Before or after? Sure, what the hey. During? Nooooo. The intro sequence to a video game sets both the stage and the tone of what's to come, and Sen no Kiseki does it in a bad way.
The Legend of Heroes debuted in 1989 with Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes. Originally released on the NEC PC-8801, the title appeared on a slew of various hardware, such as the Super Famicom, the Mega Drive, and the TurboGrafx-16.
Behind every badly-read line of video game dialog there is an equally horrific voice actor. Face actor Dean Lauderdale channels fifty of the worst, possibly redeeming them in the process.
Fans of the Japanese style role-playing game, particularly the long-running Ys series, have XSEED Games to thank for bringing a long list of developer Falcom's games stateside, breathing new life into the PSP.