• Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II

    I wanted to talk about this game the minute I started playing it, but I knew a lot of people had just gotten into the first game to play them in order. Since it’s nearly impossible to talk about this game without discussing the ending of the first, I decided to wait a long time before I gave my final verdict. I originally wanted to do this in two parts. The first part was going to be how I felt about the game during the beginning chapters where Rean is searching for his classmates. The second was going to be how I felt about the game after pushing through to…

  • Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

    On the surface, LOH:TOCS may seem like a traditional JRPG, but it’s really a sweet love story of an unworthy noble and his love affair with a delusional, undignified, working class poor boy. On a serious note, the game is easily summed up as one part Persona 3/4, one part Suikoden, and three parts Trails in the Sky. You play as Rean Schwarzer in his first year at Thors Military Academy. He and his 8 classmates belong to a special trial program called Class VII. In Thors, The other five classes (that’s right, there’s no class VI) are split into nobles and peasants. As you’d expect, the nobles are real…

  • XSEED To Bring Trails In The Sky SC West

    I received an email today which is rather important for fans of the PSP RPG series The Legend of Heroes. There’s so much good stuff, I’ll just post the email contents for you. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC, digitally to PC and the PSP┬« (PlayStation┬«Portable) system (including compatibility with the PlayStation┬«Vita handheld entertainment system) in 2014. The first chapter, previously released for the PSP system as The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, will also be released for PC this winter.