Saga Frontier 2 Review
Even today many consider Square-Enix’s SaGa franchise to be the black sheep of their role-playing game family, given their unusual mechanisms and steep challenge. Although North Americans received the first generation of the SaGa games for the GameBoy as the Final Fantasy Legend trilogy, they missed out on all three Romancing SaGa titles for the Super Famicom (although the first of those saw a remake for the PlayStation 2 that did see localization). In 1998, Sony’s American branch gave the series another chance outside Japan with SaGa Frontier, just as polarizing as its predecessor, with a sequel, Saga Frontier 2, seeing release two years later, like its precursors with good and bad points.
The sequel features three different modes of combat, the first of which is the standard encounter with enemies visibly wandering the game’s dungeons. Unfortunately, much akin to titles such as the Grandia and Lunar series, stats have no effect on whether or not they c