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The Longest Five Minutes

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Based on 41 critic reviews
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Available on:Nintendo SwitchFeb 13, 2018

Publisher: NIS America

Genre: RPG

Our hero faces the origin of all evil, the Demon King himself, but suddenly loses all memories of his adventure.

His finishing moves, the name of his hometown, and even the reason he's trying to defeat the Overlord in the first place, all gone. Our hero feels as though he's letting his allies down...

In the midst of battle, his allies’ words and the Demon King's taunting triggers flashbacks, bringing his memories back piece by piece. Our hero tries to regain his priceless memories before it's too late, but the Demon King stands before him, his power unyielding!

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Limited Edition Includes:

• The Longest Five Minutes for Nintendo Switch™
• 2-Disc Soundtrack w/ Art Booklet
• Familiar Friends Lapel Pin Set
• Collector's Box

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6 / 10

The Longest Five Minutes' intriguing premise and charming visual style is hampered by poor design elements.

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The Longest Five Minutes presents its basic fantasy tale as a series of flashbacks experienced by its amnesiac main character during the game's final battle. It takes an otherwise generic retro turn-based RPG and turns it into something special—but it could have been so much more.

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68 / 100
Hobby Consolas

The Longest Five Minutes does some things right, like the original starting premise, but soon all tends to be very simplistic in gameplay terms. At some points it seems as a visual novel with light game elements that were introduced in the last minute. Anyway, if you like the genre, the good stories and the 8 bit RPG era, you will enjoy it.

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7.5 / 10.0

The Longest Five Minutes features a beautiful story, although its gameplay mechanics are too simple for a game of the RPG genre. Definitely worth a try if you own a Switch and love the RPG games that have good stories.

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