Tales of Arise for PlayStation 5

Tales of Arise

Sep 10, 2021
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About this game

Developer: Bandai Namco Studios
Content Rating: Teen


On the planet Dahna, reverence has always been given to Rena, the planet in the sky, as a land of the righteous and divine. Stories handed down for generations became truth and masked reality for the people of Dahna. For 300 years, Rena has ruled over Dahna, pillaging the planet of its resources and stripping people of their dignity and freedom. Our tale begins with two people, born on different worlds, each looking to change their fate and create a new future. Featuring a new cast of characters, updated combat, and classic Tales of gameplay mechanics, experience the next chapter in the world-famous Tale of series, Tales of Arise.

Gamer Reviews

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Feb 21, 2022

This game just wasn't for me. Combat can be very challenging but it was so repetitive and a certain amount of grinding is required. But the story just takes too long to unfold.

Oct 24, 2021

I was hyped when this game was announced, it really worth the waiting.


It has two main plots, but I will not spoil anything. Basically it exist two races Dahna and Renan, the Renan started a conquest in which invaded and slaved the Dahnan, the game started 300 years after the invading and you play as Alphen. Our typical hero who has amnesia.


Like most of Tales' games, you have the exploration map and the battles. The exploration of the map is big but fairly enough to explore it completely and it gives you some rewards by doing it. Like items, armor or food. During the battles you have your basic attacks and your astral arts, in this case is different. The "normal" astral arts it function as stamina, when you used them all you will have to wait to be refilled. Now the healing astral arts (CP) is our mana which is shared by all your team. By having this mechanic you can attack with all your astral arts with any issues, just have to keep in mind that if you don't have more CP no healing.

Music: 8/10

You have to play this game, it's fun, entertainment and challenging.

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Critic Reviews

55 Reviews
Josh BroadwellSep 08, 2021
Bandai wanted a new start with Tales of Arise, and the team surpassed itself. The risks of telling a new kind of story — and in a completely new way — paid off. It's not just one of the best Tales games, though it's certainly that. Arise is easily one of the strongest RPGs in recent years.
Michael DamianiSep 08, 2021
Jon HueberOct 29, 2021
There’s so much to do with story quests, side missions, and material gathering, that Tales of Arise will be taking up residence on my PlayStation 5 hard drive for the foreseeable future. As the summer ends and fall begins, I’m enjoying the heck out of a neo-classic JRPG and it just feels like old times again. Finally.

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