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Defending Dawn of Mana, the Black Sheep of Mana

By Rolando . June 6, 2007 . 7:40pm

It seemed as if Square had totally ditched the Mana series, which served as one of the major three pillars of Square (the other two being Final Fantasy and SaGa). Seiken Densetsu 3 was considered by many Mana enthusiasts and fanboys to be the last great Mana that ever existed, leaving future titles like Legend […]

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FolksSoul Japanese Demo Impressions

By Rolando . June 4, 2007 . 11:51am

Perhaps what is widely considered by many Playstation 3 owners to be the very first definitive title to purchase for their beloved system and a game that warrants their purchasing of said system, FolksSoul (better known as Folklore here in the U.S.) was available yesterday for download via Playstation Store in Japan. With such a […]

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Subarashiki Kono Sekai DS Lite

By Rolando . May 31, 2007 . 6:55am

  You can’t help but love these special DSs and PSPs Japan gets, whether it be for a particular game or just a particular color. Today, GameWatch has unveiled an image (seen above) of just how sleek and cool the Subarashiki Kono Sekai DS Lite will look with the artwork done by none other than […]

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D3 Publisher developing a Naruto RPG

By Spencer . May 30, 2007 . 12:04pm

D3 Publisher and Tomy announced they are planning to release the first Naruto RPG game in North America this fall. Tentatively titled Naruto: Path of the Ninja, it is a typical RPG based in the Naruto world with time based battles. Players will be able to use jutsus instead of magic and choose from six […]

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Folklore/FolksSoul PS3 Demo Confirmed

By Rolando . May 29, 2007 . 1:36am

  There’s too much talk about Folklore, I know, but I can’t help it if the game is really that appealing! After all, who could deny the beauty of the game’s Gothic atmosphere and what not? If Game Republic’s dedication to making Folklore’s gameplay a bit more simplistic than its previous Playstation 3 title is […]

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Watch: It’s A Wonderful World S-E Party ’07 Trailer

By Rolando . May 25, 2007 . 4:46pm

With the game seeing a release of July 27th, one has to wonder where all the media love for It’s A Wonderful World really is. Thankfully the official Japanese site for the game has been loaded with tons of extras ranging from gameplay mechanics to a bit more in-depth character profiles. Most amazing of all, […]

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Final Fantasy XIII will be waiting for you in 2008

By Rolando . May 23, 2007 . 7:37pm

  If you were one of the few Playstation 3 owners who purchased one in hopes of getting Final Fantasy XIII at the end of this year, you may be ready for a somewhat big letdown.   At the Square-Enix financial briefing, Square-Enix CEO Yoichi Wada not only praised the sales of the Final Fantasy […]

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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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Watch: Folklore/FolksSoul Promotional Video

By Rolando . May 22, 2007 . 1:08pm

[youtube]3yRI8zWx0h8[/youtube]    Here’s the latest trailer for Folklore available for your viewing treasure which features the game’s main song by abingdon boys school. The promotional video can also be seen on the game’s official Japanese site which has been updated with some new pictures. If this promotional video isn’t enough to get you to want […]

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Watch: Folklore Sony Gamer’s Day 07 Trailer & Dev. Walkthrough

By Rolando . May 18, 2007 . 11:03am

  It was surprising to see Game Republic showcase Folklore, the U.S. name for FolksSoul, at Sony Gamer’s Day 07. With the build being in English as well as showing some more gameplay footage, one can easily infer that Game Republic is hard at work in both localization and improving the gameplay of Folklore, almost […]

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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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Summon Night DS Announced [Update]

By Rolando . May 18, 2007 . 4:12am

Jeux-France has learned from the latest issue of Shonen Jump magazine that Banpresto plans on bringing the beloved Summon Night series onto the DS with their latest announced entry, Summon Night: Twin Age. The game’s protagonists are composed of Aldo and Leeha who dream of nothing more than to become true invokers of summoning; and […]

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Details Regarding Final Fantasy Dissidia’s Battle System

By Rolando . May 18, 2007 . 1:01am

Upon hearing about Final Fantasy Dissidia being a "dramatic progressive action" game, some people began assuming that Dissidia’s gameplay would follow in the same vein as Super Smash Bros. Now, however, new details have emerged regarding Dissidia’s battle system as IGN has translated this week’s issue of Famitsu regarding Dissidia and it’s battle system.   […]

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Final Fantasy Versus XIII To Be Thematically Dark

By Rolando . May 16, 2007 . 1:20pm

  In an interview with Eurogamer, Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura shed some more light on the highly anticipated title Final Fantasy Versus XIII for the Playstation 3. In this interview, Nomura talks not only about the nature of Final Fantasy Versus XIII but also a dramatic shift in the way Final Fantasy can be […]

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It’s A Wonderful World dated in Japan

By Rolando . May 11, 2007 . 12:54am

It’s A Wonderful World is just one of those titles that hasn’t really had much said about it aside from the fact that time plays a huge issue in the game and player’s will control one character with the stylus and another character traditionally (d-pad + buttons on DS). Sounds like a pretty interesting concept, […]