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Hiromichi Tanaka leaves Square Enix

Hiromichi Tanaka, a producer and designer who has been a part of Square Enix since before it was even Square Enix, announced his departure from the company during Vanafest 2012, an event held to commemorate Final Fantasy XI's 10-year anniversary. Tanaka's departure is due in part to his health; he ...

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In defense of Xenogears

This is a column by Jason Schreier dedicated to the analysis (and occasional mocking) of his favorite genre, the Japanese role-playing game. Whether it's because they're too antiquated or just too niche, he believes JRPGs don't get enough attention in the gaming industry today. It's time to change t...

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PSN's classic JRPGs: What holds up?

This is a column by Jason Schreier dedicated to the analysis (and occasional mocking) of his favorite genre, the Japanese role-playing game. Whether it's because they're too antiquated or just too niche, he believes JRPGs don't get enough attention in the gaming industry today. It's time to change t...

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PSN Tuesday: Dragon Age 2 and Yakuza 4 demos, Xenogears

Demo high fantasy and Japanese gangsterism with this week's PSN update, which will let you take Dragon Age 2 and Yakuza 4 out for a spin.If you're in to the classics, RPG epic Xenogears is available for download alongside non-classic Dragon's Lair follow-up, Space Ace. Both titles cost $10. Re...

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Xenogears mechs its way to PSOne Classics this week

Just when we were about to give up on Square Enix, melting all our intricate Final Fantasy figurines in protest of the company's lack of offerings on the North American PSN, we receive a ray of hope. PlayStation Blog has announced that Xenogears -- which has been available on the Japanese PSN since...

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Vagrant Story, Xenogears, and more rated for PS3 and PSP release

For over a year, we in North America have been taunted by the presence of Yasumi Matsuno's PlayStation masterpiece Vagrant Story on the European and Japanese PlayStation Stores. Now, depending on how optimistic you feel, there's new information that is either encouraging, or just another taunt. It's...

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OverClocked ReMix releases Xenogears fan tribute compilation

Yasunori Mitsuda is the composer behind some of the gaming industry's most moving soundtracks, including the accompaniment for Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross. His work was recently honored by the video game music preservationists of OverClocked ReMix, who recently released a re-imagination of what...

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Square Enix to release PS1 classics, begins with Xenogears

According to a NeoGAF posting, this month's Dengeki PlayStation reveals the very first PS1 games Square Enix will revive on the Japanese PSN. The titles will be available for 600 yen each, and will begin releasing in Japan today. There are twelve titles planned, starting with Xenogears. However, t...

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Square Enix to release PS1 classics, begins with Xenogears

According to a NeoGAF posting, this month's Dengeki PlayStation reveals the very first PS1 games Square Enix will revive on the Japanese PSN. The titles will be available for 600 yen each, and will begin releasing in Japan today. There are twelve titles planned, starting with Xenogears. However, t...

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Sega's new RPG, World Destruction, depicted

The protagonist of Sega's superstar RPG World Destruction is a boy named Kyrie who joins a secret organization called the World Destruction force, whose goal is not to save the world from destruction, but to cause the world to end. Kyrie was apparently a normal student until one day when he just up ...

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