Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series Reviews

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is ranked in the 75th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
8 / 10.0
Aug 14, 2022

Which is the better game is debatable- but it is hard to ignore that Door to Phantomile has fewer areas that get recycled, while Lunatea’s Veil constantly introduces new ideas. No matter what, both titles are masterworks and anyone who enjoys Kirby or Nights into Dreams will surely find Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series to be very appealing.

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7 / 10.0
Jul 11, 2022

Solid and definitely have an audience. There could be some hard-to-ignore faults, but the experience is fun.

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TheSixthAxis
Steve C
Top Critic
7 / 10
Jul 22, 2022

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Collection demonstrates both why these games are fondly remembered and why Klonoa didn't go on to become more famous. Flawed gems perhaps, but important ones.

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79 / 100
Jul 6, 2022

‎Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is a fantastic opportunity to bring back two cult platformers. Despite the visual improvements and the new difficulty mode, some elements have become outdated, but they are still a lot of fun.‎

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7 / 10.0
Jul 10, 2022

A pleasant, no-frills remaster that allows you to rediscover and enjoy two little gems of their time.

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7 / 10.0
Jul 15, 2022

The Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is a love letter to fans of the series, but by modern standards the games fall a little short.

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Jul 9, 2022

If you're looking to fall in love with a platformer that wears its heart on its sleeve, you'll be happy to know that these titles still do hold up tremendously well, even if they may not feel as polished as some newer games in the genre. If you're willing to deal with some frustrations from dated design, you may find yourself head over heels for this loveable Dream Warrior, no questions asked.

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85 / 100
Jul 11, 2022

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series contains two of the best 2.5D platformers out there. With adorable characters and a heart-wrenching story, it's well worth diving into the world of dreams despite the less than bare minimum updates made. Wahoo!

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Ken McKown
Top Critic
8 / 10.0
Aug 9, 2022

Klonoa was a wonderful series that didn’t last very long. It is incredible to see it come back, and more beautiful than ever. These games are truly chill and a joy to play and I am thrilled to see them come back. I hope Bandai Namco decides to give us a truly resurgence of the series, and maybe even DLC to add the portable versions that came out along the way. It is awesome we live in an age where even some of the obscure classics can make a return. Klonoa is still as charming as ever and I don’t want the series to disappear for another handful of years.

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Wccftech
Top Critic
9 / 10.0
Jul 17, 2022

Overall, the Klonoa Phantasy Reverie series is an excellent remaster of two fantastic games that manage to subvert your expectations. Both games are awesome platformers that have a lot of ambition in their level design attached to them. The only real detriment is that both games are very short in length, clocking in at around 3-4 hours each for the initial completion.

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Jul 14, 2022

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is a charming walk down memory lane with these classic titles looking the best they ever have.

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75 / 100
Jul 16, 2022

Does Klonoa’s age show? Yes. Do these games still have a lot of charm after twenty years? Also yes. If you enjoy retro platformers, you really have no excuse for not playing Klonoa: Phantasy Reverie Series.

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8 / 10
Jul 11, 2022

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series offers two games that are still an absolute joy to play, even if the price is too high and changes to the physics and mechanics do a bit of damage.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 12, 2022

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is a faithful and entertaining remaster of two classic PlayStation platformers. Bandai Namco did an excellent job keeping the franchise's identity alive and preserving the faithful combat and platforming. Though it may feel dated by today's standards, those who remember the Klonoa series will love these remasters, and those jumping in for the first time will experience simple platformers from a simpler time in game design.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 8, 2022

After nearly 25 years Bandai Namco gives us the opportunity to (re)discover two great classic platform games. A quite good remaster that could have been far better with some extra material, and the addition of the chapters released on portable consoles.

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7 / 10
Jul 7, 2022

Phantasy Reverie Series is a relatively no-frills remaster collection. There's a couple of quality of life improvements and the games have a fresh lick of high definition paint, but if you didn't like Klonoa back in the day then you're not going to like it now. If you didn't play Klonoa at the time then you won't have the prerequisite nostalgia goggles necessary to gaze upon these games and see them for anything more than what they are - a couple of pretty good platformers and little else, and that's fine.

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7.8 / 10.0
Jul 7, 2022

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is a great excuse to recover two gorgeous platformers without having to tinker with old consoles or spend a fortune.

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Jul 21, 2022

Klonoa is stuck in classic-game-port limbo -- not given enough shine to stack up against other remasters, and not quite zesty enough to hold up to modern titles. Still, a helping of nostalgia or appreciation for classic games makes these two otherwise great titles worthy of a playthrough.

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7.7 / 10.0
Jul 14, 2022

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is a nostalgia pill as we go on a journey to save a dream world.

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Atomix
Top Critic
80 / 100
Jul 12, 2022

In summary, if you've never tried the series and always wanted to do it, you should definitely take the step forward and purchase one of the different versions of current consoles or PC. Klonoa is not a franchise that stands out for being a revolution, but the joy comes from taking the control and live an adventure full of fantasy.

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