Waking up in a strange virtual world with no recollection of the past, the main character finds themselves forced to fight for survival in a war they do not understand for a prize beyond value; the opportunity to have one's wish granted. With only an enigmatic "Servant" by their side, the protagonist will have to face both friends and foes in battles to the death in order to not only gain possession of a mysterious object known as the "Holy Grail," but also to find the answer to the most important question of all: "Who am I?"
|6||While the Fate series originally started out as an H-game, it became much more well known once the all-ages version came out back on the PS2 and was followed by a number of other visual novels, fighting games and anime. Fate/Extra, the first title in the series handled and localized by publisher Aksys Games, is an alternate universe RPG that lets those who aren't familiar with the series' mythos not feel left out while letting long-time fans who know the series' rich history pick up on a number of throwbacks and nostalgic moments. Of course, this doesn't automatically mean the game has to be great, so the question remains: Is Fate/Extra worth your time? For most gamers, the decision may not be so forthcoming. |
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