Onimusha Tactics [2003] ANALYSIS

Platform: GameBoy Advance (GBA) Turn-Based Strategy Role Playing Game: Turns by Team Completion Level: Campaign Completed ~37 Hours Onimusha Tactics is classic Strategy/Tactical RPG fare. It’s a pixelated adventure not unlike Final Fantasy Tactics Advance and Tactics Ogre: Knight of the Lodis. It’s free from glaring flaws. Borrowing elements from the popular Onimusha games, it … Continue reading Onimusha Tactics [2003] ANALYSIS

Brigandine: The Legend of Forsena [1998] ANALYSIS

Platform: Playstation Turn-Based Strategy Role Playing Game: Turns by Party Completion Level/Hours Played: 100% for one faction/65 Hours This title is almost universally known as Brigandine, but behold the subtitle for your amusement. There was a lot going on in the PlayStation world in 1998. Nintendo, Sega, and Sony were all in the game business … Continue reading Brigandine: The Legend of Forsena [1998] ANALYSIS

Spectral Souls: Resurrection of the Ethereal Empires [2006] ANALYSIS

Platform: PSP Turn-Based Strategy Role Playing Game: Turns by Unit Completion Level: 40%, 20+ Hours Spectral Souls: Resurrection of the Ethereal Empires is a port/remake of a PlayStation 2 game. I will not go into the lineage of this extensive franchise. Idea Factory has published or developed gobs of games interchangeably using a combination of … Continue reading Spectral Souls: Resurrection of the Ethereal Empires [2006] ANALYSIS

Advance Wars: Dual Strike [2005] ANALYSIS

Platform: Nintendo DS Turn-Based Strategy: Turns by Team Completion Level: 66%, 15-20 Hours Advance Wars has refined the turn-based strategy genre. More or less freed from RPG aspects, the series focuses on quality units, immaculate balancing, and interesting/challenging layouts. With such a well oiled machine, it’s best not to fix something that’s not broken. The … Continue reading Advance Wars: Dual Strike [2005] ANALYSIS