Review: Suikoden

Developer: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo | Year: 1996
List Price: ~$18.49 | Buy from Amazon

Suikoden1_PS1_USBoxLate last year, Konami surprised the world by finally re-releasing Suikoden II on PSN. The game, though it has a strong cult following, didn’t sell much upon release and fetches exorbitant prices on eBay. We’ll get to Suikoden II later though (after I play it!). For now, let’s dive into the first game in Konami’s flagship RPG franchise. Suikoden is much less celebrated but its story does directly link to its sequel, so it’s recommended that you try it first. But how does it hold up against other classic JRPGs you could be playing on your PS3 or Vita? Let’s find out, shall we!
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