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Tales of Arise

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Not without missteps, but Tales of Arise is a lengthy, beautiful RPG adventure that reinvigorates the long-running series.

Game Info

Our tale begins with two people, born on different worlds, each looking to change their fate and create a new future. Featuring a new cast of characters, updated combat, and classic Tales of gameplay mechanics, experience the next chapter in the world-famous Tale of series, Tales of Arise.

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Total Reviews: 101

Best RPG (2021), Editors' Choice

Gold TIER

43% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

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Median Score

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Low Score

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What did you think of Tales of Arise?
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Hirun Cryer (Eurogamer)
September 8, 2021
Recommended

There are missteps and a few bumps along the way, but this soft reboot of a long-running series emerges a triumph.

Jason Guisao (Game Informer)
September 8, 2021
9.3/10

There’s a lot to do in Tales of Arise – set up camp, hook some fish, help townsfolk with missions of varying importance, etc. The main plot is incredible, but the secondary stories you uncover are far more memorable.

Eric Van Allen (Destructoid)
September 8, 2021
8.5/10

Whether this is the big Tales breakthrough or not is a matter that history will decide. This is a Tales game that hits the right spots for me, puts a lot of love into its cast and its action, and somehow manages to strike a balance between the old and the new.

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Awards & Recognition

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Best RPG

Tales of Arise Credits

CREDITS

DIRECTOR(S):

Hirokazu Kagawa

PRODUCER(S):

Yusuke Tomizawa

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ARTIST(S):

Minoru Iwamoto

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COMPOSER(S):

Motoi Sakuraba

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