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They fought the LAW and I won.

So I finished Shin Megami Tensei IV on the Law path. While I initially wanted to argue with the game on the "Law" point since I thought I had remained rather neutral, I had to think back about all the sidequests I just couldn't leave alone. You know, the ones that asked questions that I thought wouldn't count toward my alignment. It turns out those counted toward your alignment after all. Since I got most quests done the first time, that won't be a problem for the other endings now, at least.

I'm be set for quite some time, it seems. To prevent total burnout I have tons of things loaded up on my 3DS and Vita like Cave Story, Liberation Maiden, Crimson Shroud, the Zelda Oracle games, Guacamelee, Dissidia Duodecim, Retro City Rampage and the like. So don't worry, I'm not totally JRPGing my brains here. I even have the original Fallout installed on this laptop and I may have a go at that.

As for how much I liked SMT IV compared to other JRPGs I've played this year, I guess I would say It beats out Fire Emblem Awakening by just a few paces. FE:A was a damn good game that hit many of the right notes and stabbed me in the heart a few times when I lost troops.

To say the least, these two games and their greatness are making me even more anxious to hear more about Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem - to the point I'll be very upset if anything happens to that game if/when Atlus goes on sale during Index Corp's bankruptcy proceedings. That game needs to exist now after such a great showing from each series.
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About Whispering Willowone of us since 2:32 PM on 12.21.2012

Member of the Destructoid community team, moderator, hunter (or is that hoonter?), part-time Roegadyn and fae regent.

My favorite weapons are the claymore, the Mk. 22 tranquilizer pistol and the banhammer.

For other things and stuff about me you can read here, here and here. You will learn of my origins, my trials and tribulations and how I became a Level 80 superpixie!

Some of my favorite games:

Super Metroid
Metroid Prime
Metroid Zero Mission
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne
Shin Megami Tensei IV
Digital Devil Saga
Devil Summoner 2
Devil Survivor
Persona 3 Portable
Persona 4 Golden
Final Fantasy VI
Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy X/X-2
Final Fantasy XI
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
Shenmue II
Jet Set Radio
Jet Set Radio Future
Shadow of the Colossus
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
Deus Ex
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Fallout: New Vegas
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Freedom Wars
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
Dissidia Duodecim
Soulcalibur II
Shovel Knight
The Binding of Isaac
Dead Cells
Ghost of Tsushima

...and more!