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Tales of Arise

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

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Critic Reviews for Tales of Arise

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

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Hirun Cryer (Eurogamer)

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

September 8, 2021 |

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.

September 8, 2021 |
9.3/10
Jason Guisao (Game Informer)
8.5/10
Eric Van Allen (Destructoid)

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.

September 8, 2021 |

Hirun Cryer (Eurogamer)

Recommended - (Read Review)

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)

9.3/10 - (Read Review)

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)

8.5/10 - (Read Review)

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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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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