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Cosmic Star Heroine

Zeboyd Games
Apr 11, 2017 - PlayStation 4, PC, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 5
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

63%

Critics Recommend

Game Informer
7.5 / 10
GameSpot
6 / 10
Destructoid
7.5 / 10
God is a Geek
9 / 10
GamingTrend
75 / 100
TechnoBuffalo
3.5 / 5
Nintendo Life
7 / 10
DualShockers
7.5 / 10
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Cosmic Star Heroine – E3 2016 Trailer | PS4, PS Vita thumbnail

Cosmic Star Heroine – E3 2016 Trailer | PS4, PS Vita

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Critic Reviews for Cosmic Star Heroine

Cosmic Star Heroine doesn't leave a lasting impression, but it's a fun romp with some interesting ideas

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This take on classic turn-based RPGs struggles to give its fresh ideas room to breathe.

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Playing through took me about 12 hours, though it might take more or less time if you bump up the difficulty or stick to the critical path. None of the problems I had with this game are insurmountable, and I'm hoping that Zeboyd will be able to fix them with an update. In spite of the bugs, I enjoyed exploring the galaxy with Alyssa and her crew, but you may want to wait for a patch or two before mainlining this Heroine.

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Cosmic Star Heroine is not only a fantastic old school experience but one that goes above and beyond with art and music and happens to be a perfect fit for the PS Vita

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Cosmic Star Heroine is an accessible RPG that fits very well with the Switch's lineup. While some issues like bugs and an underwhelming story hold it back from being an RPG classic, the experience is propelled by its innovative and creative combat system and eclectic cast of characters.

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Cosmic Star Heroine is a winner, even if you're too young to have experienced the games it references. Check it out.

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This is a homage to the classic sci-fi RPGs of the '90s that successfully takes out many of the annoying bits but boasts a fair amount of the depth and consistency. Cosmic Star Heroine is a JRPG for those who long ago grew bored of JRPGs, but committed fans might find it just a little too slight an offering.

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Cosmic Star Heroine is the perfect example of a crowdfunded indie game that might have been held back by budget and time. I enjoyed everything the game had to offer, but I was was left wanting more than a short RPG experience with an overused premise. If you're looking for a gorgeous 16-bit RPG with a unique battle system and a short campaign than Cosmic Star Heroine is going to resonate with you perfectly, but if you're looking for a story that will stick with you over the years than you probably should look elsewhere.

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