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Star Ocean: The Last Hope International $16.99 shipped @ BestSku


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#1 Backlog_Overload

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:42 PM

http://www.bestsku.c...62248909141.htm

EDIT: It doesn't say so on the product page, but I went to the checkout screen and apparently it does ship free.

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#2 morrodox

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:04 PM

Good price. The International version (PS3) is the one to get, as the 360 version only has the English voice track... and it's kind of not-good.

#3 Blaster man

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:04 PM

Horrible game.

#4 Backlog_Overload

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:09 PM

Good price. The International version (PS3) is the one to get, as the 360 version only has the English voice track... and it's kind of not-good.


Yeah I paid $19.99 for it at NewEgg a few months back, it's back up to 39.99 there now. Haven't touched it yet, trying to clear some short games from my backlog. Looking forward to it though. Haven't played a JRPG since Eternal Sonata in 2011.

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#5 pdjones

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:23 PM

What is the general consensus on this site? Pretty reliable?

do they have free shipping on everything or just select items?

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:37 PM

What is the general consensus on this site? Pretty reliable?

do they have free shipping on everything or just select items?

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I've used them before, and wouldn't hesitate to order from them again. They supposedly just offer free shipping on select items. However, this game doesn't list free shipping on the product page, but there is no shipping charge at the checkout screen.

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#7 the_ENEMY_

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:47 PM

ive been on the fence about this game for over a year now. sigh.
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#8 Y2Bogus

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:56 PM

I liked this game a lot, however there were a lot of flaws from my perspective. I hated that there was so much missable stuff in the game. Whether or not you got everyone's endings required painstaking planning with little room for error. I also despised the trophies. Well a lot of them. Some of them were ridiculous like "deal exactly 23456 damage with a single attack" or "kill 3000 enemies with this character" or deal the killing blow to the optional superboss with the weakest playable character. But it was a good solid game with a decent story and mostly enjoyable gameplay.
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#9 ivana89

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:08 PM

ive been on the fence about this game for over a year now. sigh.


same here. every time it goes on sale, i get 1/2 way off the fence, LOL.
is this the game w/the 40+ endings? how different are they actually?

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:12 PM

I loved this game. My 2nd favorite Star Ocean games behind Star Ocean 3.

#11 pdjones

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:00 PM

I get a $2 shipping for this game (also got Fist of the Northstar: Ken's Rage (ps3) which upped it to $7 total shipping). Weird that others got it for free. Maybe it was a glitch or something. Ah well.

#12 pdjones

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:03 PM

oh and the only option I see for payment is Paypal. wtf?

#13 Backlog_Overload

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:06 PM

oh and the only option I see for payment is Paypal. wtf?


Yeah, that's the only payment option they accept.

I get a $2 shipping for this game (also got Fist of the Northstar: Ken's Rage (ps3) which upped it to $7 total shipping). Weird that others got it for free. Maybe it was a glitch or something. Ah well.


That's odd, maybe it depends on where you live? No idea why it would be an extra $5 to add one game to the order either. If you decide to just go with Star Ocean though, $18.99 shipped is still a good price.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:06 PM

Vets: What is the lowest price for this game thus far?

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#15 Snuggelz

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:07 PM

It's also $17 on Amazon.
http://www.amazon.co...e international

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:10 PM

Vets: What is the lowest price for this game thus far?


The cheapest I remember new was 15.99 @ newegg, for a short time.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:11 PM

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#18 Jack_Frost

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:15 PM

I loved this game. My 2nd favorite Star Ocean games behind Star Ocean 3.


Have you not played the first 2?

#19 Backlog_Overload

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:15 PM

It's also $17 on Amazon.
http://www.amazon.co...e international


Didn't even think to check Amazon, when I had it on my wish list it was still $40. Thanks for pointing that out.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:20 PM

Vets: What is the lowest price for this game thus far?

Haven't seen anything under $15.99 from newegg which was when I bought it about a year ago (for xmas).

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#21 Blaster man

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:38 PM

This is a good description of the game.

http://www.whysohost...s.php?P=623&F=1

I've been playing JRPG's since they were first created as a genre and have probably played more than 99% of gamers. This game is NOT a good JRPG. It's below average at best. You'd be better off replaying Xenosaga for a sci-fi space travel JRPG. That game is a gift from god compared to SO4.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:41 PM

Found this at a local pawnshop for $8. I'll get to it someday. Backlog is hugggge.

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#23 NYGIANTSFANFOREVER

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 11:03 PM

The game has its flaws, but it's a long adventure that should appease RPG fanatics. I still think the battle system is among the best of any RPG I've played. As someone said earlier, some of the trophies are ridiculous, but there are plenty of free guides available to make the process less painful if that's your type of deal.
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#24 Kenmeii

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 12:16 AM

At this price, I'd recommend this to someone who might be interested. This is easily the one to get as you don't the Japanese voice track on the 360 version and that alone made me quit playing that version. The game has its other flaws but it's a decent RPG and it'll last you quite awhile. But it won't change your mind if you don't already like JRPGs.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:09 AM

I'm working on this game right now, and I'm near the end. Not sure what the haters are talking about, it's been well worth the time I've put in it. Is it something I'll platinum or do much trophy-chase on? No. But that's not why I play games anyway.

Pick it up. At $.33/hr., there's really little to complain about.

#26 Blaster man

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:23 AM

At this price, I'd recommend this to someone who might be interested. This is easily the one to get as you don't the Japanese voice track on the 360 version and that alone made me quit playing that version. The game has its other flaws but it's a decent RPG and it'll last you quite awhile. But it won't change your mind if you don't already like JRPGs.


Many people that enjoy JRPG's line myself don't like it. There's something different about the generation of gamers that didnt find out about JRPG's until the PS2. I don't know if you're in that category or not but I've noticed a trend that they tend to defend all JRPG's.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 02:05 AM

Bought the game and hated it. I don't recommend it but your money do whatever

I had high hopes but was a bad experience

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 02:14 AM

sweet spot would have been 9.99

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:05 AM

the strategy guide is super rare for this game, I picked up guide back then for about 2 dollars more than the game price right now....

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:40 AM

Loved Star Ocean: Till the End of Time. This game's pretty fun too. :)
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