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The Longest Battle Ever!

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Don't let the name and trailer fool you, The Longest Five Minutes might look and sound like Half Minute Hero at a glance, but The Longest Five Minutes is by far the better game and is a truly incredible JRPG in many ways! Continue reading our review to find out why:

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The Longest Five Minutes is a turn-based JRPG similar to the first Lufia game in-terms of many of its mechanics, however where this game really shines is its incredible story which will have you relive the main protagonist Flash Back's journey to defeat the demon king. In this regard it's sort of similar to Half Minute Hero, however the story is much more coherent with up to three to five hours of gameplay per sequence it feels like a true JRPG unlike its spiritual predecessor Half Minute Hero.

The gameplay and story are also as good as most of the SNES classic's from the 90's with great plot-twists and other surprises, The Longest Five Minutes is an instant classic in our opinions! The game is also somewhat longer than we were expecting clocking in at between 30-40 hours in length. The only gripe we have with the game is that it's very easy to beat, though completing the game is a tricky proposition given the complex optional branching story paths the game possesses, because some of which are extremely challenging to trigger. The controls are simple and easy to learn and the game is PSTV compatible which is always fantastic news in our opinions!

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The Longest Five Minutes is a very nice looking game with crisp and vibrant 16-bit HD graphics that look amazing! Visually the game looks somewhat similar to that of the Romancing Saga 2 Vita remake. They aren't going to wow anybody, but they're exceptionally good looking, especially the character and enemy models! The music is also top-notch and fits the game's mood perfectly so overall we feel that the audio-visual presentation of the game is nearly perfect!

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Bottom-Line:

With a unique story, excellent gameplay, and nearly flawless audio-visual presentation, The Longest Five Minutes is a fantastic game that every JRPG fan who owns a Vita should snatch up, while the excellent controls and PSTV compatibility is the icing on the proverbial cake. The only downside of the game is its low level of difficulty, but otherwise the game is a genuine masterpiece and as such we give the game a great level of recommendation!

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Score: ★★★★★★★★★☆ 9/10

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Towafan7
on February 10th 2018, 7:15 pmTowafan7
Our review is now live! Enjoy. Wink
Inoue79
on February 10th 2018, 7:17 pmInoue79
What a wonderful looking game! This will be a day one purchase. Smile
Clαππαd
on February 10th 2018, 7:21 pmClαππαd
Nice review boss. Smile
Towafan7
on February 10th 2018, 9:25 pmTowafan7
Thanks for the comments you guys! Wink
ToughGamer
on February 10th 2018, 9:37 pmToughGamer
Good review!
Ragnarok
on February 10th 2018, 9:45 pmRagnarok
Whoa you were able to finish the game before its release? Way to go Reanfan!
SuperVash
on February 10th 2018, 9:56 pmSuperVash
Sweet review dude! Cool
FuManchu
on February 10th 2018, 10:00 pmFuManchu
Nicely written, great job on your review @Reanfan.
Anonymous
on February 11th 2018, 11:13 amDover777
Cool review and nice site!
Towafan7
on February 12th 2018, 12:40 pmTowafan7
@FuManchu Welcome back to WiiWareWave dude, longtime no see! How have you been? Wink
Aqua Cherry Blossom
on February 12th 2018, 12:43 pmAqua Cherry Blossom
@Rukiafan Nice review lol. Smile
DigiDestined
on February 12th 2018, 4:49 pmDigiDestined
Nice review @Reanfan! =)
Tinglemaster
on February 14th 2018, 8:51 amTinglemaster
Great review! It made my heart tingle! cheers
Staroceancrazy
on February 14th 2018, 8:55 amStaroceancrazy
Awesome review @Reanfan this sounds like an awesome game Exclamation
Trinity33
on February 16th 2018, 11:40 amTrinity33
Fantastic review, I might consider this at a discounted price, but $40 for such an old-school game seems like a steep price to pay.
MechaFreiza
on February 16th 2018, 12:11 pmMechaFreiza
Booyaa! Awesome review dude, this game sounds super! Super Saiyen
Megatron2000
on February 16th 2018, 12:26 pmMegatron2000
Great review @Reanfan! Megatron Happy
Amufungal
on February 21st 2018, 4:21 pmAmufungal
Nice review @Reanfan. Smile
Akatsuki
on February 22nd 2018, 6:12 pmAkatsuki
@Reanfan I can't wait to try this game out when I come home from work!
Ms_Kinomoto
on March 23rd 2018, 10:08 pmMs_Kinomoto
Um...nice review Brian. Smile
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