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Radiant Historia and 9 Hours 9 Persons 9 Doors

When I stopped playing a certain games, the only thing that reminds me of how awesome the game is is the soundtracks. It is even better if the game has great soundtrack, awesome gameplay and engaging storyline. Two recent games that I've played on my DS that fit these criteria are Radiant Historia and 9 Hours 9 Persons 9 Doors.

Radiant Historia is a Japanese RPG, and the game delivers a homage to classic JRPGs. I can't stress this high enough, but it is an awesome game. Everything that it delivers is great, and this is only a DS game we're talking about. A story that keeps you wanting to know more, a battle system that is improved from the classic battle system, memorable and melancholic soundtracks provided by the composer of Kingdom Hearts series, and a twist to the story-telling mechanic that reminds you of Chrono Trigger. A bonus for me is that this game is published by one of my most favorite company, Atlus.

9 Hours 9 Persons 9 Doors (999) is about nine people trying to survive from a game, which they have to choose from 9 different doors that may change their fate forever, and they must do it within...try to guess. The game is a visual novel + puzzle genre game, discussing a particular theory and it is indeed quite deep. You control Junpei in this game, and you'll experience this game from his perspective. The narrative is very engaging, and it gets emotional during the end (which is good). Depending on your choices, some person may die, and will lead to different endings. There are 6 endings altogether (or 5, depending which endings you got first). The puzzles aren't anything revolutionary, but the story is what will keep you playing the game. With a colorful casts and mysteries left for you to solve, this game is a pretty well-done. 

I can't recommend these two games enough, and you'll surely won't regret it. I also picked two particular soundtracks (one from each game) that I liked. Enjoy!

(Currently preparing for finals, and need to distract myself with writing something -_-)


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