Legend of Heroes III - hands-on

Is it the same old song and dance if the performers are a dog, a cat, and a rat?

We recently got a chance to try out this third installment in the PSP'smost prolificaction RPG series, andwhile there's plenty here you've seen before, there are some four-legged reasons to check it out.Just be sure you wear your flea collar.

The game begins with the traditionalseriesof events - more than necessary, actually -that sets main characters Forte, Una and Forte's grandfather, McBain (we'll pause here to let Simpsons fans makethe traditionalreference to goggles)off on a quest to become a traveling group of musicians searching for magical resonance stones. The stones, once collected, grant the characters magical powers and will eventuallyenable them to play the legendary Water Melody, which is a good thing. Why? Because it's the kind of thing you do in an RPG.

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