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WTF Gamers Industry Edition: Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition Voices

Beast Gamer Kuma

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Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition hits the stores in just two days! And while all reviews today have been ecstatic posting about the beautiful HD graphics, the one thing they have all noticed is the in the changing voices in the added scenes. The new and old voice cast just flip flop through the scenes!  That’s right folks! Namco put lipstick on a pig and figured we wouldn’t notice the monks! And this little piggy is causing a bit of a negative uproar in the Tales Of Fandom. For me, this begs the question: Is voice over derp enough to make fans not buy a game?

Tales of Hearts R Review

Iselynne

Iselynne is a viking and passionate gamer who finds it really awkward to write about them-self in third person. They are currently fighting a severe addiction to chocolate milk and their favourite Pokémon is Bulbasaur.

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Having been a fan of JRPGs since my teens, I somehow only discovered the Tales series about three years ago. I am glad that I did. The series has continued to produce solid games that have kept me entertained of a long time, usually hitting the 100 hours played mark. The downside of being a fan of a Japanese game franchise is that you often see new entries being released in Japan that never make it to Western shores. The original Tales of Hearts was one of those games, being released in Japan in 2008 exclusively for the Nintendo DS. Since then, Namco Bandai have started project Re-imagination (hence the R in the title) where older DS titles are completely remade for the Playstation Vita. Tales of Hearts R is the second game to be remade, but the first to be localized for North America and Europe. We had to wait over one year since its March 2013 release in Japan. So has the wait been worth it?