Sit upon the throne of the Varennes Empire and control several generations of rulers in a valiant battle against the Seven Heroes.
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    Romancing SaGa 2

    Sit upon the throne of the Varennes Empire and control several generations of rulers in a valiant battle against the Seven Heroes. A dynamic freeform scenario system - a hallmark of the million-selling SaGa RPG series - enables you to take command of a variety of protagonists along the line of imperial succession and experience the history of a nation as it grows and changes based on your actions.

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    I never played the original, but this feels like it brings over the gameplay pretty unchanged. HOWEVER, since the original was the early 90s this means it's reproducing a time before tutorials--but also failing to give us anything equivalent to a physical manual which presumably would've given some more explanation. So though this game is worth checking out if you want a solid now-retro RPG experience, do yourself a favor and head to someplace like GameFAQs to read up on how things work.

    An odd choice for a first SaGa game on the Switch, but I get it. Seeing as RS2 never saw an official stateside release, that part made sense, but this is not really the best representation of the franchise as a whole. I do hope that it did well enough to bring other games in the series stateside, however.

    firestream says:
    I've got maybe 10 hours in it so far. It's ok.... not the best port, but I guess it has stayed true to its origins. It's very grind-y with a lot of complex systems that aren't explained at all. The 2D sprites and art are great. It feels very old-school, which can be a plus if you enjoy this kind of game.

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  • money_dollar
    Price (USD)
    $12.49 (Reg $24.99, 50% off)
    Ends Mar 28
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    Genre
    Role-Playing
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    Release Date
    December 15, 2017
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    OpenCritic Score
    71.77
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    Game Size
    1.4GB
  • persons
    Players
    1 player
  • time
    Game Length
    32 hour(s)
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    Publisher
    Square Enix
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    N/A
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    T - Teen 13+
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    Online
    Supports Cloud Saves
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    Languages (Europe)
    English
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    © 1993, 2017 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. Planned & Developed by ArtePiazza ILLUSTRATION:TOMOMI KOBAYASHI ROMANCINGSAGA is a registered trademark or trademark of Square Enix Co., Ltd. SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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