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Brave Story: New Traveler (PSP)

Brave Story: New Traveler (PSP)
alaScore 83

12 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Brave Story: New Traveler (PSP). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) the Brave Story: New Traveler (PSP) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

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Expert review by: John Draisey (playstationlifestyle.net)

PSP Review – Brave Story: New Traveler

 

Brave Story: New Traveler is a traditional RPG title developed by Game Republic, the same team that brought us Folklore and the Genji series. While the team at Game Republic succeeded in making Brave Story accessible and easy to play, there are some...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: David Pulgar (vggen.com)

Brave Story: New Traveler

 

In Japan, RPG is a religion, not a pastime. For that reason, there's no dearth of well-made imports from the Land of the Rising Sun. Brave Story New Traveler (Brave Story) is one of the latest in a long line of Japanese RPGs translated and distributed...

There you have it. Brave Story is an excellent game. Yes, the story is weak in my opinion, but the mechanics do more than enough to make up for it. And when I say the story is weak, it’s not that I’m saying it’s horrible. Because turn-based RPGs are...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Kyle Stepp (realmofgaming.com)

Brave Story: New Traveler

 

The PSP is no stranger to RPGs. With a ton of titles constantly hitting the little widescreened handheld, there seems to be a bit of something for everyone.

Oct, 2007
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Expert review by: Steve Steinberg (gamespy.com)

Brave Story: New Traveler

 

A sleeper hit -- if you don't fall asleep before stuff gets good.

Doesn't play like a handheld RPG; deep story; specialty battle moves add strategy and visual oomph

Takes time to get started; not much character customization; battle graphics can be bland

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Aaron Vaughn (gaming-age.com)

Brave Story: New Traveler

 

Blue Dragon what? You gotta check out this traveler dude.

Along with this are some suitable voiceovers, which can be switched to Japanese or English, and a great soundtrack. The whole package is here, and although a pretty face doesn't make a good game, it's certainly got the substance and inner workings of a...

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Kelvin Tay (thunderboltgames.com)

Brave Story: New Traveler - PSP review at Thunderbolt Games

 

This is the story of a young boy named Tatsuya. He absolutely loves to play videogames (who doesn't?), so much so that his girlfriend often feels neglected around him. One day, his dearest falls ill under mysterious circumstances; this is Tatsuya's...

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Louis Bedigian (gamezone.com)

BRAVE STORY: NEW TRAVELER Review

 

A must for players who have longed for a 3D Final Fantasy to be made for Sony's handheld

A must for players who have longed for a 3D Final Fantasy to be made for Sony's handheld.

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Elmer Concepcion (modojo.com)

Brave Story: New Traveler Sony PSP Review

 

But what makes this turned based battle system so infectious are a number of factors that developers Game Republic got so very right. The loading times are non-existent between exploring and battle screens; a hell of an achievement as PSP fans should...

Excellent combat mechanics; A lengthy and consuming adventure; Beautiful technical achievement in graphics and presentation; An enjoyable shared minigame to boot

Uninvolved, fairly routine JRPG storyline; Generic world and character designs; I loathe the main hero's hat

Ever have that game that should be brilliant but does that one thing, or those fairly numerous things that punch you in the gut every time you see them? Brave Story has a few of those, but the big one for me is the hero's hat. It looks like a brown...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Heath Hindman (rpgland.com)

Brave Story New Traveler

 

Its music and sound are okay. Like most handheld games these days, the music seems alright in the game, and there might be an occasional catchy tune, but it’s ultimately forgettable. Voice acting appears only in battle and a scant few cutscenes; what’s...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Sam Bishop (totalplaystation.com)

Traveler's Tales

 

Hands-on with Brave Story: New Traveler as we discover what might be the first true console-level RPG on the PSP.

Full review next month!

Jun, 2007
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