Tag Archives: Hideo Baba
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 12:59 BST
Tales of Symphonia producer Hideo Baba believes that the 2003 Gamecube RPG was the best-received ‘Tales’ game to date in Western markets.
Sat, Apr 06, 2013 | 16:02 BST
Tales producer Hideo Baba has said not to expect the Vita versions of the series to head west as the portable isn’t selling well in the region.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 01:11 GMT
Here’s a little blip we missed from today’s Tales of Graces f release date announcement; on the PlayStation Blog Tales series producer Hideo Baba said we can expect “a Tales of filled year” and that he has “a lot of surprise announcements lined up”. The next announced western release for the series is Tales of Xillia, which already has a sequel in Japan.
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 | 01:15 BST
Tales of Xillia takes a break from the stylistic leanings of past Tales games in order to show off its expanded game world, according to director Hideo Baba.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 | 20:27 BST
Tales of Xillia producer Hideo Baba has told the PS Blog there are no big changes between the original Japanese version of the game and the international version. Baba said this was because the team wanted to provide “the same gameplay experience as much as possible between all regions.” In another part of the interview, Baba reiterated that is the game sells well, more Tales games will be released in the west in the future. Namco Bandai will release Tales of Xillia in North America and Europe in 2013.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 02:29 BST
Hideo Baba has confirmed Namco Bandai keeps an eye out for fan demand before moving to localise Japanese releases.
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 | 18:16 BST
Namco Bandai has announced Tales of Xillia will be released in North America and Europe in 2013. The news was announced during the Japan Expo in Paris today. Series producer Hideo Baba said there’s also “a good chance” the Tales of Xillia 2 will be released in the west, providing Xillia sells well in the region. Xillia 2 is out November 1 in Japan. Thanks, Gematsu.
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 09:35 BST
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 | 12:13 BST
“The Tales series has been developed with Japanese players in mind, so achieving success in Japan is a major goal for us. But when the development schedule makes it possible, we do like to create localized versions for some titles in the hopes that players outside of Japan will hear about the series and get to like it.” – Tales series producer Hideo Baba, speaking to InsertCoin on how it focuses on one particular audience in mind compared to a global audience.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 | 02:20 GMT
The happy coincidence of Tales of Xillia’s release and the 15th anniversary of Namco Bandai’s RPG series inspired the development team to take the series back to its origins.
Wed, Aug 04, 2010 | 15:42 BST
The new untitled Tales of PS3 title that was announced earlier this week will see 15 years of experience and know how to bring the game to fruition, producer Hideo Baba has told Famitsu.