'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' PS4 Review : A Remake of Atlus' Classic PS2 Tale
Game remakes, more often than not, do not receive as much love as the original. For "Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir", however, it was the complete opposite.
When Atlus and Vanillaware released the original 'Odin Sphere' in 2007, it garnered mostly positive responses from the gaming community. The new-generation remake received even more fanfare than the original PS2 version, getting positive reviews on review aggregator Metacritic.
Destructoid praised the remake for its excellent English and Japanese voice cast and beautiful visuals. The frame rate - which was a huge issue on the previous game - was fixed and ran smoothly on the PS4.
However, level-grinding is still an issue, as with the original. Destructoid gave it a 9.5, calling it "required reading" and a supreme title despite the flaws.
Gaming Trend described "Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir" as a tale worth telling twice. The game has a lot of protagonists but all have solid storylines with satisfying ends. At the end of the game, players will be attached to all the characters, from their victories to their struggles. There are still persistent issues like blocking with the attack button and the difficulty level of the end bosses. Despite that, however, Gaming Trend gave a final score of 90.
IGN also praised the game's graphics, calling it "a beautiful work of art". The site also acknowledged that the original "Odin Sphere" was already a beautiful game during its first release.
The addition of the Touring Restaurant, run by a cute Pooka named Murray, is a favorite. IGN gave it a score of 9.5, calling it a brilliant remake with gorgeous graphics, near perfect framerate and a great story.
Gamespot likened the game's stories to fairy tales, with each story "glowing with heartwarming sincerity and clarity". The gameplay feels fluid and natural, even when switching between characters with completely different battle styles.
There are still issues with the limited inventory space, as with the old version, and the repetitive grinding. Gamespot gave the game a final rating of 8, calling the game a simple, satisfying fairy tale story, loaded with details sure to make any player smile.
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