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In December of 2001, a new RPG series hit the scene for PlayStation 2, entitled Shadow Hearts. With its Lovecraftian horror and distorted take on historical events and characters, the franchise was a unique, dark, and unpredictable. In this episode of Replay, we take a look the first Shadow Hearts, the entry that brought us protagonist Yuri Hyuga and his quest to protect exorcist Alice Elliot.
Since the franchise is very near and dear to my heart, I've been waiting to show it off to my fellow staffers. Unfortunately, it doesn't go completely as planned. Watch below as Andrew Reiner, Joe Juba, Dan Ryckert, and I react to how Yuri's love for Alice began. Also stick around to see an awesome roulette pick by our very own video producer Jason Oestreicher. Get ready to see some crazy things. After all, we have Joe Juba and Dan Ryckert in the same room, and they make an announcement.
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Makes me want to replay this game again.
I enjoyed these guys looking at this JRPG. They oughta Super Replay these sorts'a games more often, or at least normal Replay's, since the reactions are worth every penny.
Great Replay! I don't remember Shadow Hearts, but I definitely remember playing that Werewolf game. My buddy had it on NES and we would laugh so much at how absurd and difficult it was. It's an awesome terrible game.
Makes me wish my Shadow Hearts : Covenant game didn't scratch up....twice. Love the hell out of the game but after I bought the damn thing twice, i gave up on it as if it were cursed. Had a great cast of...unique characters.
Great episode of Replay. I love Shadow Hearts and the whole series. I'm glad is was highlighted. And wow, Joe and Dan made me laugh quite a lot this episode.
Shadow Hearts 1 & 2 are pretty awesome, although the tone change in From a New World kind of didn't sit well with me. Still, well worth playing.
lol, great episode. Shadow Hearts still looks pretty good. I just wish my PS2 hadn't died on me.
I hope when Joe does the Tyson fight Hanson/Jason adds however much dead time at the end is necessary to make all the videos an hour long. That way we don't know if he succeeds or not until we watch.
1st season of Buffy isn't any good. Second season is amazing, though.
Holy crap that chick needs pants.
Very nice game.
Never played this game, but it was always one that I wanted to at the time. Never just got around to it though.
Loved this series, even The New World which didn't get as much love as the first one or Covenant. I was hoping for an announcement of an HD remake, but I guess it's just a stroll down memory lane.
I just want Dan and Juba to know that they're voice acting is still WAY better than the VO in Arc Rise Fantasia: www.youtube.com/watch
These keep me entertained at work, thanks GI.
The ring customization in Shadow Hearts didn't come in until the second game