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Arc the Lad III
Third time's a charm, right?
by Vaughn Highfield 13/7/2012
Product: Arc the Lad III
Developer: ARC Entertainment
Publisher: MonkeyPaw Games
Format: PSP
Genre: Retro, RPG, Strategy
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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PS One classics have it hard. How exactly do you offer something new and interesting when you’re already ten years older than the competition?

The truth is, you don't. Instead PS One classics offer up interesting and engaging experiences that either evoke a sense of nostalgia deep down in your belly, or provide genuinely timeless fun.

This is the problem that Arc Entertainment's Arc the Lad III faces in a world that knows very little about its existence.

Workin' 9 to 5

As the third entry in the series, Arc the Lad III looks for ways to improve upon its predecessors. One way it attempts this is to have you scurry about completing various jobs via the Hunters Guild. ...
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Summary
Although it fails to bring anything new to the genre, it's a pleasant romp that lends itself well to portable play
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 5
Overall: 7
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