In a world where Japanese publishers have finally started to embrace global simultaneous releases, and there's no longer much stress over whether we'll see niche role-playing games come to the West, one series remains woefully behind: Trails, also known as Kiseki, also known as the best JRPG series out there.
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So you've listened to Kotaku Splitscreen and are wondering just what the hell this "Trails" thing is and why you should care. Fear not. We're here to help.
In the last couple of years, I've developed a strange relationship with JRPGs. I found myself tiring of their beautiful exteriors that lacked heart. Since writing that article about my growing frustrations, I took a break -- distancing myself from the genre that dragged me into gaming. It was a necessary betrayal.
We've only got one day to finish Jason Schreier's favourite JRPG and its recently released in North America sequel before The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel arrives. I just finished the first part of the first one. I think I can make it.