Star Ocean The Last Hope

Square Enix officially announces Star Ocean on PS3, passes along hilarious fact sheet

Square Enix has finally dropped the official announcement that Star Ocean: The Last Hope is PS3-bound. Releasing worldwide on February 9, 2010, the game’s an “international” affair. It gives the PS3’s Blu-Ray drive plenty to chew on with English and Japanese voices and English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese options for everything aside from […]

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  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope CE detailed, photographed

    Square just detailed the PAL collector’s edition of Star Ocean: The Last Hope, releasing next Friday. Here’s what you get, according to the press release after the break: Limited edition STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope Box: Unique ‘digistack’ packaging with dual gatefold, inside a special collector’s sleeve. STAR OCEAN Soundtrack Compilation CD: The STAR OCEAN […]

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope gets PAL release date

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope will release in PAL territories on June 5, Square said today. The RPG’s a 360-only thing at the moment. Just don’t lose heart, PS3 people. Press release after the break.

  • Star Ocean producer originally wanted to make erotic games

    Square’s Star Ocean producer Yoshinori Yamagishi was keen on making erotic games at one time. Yamagishi explained to Videogamer: “This is actually a quotation from a conversation I had when I was still talking with Enix before the company merged with top management people,” he said. “I said yes, maybe one day I would like […]

  • Square: Game storytelling can surpass film

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope producer Yoshinori Yamagishi has told CVG that games as storytelling media are still far from their full potential. “As opposed to films, books and TV, as a medium it is more of a challenge to produce a game in order to tell a story,” he said. “In TV, film and […]

  • Square UK: Star Ocean "has not been delayed"

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope’s now-confirmed June PAL date does not mean the game’s been delayed, Square said this morning, despite a CVG story yesterday to the contrary. “The game has not been delayed,” a rep told VG247. “We announced Star Ocean: The Last Hope would be released during spring in January of this year. […]

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope delayed until June in UK

    CVG has learned from Square Enix that Star Ocean: The Last Hope will be delayed until June in the UK. Game was expected early this spring, and the US and Japan already have it. No reason was given for the delay, but we’ve contacted Square Enix to see if we can get to the bottom […]

  • Star Ocean 4 does proper sales on Japanese debut [Update]

    According to Famitsu, Star Ocean 4 sold 166,027 units in its first four days on sale in Japan. This apparently makes it the third fastest selling Japanese 360 game of all time, next to: Blue Dragon – 203,740 copies Tales of Vesperia – 170, 024 copies Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope – 166,027 copies […]

  • See Star Ocean 4 being played on the internet

    Don’t know how long this will last, but if you want to sit around watching someone play Square Enix’s Star Ocean: The Last Hope then you can here. Picture quality isn’t great, and it’s of course all in Japanese, but there’s more than enough there to give you an idea of how the RPG will […]

  • Square alters Star Ocean design for western release

    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 […]

  • New knockout Star Ocean IV shots and trailer

    Square Enix has updated the official Star Ocean: The Last Hope Japanese site to reveal some rather tasty screenshots and a brand new five minute movie. Don’t even bother saying you’ve got something better to do than to check them out. Images are over at Gamersyde, and the trailer’s through here. Now go.

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope for "spring" in PAL regions, new shots

    JRPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope will release this “spring” on PAL 360’s, Square’s confirmed. There’s no mention of any PS3 version in today’s PR, despite an extra SKU being heavily tipped. “Star Ocean has already proved to be a popular series in Japan, we now hope that players around the world can discover why,” […]

  • Famitsu 360 gives Star Ocean IV 34/40

    The latest issue of Famitsu 360 has awarded Square Enix’s über-RPG Star Ocean IV: The Last Hope a highly respectable 34/40. Capcom’s Strret Fighter IV scored the same whilst Ninja Gaiden-alike Ninja Blade also scored highly, receiving 33/40. Star Ocean IV is set be released in Japan on February 19. Full scores below: Ninja Blade […]

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope trailer looks like Japanese Mass Effect

    Microsoft recently posted what appears to be the first English Star Ocean: The Last Hope trailer, and we’re pretty stoked. Prepare your feeble, un-blown mind for — among other things — earth-engulfing nukes, madcap battles, and some guy who kind of looks kind of like Darth Vader. Or, if Mass Effect isn’t your thing, just […]

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope official US site opens

    Square Enix has launched the official site for Star Ocean IV, dubbed The Last Hope, in America. Lots of features are still labelled “coming soon” but you can meet the characters from the tri-Ace RPG. Star Ocean: The Last Hope is rumoured to be released in Europe in April whilst the US and Japan get […]

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope to land in April? New screenshots and trailer

    French site Xboxygen claims Square Enix has announced that RPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope will release in Europe on April 24. There are also some new screenshots and some brand new footage for you to look at after the break. We’ll check with Square Enix on Monday. Star Ocean: The Last Hope releases for […]

  • New Star Ocean: The Last Hope screenshots

    Some new pics of Square Enix’s space RPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope have surfaced and the whole thing’s looking very bright and colourful. The fourth iteration in the Star Ocean series is currently pencilled in for an Xbox 360 release later this year. Check them all out after the break. By Mike Bowden

  • New Star Ocean: The Last Hope screens show item creation

    Famitsu has them. As per headline, they show an item creation screen with a purple haired waif in a skin-tight PVC costume showing you how to make stuff. ‘Nuff said. Star Ocean IV is out exclusively for Xbox 360 later this year. More images through the link. By Mike Bowden

  • "No plans" for Star Ocean: The Last Hope PS3, says Square

    Following on from the earlier story that the Star Ocean IV US release date moved forward a week, Sqaure Enix has told IGN that there are currently “no plans” for a PlayStation 3 release. “…there are currently no plans for a PlayStation 3 version,” said the development team when asked. Square Enix issued the exact […]

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope NA release moved up, no changes elsewhere

    Square Enix RPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope is officially hitting the streets one week early – at least, if you live in North America. According to an email received by GameCyte, Square Enix has decided to give the Xbox 360-exclusive’s release date a slight tummy-tuck, resulting in a February 24 release date. Other territories’ […]

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