Square alters Star Ocean design for western release

Monday, 9 February 2009 10:30 GMT By Patrick Garratt


In an apparent effort to cater to western tastes, Square Enix has produced two HUD designs for Star Ocean: The Last Hope, one for Japan and one for the US and Europe.

As you can see on Siliconera, the western release features CG models for characters in the fight scenes, whereas the Japanese version’s gone for an anime look.

The menus are different, too.

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