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Gamestop Gives Magnacarta 2 Art Book To Pre-Orderers

By Spencer . August 19, 2009 . 4:21pm

If you’re thinking about buying Magnacarta 2 you might want to pre-order it at Gamestop. The retailer is offering an art book with “ample amounts of well-rounded artwork” as a bonus.

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Magnacarta 2 Producer Shares Character Details And Explains Platform Choice

By Spencer . July 30, 2009 . 2:10pm

Played the Magnacarta 2 demo on Japan’s Xbox Live Marketplace yet? Now you can learn about the characters and the monster AI. Masahiro “Mabi” Knittel, Localization Producer at Namco Bandai, introduces us to Argo, Juto, and his rival Crocell in this interview.

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Magnacarta 2 Battle Digest Demonstrates Chain Combat

By Spencer . July 9, 2009 . 11:44am

Magnacarta 2’s battle system is nothing like Manga Carta: Tears of Blood. To recap, players control three characters and fight monsters like this flame spouting creature in real time.

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This Magnacarta 2 Faceplate Is Going To Be Rare

By Spencer . June 17, 2009 . 8:06am

Remember when Microsoft tried to sell Xbox 360 faceplates? None of them looked as good as this Magnacarta 2 faceplate with art from Hyung-Tae Kim.

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Magnacarta 2’s Combat System Feels Like A MMO

By Spencer . June 15, 2009 . 10:06am

Leadership meters? Trinity Rings? Forget all about those! Magnacarta 2’s battle system isn’t anything like Magna Carta: Tears of Blood.

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Which Xbox 360 Games Does Famitsu Recommend?

By Spencer . May 26, 2009 . 7:15am

Major video game magazine Famitsu published a list of recommended games as part of a “We Support Xbox 360″ campaign. Last year the titles would have been easy to pick since there was a strong line up of RPGs. This year the Xbox 360 has a light selection of JRPGs.

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What Took Magnacarta 2 So Long To Develop?

By Spencer . April 30, 2009 . 5:48pm

Part of the reason is Magnacarta 2 bares little resemblance to its predecessor. Yoshihisa Kanesaka a key member of the Banpresto division tells us and explains how Magnacarta 2 connects with Magna Carta: Crimson Stigmata.

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Here’s What Magnacarta 2 Sounds Like With English

By Spencer . April 30, 2009 . 6:48am

You’ve seen the Japanese trailer of Magnacarta 2. Now watch the US trailer and sample the English voice acting.

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Magnacarta 2 Charters North American Release

By Spencer . April 29, 2009 . 5:09pm

We’ve been following Magnacarta 2 forever and its coming to North America soon. At their Editor’s day Namco Bandai announced the Xbox 360 exclusive RPG will come out here in “Q3 2009”. Reasonable turnaround time considering Magnacarta 2 comes out in Japan in August.

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Bayonetta Has Leaderboards, Magna Carta 2 DLC, And Other Xbox 360 Tidbits

By Spencer . April 21, 2009 . 11:26am

Microsoft just announced a SUV load of games. Some of the titles shown at the spring conference were unveiled elsewhere. Lost in the slew of announcements are little details about games we know about like Bayonetta.   Did you know the self described “climax action game” has an online ranking system? Well, it does! PlatinumGames […]

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Is Magna Carta 2 Pretty Enough?

By Spencer . April 21, 2009 . 1:49am

Here it is, the first trailer for Magna Carta 2. Namco Bandai will publish Softmax’s RPG in Japan on August 6 and they added a song from J-rock group Glay.     Judging from the comments, many Siliconera readers were drawn to Magna Carta: Tears of Blood because of the artwork. Is the trailer up […]

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This Is What Microsoft Has Planned For Japanese Retailers For Now

By Spencer . April 21, 2009 . 12:35am

Xbox Live Arcade games are good and all, but what about meaty retail games? Microsoft has a list of them. Before you scroll down searching for Lost Odyssey 2 read this note: Magna Carta 2, which after three years of development comes out on August 6, and End of Eternity are the main RPGs.   […]

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A Bit About Combat In Magna Carta 2

By Spencer . April 20, 2009 . 8:26am

Softmax wisely scrapped the Trinity Rings from Magna Carta: Tears of Blood. Famitsu reports the combat system in Magna Carta 2 is new and makes use of the environment through field attributes.   After a real-time field to combat switch players control a leader character while the computer takes care of the other party members. […]

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Magna Carta 2 Declares Release This Year

By Spencer . April 15, 2009 . 6:47am

Three years ago Softmax announced Magna Carta 2 was in development for the Xbox 360. Later this year it will finally come out in Japan with Namco Bandai as the publisher.   A scan from Famitsu gives us a look at the hero/heroine combination, but few details about the gameplay. Event scenes are presented differently […]

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After Four Years Magna Carta II Is Nearing Completion

By Spencer . February 6, 2009 . 3:10pm

Believe it or not there is an RPG with a longer gap between its announcement and pending release than Final Fantasy XIII. Softmax announced they were working on Magna Carta II for the Xbox 360 way back in 2005, nine months before Square Enix officially lifted the curtain on Final Fantasy XIII.   The funny […]