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Deja Review: Tales of the Abyss (3DS)

We're of the firm opinion that your time is too precious, too valuable to be spent reading a full review for a game that was already reviewed many, many years ago. What's the point of applying a score to a game that's old enough to be enrolled in the sixth grade? That's why we invented Deja Review: ...

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Tales of the Abyss makes a Valentine's Day date with 3DS

We once had a "fall 2011" release window for the 3DS release of Tales of the Abyss. You probably won't be too shocked to hear that Namco is no longer attempting to cram this game into the crowded fall release window -- where it would have to compete with Mario and his Kart on 3DS, along with ever...

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Namco Bandai media roundup: Trailers from Tekken, Tales, Ace Combat, and more

Namco Bandai went just a little crazy at GamesCom, releasing entirely too much media for us to post piecemeal. So after the break, you can find new trailers and screens for two Ace Combats (on PS3/Xbox and 3DS), two Tekkens (on PS3 and 3DS), Tales of the Abyss, Inversion, and more. Armored Cor...

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Tales of Graces F coming to North America and Europe in 2012

During Namco Bandai's "Level Up Dubai 2011" press event last night, the publisher announced some welcome news for the very patient Tales fans in Europe: The PS3 version of Tales of Graces F will be released in that region. Community manager Rich Bantegui live-tweeted news from the event, revealin...

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Rumor: 3DS Tales of the Abyss coming to Europe in spring 2012

Tales fans: if you have any hopes left, don't get them up just yet, because we're working with a second-hand report here. According to 3DSTribe, the latest issue of the UK's NGamer magazine lists a European release for the 3DS port of Tales of the Abyss, due spring 2012. Though the PS2 version wa...

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Plenty of Tales of the Abyss 3DS footage

Namco Bandai sent out a new trailer for the Japanese 3DS release of Tales of the Abyss (a game recently announced for North America!), and it actually shows the game! We never expect to see this much gameplay footage in an RPG's trailer. Final Fantasy games have taught us to expect cutscenes only...

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NP: Tales of the Abyss 3DS coming to North America this fall

Alright, class, open your May 2011 issue of Nintendo Power. That's where you'll find confirmation of the (second) North American release of Namco Bandai's cel-shaded RPG, Tales of the Abyss. The game first launched on PlayStation 2 in 2005, followed by an English release in late 2006. A 3DS po...

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3DS Japanese launch lineup announced, along with BlazBlue for later in 2011

As expected, Nintendo revealed the Japanese launch lineup for the 3DS at Nintendo World 2011, and -- as expected -- it's about 10 games. Eight, to be specific. The games that will be available on the Japanese launch date of February 26 include: Winning Eleven 3DSoccer (5,800 yen/$70) Super Street...

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Tales of the Abyss receiving 3DS port

2005's PS2 RPG Tales of the Abyss is getting a second life on the 3DS. Namco Bandai has announced a port for Nintendo's new handheld, though other than a 2011 release date, no other details have been revealed. The first batch of screens look (predictably) like the PS2 original....

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