“I’m not angry, just disappointed” are some of the harshest words a parent can speak to their child. It stings so much more than mere anger, as anger can come from nothing. Disappointment though, requires there once to have been hope and confidence. This is how Star Ocean V: Integrity and Faithlessness made me feel this past year. Even as I played it to completion over dozens of hours, I knew something just wasn’t right. This wasn’t the game I had waited years for.
To see some of my expanded views on this game check this out: