Tales of Link now available in the West

What took ya so long?

Two years after its Japanese release, Bandai Namco’s mobile role-playing game Tales of Link is finally available in western markets (subtitled in English) via the iOS App Store and Google Play.

Despite being a fan of several of the games from which Tales of Link draws its all-star cast of Tales protagonists, the nostalgia hasn’t been the main draw for me in my limited time with the game thus far. No, surprisingly, the combat system has me hooked. It’s somewhat simplistic in nature, but I quite enjoy linking together groups of same-colored fighters to create more powerful attacks in battle.

If you’re anything like me and have spent way more time with apps like Puzzle & Dragons and Terra Battle than any supposed grown-up human being should, this game should scratch a similar itch.

At the very least, it’s a nice free mobile RPG to play on the can or in a waiting room somewhere.

Kyle MacGregor Burleson