Game Boy World #024: The Sword of Hope [Kemco Seika, 1989]

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The next-to-last Game Boy release for 1989 in Japan, The Sword of Hope wouldn't make it way to America for a year and a half. It's not a game you hear people recall with fondness, though original developer/publisher Kemco seems to have a soft spot for it. Despite its obscurity, The Sword of Hope offers surprising depth and quality, combining role-playing mechanics with the trappings of an adventure game. As interesting an experience as it is rough-hewn. There's a small section of this episode where the source audio desynchronized with the video during capture. My apologies for the glitch, but hopefully it's not too noticeable. I tried not to use much of that segment (though it unfortunately had the most interesting footage from my recording sessions).


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