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12/21/2017 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Not Quite as Lively as Expected

“Live A Live” is one of the many ‘90s-era Squaresoft RPGs that never made it out of Japan due to a combination of corporate stupidity and worries about censorship. Released in 1994, three years after “Final Fantasy 4” broke into the limelight and gave the SNES its killer genre, “Live A Live” was eventually translated into English by the ROM-hacking group, Aeon Genesis, led by one Gideon Zhi, in 2008. As a Squaresoft SNES game, “Live A Live” exudes an inexorably tantalizing draw that I found impossible to resist once I learned of the fanslation. And though what I found in “Live A Live” wasn’t quite as amazing as I was hoping, it’s still an interesting game that’s worthy of a playthrough.

“Live A Live” owes its basic look, sound, and aesthetic to the designers at Sq...

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