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Level-5: “Shocking announcements” next week

Thursday, 18th September 2008 10:55 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Missed this yesterday. According to Gamekyo, the latest edition of Famitsu has confirmed a Level-5 press conference in Japan next week, at which you can expect “shocking announcements.”

The company is currently finishing up on White Knight Story, which has been confirmed for a Christmas Day release in Japan.

What could this mean? Thanks, Blerk.

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16 Comments

  1. Psychotext

    SHOCKING

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Coheno

    DARK CLOUD 3!!!

    #2 6 years ago
  3. nousemerk

    White Knight Story coming to Xbox 360 simultaneous release!!! lol

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Robo_1

    Sony’s bought ‘em.

    … or not.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Blerk

    I think they make too much money from DS games for them to sell out to Sony now.

    SquareEnix buying them sounds more feasible. :-)

    #5 6 years ago
  6. cachucha

    closing? jk hope no exclusive title for ps3 or a nice new game ^^ DC3 sounds great.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Blerk

    I’d love it to be Dark Cloud 3. It probably will be, but they’ll announce it for the DS or something. Just to spite me.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. No_PUDding

    DC is owned by Sony. As is WKC.

    But yes, seems a weird time, could it possibly be an acquisitional Press Conference?

    Shocking announcements wouldn’t be a new game, but there could be revolutionary games there.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Blerk

    They’re both published by Sony, I’m not convinced they actually own the IPs. So a 360 version of White Knight is out of the question, but a non-Playstation Dark Cloud possibly isn’t.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Gekidami

    Sony do own Dark Cloud actually, along with White Knight…

    #10 6 years ago
  11. No_PUDding

    Well, all I’m going by is Wikipedia and GAF reaction.

    It’s possible since the line is so fuzzy around things like Resistance IP.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. Shatner

    Gizmondo 2 exclusive contract until 2018.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. No_PUDding

    Well Sony have owned the DC IP for a while. The WKC contract is a good while though, heh.

    #13 6 years ago
  14. Gekidami

    Sony only publish their own games so thats a sign to go by, buying publishing rights just so a game remains exclusive to their systems is, or more was against their policy, though going off what the reps have said recently they want to change that and take the MicroSoft approach.

    #14 6 years ago
  15. locus2k1

    True Fantasy Live Online is coming back lol :D

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_Fantasy_Live_Online

    #15 6 years ago
  16. No_PUDding

    I doubt they’ll go the Microsoft appraoch unless it’s for very special opportunities.

    But I think they will certainly carry on expanding their first party, eitehr library or studios.

    #16 6 years ago

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