* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yeH_e1_2Zk "Go to the Light,"]] the opening theme of ''Star Ocean EX''.
* BrokenBase: ''[[VideoGame/{{StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime}} Till the End of Time]]'''s plot twist has split the fanbase to this very day.
* GameBreaker: It's almost an art for ''Star Ocean'' players to find the fastest and most efficient ways to remove any challenge from the games. For example, in ''Till the End of Time'', doing so will almost certainly involve either {{Orichalcum}} or Boots of Prowess, depending on where you are in the game.
* NeverLiveItDown: Many fans still have trouble getting over the third game's infamous plot twist.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: See GenreShift on the franchise's main page.