The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd is ranked in the 95th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

91%

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Based on 11 critic reviews

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Wccftech
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 13, 2017

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd is a more than worthy continuation of the Trails in the Sky saga, tying up some loose ends from the previous game while setting up events for the following entries in the series. The dungeon crawler game flow of the 3rd may put off some, and the presentation may look outdated, but do not let this discourage you, as the game is one of the best Japanese role-playing games released this year in the West.

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TechRaptor
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 18, 2017

I won't try and argue that Trails in the Sky - the 3rd is a perfect game, but I will say that if you're a fan of JRPGs you absolutely need to play this game at least once. The 3rd is both a perfect send-off for Trails in the Sky, as well as a fantastic build-up for the titles to come. Just, hopefully, we'll be able to see ALL of them in English one day.

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RPG Site
9 / 10
9 / 10
May 2, 2017

An amazing entry in the Trails series that makes fantastic strides to the series in unconventional ways.

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Level Down Games
88 / 100
88 / 100
Jun 24, 2017

Trails in the Sky the 3rd is a bittersweet release that fans have been crying out for ever since completing the first two games. XSEED has delivered on a promise that many thought wouldn't be able to happen. A great send-off to a trilogy that introduced a ton of people to the franchise. Just be aware that a majority of the game takes place in one location. This is a must-play for anyone that has invested time in the first two games. Anyone else, I encourage you to hold off until after playing through the original two.

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DualShockers
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
May 2, 2017

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd provides a very fans-only story campaign that will satisfy anyone who's enjoyed the trilogy to this point. Even though assets were reused from the previous two games, it doesn't stop Trails in the Sky the 3rd from standing out on its own and giving each character a proper conclusion. I had to wait many years, but I'm glad to have finally been able to complete the Trails in the Sky trilogy.

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RPG Fan
85%
85%
May 14, 2017

A compelling expansion of the Trails universe that sets the stage for further adventures in Zemuria.

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SmashPad
May 4, 2017

The 3rd gives its audience credit and delivers a fine reward for longtime fans, reasserting Nihon Falcom’s place as the contemporary masters of the genre. If you’ve played the previous games, don’t hesitate to get in on this adventure. If you haven’t, it’s certainly worth working your way toward.

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ZTGD
8 / 10.0
ZTGD

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
May 11, 2017

Trails in the Sky 3 is a departure from its predecessors in more ways than one, and is undoubtedly the weakest of the three titles. However, the foundation of what made the first two titles feel special still remains with charming, multi-layered characters I've fallen in love with all over again, and writing that plays my heartstrings like a god damn fiddle.

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Digitally Downloaded
Digitally Downloaded

Top Critic

May 17, 2017

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd is a love letter for fans, a final send-off for some beloved characters and fitting conclusions to endearing storylines.

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COGconnected
75 / 100
75 / 100
May 15, 2017

_________________________ “The game this time around is more story and dialogue heavy, and I felt like it presented itself as more of a visual novel, however the battle system is quite good and remains mostly the same as the First and Second Chapter.

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Hey Poor Player
3.5 / 5.0
3.5 / 5.0
May 3, 2017

There’s a lot of game for the price being asked, and if you’re up for it, it’ll be worth it in the long run.

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