I am playing through [[Bravely Default II]] and enjoying it quite a bit more than some of the tepid reviews primed me! There are some rough edges — the loading time especially — but it is doing a lot of interesting JRPGs that I enjoy. Some of them that come to mind:
- The per-job ability sets are really, really good. I haven't hit the "synergy and combos break the game wide open" part of the game yet, but the amount of support abilities and interesting combinations feels really good.
- Accessories actually matter! Each has really interesting stat combos and it's not just a matter of "ok give the fighters defensive stuff and give the mages +MP stuff."
- Weight is a very cool system that forces you to think about things more than just "okay, what is Best In Slot for everyone?"
In general, it's a game that seems to give you a lot of interesting choices and I really, really like that.