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Gungnir - Sony PSP

by Atlus
Sony PSP
Teen
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) 68 / 100

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  • Dealing with societal inequity and racial prejudice, far heavier themes than the average video game, Gungnir's intense narrative offers gamers a world worth saving and characters deserving of empathy and attention.
  • Building upon the traditional action queue of turn?based SRPGs, actions in Gungnir all have a numerical wait interval associated with them. Faster actions bear smaller numbers, allowing them to precede slower preexisting attacks.
  • Developer Sting has a proud, extensive history of expertly crafted, highly innovative RPGs, having garnered critical acclaim and fan admiration with classics like Riviera, Yggdra Union, and Knights in the Nightmare.

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  • ASIN: B006O3Z2ZA
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 4.1 x 0.5 inches ; 3.2 ounces
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: June 12, 2012
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,800 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)

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In a land ravaged by disparity where the impoverished must battle for survival, the fate of all is thrust into uncertainty when rebels happen upon custody of a young female noble and a magical spear of immeasurable power falls from the heavens. Now, hunted by incumbent powers desperate to reclaim the girl and armed with a weapon capable of reshaping the realm, the Resistance must wage war to deliver themselves from the tyranny of their oppressors.

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A game as original as its narrative, Gungnir's strategy RPG mechanics offer a number of fresh twists on an expertly honed formula. The classic balance of risk and reward, a staple of Sting titles, enriches Gungnir's deep strategic battles and gives the player critical decisions to weigh.

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In a land ravaged by disparity where the impovershed must battle for survival, the fate of all is thrust into uncertainty when rebels happen upon custody of a young female noble - and a magical spear of immesurable power falls from the heavens. Now, hunted by incumbent powers desperate to reclaim the girl and armed with a weapon capable of reshaping the realm, the Resistance must wage war to deliver themselves from the tyranny of their oppressors.


Giulio with Gungnir, the mysterious lance of untold power.
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Build Giulio's army combining story characters and mercenaries.
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Game Features

  • A Unique Political Drama Set in a Captivating Fantasy World—Dealing with societal inequity and racial prejudice far heavier themes than the average video game, Gungnir's intense narrative offers gamers a world worth saving and characters deserving of empathy and attention.
  • Deep Risk/Reward Battle Mechanics—Building upon the traditional action queue of turn-based SRPGs, actions in Gungnir all have a numerical wait interval associated with them. Faster actions bear smaller numbers, allowing them to precede slower preexisting attacks. Should the player wish, they may sacrifice tactical points, which afford them more combat options to accelerate action.
  • From the Makers of Knights in the Nightmare and Riviera—Developer Sting has a proud, extensive history of expertly crafted, highly innovative RPGs, having garnered critical acclaim and fan admiration with classics like Riviera, Yggdra Union, and Knights in the Nightmare.

Elise, the mysterious protector
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Entertaining event scenes take
place between major battles.
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Use the tactics gauge to enact a
scramble and earn extra turns.
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The liberation army Esperanza
hopes for peace in Gargania.
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The Boost system strengthens a
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I'll be brief, and write a more detailed review once I have some more play time down. This is one of the more 'traditional' games developed by Sting. Which is not to say this is a Disgaea or FF Tactics clone by calling it 'traditional'. But unlike the previous Sting titles (Crimson Gem Saga, Yggdra Union, and Riviera), this one bears some semblance to games of the strategy RPG genre.

The game gives the option of a difficulty setting. I chose Hard (being a veteran SRPG player), and it's tough without being impossible. Normal might be a cakewalk for most players. Of course later in the game I may regret this...

Battles take place on a 3-d isometric grid. Battles are fun and fluid with plenty of action. The story is nice and progresses well. The use of dialogue in battle is a nice dramatic touch.

Leveling is where the game gets interesting and might cause me to replay the game several times. You can level characters and equipment, then recycle old gear to level up new stuff. Leveling characters makes them stronger, leveling equipment unlocks bonuses and skills.

All in all it's fun and very deep. I wouldn't say as deep as Disgaea games, but definitely rivaling most other strategy RPGS on the PSP. Buy if you like Sting titles or solid SRPGs like FF Tactics, Tactics Ogre, or Disgaea.

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The game gets really tough on the advanced difficulty setting. But what I like is that the programmers didn't make it like Street Fighter where increased difficulty means more damage to you while you hit for less damage on the enemy. Instead the enemy gets really quite creative. The AI is impressive. You find that the enemies will block off your characters so that you can only get one or two in to attack position.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gungnir: THE Best PSP tactical game... EVER! June 21, 2012
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Gungnir's story starts you off leading a small band of thieving rebels trying to ambush a passing imperial caravan. Just when they think they'll get a decent meal, it turns out there's no food or cash aboard the wagons, just some worthless little rich girl. Oh well... it's an honest mistake!
However, you find out a little later that just about every rich bugger outside of the slums wants the girl dead, & will happily massacre all the residents & stab your hero & co. in the back, just to find the lost rich girl! It's a good thing that magical spears & Valkries come to your aid, else... your corpse would have just got kicked in the river with everyone else... Enter Gungnir, The Spear of Odin... That seems to just summon every other Norse deity! But it's still one heck of a weapon, considering it's still the start of game!
Now, With your hero just barely surviving the massacre, It's now time for the all the fun rebellion plans of the poor people to start! Lead the survivors of the slums strategically into Victory!

*All the battle basics / control stuff is explained quite well in the game, but I'll try to briefly sum it all up here*

The Battles take place on a grid-battle field, with each enemy characters getting a turn,& then you deciding what member of your team will act during your move phases. Characters can boost or team up attacks(if fellow members are within range). All characters have to wait after they act & can move again, but your party members can act faster if you don't mind them taking a HP penalty. Depending on how well a battle goes, treasure chests & crystals can appear in the next fight!

Characters can level up both themselves & their weapons!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not just another Tactics Ogre clone. July 12, 2012
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
Gungnir may look like a simple clone of Tactics Ogre or Final Fantasy Tactics, but it is actually quite unique. While sharing a similar perspective to these well known Tactical RPGs, Gungnir does some rather interesting things with it's Tactics Gauge and Time systems. I do not wish to go into all the intricate details here, but the combat system provides a lot of flexibility and interesting tactical decisions while also rewarding players who plan ahead.

+ Unique gameplay elements.
+ Selectable difficulties AND difficulty scales with your performance.
+ Multiple endings.
- Story is nothing special.
- Interface could use some improvement.

I would recommend this to anybody who currently enjoys tactical RPGs, or anybody who wishes to try one and is not intimidated by complicated game rules.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Average SRPG for PSP - Try Je'anne de Arc first instead. November 26, 2013
By Marcos
I had my disappointments with Gungnir - one of my lesser favorite SRPGs. However, there are a lot of RPGs for the PSP - From dungeon crawlers to strategy to tactics based to old school turn play, etc., (I realized the sheer massivity of RPG titles best when I started using the Playstation network to do my game shopping for this system) and I'd say the worthwhile ones hover around 50%. There are many that are downright horrible. Gungnir falls somewhere between. It is by far not a bad SRPG, but also far from the likes of, say, the new Fire Emblem, or for instance Je'eanne de Arc (PSP).

First off, it takes a while getting in. The cut scenes - "event" scenes as they are labeled in this game, are not impressive at all graphically - no visual or audio candy here, just text boxes for dialogue and the same graphics you have during battle play.

The story has its good and bad points: it is rather hackneyed/cliche at its core - like so many other RPG's the game is based around a "chosen one," by the 'Gods' (of course he is unaware of why he is the chosen one, which of course remains cryptic until the story unravels), whose job is to protect and avenge his people - leading a revolution from the slums against an imperialistic oppressive regime, avenging his father's death who was the leader of, you guessed it, the previous failed revolution (at least his job is not to save the world from the once peacemaker gone madman!, but I digress). The characters range from fairly typical to slightly more interesting than average - there are a couple of other characters with "mysterious" backgrounds that unravel.
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Published 5 months ago by Adam D Stahl
5.0 out of 5 stars Underrated Gem
A stiff and satisfying challenge, a well written/translated script and a different feel and flow give this tactical RPG the edge over cookie cutter competitors. Read more
Published 7 months ago by JAC
4.0 out of 5 stars Great game and delivery on time
This is a good video game to my standards, and the delivery was very quick. The game play is okay and I can play quick at any time.
Published 9 months ago by Elijah Lawrence
2.0 out of 5 stars Been a long time since I purchased a game I did not care to finish,...
I'm a huge fan of tactics games along the lines of Final Fantasy Tactics and Suikoden Tactics and purchased this game hoping for more of the same. Read more
Published 12 months ago by JT Leo
4.0 out of 5 stars biscuit
This game has great soundtrack, but I wish they had random battles so that you can level up. This game has a neat battle system and btw for the person who said that this game is a... Read more
Published 17 months ago by roy
1.0 out of 5 stars Horrible game
This game desperately wants to be like Tactics Ogre, and Final Fantasy Tactics (two games I adore), but fails miserably. Read more
Published 23 months ago by John Kimble
4.0 out of 5 stars Got this for my husband
He plays this all the time to beat it several different ways to get everything out of the game he can. So good buy I guess :)
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