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Platform, Role-playing (RPG), Adventure

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Nintendo, Hudson Soft, Konami, Nihon Falcom

November 17, 1987, December 20, 1990, November 19, 1989, November 26, 2010, October 5, 2010, February 21, 2011

Wii, Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer



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Bugs and Glitches: Some players have reported bugs that can disrupt the Faxanadu experience.

Requires Patience: The game’s pacing might be slow for those who prefer fast-paced Platform games.

Repetitive Elements: Faxanadu may become repetitive after extended play, especially in the Platform genre.

Why To Avoid

High Replay Value: Faxanadu offers numerous reasons to replay, thanks to its Platform elements.

Compelling Storyline: The narrative in Faxanadu is deeply engaging, making it a must-play for Platform fans.

Innovative Mechanics: Faxanadu introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Platform genre.

Why To Play

Faxandu is for the Famicom and NES. The name was licensed by Falcom and was developed and released in Japan in 1987. Nintendo also released the game to the world market in 1990. It can be considered a side-story of Xanadu, which is the second installment of Falcom's long-running RPG series, Dragon Slayer. The title is a combination of "Famicom" and "Xanadu"



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