Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Review

There are a multitude of reasons why people should buy odin sphere leifthrasir; it being a great game is among many of the reasons. The game will likely, as it did me, make gamers fall in love with it because of all the mass improvements that has been made to the remastered version making it one of the best games that gamers will ever play whether it is for the PS3 or the PS4.

I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt that even though I cared nothing for the odin sphere walkthrough ps2, its PS3 counterpart was a cut above the rest. Odin Sphere Leifthrasir fueled what was going to be my main reason for getting a PS4; that is until I found out sometime later that it came out for the PS3. This is my review of the game overall.

Character Uniqueness

When I talk about character uniqueness, I’m talking about aspects that make the character unique in every form whether it is their background etc. The characters in odin sphere ps3 are unique as compared to their PS2 counterparts. A lot of their characters moves and abilities speak volumes about how they battle. For example, Gwendolyn is a Valkyrie that hails from Ragnanival in the North so a lot of her attacks are ice based.

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Gwendolyn unleashed!

Cornelius is another example, would’ve been future king of Titania, Cornelius has attacks that are electricity based such as his Caladbolg ultimate attack and one of my favorites. In the PS2 version, there was nothing that made the characters unique; the creators were lazy about creating uniqueness among the five characters which was sad. In the end, Odin Sphere Leifthrasir redid this ensuring that the characters have unique attacks that supports their uniqueness as a game character.

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You don’t mess with a Pooka with a Psypher Sword                                          Sweetness!

Great Story

Some gamers are inclined to believe that every great game should have a great story which might be true and it can be said that it adds to the circumstances of that game; many gamers might say it was one of those great story ever told type of games. The game does have a dynamite story to it and it’s easy to get sucked up into the story; it makes you really feel for the characters going through their tale of woe or trying to deal with their tale of lament.

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Also, I’d go so far as to say the story in the game is great because the five characters in the game all have their story to tell; it is almost as if they’re practically asking the gamers to get involved. The story in the game is relatable and it is so compelling, a daughter yearning for her father’s love and not getting it but gets it from a stranger; a stranger who held her very life in his hands, ironically. A dark soul that is trying to live his life right and get it together, a fairy princess who aspires to be a model ruler like her mother before her.

The game can become addictive

Although I’ve never played the computer version – odin sphere leifthrasir pc, I can say that it is a game worthy of a gaming award. I would play the game a thousand times because it is a game that would never get old, it is a good game that rewards careful attention to detail and puzzle solving skills which I have; it is one of the reasons why I got into the game in the first place. Ideally, I would play the game over and over again just to be able to discover the answers to all the clues in the game.

Another reason why I believe I would play the game a thousand times is because it is addictive, gamers will not find a more addictive game than this one. Fun fact, there’s a powerful potion in the game called Elixir which not only restores life points but make you invincible for a matter of seconds which is useful if you need a few seconds of invincibility to destroy that one enemy that is giving you trouble; that potion is one of the biggest reasons why the game is addictive and can get the gamer addicted.

Special Abilities

In Odin Sphere PS2, the characters’ special abilities and attacks were all the same; there was little separating them in battle outside of their weapons. Odin Sphere Leifthrasir did a great job giving the in game characters their own special abilities. For example, assigning every game character their own element such as Velvet – fire, Oswald – shadow, Gwendolyn – ice etc. The game did a marvelous job giving characters special abilities revolving around their element.

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The in game characters are also given other abilities along with elemental ones as many of the gamers that play or have played the game are aware and it can even become overwhelming, but the trick is assigning moves to the characters that would be useful to them in certain battles.

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The game gives you the option to change out your moves as you learn them; the PS2 version never did that. Another example of this is Cornelius’ Thundercloud ability which deals damage to enemies within a certain vicinity of where Cornelius unleashes it, it is a good ability to use to get the ball rolling on dealing damage.

In my opinion, the special abilities alone are enough to keep any gamer coming back. I’m even going to download the game to my PS3 when I get more money, I don’t just do that for any game.

Conclusion

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir for the Playstation 3 is one of the best games that you’ll ever play and if you’re considering the concept of buying playstation 4 then getting this game should be the first on your list whether you’re buying the game disc or the digital download; it’s worth it on both sides.

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Also, gamers will be happy to know that this game is easier on Normal than the PS2 version ever was. So, if you’re a hardcore gamer, I strongly suggest you buy this game; don’t rent it, buy it!

2 Replies to “Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Review”

  1. I have been looking for a legit review on this game for about 2 months now. I have buddies that have tried to explain it to me. But before I invest any money into something I like to do my research and see what others are saying about it. After reading this I see that I just might have to make a purchase. Great review.

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