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Bravely Default - Nintendo 3DS

by Nintendo
Nintendo 3DS
Teen
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (311 customer reviews) 4 answered questions 85 / 100

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  • ASIN: B00GV4V8XC
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 5.4 x 0.5 inches ; 2.2 ounces
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: February 7, 2014
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (311 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #242 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)

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Bravely Default Collector's Edition

Square Enix’s highly-acclaimed fantasy RPG brings deep, strategic combat to the Nintendo 3DS system in an ambitious game that bolsters its turn-based combat with a compelling new risk/reward system RPG fans will obsess over. Explore Luxendarc as Tiz and other memorable characters on a visually stunning quest to restore balance to the world.

Hand-drawn 3D backgrounds and a rousing score bring Luxendarc to life. Enter a brave new world of turn-based combat! Time your turns tactically and turn the tides in your favor with the new Brave and Default system. Flex your strategic muscle by combining more than twenty jobs with hundreds of different abilities. Summon friend’s characters to fight by your side, or borrow their abilities*. Recruit citizens with the StreetPass feature to rebuild Tiz’s destroyed village. Be part of the community in this fresh take on the single player RPG!

* Wireless broadband Internet access required for online play.

Key Features:
  • A unique, innovative twist on turn-based combat
  • Complex, lovable characters in a top-tier RPG
  • Time your turns tactically with the new Brave and Default system
  • Summon your friend’s characters to fight by your side, or borrow their abilities*
  • Form flexible strategies by combining 20+ jobs with hundreds of abilities
  • Acquire StreetPass tags and use them to gain access to powerful equipment and items in-game
  • Evocative music and gorgeous hand-drawn watercolor backgrounds with 3D elements

Edea is one of the memorable characters who will help Tiz on his quest
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The world of Luxendarc is brought to life in beautiful hand-drawn backgrounds
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Tactical turn based combat are used in battles throughout the Brave and Default system
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152 of 159 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best Square-Enix Has Offered In a Long Time February 7, 2014
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The Good:

+Very unique combat system
+A lengthy quest that'll keep you busy
+Return of the job system allows for lost of customization
+Charming characters overall
+A lot of old school charm
+Great soundtrack
+Stunning visuals

The Bad:

-Pretty straightforward story (though this is definitely intentional)
-Some players are probably not going to like that the game will sometimes get bogged down in grinding for hours

Back in the 90's and early 2000's, Square was the king of the RPG. In particular, Final Fantasy was once revered as one of the greatest JRPG franchises of all time. In recent years Final Fantasy has had something of a mixed reputation. So, in fact, has Square-Enix. Yet Bravely Default comes as a surprise. It harkens back to what made Square so great in the first place. It is an old school RPG right down to the core. If you were a fan of Final Fantasy back in the days when they were known as Squaresoft instead of Square-Enix, you may very well love Bravely Default. It's overall a fun game.

There isn't much to keep track of in terms of story in Bravely Default. Compared to the rest of the game, it's fairly simple and straightforward. You control a band of adventurers who are out on a quest to revive the four crystals. If you're familiar with Final Fantasy this is all pretty familiar and straightforward. The good news is that the cast of characters are actually quite likable. You'll meet them all pretty early on in your quest. The story may not be what will entice you about Bravely Default. Though the characters are likable there are quite a few "by the book," moments. Rather what is likely to excite you about Bravely Default is the battle system.
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55 of 59 people found the following review helpful
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I don't know about you, but I have sure missed the kind of PlayStation JRPGs, and specifically the Final Fantasy games, that Squaresoft published in the 90's. The many classics from that era had an intangible magic that is fairly rare in the industry these days. Thankfully, Bravely Default is a lovely gem that could easily be mistaken for some long-lost Squaresoft gem from that period, and playing it reminds me of the way it feels playing Final Fantasy IX and Xenogears. This is a special treat. Warning: somewhat long review incoming, either buckle up, or jump ship now if that's not your thing. Having become intimately acquainted with the eshop demo, as well as putting it quite a few hours into the main game by now, I feel confident in my ability to give an informative, honest assessment.

The story in Bravely Default features four protagonists, all of which have backstories that any veteran of the genre would regard as painfully cliche at first glance. You get Tiz Arrior, a young man recently beset by horrible tragedy and great loss. He is joined by Anges Oblige, a sheltered priestess girl who must save the world by healing huge crystals through prayer, Ringabel, an amnesiac ladies man with a magical book, and finally Edea Lee, a spy for an enemy nation who joins the heroes at a later point (try to guess why she does this. Here's a hint, it's cliche, lol). Of course, political intrigue, giant elemental crystals, and world saving shenanigans ensue. It almost sounds like a "Four protagonists walk into a JRPG" bar joke, doesn't it? Thankfully, what Bravely Default's story lacks in innovation, it more than makes up for in execution.
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bravely enjoying this game - WITH UPDATE February 7, 2014
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I have heard rumors about this game and when the demo came out, I tried it and immediately reserved the collectors edition from a game store. I am only a couple of hours into this game, and already it blew my mind, the first AR movie looks good both in standard and in 3d, the backgrounds are gorgeous, and the story thus far is amazing. It takes a lot of the elements from the old style RPGs but adds a twist - a risk/reward combat system which allows you to choose early combat, or save up brave points by defending and then going whole hog on an enemy (its fun to take out an enemy of you store up enough points in one shot) or using a special ability to Speed up your turn, but to do this you either need to use money to buy potions, or let your system sleep for 8 hours, the job system reminds me of the Final fantasy tactics games where you can level up the current jobs, or switch out and gain levels learning new things, and making each character unique. Also the streetpass and friend list comes into effect, you can use powers and abilities others have by passing them while your system is in sleep mode and also use them to rebuild your town, a good benefit for those like me who enjoy extra things to do. The soundtrack is reminecent of old FF games, haunting and beautiful. Overall I say this game deserves a place in any players library and while the story may be linear, the ways to get there are immense. Enjoy.

UPDATE(WITH LITTLE SPOILER) - for those who have not beaten it, or beat it without trying, I only am in chapter 5 - but I discovered there is an alternate ending. When you do the Rite after Airy says stop keep pressing the x button and keep going until the crystal shatters - you will unlock another story when beaten will get you an outfit for Anges, but then you will go back to before you shatter the crystal (usually suggested to do the final Crystal), there will be changes to the story and to the opening screen shot. Enjoy
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5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable!!
Child enjoys this game.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining
I bought this game for my 16 year old son and he really likes it. Plays every chance he gets, even when he is suppose to be doing chores. Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic gameplay and mechanics
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Published 11 days ago by James J.
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it
great classic JRPG type style
Published 12 days ago by puddles
2.0 out of 5 stars Loved it at first, then it quickly went south.
I loved this game, for 40 or so odd hours. Then I had to rage quit this game. Without spoiling, you will know why. Worst end half of game ever...don't do it!
Published 14 days ago by Jessica m.
4.0 out of 5 stars Fights with fights
Great battle system but could have been better on the story
Published 15 days ago by Trevor Ivory
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect RPG game that keeps you going for hours!
I started the game about a week ago and now i'm ignoring all my other games.. This game is hours of fun, battles and jobs! Pick it up to experience it yourself.. Read more
Published 15 days ago by Yoshi
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent game! One of my favorites from the Square ...
Excellent game! One of my favorites from the Square Enix franchise! Recommend to all players, no matter if they are familiar with the Final Fantasy series battle system or not.
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