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Lost Odyssey will require patience, reading glasses

The Xbox 360 exclusive Lost Odyssey may be a beacon of hope for the console's anemic Japanese user base, but that success will come at a price -- your eyes. According to Lost Odyssey architect Hironobu Sakaguchi, the upcoming plot-heavy RPG will feature several "1000 Year Dream" sequences, 34 to be ...

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Rumor: Sakaguchi working on Xbox 360 MMO

Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi has revealed that he is working on a new Xbox 360 title that is "50 RPG," according to Total Video Games. Speaking at an anime event in Paris, France, Sakaguchi reportedly said that the project is not previously-announced titles Blue Dragon sequel or Cry On. (...

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Mistwalker developing 360 MMO?

Speaking to gaming site TVG at a Paris anime event, Hironobu Sakaguchi apparently revealed that his Mistwalker Studio is currently working on an unannounced MMO title for the Xbox 360. According to Sakaguchi, the new title -- which isn't Blue Dragon 2 or Cry On -- is "50 RPG." Nothing else is known ...

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New Archaic Sealed Heat scan proves that we didn't just dream up the game

We knew that it would be a while after Mistwalker's late 2005 announcement before we'd see Archaic Sealed Heat's release, but with little-to-no new media on the SRPG since its unveiling and half of 2007 gone by without word on its status, it was hard to convince ourselves that the game still existed...

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Eurogamer takes Blue Dragon for a spin

Eurogamer got its hands on the English version of Blue Dragon and took the time to write up some impressions. Overall, the gist of the preview is that Blue Dragon tries to recreate classic Japanese role playing game design without reinventing it. As noted by the preview, everything seems as though ...

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Sakaguchi gives tiny Lost Odyssey update

Details on the progress of Lost Odyssey are few and far between these days, so we'll take what we can get. According to IGN, Hironobu Sakaguchi, head of Mistwalker, has given a small update on Lost Odyssey to Japanese gaming magazine, Famitsu. According to Sakaguchi, the game's background music and ...

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Sakaguchi reveals new Lost Odyssey details

Speaking to Famitsu (translated by IGN), Hironobu Sakaguchi reveals new details of Mistwalker's current Xbox 360 project Lost Odyssey. The game is now 70% complete, and the development team has reached the "balancing and tuning" phase of production. The music (composed by RPG legend Nobuo Uematsu)...

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Kim "realistic" on 360's performance in Japan

Speaking to Gamasutra, Shane Kim, corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, says that Microsoft is "very realistic" about its prospects in Japan. Kim notes that Microsoft's approach was never to "win" Japan, but rather to do better than the original Xbox. Part of this strategy, of course, ...

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Sakaguchi praises Xbox, unimpressed with PS3

Speaking with GameSpot during GDC, Final Fantasy creator and head of Mistwalker Studio, Hironobu Sakaguchi, had some interesting things to say about his recent projects, Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey, as well as a few choice thoughts on Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, and game development in general. One ...

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Mistwalker treads lightly on the PS3

Mistwalker, the team formed to create Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey for the XBox 360, the team comprising of Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, have admitted to testing out the PlayStation 3. He admitted this when asked how programming for the 360 stacks up to other consoles. He didn't go any ...

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