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Tales of Berseria

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Based on 78 critic reviews
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80

Top Critic Average

74%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jan 24, 2017
PCJan 27, 2017
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Genre: RPG

In TALES OF BERSERIA, players embark on a journey of self-discovery as they assume the role of Velvet, a young woman whose once kind demeanor has been replaced and overcome with a festering anger and hatred after a traumatic experience three years prior to the events within TALES OF BERSERIA. Velvet will join a crew of pirates as they sail across the sea and visit the many islands that make up the sacred kingdom of Midgand in an all-new adventure developed by the celebrated team behind the TALES OF series. Veteran TALES OF character designer Mutsumi Inomata has personally designed Velvet and famous Japanese animation studio, ufotable, returns to animate the game's breathtaking cutscenes; delivering truly epic and emotional storytelling in their unique style.

Tales of Berseria Critic Reviews

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Tales of Berseria is a surprisingly strong showing for this long-running series. Its tragic story of broken people fighting on the wrong side of history makes it utterly compelling, and its well-tuned combat more than makes up for its lack of interesting environments. Simply put, this is a tale to heartbreaking to miss, or to forget.

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6 / 10
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A much more interesting story and lead character than usual for the series, but the weak script and aging combat system fail to make the most of it.

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Berseria has some flaws and archaic design, but it’s one of the most interesting Tales games I’ve played

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