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Tales Producer Says You Should Play Tales Of Hearts

By Spencer . September 12, 2012 . 3:02pm

While Namco Bandai is giving the Tales series a big push, we missed out on a bunch of games. Speaking with Siliconera, Tales of producer Hideo Baba said Tales of Phantasia was one of the most important games since it started the Tales series.

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Tales Of Hearts Trademark Filed By Namco Bandai In The US

By Spencer . February 22, 2012 . 4:31pm

Namco Bandai hasn’t forgotten about Tales of Hearts. In fact, they took an extra step to protect the title in North America by filing a second trademark for Tales of Hearts on February 17, 2012.

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Siliconera Sounds Off: Behind The Tales Of Hearts Translation

By Ishaan . February 14, 2010 . 5:19pm

This week, we wrap up our talk with the translators of Tales of Hearts, talk about the theme of love in the game, and discuss the fan-translation community.

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Siliconera Sounds Off: Translation Of A Meeting Between Hearts

By Ishaan . February 7, 2010 . 6:01pm

We catch up with Josh Patterson, co-founder of Crimson Nocturnal, fan-translators of Tales of Hearts, about the translation process.

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Tales Of Fan Translations

By Ishaan . August 30, 2009 . 11:30am

Namco Bandai have acquired a reputation lately for ignoring the pleas for some of their most interesting, most anticipated games overseas. Case in point: the majority of fan translations I’ve been keeping an eye on over the past year or two are all for well-known Namco games.

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You Got Xenosaga In My Tales of Hearts!

By Spencer . December 24, 2008 . 1:45pm

Like Tales? Like crossovers? Then you’re going to love Tales of Hearts. Cameos from other Tales games were expected, but Tales of Hearts goes a step beyond and brings characters from other Namco Bandai games into the Tales universe. KOS-MOS, the female android in Xenosaga, joins Shing as one of the game’s many support characters. […]

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A Tale Of An Unused Touch Screen Tales Battle System

By Spencer . December 8, 2008 . 9:49am

In battle, Tales of Hearts feels like any other Tales game. Shing and company run on a straight line and input special moves with button commands. This system has some differences like an emotional gauge that replaces technique points and a combination gauge that lets you call out cameo characters like Lloyd Irving, but Tales […]

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Lloyd Irving Appears In Everything These Days

By Spencer . November 6, 2008 . 12:11pm

Tales of Symphonia’s lead character gets around. He already got cameo role in Soulcalibur Legends and a “villain” role in Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of a New World. This December Lloyd Irving is going to be in Tales of Hearts too as a support character. Other Tales alumni in the game include Judas from Tales […]

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Tales of Hearts trailer now with 100% more anime

By Spencer . September 8, 2008 . 5:19pm

The key difference between Tales of Hearts: CG Movie Edition and Tales of Hearts: Anime movie edition is the movies. One has anime cutscenes and the other has CG. We’ve seen the CG models before so let’s take a look at how Shing and Kohak as illustrations.     In case you missed the CG […]

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Tales of Hearts costs as much as a console game

By Spencer . September 5, 2008 . 6:24am

The MSRP for Tales of Hearts in Japan is 6,650 yen or $62 American dollars. Each version costs around $62. Granted PlayStation 3 games can go for an upwards of 8,000 yen in Japan, but that doesn’t ameliorate the damage done to the wallet. Good thing prices for games in Japan often fluctuate from the […]