Hi everyone! Mr. Panda here, with a review of Square Enix’s I Am Setsuna for the Nintendo Switch! It’s a throwback to classic SNES RPGs like Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy, but what’s it like? Find out what I thought in my review!
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If you’re a fan of old-school Super Nintendo RPGs, then I Am Setsuna may have caught your eye at least once. RPG juggernaut Square Enix formed the studio Tokyo RPG Factory, specifically to develop throwbacks to that era, and I Am Setsuna is its debut project. While there are clear comparisons to the time-travel classic Chrono Trigger, this game manages to stand out from its inspirations, but not necessarily in the best way.
Here is my video review for your viewing pleasure!
The story follows the mercenary Endir, who is tasked to kill Setsuna, a young woman destined to save the monster-infested world by acting as its sacrifice. As events unfold, you find yourself in the band of heroes who will assist Setsuna on her journey to the Last Lands. The story might sound familiar if you’ve played Final Fantasy X, but this tale is a more…
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