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Fairy sales - Bravely Default ships one million worldwide

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy is proving a commercial hit as well as a critical one, shipping an impressive one million copies worldwide. Square Enix announced (via Dengeki Online) the 3DS JRPG shifted 400,000 in Japan and 600,000 overseas, including download sales. While it has its roots entren...

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Japan's new Bravely Default demo offers four free chapters

There are demos, and then there are demos that make half the game free. Step in a new Bravely Default demo out July 28 in Japan, which will let 3DS owners play chapters 1-4 of the Square Enix game without spending a single yen. So that's something like 30 hours at least of high-quality, old-school ...

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Square Enix to focus on JRPGs, niche appeal following Bravely Default's success

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda mused on a potential shift in the company's focus in a recent interview with Nikkei Trendy (via Siliconera), admitting that the publisher "lost [its] focus" during recent attempts to engineer mass-market games for a worldwide audience. "Regardless of whether ...

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'Stiq Tips: Bravely Default Guide

Bravely Default is one of the best Final Fantasy games I've played in a long while (and Joystiq agrees). Yeah, I said it! With a tale of heroes and crystals, an open-ended job system, and even an airship, this "technically not Final Fantasy" RPG evokes the most nostalgic feelings of Square's glory ...

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Bravely Default review: Crystal Clear

Bravely Default is almost to the Final Fantasy series what Casino Royale was to James Bond films. Unlike the 2006 film, the so-billed spiritual sequel to Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light doesn't convey its modernizations immediately. In its first hours, Bravely Default is like a dry homage to t...

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Bravely Default distils its story into a brief trailer

A fantasy world plagued by evil? Check. Powerful magic crystals? Check. A party of four heroes to save the day? Check. Lots of patently ridiculous names? Double check. Bravely Default has the hallmarks a Square JRPG, there's no doubt of that. The 3DS game is two weeks out from hitting North Am...

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Bravely Default outfits, ages altered in Western release

North American 3DS owners won't be graced with the presence of Bravely Default until February 7, but someone with a European copy of the game has noticed changes to outfits and ages of certain characters. The above image was posted by an IGN forum member and showcases the same outfit in different ...

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Bravely series' success depends on Bravely Second, producer says

While Western fans continue to wait patiently for the February 7 debut of 3DS roleplaying epic Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, series producer Tomoya Asano believes that the future of his franchise hinges on its sequel, Bravely Second. "I believe that the future of the Bravely series will really ...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Bravely Default demo, Mega Man X2

This week's eShop content will look largely familiar to those who follow these posts on a regular basis. Some of this week's offerings have already been live on their respective eShops in between the holidays. Save for Mega Man X2 on the Wii U Virtual Console and a demo for upcoming 3DS RPG Brav...

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Bravely producer wants a new Bravely every year

North America still hasn't gotten its hot little hands on Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, and already the producer of its sequel, Bravely Second, is hoping to annualize the series. In a recent interview with Dengeki (via Siliconera), producer Tomoya Asano said he'd like to see a new Bravely game eve...

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