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  • Report - Sakaguchi says Last Story western localisation is inbound

    LiveWii‘s reporting that Mistwalker’s Hironobu Sakaguchi confirmed to French gaming press recently that The Last Story will be localised for Europe.

  • The Last Story sells out in Japan

    Wipe your eyes, children! Mistwalker’s enchanting Wii-exclusive RPG, The Last Story, is reported to have completely sold out its first shipment in Japan. That’s not a gamble, Nintendo. That’s a sure bet. Bring us this thing.

  • More in-game footage of The Last Story surfaces

    Because the Japanese want to see you on your knees, begging Nintendo for benevolence while worshipful tears fall from your cheeks like dying rose petals, they keep uploading videos of Japan-exclusive RPG, The Last Story. This one apparently shows off the opening moments of he fifth chapter, and if our Japanese were better, could well […]

  • The Last Story Japanese TV spot

    If it’s true that the dying gasps of a console produce the best games of its lifespan, then I can only assume the Wii is on its death bed. Just check out this gorgeous new trailer for Hironobu Sakaguchi’s latest RPG, The Last Story.

  • Sakaguchi: The Last Story won't use "shake controls"

    The Last Story director Hironobu Sakaguchi has said the game will not use “shake controls,” adding that it’s not “possible” for the game to appear on any other platform.

  • The Last Story online multiplayer detailed

    Hironobu Sakaguchi’s latest saga takes the Final Fantasy creator into the murky world of online multiplayer. Details of this rather daunting prospect have emerged at last, outlining the game’s two online modes.

  • The Last Story: Official website updated with details and screens

    Nintendo has updated official site for Mistwalker’s The Last Story with some gorgeous in-game screens and some character renders. We’ve pulled and posted ’em for you below.

  • Sakaguchi not retiring after The Last Story

    Sounds like someone’s not ready to head to that great gaming retirement home just yet.

  • The Last Story might be Sakaguchi's last game

    Mistwalker boss Hironobu Sakaguchi has said that upcoming Wii RPG The Last Story could be his final game.

  • Next Mistwalker game laid bare in Famitsu

    Kotaku’s hosting scans of the latest issue of Famitsu, showing off Mistwalker’s next game in all its Japanese glory.

  • Sakaguchi: GoW III opening is too "long"

    Mistwalker boss Hironobu Sakaguchi has said he thinks God of War III is a “good game”. But there’s one thing about Kratos’s latest the Final Fantasy creator doesn’t like.

  • The Last Story is a "very-Sakaguchi-san like title", says Kitase

    The Last Story looks like a Final Fantasy rip-off, right? Not so, according to FFXIII producer Yoshinori Kitase. More of a Hironobu Sakaguchi game, innit.

  • Story for Mistwalker's AAA RPG nearly complete

    Mistwalker boss Hironobu Sakaguchi has revealed that the story for the AAA RPG in development at the studio is all but done, bar “directions of the ending scene.”

  • Mistwalker working on two new projects, one confirmed for iPhone

    Mistwalker boss Hironobu Sakaguchi has posted on his blog that the studio is working on two new projects: one of which is for iPhone.

  • Sakaguchi confirms new project at Mistwalker, it's at the "finishing stage"

    Mistwalker boss and creator of the Final Fantasy series Hironobu Sakaguchi has confirmed that a new project is in development at the studio, further adding that it could be complete. He left this cryptic post on his blog: “Am I an “idle man”, I wonder? (^^; Well, I am just trying to pastime… I am […]

  • New Mistwalker RPG to be announced "sometime this year"

    Mistwalker’s Hironobu Sakaguchi has said in his latest blog update that the Japanese studios’ next game will be announced this year. There’s a few vague play details in there as well: Planning to basically put importance on having seamless control of the overall direction of the game, mixed with CG spectacle scenes. Controls will have […]

  • Final Fantasy's Hironobu Sakaguchi not worried over economic crisis

    Mistwalker boss and Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi isn’t worried at all about the world’s current economic woes. He says so on his blog. Instead he feels that it is a good opportunity for us to take stock and “restrain human activity”, which in his mind equates to being more creative instead of being financially-driven. […]

  • ...and we're back - Christmas news round up

    Happy New Year. We’re glad we shut down over Christmas. You didn’t miss a whole lot. By far the most important story over the break was news that Free Radical cut its workforce by 140 to just 40. The developer was confirmed as being in administration just before the Christmas holiday. Speaking to 1UP, Cameron […]

  • Lost Odyssey man steered clear of "risk"

    Mistwalker boss Hironobu Sakaguchi, developer of Xbox 360 RPG Lost Odyssey, has said that “risky” gameplay additions weren’t on the agenda for the game, and he wanted to instead focus on evoking emotion in the player. “With Lost Odyssey I had a desire to make a game which could evoke the player’s emotion,” he said. […]

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