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Square Enix Trademarks "HD-2D" In Europe, A Term Used To Describe Octopath Traveler’s Style

By Sato . January 21, 2019 . 2:00pm

Square Enix recently filed a bit of an interesting trademark Europe with “HD-2D” and “HD2D” a term that Square Enix used to describe the graphical art style of its Nintendo Switch RPG Octopath Traveler.

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Acquire President Talks About Why They Stopped Making Feudal Japanese Games Like Tenchu

By Alistair . December 20, 2018 . 10:00am

In Famitsu’s year-end talk with game developers, Acquire president Takuma Endou mentioned why the company stopped making feudal Japanese games like Tenchu and Way of the Samurai.

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Octopath Producers Looking To Bring More For Bravely, Octopath Traveler, And A New Series

By Sato . December 20, 2018 . 6:00am

Square Enix made the Octopath Traveler team into a proper Business Division after the success of the Switch RPG. Producers Tomoya Asano and Masashi Takahashi shared more on ambitions for 2019.

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Octopath Traveler’s First Arrangement Album “Break & Boost” Releases February 20, 2019

By Sato . November 26, 2018 . 2:00pm

Octopath Traveler is getting its first official arrangement album featuring twelve popular tracks split between the Break Side that consists of piano arrangements and Boost Side band arrangements.

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Fortnite Is Downloaded To Nearly Half Of All Switch Consoles Worldwide

By Sato . October 31, 2018 . 2:30am

Fortnite has been massive on just about every platform and you can add the Switch to the list as nearly half of all Switch consoles have downloaded the battle royale title worldwide.

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Octopath Traveler Composer Talks About The Inspiration Behind The Main Theme

By Sato . October 18, 2018 . 3:00am

Octopath Traveler’s soundtrack is one of our recent favorites, and the game’s composer Yasunori Nishiki recently talked about what inspired him into creating the game’s main theme.

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Octopath Traveler Devs Talk About Chinese Localization, And What’s Next For The Team

By Alistair . September 8, 2018 . 5:30pm

The latest issue of Famitsu has an interview with the key developers of Octopath Traveler, and they talked about what their game selling well felt like, Chinese localization, and what’s next after this game.

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Here Are Octopath Traveler’s Famitsu Survey Results

By Alistair . September 7, 2018 . 4:00pm

Last month, Famitsu reached out to both Japanese and Western players to find out their opinions on Octopath Traveler, including their first character, favorite character, and more.

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Octopath Traveler Crossover Coming To Final Fantasy Record Keeper

By Jenni . August 31, 2018 . 5:00am

Final Fantasy Record Keeper is getting an Octopath Traveler crossover in September 2018.

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This Week In Sales: My Hero One’s Justice Detroit Smashes Its Debut

By Sato . August 29, 2018 . 2:00pm

Last week, Japan saw a couple surprises in a week that had only a couple big releases in Conan Exiles for PS4 and My Hero One’s Justice on PS4 and Switch, plus a side of Killer and Strawberry for the PS Vita.

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This Week In Sales: Obon Holidays Led By Taiko no Tatsujin, Splatoon 2, And Minecraft

By Sato . August 22, 2018 . 3:00pm

Last week Japan went through Obon, which is basically the Japanese Día de Muertos that lasts several days, so there weren’t any new releases in the top-20 which was mostly dominated by Switch games.

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Octopath Traveler Pitches A Baseball Fanfare Remix Starring Bravely’s Ringabel In Artwork

By Alistair . August 19, 2018 . 3:30pm

The Twitter account for the Bravely series shared a new arrangement of the first battle theme in Octopath Traveler, as well as a new piece of artwork by key visual artist Ikusy.

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Octopath Traveler’s Composer Shares A Few Thoughts On Various Music Tracks

By Alistair . August 18, 2018 . 6:30pm

Since the launch of Octopath Traveler, composer Yasunori Nishiki has been uploading various development details for various tracks from the soundtrack. Here are the highlights!

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This Week In Sales: Yakuza 3, Okami, And Layton’s Mystery Journey Return As Remasters

By Sato . August 15, 2018 . 3:00pm

Last week, Japan saw several HD remasters with the return of some big titles in Yakuza 3 on PS4, Okami and Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy on Nintendo Switch.

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Famitsu Wants To Hear From English-Speaking Fans About Octopath Traveler In A New Survey

By Sato . August 14, 2018 . 3:00am

Weekly Famitsu is conducting another one of its surveys for English-speaking fans to hear more about what the world thought of Square Enix’s Switch RPG, Octopath Traveler, for an upcoming feature article.

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