Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, despite its odd name, is a beautiful side-scrolling action RPG. You start the game controlling the Valkyrie, Gwendolyn. After receiving the spear of her dead sister after she died in battle. Her story is one of love and betrayal, tho not necessarily in that order.
The battle system itself is fast and easy to control, it mostly takes place off a few buttons but it is fluid and amazing to watch. You can mix potions and items for new and more powerful spells.
I do have a few complaints. For example, much of the game is very repetitive, and the normal difficulty mostly is not difficult at all. The main way of gathering experience is by eating food, which is a bit weird to me. It works however so realistically speaking it isn’t bad, just odd for me to rely on eating food. You do get experience from enemies but not much so you rely on gathering ingredients and gold to eat.
Aside from all that, the story is the real selling point here and it is magnificent. This is one of those games RPG fans really need to check out, best wishes and may the gaming gods bring you glory.