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Arc Rise Fantasia (Wii)

Arc Rise Fantasia (Wii)
alaScore 83

25 reviews

May, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Arc Rise Fantasia - Wii. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo Wii Games for all reviews. There are some less positive opinions about the graphics and story.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the Arc Rise Fantasia - Wii is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 25 reviews)

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Expert review by: Jeff "Scorched Angel" Borsick (ztgamedomain.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia

 

A rollercoaster of frustration. Recently, I have been seeing a lot of JRPG's coming to the market. Summer is a good time to dive into an engrossing RPG and with...

Interesting world and history ; Battles can be fun early on

Boss battles are frustrating ; Bland graphics ; Horrible voice acting ; Story gets too confusing and convoluted

Recently, I have been seeing a lot of JRPG’s coming to the market. Summer is a good time to dive into an engrossing RPG and with that being said, Arc Rise Fantasia steps up to the plate. Arc Rise Fantasia is a JRPG from the guys Marvelous Entertainment...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Andrew Passafiume (snackbar-games.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia

 

This console generation hasn't seen too many quality Japanese RPGs, or many JRPGs in general. Arc Rise Fantasia is here to remedy that and provide a traditional RPG for Wii owners. If you can look past some of the very obvious problems, you'll find a...

Colorful presentation with great music; very fun battle system; a lengthy adventure that should hold over any RPG fans for a while

Atrocious voice acting and a terrible translation; forgettable story and characters

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Justin Weinblatt (411mania.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia (Wii) Review

 

Is this the RPG that Wii fans have been waiting for?

Great Battle System ; Great Character Customization

Sep, 2010
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Expert review by: Kimberley Wallace (rpgfan.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia

 

Hallelujah! Arc Rise Fantasia (ARF) is the answer to my JRPG prayers. Lately, it has been hard to face the drought of quality console JRPGs; even the ones we did receive have been missing that little spark that makes the JRPG pop. Thankfully, I have...

Flawed? Sure. Is Arc Rise Fantasia the best RPG I've played? Far from it. However, Arc Rise Fantasia captures the heart and soul of the JRPG so wonderfully that it will be easy enough to overlook the flaws. It won't win any awards, but I guarantee it...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Christian Higley (gamingevolution.info)

Arc Rise Fantasia

 

Arc Rise Fantasia opens on a fleet of airships effortlessly cutting through skies, high above the moonlit earth below. Knights clad in heavy, full armor patrol the decks, watching for signs of danger.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Mike Thompson (gameshark.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia Review

 

Par for the course JRPG.

Interesting character designs, supports classic controller

Unresponsive controls, annoying voice acting, no combat rhythm, muddy visuals

Arc Rise Fantasia isn't a bad game, but it's an unfortunate victim of the "two steps forward, one step back" rule. As a result, the good moments do manage to outweigh the not so good, which is a lot more than can be said for many games that hit the...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: (gamestats.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia- WII

 

From Image Epoch, the team that created the strategy RPG Luminous Arc, comesan epic RPG exclusively developed for the Wii. Arc Rise Fantasia is a product of old and new, combining gorgeous graphics with modern gameplay while bringing classic Japanese...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Aileen Coe (diehardgamefan.com)

Review: Arc Rise Fantasia (Nintendo Wii)

 

Let's see how this game stacks up.

Arc Rise Fantasia comes with the the usual JRPG trimmings (both good and bad), it lasts a decent amount of time without dragging excessively, and the battle system is actually fun to play through. However, it doesn’t break any new ground, hits a number...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Joe Sinicki (cheathappens.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia

 

The Japanese gaming development industry is in a weird state of flux right now. Once the proud home of such AAA titles as Chrono Trigger and the epic Final Fantasy VII, critics have labeled the industry as all but dead, and void of any real new ideas....

Short of a few hints and shortcuts spread throughout the web, there really aren't any cheats available for Arc Rise Fantasia. Why not? Why can't I have a cheat for unlimited action points? How about the cheat I've been asking for in every RPG I've...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Steven McGehee (digitalchumps.com)

Arc Rise Fantasia

 

If you're in the market for a traditional JRPG with plenty of battles, consider Arc Rise: Fantasia from Imageepoch and Ignition. It doesn't exactly push the genre forwards (who said that's needed anyway though, right?), and even though I still consider...

Looking for a solid JRPG this summer? This isn't a bad choice at all. For Wii owners, or JRPG fans, this makes a fine addition to your library.

Aug, 2010
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