If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the Forum Rules. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
Welcome to RPGamer's new forums running under Vanilla Forums! If you're run into any odd or strange issues after our software migration please see this thread for details

Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories

_ethos_ethos MemberFull Members
edited March 2009 in Staff Review Blogs
Monday January 19th
5:30PM Eastern Standard Time
The Concert Hall, MTV Studios
I want to listen to the Back to the Future soundtrack non-stop -

Alright, so I tried to play a the GBA title and couldn't get into the re-hashed environments and completely different battle system.
Then I played KHII and wished I had finished Chain of Memories.
Then I heard about a 3D remake coming to Japan.
Then I got upset when it wasn't coming to North America.
Now it HAS come to North America.
And I'll review it, gosh darn it.
Retaining the Playstation 2 style for a remake/port of a Game Boy Advance title has notable pros and cons so far.

Pro - More familiar presentation.
Con - The environments are decidedly bland
Pro - The story now feels part of the canon like KH2 made it out to be.
Con - It's still a GBA game. It feels like one much of the time.

But I'm just a little bit in, so who knows?
Keep your eyes peeled for slow and rarely steady updates.



Friday January 30th
4:00PM Eastern Standard Time
My desk, my house
Betcha didn't think I'd get another update in during January, didja? -

Hey kiddos, I must have played more of the GBA title than I thought because I'm still not past the point I got to yet. So I waiting until I have some new insight before I give a real update here.
But I CAN say that I'm getting into the battle system more on the PS2 than I remember doing on the GBA. Maybe it's all the Dominion I've been playing, but I'm quite enjoying the "build a deck" aspect. My guess is that I'm going to recommend this over the GBA original, but keep checking in!


[url=\"http://riddlethos.com\"]Riddlethos[/url] - Dragon Quest IX Week


This discussion has been closed.