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Star Ocean: Blue Sphere Remake Gets Mobile Remake

By Spencer . May 28, 2009 . 5:39pm

Star Ocean: Blue Sphere heads to mobile phones in a few days. With this release the slew of Star Ocean remakes should be over. Enix originally released Star Ocean: Blue Sphere for Game Boy Color and it is the only Star Ocean game not in North America.

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Minna de Spelunker Ready To Frustrate PS3 Owners Soon

By Spencer . February 5, 2009 . 12:16pm

What’s Irem up to these days? Working on Disaster Report 3 and a remake of Spelunker for the PlayStation 3. Minna de Spelunker was originally slated to come out this winter and while we still have some cold weeks ahead it hasn’t percolated on any PlayStation Network updates for good reason.   The notoriously difficult […]

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Dragon Quest IV, V, VI Remakes Confirmed

By Rolando . July 30, 2007 . 2:03pm

It was only a matter of time before it happened you know.   A while back, we reported that Square-Enix CEO Yoichi Wada announced at Square-Enix's financial briefing in Tokyo that remakes of Dragon Quest games were in the works to help amp up the release of Dragon Quest IX on the Nintendo DS. Since […]

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Sega Ages from start to now

By Spencer . June 13, 2007 . 11:16pm

In Japan Sega has been remaking some of their older games into 3D and polishing/repackaging their Saturn games on the PS2 as part of the Sega Ages collection. There are some absolutely brilliant games released in the series such as Vol. 29: Monster World Complete Collection, Vol. 25: Gunstar Heroes Treasure Box and my favorite […]

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The Square-Enix Party Final Fantasy IV DS trailer is live!

By Spencer . May 30, 2007 . 1:16am

Square-Enix updated their Final Fantasy IV page with a teaser video for Final Fantasy IV DS. The clip doesn’t show any gameplay footage, but it does splice it story bits about the Kingdom of Baron collecting crystals. You can catch a glimpse of Kain and see some beautifully rendered backgrounds by clicking on the blue […]

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Galaxy Force II remade into a special edition

By Spencer . May 29, 2007 . 6:33pm

Sega’s next Sega Ages game is Galaxy Force II: Special Extended Edition. The Playstation 2 package contains both releases (Japanese and international) of the original 1998 arcade game plus the two home console ports for the Sega Genesis and Master System. New for the Playstation 2 Sega Ages remake is Neo Classic Mode which cleans […]

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Square-Enix plans Dragon Quest remakes

By Rolando . May 23, 2007 . 7:15pm

If Square-Enix milking remaking a Final Fantasy game is nothing but bullcorn to you, then perhaps hearing Square-Enix remaking some Dragon Quest remakes will make you feel better knowing Square-Enix isn’t milking out just one franchise.   IGN reports that at Square-Enix’s financial briefing in Tokyo today, Square-Enix CEO Yoichi Wada answered that question the […]

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Some New Final Fantasy IV DS Details

By Rolando . May 18, 2007 . 10:46am

[Can you guess who that person to the left is?]     I’ll admit that when Final Fantasy IV was announced for a DS remake that I was overjoyed. Even if the GBA remake of Final Fantasy IV came out not too long ago, the idea of a 3D remake that followed suit of Final […]

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Rumor: FFIV DS Remake & FFXII International?

By Rolando . May 8, 2007 . 11:24am

Perhaps when Square-Enix said Nintendo fans would be really happy, maybe this is what they meant.   NeoGAF user Melville uncovered a blog post from Japanese blogging site FF13 Vids where the author of the blog makes mention of a Final Fantasy IV DS remake to be announced at the Square-Enix party this weekend. This […]

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Vib-Ribbon remake in development?

By Spencer . May 6, 2007 . 1:59pm

One of the games North America missed out on during the PSOne era is Vib-Ribbon. The title was developed by NanaOn-Sha (think PaRappa the Rapper) and in Vib-Ribbon players guide a wireframe rabbit through a 2D obstacle course with timed button presses. What made Vib-Ribbon special is it can generate new levels by using regular […]

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Watch: Final Fantasy Tactics: The Lion War TVCM

By Rolando . April 23, 2007 . 8:35pm

[youtube]2dJQEM4Ok98[/youtube] On May 10th, 2007, PSP owners in Japan and fellow importers will have the chance to purchase and play what is critically acclaimed to be the pinnacle of SRPG games; Final Fantasy Tactics: The Lion War. Tactics holds a very special place in many gamer’s hearts because of how deep and Shakespearean the game’s […]

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Square-Enix Changed its Business Model [UPDATE]

By Rolando . April 20, 2007 . 6:28pm

[UPDATE: Thanks to Siliconera user jeffx, Joystiq has learned that this story, which was also posted on their site, was taken from a very obvious satirical post on this video game website. I admit it. Siliconera, Joystiq, and any other blogging video game site that posted this story just got Punk'd.]   In before someone says, […]

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Pop’n Pop being remade for the Wii?

By Spencer . April 4, 2007 . 7:12am

There are a couple of points to note on Nintendo’s Q2 European release schedule. Super Swing Golf Pangya is going to be published by Nintendo under the name Pangya! Golf with Style. Kirby Squeak Squad is being renamed Kirby Mouse Attack and there is an entry for Pop’n Pop by 505 Games. Pop’n Pop is […]

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Watch: Final Fantasy Anniversary Trailer

By Rolando . March 31, 2007 . 2:21pm

A new trailer for Final Fantasy Anniversary has been released. Those familiar with Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy II pretty much know what to expect from their new PSP updates along with other nice features that are exclusive to the PSP; but the most interesting part about the trailer is what it says at the […]

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Final Fantasy II: 20th Anniversary out this summer

By Spencer . March 23, 2007 . 10:25am

Square-Enix announced that the 20th anniversary PSP remake of Final Fantasy II is scheduled for release in Japan on June 7. The PSP release has the extra “Soul of Rebirth” dungeon found in Final Fantasy I&II: Dawn of Souls and the FMVs from the PS1 release. Final Fantasy II has extra polish on the PSP […]