“I can’t even win with a sword anymore.”
For more than twenty years, the sprawling, lush titles of the Tales series have captivated JRPG fans the world over. Like its more “Fantastic” brethren, the series doesn’t require that the games be played together or in order, so even as the tenth title of sixteen (or so), Tales of Vesperia serves as a perfect jumping-off point as the first on the seventh generation of consoles and the only entry on a Microsoft platform. Leah, Karl, and Michiel immerse themselves in the world of Terca Lumireis and explore the intriguing characters relationships and intricate battle systems that they find there.
Music used in this issue:
1: The Dawn of Departure by Motoi Sakuraba/Hibiki Aoyama.
2: Crossing the Small Hills by Motoi Sakuraba/Hibiki Aoyama.
Cane and Rinse 272 was edited by Jay Taylor (@JaySevenZero).
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