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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PS3)

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PS3)
alaScore 80

8 reviews

Aug, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the gameplay. There are some mixed reviews about the action.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PS3) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PlayStation 3)

 

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny starts with a battle. That may be surprising for a series that bills itself as a fantasy farming simulation (a spin-off of the popular Harvest Moon franchise), but it sets the tone for a game that maintains everything...

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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Playtest – Take Us Away, Ymir!

 

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny has a different farming system than you're used to, and plenty of room for crafting, fighting, and character building.

1. Aden immediately starts with the ability to teleport, so if you’re in town or in a dungeon you can teleport back to his house or Ymir by tapping 2.

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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Review

 

Tides of Destiny makes several good changes to the Rune Factory formula, making for a fun adventure in fantasy farming.

Addictive, easygoing gameplay ; Nice style and personality ; Can last a long time with tons to do

Combat is only button mashing ; All side activities involve the same action ; Boring fetch quests

Combat itself is extremely simplistic but can still be addictive. With few exceptions you mash on the attack button to cut enemies down as you explore dungeons, sometimes backing away to replenish health or RP. Occasionally, your golem gets into a...

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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Review

 

Rune Factory returns with a host of farming, items, and critters to fight. But can it keep you entertained for 60 hours?

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny perfectly illustrates how crucial challenge and reward are to crafting a compelling game experience. When you remove these two things, even the greatest games devolve into nothing more than an empty series of button...

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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny

 

Tides of Destiny makes several good changes to the Rune Factory formula, making for a fun adventure in fantasy farming.

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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny- PS3

 

The gameplay systems are simple and easy to learn, and there are no story hooks that make knowledge of earlier games a requirement. It won't change your mind if you already dislike the series, but it should keep fans happy and should appeal to...

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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny- PS3

 

Rune Factory does have a lot going for it on the surface: it's an aesthetically pleasing game where, even after 50 hours, may still have some surprises in store. It's when you get into the tedium of every activity that you realize a game that only does...

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Freyashawk's View of Rune Factory

 

Tides of Destiny is the latest in the Rune Factory series of games, produced both for DS handheld systems as well as the Wii and now PS3. Rune Factory is a spin-off of the popular and highly educational Harvest Moon series. In all of these games,...

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