At the dawn of time, a terrible war raged between the forces of good and evil, ending in the destruction of the world of Agarest. After their victory, the Gods of Light unified the decaying bodies of the Gods of Darkness and created a new world.Read full description
“Agarest Generations of War is the best JRPG on the market today! It offers a ton of adventure, intense story lines, and fighting that total up to be more than 100 hours of gameplay. And the best thing about it is that you control all parts of the characters development and even each generation of powers! What more can you ask for in a game? Nothing! Agarest has everything.” 9.5/10 – At7addak
“Strategy RPG fans will find themselves spoiled with Agarest.” 8/10 – zomgplay
“...A classic exponent of the SPRG genre” 7.5/10 – games969
At the dawn of time, a terrible war raged between the forces of good and evil, ending in the destruction of the world of Agarest. After their victory, the Gods of Light unified the decaying bodies of the Gods of Darkness and created a new world.
Now, the forces of darkness are awakening once again…
Choose the path of Darkness or Light through a truly epic story, spanning multiple generations
Battle hundreds of different creatures using an array of character abilities, in a compelling and innovative turn-based combat system
Build your ultimate army of warriors and master Extra Skills, Special Arts and Over Kills to defeat colossal enemies!
Unite with your chosen heroine and use the “Soul Breed” system to shape the fate of the next generation of heroes
Agarest: Generations of War - Exclusive game features!
Agarest: Generations of War includes many unique features that cannot be found in any other Strategy Role Playing Game. Here's a summary of some of the best:
Extended Area is the "Linked Area" set for both your party and your enemies. Each character in the game has a uniquely shaped extended area. When a character's turn comes around, all other characters in the Extended Area of the character in play (and characters in the extended areas of those characters!) can combine in an extended attack. This allows you to chain your party's attacks together, allowing access to more Arts and huge Combos!
You can upgrade various Items and Equipment at the Blacksmith's Guild in two different ways:
By Enhancement: You can enhance equipment to a maximum of Level 5. Once an Item is enhanced to Level 5, you can convert the Item, changing it into something else. This process is irreversible and the original item is lost. Experimentation reveals some great new items!
Through Alchemy: Alchemy allows you to combine several items to create a single, more powerful piece of equipment. While you lose the items used in the alchemy, you gain a powerful new piece of equipment and permanent access to your new item in the Shop! Alchemy can create powerful new weapons and armour but occasionally a Smithing Accident will occur and the smith will create a different item than what you expected!
The "Soul Breed" system
Agarest takes place across 5 generations of heroes, starting with your first character, Leonhardt. During each generation you will build relationships with 3 different female party members, and at the end of each generation's story arc you must choose to marry one of the girls.
Your choice of marriage partner is restricted to girls who've grown fond of you over a particular generation. Your options are determined by your choices during conversations at certain points of the story.
The girl you choose as your wife - and the strength of their relationship with you - will determine the abilities of the main character in the next generation of the story. You'll have to experience multiple play throughs to see all of the character possibilities open to you! What heroes might you create?
Free DLC included:
Agarest: Generations of War ©2013 COMPILE HEART / RED. Published under license by Ghostlight LTD.
The game takes place over multiple generations, you control a character who is joined by three women in each generation, the scenes you see and options you choose will cause them to like you more or less. At the end of each chapter of the game you will choose one of the three women, in the next chapter you will control their son who will inherit different skills and know how to use different weapons based on who the parents were. While this does mean that you will lose characters over time, you are also joined by longer lived people who will be a part of your group through the rest of the game once they are recruited. The game is lengthy and does a decent job at catering to people who want story, gameplay, and occasional scantily clad anime women.The battle system is fun but can start to get repetitive and eventually is very heavily focused on you needing to perform combo attacks in order to do high damage, as enemies become extremely powerful and can easily kill your individual characters. Unless you use a guide you aren't likely to know about how stats work or what pairing with certain characters will do.
Tiny battlefields, fighting the exact same battle throughout the entire game, dull storyline, personalityless and drab dialogue. Fights take way too long because they want you to buy DLC packs, which then makes fights meaningless. The dating/alignment system is a complete afterthought with decisions having unpredictable results on both. "Where should we go? Through the mountain, around the mountain to the north, around the mountain to the south?" Can you guess which choice will make which girl like you more? Can you guess which will make your alignment darker or lighter? Of course not, there's no damn correlation at all. And I'm not leaving out any context here, you don't have to stomp a box of kittens to go north or anything. It's just senseless.
It's about time that PC got its own quality Tactical RPG. Agarest is anime-themed and has a lot of plotand dialog much like Disgaea. It's not quite on that level, butit's still very good. The art is nice, though the coloring seems faded. The story is good and the dialog is fun and amusing. The combat isn't the most innovative, but it's solid TRPG gameplay. Definitely worth picking up if you enjoy or are interested in this kind of game.
This is a tactical strategy game, which also has heavy influences from visual novels. It also has some dating sim parts. The graphics, presented in Anime style, are lovely, and nicely designed. The story is not much, but is nice. The combat system is very good and satisfying, especially combos. The design of background sometimes gets boring and fails to please. The music is nice, and really immerses you in the game system. The DLCs are also really good. I'd say 8/10, for fans for tactial rpg's or anime styled games.
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