve played RPGs which placed me in medieval times, in space and far into the future, but never as a Japanese school student living in modern Japan. Now, I’ve said I spent 80+ hours with it, but was it all worth it? I believe the obvious answer is: yes.

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