Speaking to IGN
in behind-closed-doors meeting at TGS
, Hironobu Sakaguchi
, head of Mistwalker, intimated that the upcoming RPG Lost Odyssey
will span 4 DVDs. Considering Mistwalker's previous title, Blue DragonMass Effect
managed to hit retail on 3 DVDs, this isn't exactly surprising. Still, in the dark circles of the internet, the announcement is still likely to spark up the Blu-Ray / DVD debate yet again. Note to 360 defenders: the galaxy-trekking Mass Effect
fits quite nicely on one DVD.
In less flame-worthy news, Sakaguchi also announced that Lost Odyssey
will ship with multiple language options including English and Japanese, though facial animations will be synced to the English dialogue. Sakaguchi explains that many western movies are shown in Japan and that English lip sync is more or less a sign of gratitude to the support of Mistwalker's western audience.
[Via Evil Avatar