On the eve of the forthcoming release of the action role-playing game Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, many Western critics have already managed to pass judgment on the new project from the publishing house of Square Enix and the developers of Team Ninja Studio.
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin has collected 46 reviews on the aggregator site Metacritic: for the version for PS5 accounted for the vast majority – 43 reviews, Xbox Series X and S – two and on the PC – a.
The average rating for Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is 72%. It is worth noting that in the case of the PS5, the ratings were almost evenly distributed: 21 positive reviews, as many mixed reviews and one negative.
The reviewers were clearly positive about the combat system and the mechanics of the professions (classes) in the game, while the level design, camera behavior, technical and artistic components were unanimously criticized.
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin also features uneven storytelling, sometimes ridiculous scenes, and awkward dialogue. All this, as the reviews show, can be both a plus and a minus of the project.
Keep in mind that Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is an offshoot of the original Final Fantasy and the protagonist, Jack Garland, is the main antagonist from the iconic 1987 RPG.
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is expected to be released on March 18th on PC (Epic Games Store), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S. Those who pre-ordered the game on consoles can start playing today. March, 15.