battle engine, Mixer, Titles, nice pastel-colored visuals
recycled characters, tedious melodrama, overly linear
Namco's Tales franchise has become so dominant a name in the RPG genre that it has its own developer -- unsurprisingly named Namco Tales Studio. I often lose track trying to count all of the games released under this banner since the original Tales of Phantasia hit the Super Famicon in 1995,...
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