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Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht (2002)

Xenosaga Episode I: Chikara he no ishi (original title)
The final race for the ultimate secret of the universe has unwittingly begun. A mysterious and ancient relic dating back to the very beginning of time called the Zohar may be the key. And ... See full summary »

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Tomohisa Asô ...
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Masashi Ebara ...
Hisao Egawa ...
Commander Andrew Cherenkov (voice)
Eriko Fujimaki ...
Captain Lapis Roman (voice)
Eriko Hara ...
Pellegri (voice)
Masato Hirano ...
Captain (voice)
Hiroaki Hirata ...
Allen Ridgeley (voice)
Nobuyuki Hiyama ...
Wilhelm (voice)
Sôichirô Hoshi ...
Chaos (voice)
Masaru Ikeda ...
Helmer (voice)
Tetsu Inada ...
Togashi (voice)
Hideo Ishikawa ...
Kevin Winnicot (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
Masumi Kageyama ...
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Hirohiko Kakegawa ...
Vector Director (voice)
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The final race for the ultimate secret of the universe has unwittingly begun. A mysterious and ancient relic dating back to the very beginning of time called the Zohar may be the key. And for some unknown reasons an aggressive and dangerous species called the Gnosis attacks humankind viciously and often. Written by Anonymous

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Thousands of years into the future, man exists only in deep space.


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25 February 2003 (USA)  »

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The names of Jr.'s assistants Mary and Shelley are an obvious reference to Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein. See more »

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Hammer: The generator output keeps on dropping... I guess we ran the ship into the hyperspace column walls a few times too many... Thanks to a certain idiot who flies like a maniac...
Tony: What? Hey! Who do you think it was that saved us?
Hammer: I wish you'd consider the navigator has to go through. I'm getting carpal tunnel thanks to you.
Tony: Why don't you just direct-link it?
Hammer: Isn't it obvious? It's way cooler to navigate by hand.
Tony: Are you stupid or something?
Hammer: Mind your own business! At least I'm more useful than a ...
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References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

The Miracle
Written by Tetsuya Takahashi
Japanese to Latin Translation by Ukon Kurisawa
Performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Metro Voices
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Well done RPG
27 August 2004 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I hear too many complaints about this excellent game. Sure, many of the characters are cliché. But you know what, so is Luke Skywalker. If you are going to be complaining about characters you have seen over and over again, go rip into every single scifi out there. And Final Fantasy Seven really doesn't have an original plot. That's what this game has above most RPGs: A well done plot. The game moves on a level where it always leaves many unanswered questions. Even at the very end, you still don't know everything. You can make a distinction like "She's good, He's bad" and such. But not too much more. Your left with "Okay, somethings up with this." Unfortunately, to see the plot unfold you have to sit through what is overdone robot stories very reminiscent of Blade Runner (I sometimes accidentally call the bots, known as Realians, Replicants). THe story doesn't get moving until halfway through. This is always a flaw of a first in a series. You have to set it up. Sometimes its more enjoyable than others. This time its, 'Bear with use' and with this game there was no avoiding it. ith characters that seem like similar things have been done, its a shock that the Battle Android Kos Mos is the most original character. Most sci fi androids are very robotic and heartless, while others are on a quest to become human. Kos Mos becomes more human as she interacts, yet it is not the focal point. She is an Android, and really thats all their is to it. Shion Uzuki is another well done character, only because of Voice Actress Lia Sargent. Actually, The voice cast in this game was Phenomenal. Very well acted. Unfortunately, the lip sync is not the best. It is tolerable, though.


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