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The Tales Series

I was first introduced to the Tales series via Tales of Destiny for the PS1. Much like with the Star Ocean series, I never quite understood why we missed the original, but the series in general has always fascinated me. The best way to think about the Tales series is as though it’s Namco’s version of Final Fantasy…except that there’s quite a bit different and far more interesting about it.

For starters, ever since its inception, the Tales games have NOT been turned based. Far from it as combat is full action with only minor delays in certain attacks which allows for combos and all kinds of special techniques to be cast at a moment’s notice. Effectively the series started as an action RPG that allows for side view combat and is very, very fun.

Sadly, there are still a bunch of Tales games that have never surfaced in America…and some that are really terrible that have. All the same, let’s hit all of them, in order, just like I did with the Megami Tensei series.
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FPS of the Year – 2003

This is going to be an interesting year. There are 40 games this year. This is going to be an odd year because prior to this writing, I’ve only played two of these. Let’s hop to it!
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FPS of the Year – 2002

This was a great year, but it was hard to select a #1. There are 32 games this year and many of them I would highly recommend…with one I’d say just avoid altogether and try to forget it even exists. Let’s hop right in!
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FPS of the Year – 2001

I’m on a roll! Time to head right into 2001. Just like last time, if you click on the pics, it will bring up a youtube movie of the game, so as to save loading time for the page. There are 23 games this year, so let’s go!
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