Tagged With suikoden

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Suikoden II should have probably had a New Game Plus. Between the time-sensitive Clive quest, the branching endings, and the gruelling decisions over which monsters to recruit, there are a lot of reasons to replay the game. And, as it turns out, a replay-friendly feature might've actually been in the works.

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Dayshot: Back in January, Kotaku reader and artist Benjamin Schwarz sent me this collage of Suikoden II characters that he made a few years ago. This feels like a good opportunity to share Schwarz's excellent work.

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64 hours. 23 hours. 42 hours. 28 hours. Somewhere on a grassy plain trying to figure out if I should spend my days hunting down one of many pending side quests. Somewhere deep in the ocean chasing mermaids. Somewhere making preparations for my next strategic battle. These are all the places I'm willing to leave behind — unexplored and unresolved — because I'm wondering if I give a damn about JRPGs anymore.

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Suikoden II, a video game about being a sous chef, finally came to the PlayStation Network last month, and it totally flopped, proving that Konami was right and that nobody in the West wants Japanese role-playing games because they are garbage.