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The Japanese game got a patch on April 11, 2016 which added an English option in-game instead of it being released internationally. This means the game must be downloaded/installed and started in Japanese before switching to English.
Granblue Fantasy is a Japanese role-playing video game. The game plays as a traditional Japanese role-playing video game with turn-based battles. The game also contains summons and a class system that alters the main character's move-set and growth. Characters gain levels and abilities by accruing experience; summons and weapons equipped also confer characters with bonuses on attack power and HP. The characters themselves are gained either via quests (the main story quests or special event quests) or by using in-game currency to receive random crystal fragments, which may contain special weapons that add specific characters to the party. Characters, summons, and weapons are ranked (from best to worst) as SSR, SR, R, or N; each is also of type wind, water, fire, earth, light, or darkness. Voice actors provide voices for all of the characters in battle, and for much of the main and event storylines.
Xenogears follows protagonist Fei Fong Wong and several others as they journey to uncover the truth behind mysterious, cabalistic entities operating in their world. The principles and philosophies of Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung influence the plot, character design, and world of Xenogears. Additionally, the symbols, theological concepts, and devotional practices of several world religions are represented in fictionalized forms in the game. Major psychological themes are the nature of identity and human memory, particularly as these relate to the phenomenon of dissociative identity disorder. The relationship between humanity and machines is central to the game's plot, as indicated by the presence of giant robots dubbed "gears," which almost each playable character can control.
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Ever wanted to live life on a farm, with nothing but the sun, the fresh scent of your crops, the muddy fields underneath, and cows and chickens to keep you company? Well, you're in luck, because you have just inherited your grandfather's ranch, but it's in a terrible state of disrepair! What ever can you do?
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Ultima Online is the product of Richard Garriott's idea for a fantasy game involving several thousand people who can all play in a shared fantasy world. It is responsible for grandfathering the genre of the MMO, and showing the industry that MMO's were the next era of gaming.
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Continue you travels on the Sword Coast with the next set of adventures in the award-winning Baldur's Gate roleplaying game series. Legends of treasures lost and monsters to be defeated abound in the region. Almost all have at least some basis in truth. Are you up to the task? Will you return with even more fame than you accumulated in your previous travels? Or will you journey off; never to be heard from again-the source of your own legend in turn...?
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NieR: Automata is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4.
The game is set in the same universe as NieR, a spin-off of the Drakengard series, and takes place several thousand years after the events of that game. Humanity has fled to the moon to escape an invading machine army from another world. Combat androids called YoRHa remain on the planet to fight in a proxy war against the invaders.
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In the northernmost reaches of the Forgotten Realms lies a frozen and untamed region known as Icewind Dale. Journey deep into the Spines of the World mountains, a harsh and unforgiving territory teeming with fearsome and merciless beasts. There you must confront an ancient evil that threatens to unleash an unspeakable horror upon the face of Faerûn.
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Step in to the center of your own Star Wars™ story as you choose your path down the light or dark side of the Force™. Your choices have impact not only on your story but on those who join you along the way. Each choice you make can change how your story unfolders including unexpected story twists or devastating consequences that impact you and your Companions. Play as one of 8 legendary Star Wars classes include Jedi, Sith, Smuggler, Trooper and more – this is your story and you decide how you want to build your reputation and influence across the galaxy as you join in epic adventures and challenging missions on the ground and in space!
Play free through 50 levels of story or choose to join as a Premium player to maximize your options and play your way! As a Premium player you receive access to all prior expansions including Rise of the Hutt Cartel (Level 50 – 55), Shadow of Revan (Level 55 – 60) and the most recent expansion, Knights of the Fallen Empire (Level 60 – 65). Plus, receive special options including access to the full spectrum of character species; early access to new expansions and –that’s not all – as a Premium player you receive a monthly reward of 500 Cartel Coins to spend at the in-game Cartel Market for boosts, gear, collectibles and more.
As you start your adventure, you will become the Outlander, a veteran of the Great Galactic War in our latest expansion, Knights of the Fallen Empire. Travel to the Outer Rim of the galaxy to face a new threat, Emperor Valkorion and his dark and dangerous son, Prince Arcann. Starting at Level 60 is easy with a new character token that allows you to jump in to the action through an accessible story-driven point of entry optimized for new players. Get ready for unlimited adventure as you lead a band of allies in elite and covert missions to save the galaxy from an evil force that is growing with every death… only you have the strength to stand against him – it’s your destiny!
Face Your Destiny. Choose your path down the light or dark side of the Force™ as you build your legacy. Travel across the galaxy on epic missions, pilot your own Starfighter, battle through fast-paced space combat and build your own custom Stronghold to rest and enjoy the spoils of your battles with friends. Choose from one of eight iconic roles and become the hero of your own personal Star Wars™ saga!
Recruit Your Companions. Meet intriguing Companions as you adventure who can join you as allies fighting by your side. Choose friendship, romance or betrayal – but beware as choices have impact and you never know when or where your paths might cross again.
Play Your Way. Play alone or join with others in online multiplayer missions and story-driven battles or face your enemies in player-vs-player Warzones. But, when the battle is over meet friends, sell your items and restock your inventory on the Fleet where socializing is a galactic pastime. Finally, refresh and share your story with friends in one of the galaxy’s infamous Cantinas.
Pilot your Personal Starship. Join your friends in space combat through Galactic Starfighter as you pilot your own customizable ship! Recharge and let your crew do the work from the comfort of your personal ship that serves as your private base of operations for you and your crew and is the starting point for your ongoing missions. Prepare for a journey that will take you across the galaxy as the hero at the center of your own Star Wars™ story – it’s your destiny!
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As an addendum to this work, I, Lord British, would like to speak of the Quest of the Avatar mentioned in these pages. The Quest of the Avatar is the search for a new standard, a new vision of life for which out people may strive. We seek the person who can become a shining example of our nation and guides us from the Age of Darkness into the Age of Light. We have sent this message our to the farthest reaches of the known universe, indeed, we have even spoken across the void of time. Is there One who can complete the Quest of the Avatar? Many have tried already, and have met with partial success, becoming enlightened in one or more of the Eight Virtues of the Avatar - but none have yet attained the true state of being an Avatar.
The secrets of the Avatar are buried deep in the hearts of both our people and the land in which we dwell. The search will be arduous and the One who shall succeed must be able to assemble all the parts of the great mystery in order to solve the Quest. Gaze upon the device portrayed on the facing page of this tome. Learn it well, for when thou dost gaze upon it again then shall thy life's quest be revealed.
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When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his misfortunate companion from an intricate web of past and present perils. The swashbuckling adventure that ensues soon unveils an evil force set to destroy the world, triggering Crono's race against time to change the course of history and bring about a brighter future.
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Neverwinter Nights 2 (NWN2) is a computer role-playing game set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.
Build a character that suits your style of play - good or evil, chaotic or lawful, with any number of skills, feats and professions available at the click of a button. Whether lobbing fireballs and researching forgotten spells as a powerful Wizard, hacking a trail through legions of orcs as a Fighter armed only with a battle axe and your courage, or taking on the role of a Rogue that can slip into the shadows at a moment's notice and take the purse from even the most perceptive of guardsmen. Choose your alignment, your allies, your companions, and how you want your character to develop... design the character you want, role-play the way you want, and carry the battle to the enemy.
The design aspects of Neverwinter Nights 2 don't stop there, however. Past the campaign included with the game itself, Neverwinter Nights 2 also gives you all the tools you need to build your own modules, campaigns, and adventures for your friends - move buildings, terrain, script encounters, write dialogues, create quests and items - everything you need to create an epic adventure of your own is included in the toolset for you and any other worldbuilder to use.
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Live your Star Wars dreams as you fight with your favorite dark and light side heroes across iconic locations to become master of the galaxy. Create and customize your dream squad using characters from every era, including new characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Engage in epic turn-based battles, confront giant bosses, progress your characters, and take your experience to the next level!
CREATE THE ULTIMATE TEAM
Rebel leaders? Empire stalwarts? It’s your choice as you construct elite light and dark side teams while collecting heroes and other characters from the Star Wars™ universe. Make key strategic moves and pick teammates with complementary abilities to go to war with unbeatable squads!
BECOME MASTER OF THE GALAXY
Defeat opponents and rise to the top as you dominate the galactic hologames in a far-off cantina. Upgrade your heroes’ abilities as you play for even more powerful attacks and bigger wins. Then fight other players in Squad Cantina Battles, PvP Squad Arena, and Squad Tournaments to achieve greatness.
PLAY WITH POWERFUL CHAMPIONS
Make smart, tactical decisions and equip your heroes with the ultimate gear to enhance their damage in galactic war. Unlock fun abilities to make your team unstoppable as you unleash commanding moves like Luke Skywalker’s Bullseye, Jedi Knight Anakin’s Reckless Assault, and others.
ENGAGE IN EPIC SHIP BATTLES
Collect iconic starships and massive Capital Ships to construct your war fleets. Attack all-new challenges, fight through space, and compete in the Fleet Arena to test your prowess. Gather unique upgrade materials for characters, available only as rewards for Ship battles. Each vessel also has its own crew, adding special powers to individual Ships. Recruit powerful characters to create the strongest armada!
RISE TO THE TOP IN GUILDS
Lead Raids with friends and fight against bosses like the Rancor and AAT Tank when you create a customizable Guild. Collaborate with your Guild in Territory Battles where members unleash their entire arsenal of characters and ships against a progressively evolving battlefield. Show your dominance when you face off against other Guilds to conquer territories and top global leaderboards in Territory War.
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Bravely Default follows the story of main character Tiz, a humble shepherd and the lone survivor of a cataclysmic event, as he joins a group of loyal companions on a journey to restore balance to the world. The battle system is what differentiates Bravely Default from other RPGs. Here players can strategically choose when to initiate two complementary commands: Brave and Default. This innovative system encourages players to think carefully about strategy during every enemy encounter. Selecting "Brave" lets players increase the number of actions a character can take in a turn, while "Default" allows players to store actions for later use.
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After a century of relative peace, the Avatar of Virtue is summoned back to the medieval kingdom of Britannia to deal with a new threat: the usurper Lord Blackthorn, a formerly honorable nobleman who has been corrupted by strange new creatures called the Shadowlords. After the recent disappearance of the true king, Lord British, the realm has fallen under martial law. Blackthorn now rules the land by brutally enforcing the eight Virtues upon the people of Britannia - corrupting their meaning in the process. The Avatar must gather together his former companions, now made outlaws by Blackthorn's regime, and venture forth to defeat the vile Shadowlords and recover the true king from the shadowy depths of the Underworld.
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CHRONO CROSS, the sequel to the SNES favorite CHRONO TRIGGER, is one of the most ambitious role-playing games ever made. There are over 40 playable characters, each with their back-story, special moves, abilities, and weapons. The story spans two discs and follows the story of Serge, a young man who is able to cross dimensions. Suddenly he is pulled between worlds, trying to figure out his own past at the same time. The graphics are bright and beautiful, utilizing the PlayStation's capabilities to the fullest. The polygonal character models are huge and detailed, and the pre-rendered backgrounds are immaculately detailed. The music is composed and arranged by Yasunori Mitsuda, and features very realistic-sounding synthesizers. The battle system revolves around Elements, which are used to grant magical powers, as well as to summon huge monsters. For anyone that wanted to see the story of CHRONO TRIGGER continue, this is your chance.
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A storm of chaos and destruction thunders across the Sword Coast. As towns are laid to waste and great cities burn, there are whispered rumors that the Children of Bhaal are responsible.
Soon the whispered rumors become panicked cries - if the prophecies of the Wise Alaundo are to be believed, there is greater suffering ahead. And should Bhaal somehow rise again, the earth itself will weep blood.
In the final chapter of the Bhaal saga, return to Baldur's Gate™ II: Shadows of Amn™ and unravel the mysteries of a dangerous new dungeon - Watcher's Keep.
Continue with an exhilarating new adventure when you explore the unseen lands, encounter fierce villains, and gain powerful high-level abilities as you achieve your ultimate destiny in .. Baldur's Gate™ II: Throne of Bhaal™.
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Neverwinter Nights (NWN) is a third-person role-playing video game and is set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms campaign setting, with the game mechanics based on the Dungeons & Dragons 3rd edition rules. The game engine was designed around an internet-based model for running a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG), which would allow end users to host game servers. The intent was to create a potentially infinite massively multiplayer game framework. This game was named after the original Neverwinter Nights online game; the first ever graphical massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), which operated from 1991 to 1997 on AOL.