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I Am Setsuna Arrives on PS4 Today

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016

Hello everyone. This is Kumagai from Tokyo RPG Factory. I am the director of the English and PC versions of I Am Setsuna. I am extremely honored to have the opportunity to talk about the game on its release.

I Am Setsuna is the very first game to come out of “Project Setsuna,” which was started with the idea of using current technology to replicate the engrossing JRPGs from the 90’s — the golden age of the genre. The concept we sought to express through the game’s story is setsunai, an emotion unique to the Japanese language.

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Has Something for Everyone

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016

After playing two hours of a near-final build of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, I can say with confidence that it comes the closest to matching the singularly special original. That’s the highest praise I can give.

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Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Launches Today

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is out today in North America, boasting a real time action battle system — a first of its kind for the series. It’s a JRPG with an immersive story and a unique sci-fi twist.

For those who have never heard of this title, the Star Ocean franchise has a rich history spanning 20 years. For long time fans, yes, it has been awhile, and we’re so excited to bring it back! Star Ocean: Last Hope the previous Star Ocean game released in 2010 and prior to that, Star Ocean: Till the End of Time launches back in 2004.

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Adventures of Mana is Out Today on PS Vita

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

You’ve probably heard of the Mana series before, but just in case you’re unaware of it, it’s a famous and long running Square Enix franchise. Arguably the most famous entry in the series is Secret of Mana, which regularly appears in a lot of “best games ever made” lists.

The franchise actually began life under a completely different name — the first game in the Mana series is called Final Fantasy Adventure before the series changed names and became the Mana series.

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Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue E3 2016 Trailer

Posted by on Jun 08, 2016

Hello Kingdom Hearts fans! Did you get a chance to see the new gameplay trailer for the upcoming Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which showcases Aqua, one of the original Keyblade wielders, and her battle against the Heartless? The battle is featured in a completely new playable episode in Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A fragmentary passage –, which is included in the HD compilation and includes next-generation graphics.

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New World of Final Fantasy Trailer Features Familiar Faces

Posted by on Jun 06, 2016

Final Fantasy has left a lasting impression on millions of video game fans. Those fans — and of course, a brand new generation — are going to find a lot to love about World of Final Fantasy! Here’s a brand new E3 trailer that shows off the adorably familiar characters in the world of Grymoire!

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Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age Launches on PS4 in 2017

Posted by on Jun 06, 2016

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age is officially making its way to North American and European shores in 2017! Players can expect several modern advancements when they return to Ivalice, including a reconstructed battle design and a revamped job system. I am excited for North America and Europe to experience several all-new gameplay features, including The Zodiac Job System and Trial Mode for the first time!

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15 Things to Know About I Am Setsuna, Out July 19 on PS4

Posted by on Jun 03, 2016

One year ago, we announced I am Setsuna at our E3 press conference. This year, on July 19, it comes to the west on PlayStation Store. I Am Setsuna’s gameplay is reminiscent of an old school JRPG. The subtle way the characters move, the music, and the battles evoke the games some of us grew up playing, but with a splash of novelty once you pick up the controller.

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