Search Results for: mistwalker
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 00:07 GMT
Ni No Kuni launches this week in Europe, but will it help rekindle the West’s interest in classic JRPG larks? Dave Cook argues that yes, it will.
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 | 15:14 GMT
Do you like speculation? Ambiguity? The Japan-only RPG Rune Factory 4? Well then you’re going to love this: publisher XSEED has hinted that it might localize the 3DS title for Western markets in the future.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | 01:24 BST
The next game from the talented team at Mistwalker is an iOS tower defence affair called Blade Guardian, founder Hironobu Sakaguchi revealed on Twitter. Due on October 1, it’s Mistwalker’s second major iOS release after surfing title Party Wave. Hit up Eurogamer for a small gallery of images; informaiton is otherwise a bit thin on the ground.
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | 12:44 BST
Final Fantasy Vinyls is a new music collection for wax-heads, created to tie in with the series’ 25th anniversary celebrations. It’s expensive but as it’s only getting a limited release, it’s also extremely collectible.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 11:49 BST
Wii U could be getting a big budget fantasy RPG title that someone is putting a lot of time and resources into, according to a job listing unearthed today. The post offers applicants the chance to work with industry veterans.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 01:25 BST
The Last Store publisher XSEED says real gamers don’t care about platform wars; they go where the games are.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 21:39 BST
The Last Story was scheduled to release in the US yesterday, but some stores are telling customers they may have to wait a few days. According to GameStop, the Wii RPG from Mistwalker wont’ release until Friday, August 17. The reason provided was due to “production issues, or trouble getting off the press.” Amazon, on the other hand, has contacted customers with the news it could be another one to three weeks before the game lands in their mailboxes. Tough break. Polygon has more.
Sat, Aug 04, 2012 | 21:10 BST
Mistwalker’s Takuya Matsumoto, lead designer on The Last Story, feels Wii U’s controller and its screen would be a useful tool for organizing information and something he would like to explore further.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 14:08 BST
Action surfing game, Party Wave, is set to hit the crowded shores of Apple’s App Store in the coming weeks, Mistwalker founder and Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced.
Speaking via Twitter, Sakaguchi said work that has been completed on Party Wave and that the game has been submitted to Apple, so could be out in as little as 10 days.
The app will cost $1.99 and comes from the studio responsible for Wii RPG, The Lost Story. A trailer for Party Wave can be spied through here.
Wed, Jun 20, 2012 | 08:21 BST
A jaunty trailer has been released for action surfing game, Party Wave; the first iOS project from the development team responsible for 2011 Wii RPG, The Last Story.
Mon, Jun 18, 2012 | 04:27 BST
The long delayed publication of Mistwalker’s The Last Story did not come about as a result of fan pressure campaigns, XSEED has revealed.
Sun, Jun 17, 2012 | 23:55 BST
The Last Story and Blue Dragon developer Mistwalker is set to launch its first iOS game, and is looking forward to a future filled with the beautiful RPGs it’s better known for.
Thu, May 31, 2012 | 02:13 BST
Mistwalker boss Hironobu Sakaguchi has said The Last Story was limited by the Wii’s modest SD capabilities, despite being designed from the ground up for the ageing console.
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 | 11:09 BST
Nintendo has reinstalled its support with GAME, with the store set to stock Wii RPG Pandora’s Tower on its website and in store today. The publisher didn’t stock most 3DS and Wii titles with the retailer during its troubled times earlier this year, including Mistwalker RPG The Last Story. The release of Pandora’s Tower in GAME is “very limited and the last print run.”
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 | 04:00 BST
Epic Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles has turned up outside of its “exclusive” distribution channels.
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 | 18:56 GMT
Hironobu Sakaguchi has announced he and the team at Mistwalker are working on three new games for iOS, and one is based on surfing, which is a hobby of his. The other two, Sakaguchi is staying mum on for now. That’s all that’s known for now. Thanks, Siliconera.
Sun, Mar 18, 2012 | 23:47 GMT
Final Fantasy creator and Mistwalker boss Hironobu Sakaguchi sees value in both Japanese and western RPGs, and thinks deciding between them is a matter of taste.
Tue, Feb 28, 2012 | 23:04 GMT
It’s taken so long for The Last Story to be localised that’s it’s easy to forget it’s been over a year since the last Mistwalker game released. The developer is being cagey about what it’s been up to in the meantime.
Tue, Feb 28, 2012 | 20:36 GMT
Mistwalker’s Hironobu Sakaguchi, who is also the father of Final Fantasy in case that hasn’t been drummed into your head by now, has compared creating games with a child being born – in that any game created by he and his team is like an “extremely beautiful” child to them.
Mon, Feb 27, 2012 | 18:37 GMT
Uncharted: Golden Abyss has overtaken UFC Undisputed 3 as number one in the UK charts, signaling a strong start for PlayStation Vita in the UK.