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Azure Saga: Pathfinder

Rating Summary

Based on 6 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

50%

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Based on 6 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCMar 13, 2018

Developer: MassHive Media

Genres: RPG, Strategy

Far into the future, the human race survives through colonies scattered across the universe. One tale gives humanity’s remnants hope – one of the legendary planet, Azure … a world full of life and abundant resources that could bring humanity back from the brink of extinction. Join a young scientist, Synch, as he travels across the galaxy to meet new companions and find his father. Explore a realm featuring highly detailed 2D illustrations and a galactic storyline. Battle your enemies in traditional turn-based combat, re-interpreted in a new light. Adventure awaits in the fantastic universe of Azure Saga: Pathfinder. FEATURES: Immersive Realm: A world with a classic storyline that will delight both veterans and fresh RPG fans, infused with highly detailed 2D illustrations. Traditional Turn-Based RPG Gameplay: Classically inspired turn-based combat with random enemy encounters, like the Japanese RPGs of yore. Strategic Planning: Configure your characters’ gear and jewels in to enhance their maximum potential. Discover United Skills in Combat: Unite, mix, and match your characters’ skills to discover powerful abilities, each with their own effects. Classic Old School Adventure: Your quest will be packed with adventures, puzzles, and secrets to discover.
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TheSixthAxis

Steve C
6 / 10
TheSixthAxis

Azure Saga: Pathfinder is a competent but generic game that will likely only appeal to fans of the genre

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Azure Saga: Pathfinder is perfectly serviceable, and apart from my frustrations with the economy, there's a lot to like here. It's just not something I'm itching to go back to. If you need a JRPG fix for your Switch—and have already been through the boatload of them already available—Azure Saga might scratch that particular itch for you.

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Azure Saga: Pathfinder is easily recommendable to people who can stand flawed games as the core of the world and the combat system are very enjoyable and entertaining for the price-range and can actually in some aspects be seen as a textbook example of how to make a good JRPG. The many minor flaws within do quickly fill up the players metaphorical shoes with pebbles, though, which will make it very uncomfortable at times - for instance, an overly predictable story, and characters that never develop past their stupidity or goodness no matter what is thrown at them. This is a game that badly needs a polished sequel to fix the minor problems as the core is something worth continuing to work upon.

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This is game that makes random battles palatable (at least for the vast majority of the game) while simultaneously streamlining traditional jRPG mechanics and allowing new complexity to arise from those simplified parts of the game. It’s also incredibly player-friendly, with all party members gaining experience regardless of whether they participated in combat or not, but those who enjoy a challenge will be able to find it despite the early content being on the easy side. Really, this is a special game.

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