Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Part Four

April 14, 2016: Snow has Serah’s pendant. Did Noel or Hope give it to him?
I bought a new garb, Velvet Bouncer, which is “made for a mystical attacker”. It’s pretty boss. Makes quick work of weaker enemies and groups with Blitz and Heavy Slash.

Velvet Bouncer

AFAIK, it’s not a reference to The Bouncer, a weird little game that Square and Dream Factory made on the quick for the PS2 shortly after its launch.

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Part Three: Lumina on the Loose

April 10, 2016: “The Girl Who Cried Wolf”: Lightning encounters a ringing telephone in a booth, and decides to answer it. On the other line is Louise, a girl who claims to be chased by people with weapons.
Light can still use some of her old tricks, like Launching staggered enemies Commando-style.

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Part Two: Ordinary World

August 21, 2015: The Children of Etro and the Shadow Hunter aren’t very good at keeping their tracks covered.
Chocolina’s here! She gives you rewards for clearing quests on the Canvas of Prayers.
There’s a sidequest here involving a dude named Holmes. O.O

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Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Part 11: Disappear

April 24, 2013: Very Odds and Ends
Some weak demons can lead to unique fusions.
Huh, we’ve made most of the armor in this game.
Vile Samael says he has many names.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Part 10

April 14, 2013: Grindy-grind. Yawn.
Even the doors in Horologium open with a brutal heaviness.
Horologium? Sounds like someone has a Horo-loogie-um.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Part Nine: Calling

March 19, 2013: The Grus Grind
This dungeon is annoying~ The enemies are brutal, navigation is done mostly through warp tiles, and it looks like palette-swapped versions of earlier sectors. Gawd.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin Part Seven: The Wages of Sin

April 27, 2012: Damn, Maya’s father was hot!

Masataka Amano. He’s covered wars, y’know…

Masataka Amano was a war correspondent. Before Maya met the other kids and established the Masked Circle, Masataka prepared to leave Japan to cover a war. Maya made a stuffed rabbit for him and called it Mr. Bunbun, but he refused to take it. Her father told her that if she cried, Mr. Bunbun would laugh at her. Masataka told her that he would accept Mr. Bunbun when he returned home, but he died before he could make it back.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin Part Six

February 1, 2012: Leo Temple

Hades- The king of Tartarus in Greek lore.” Huh…

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable Part 13

April 24, 2011: I previewed some of my Persona fusions and found a threesome that resulted in a Persona of the Aeon Arcana.

Persona Acquired Today: Kikuri-Hime

Kikuri-Hime

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable Part 12: The Tower

April 13, 2011: They retrieved some of Chidori’s personal effects from the hospital. It appears that before the end, Chidori drew nothing but painstaking portraits of Junpei. That made him feel a little better… Continue reading Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable Part 12: The Tower