Set in a world where humans and spirits share a symbiotic existence with each other, Tales of Xillia follows the adventures of two unlikely heroes in a land where two conflicting nations are heading to a clash. Building upon the signature real-time combat, epic storytelling, and strong character relationships from the series, Tales of Xillia immerses players into a sweeping role playing adventure beyond imagination.
Tales of Xillia isn't what I'd call a new game. Being released in 2011, it's a miracle that we're even seeing it come out in the West right now. However, miracle or not, Xillia displays its understanding of various JRPG fundamentals by both honoring the Tales games that came before it, but also by innovating the genre, which felt a little stale over the past year or so. Xillia immediately lets you know it wants you to play it twice by making you pick from two characters, Jude Mathis and Milla Maxwell. Both are drastically different from one another, yet share a common journey. Though the over-arching story remains the same regardless of the character you choose, you do experience various cutscenes differently, from the chosen character's perspective. It's... Read Review