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Rahxephon91
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(02-06-2008, 04:55 AM)
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Background Info

Lost Odyssey is a Japanese turn based RPG produced by Hironobu Sakaguchi(creator of Final Fantasy) and developed by Feel Plus and Mistwalker(Blue Dragon). The Feel Plus team is made up former members of Nautilus, known for the Shadow Hearts games on the PS2. Character designs are by famed manga artist Takehiko Inoue(Slam Dunk). Music is by famous Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu. Another noteworthy fact is the game features mini text based stories by Kiyoshi Shigematsu. Known as the The Thousand Years Dreams, these segments in the game are not voiced and are meant to detail the back story of the games immortal characters. The game is being published worldwide by Microsoft Game Studios and uses Unreal Engine 3.0. The US release is February 12, 2008, with a Euro release on the 29th according to wiki. The game ships on 4 disc with a length estimated at around 50 hours.

Hironobu Sakaguchi Wiki
Takehiko Inoue Wiki
Nobuo Uetmatsu Wiki
Lost Odyssey Wiki

Story Info
Lost Odyssey takes place in a world on the brink of an industrial revolution but magic is still common place. The story focuses on Kaim, an immortal who has lived for 1000's of years. The story will takes through Kaim's journey as we see the effects of actually living for a 1000 years.

Gameplay Info
The game's gameplay has been noted as being similar to FFX. Its also been noted that it takes elements of Shadow Heart's Judgment Ring system. In battle the game uses a special trigger system, meaning pressing the right trigger button when the 2 on screen circles overlap increases the success of your attack. Equipment also effects what a successful "trigging" can do. Outside of battle though it seems to be your typical JRPG. Though, in an effort to decrease grinding, dungeons have a level cap.

Reviews

Weekly Famitsu: 9/9/9/9 (36/40)
Famitsu Xbox360: 10/8/9/8 (35/40)
1up:8.0
IGN:8.2
IGN AU:8.0
Gamespot:7.5
Game Trailers:8.8
Xplay:3 out of 5
Eurogamer: 8
Teamxbox:8.3
Gamespy:2.5
Gametap:7

Media


Boxart(US)


Crappy Case


Screens










Video
Lost Odyssey Tv Ad
Intro SD
Intro HD
GT Preview SD
GT Preview HD
TGS 07 Trailer SD
TGS 07 Trailer HD
E3 07 Trailer SD
E3 07 Trailer HD
X06 Trailer SD
X06 Trailer HD
Gameplay SD
Gameplay HD
Gamplay 2 SD
First Trailer

Music
Battle Theme
Main Theme

Links
Game trailers LO
Gamersdye LO
Gaf Japanese release thread

Thanks
Gamersdye for the screens
Game Trailers for the videos
duckroll for the info and basically everyone in the Japanese release thread.
FateBreaker for the help
suzu for the banner

Sorry for the false start!

Buy Lost Odyssey!
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Himuro
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(02-06-2008, 04:57 AM)
What the hell. :(
FateBreaker
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I like it so far!:lol
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Hitler Stole My Potato
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[IMG]http://i31.************/11snno6.jpg[/IMG]


(seriously, I am very much looking forward to this game. Had it preordered for weeks now)
Fio
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(02-06-2008, 05:08 AM)
WOW
Quazar
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(02-06-2008, 05:09 AM)
:lol :lol

But...seriously.
AKingNamedPaul
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(02-06-2008, 05:10 AM)
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OTOTY
shintoki
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(02-06-2008, 05:11 AM)
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So this is the one we talk about devil may cry in right? While comparing it to NG for no particular reason?:lol

Looking forward to the thread and game ^_^
Corran Horn
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(02-06-2008, 05:12 AM)
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Pre-ordered, hope its better than blue dragon :/

need moar rpgs!
DMPrince
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(02-06-2008, 05:15 AM)
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I got this game preordered from walmart.com
I took the standard delivery. so i'll get it a week after it's release :lol

It gives me time to hear about the impression if it has improved from the JP version [doubt it] and then i'll decide to keep the game or not. [most likely keep since i want to say i bought a 360 game]
Himuro
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(02-06-2008, 05:16 AM)
*cheers*

Here's hoping this thread doesn't turn into a shitfest like every other Lo thread.
rakka
(02-06-2008, 05:17 AM)
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:lol
Future PhaZe
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(02-06-2008, 05:17 AM)
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Looking forward to it :). Bad photoshop start tho bro!!!
Ronin
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(02-06-2008, 05:19 AM)
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Shit it's this month right? When?
Teknoman
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(02-06-2008, 05:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ronin

Shit it's this month right? When?

Next week.
Xabora
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(02-06-2008, 05:22 AM)
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FateBreaker
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(02-06-2008, 05:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Teknoman

Next week.

it's like Christmas all over again!
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(02-06-2008, 05:41 AM)
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EDIT: Oh that's better! :)
Quazar
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(02-06-2008, 05:44 AM)
I saw LO commercial on History channel about 30min ago. Never see game commercials on this channel unless it's their game.

So so far I know of it being on History, ESPN, ESPN2. Anyone else seen it on a different network yet?
godhandiscen
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(02-06-2008, 05:45 AM)
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This will be my first RPG since FFIX. Hopefully I will enjoy it as much as FFVII.
clashfan
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(02-06-2008, 05:46 AM)

Originally Posted by Quazar

I saw LO commercial on History channel about 30min ago. Never see game commercials on this channel unless it's their game.

So so far I know of it being on History, ESPN, ESPN2. Anyone else seen it on a different network yet?

I saw it on g4 tv.
FateBreaker
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(02-06-2008, 05:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Quazar

I saw LO commercial on History channel about 30min ago. Never see game commercials on this channel unless it's their game.

So so far I know of it being on History, ESPN, ESPN2. Anyone else seen it on a different network yet?

Wow, really? MS, you're impressing me.
Saterium
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(02-06-2008, 05:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Quazar

I saw LO commercial on History channel about 30min ago. Never see game commercials on this channel unless it's their game.

So so far I know of it being on History, ESPN, ESPN2. Anyone else seen it on a different network yet?

Twas on TLC in Canada a few hours ago..

P.S - I cant wait for this game, so long as it's more story driven then Blue Dragon I'll be happy. Been dying for an RPG since FF12 (Eternal Sonata sucked).

Oh and the commercial played as I was typing this. I think the TV is watching me.
Alex
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(02-06-2008, 05:57 AM)
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I like the cut of the ad, and I love the song, but I like the Remixed one I saw on Youtube best: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA1Q0_ZxKZc

I'd like to see the 30 second cut of the official one though. Too bad I don't watch tv.
ethelred
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(02-06-2008, 06:00 AM)
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Can't wait.
XHitoshuraX
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(02-06-2008, 06:01 AM)
good job nomchan :D
Rahxephon91
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(02-06-2008, 06:10 AM)
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Ok I seem to have it all fixed right now.

I'm really bad at spelling but it should be better now. Since it was the last thing I fixed.

Um I don't have photoshop so I just made a banner in paint. I'm really bad at that kinda stuff, so if someone has a banner please send it to me.

I'm really sorry for the crappy beginning and lame battle system write up.
PepsimanVsJoe
(02-06-2008, 06:13 AM)
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Looking forward to next week.
Surfheart
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(02-06-2008, 06:13 AM)
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It's out in Australia as of 4th Feb.

Picked my copy up last night and enjoying it so far.

The difficulty of the Griffon Battle at the Great Staff was WTF hard
Agent Icebeezy
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(02-06-2008, 06:15 AM)
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Next week, this will be mine. Yessir.
Synless
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(02-06-2008, 06:17 AM)
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God I love the classic world map, the last game before blue dragon that I can think of off hand to have one was on ps1.
MWS Natural
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(02-06-2008, 06:17 AM)
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Gotta beat Folklore before this hits on WED!
XHitoshuraX
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(02-06-2008, 06:18 AM)

Originally Posted by Rahxephon91

Ok I seem to have it all fixed right now.

I'm really bad at spelling but it should be better now. Since it was the last thing I fixed.

Um I don't have photoshop so I just made a banner in paint. I'm really bad at that kinda stuff, so if someone has a banner please send it to me.

I'm really sorry for the crappy beginning and lame battle system write up.

Don't apologize, improve!!
Synless
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(02-06-2008, 06:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rahxephon91

Ok I seem to have it all fixed right now.

I'm really bad at spelling but it should be better now. Since it was the last thing I fixed.

Um I don't have photoshop so I just made a banner in paint. I'm really bad at that kinda stuff, so if someone has a banner please send it to me.

I'm really sorry for the crappy beginning and lame battle system write up.

Looks good to me man, good job. I can't wait for the game. I've had it pre-ordered forever now.
SeeeeK
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(02-06-2008, 06:34 AM)
Ctrl+F Final Fantasy, Only twice in this thread so far pretty impressed.
Seriously though, really looking forward to this and I hope it's marketed alot better than BD was.
Bildi
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(02-06-2008, 06:38 AM)

Originally Posted by Surfheart

It's out in Australia as of 4th Feb.

Picked my copy up last night and enjoying it so far.

The difficulty of the Griffon Battle at the Great Staff was WTF hard

What?! I had no idea this was coming so soon.

Just when I though there would be a lull in releases and my wallet could recover :(
Logical Disconnect
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(02-06-2008, 06:43 AM)
IGN AU review is up - 8.0. http://au.xbox360.ign.com/articles/849/849907p1.html


8.0 Presentation
The nondescript menu system is wholly JRPG in tradition. Clean, effective, easy to follow. Overall, the game also keeps UI to a minimum.

9.0 Graphics
Outstanding almost every respect - art direction, animation, textures, lighting. It is, unfortunately, hampered by framerate and screen-tearing.

7.0 Sound
Although the voice-acting is mostly solid, the score is forgettable. The environmental audio is excellent, however.

7.5 Gameplay
It all works - despite AI and balancing issues - but the real problem isn't the gameplay itself, but the concepts behind. It's all been done before.

9.0 Lasting Appeal
It's monsterously large, coming on four DVDs and more hours than is probably healthy - which is a good thing for JRPG fans. There's a lot of gameplay for your buck.

8.0 OVERALL

I guess the ordinary IGN review goes up in a couple of hours.
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jvalioli
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Originally Posted by Quazar

I saw LO commercial on History channel about 30min ago. Never see game commercials on this channel unless it's their game.

So so far I know of it being on History, ESPN, ESPN2. Anyone else seen it on a different network yet?

I saw the commercial a couple of times on TBS and I -think- on AMC.
TommyT
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(02-06-2008, 06:46 AM)
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This will be a first day purchase... assuming we don't have to wait an extra day for it to be delivered.
Himuro
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(02-06-2008, 06:54 AM)
Oh Goddamit. This whole situation is entirely pissing me off. I am the type that needs to play his anticipated games on day one or else I go crazy with anticipation and restlessness.

My dumbass cousin put his God of War game in my game case during Christmas vacation. I have no CLUE why he did this because it was obviously MY CASE. He doesn't even have a universal game case like I do.

I left my 360 brick/plug at home because I didn't have enough room to bring it along with me. That shit takes up too much goddamn room. So I had my mom ship me my stuff. Turns out my mom can't read and only sent the brick. Now she's telling me she won't send me my plug until I have sent the Shit of War and he receives it. It's impossible to do this in one week. Lost Odyssey comes out next fucking week.

I'm going to steal someone's plug or something, because I'm certainly not paying 100 fucking bucks over it.
Rahxephon91
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I saw a add on Adult Swim last night.

I hope to get it on the 12th but I need $30 to finnish of my pre-order.

If I get it though, I will be unable to play as I just recently sent my 360 in because of the RROD.

I've been hyped for this game ever since the first trailer. It just looks awesome.
Psycho Powaa
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(02-06-2008, 06:56 AM)
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The only thing that I'm disappointed is that, once again, we don't get the awesome Japanese boxart.
Alex
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(02-06-2008, 06:58 AM)
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the score is forgettable.

what
The_Dude
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(02-06-2008, 07:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by Surfheart

It's out in Australia as of 4th Feb.

Picked my copy up last night and enjoying it so far.

The difficulty of the Griffon Battle at the Great Staff was WTF hard

I got it yesterday and am really enjoying it, too. I can see it copping a lot of flack for being very traditional, much like Blue Dragon did, but that doesn't worry me personally.
supermackem
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Originally Posted by Alex

what

Yeah what i thought, im onto the second disc and so far the music has been fantastic.
purg3
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(02-06-2008, 07:08 AM)
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Very much looking forward to this.
Xevren
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(02-06-2008, 07:09 AM)
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Been really excited for this. Love me some rpg's!
harSon
(02-06-2008, 07:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Logical Disconnect

IGN AU review is up - 8.0. http://au.xbox360.ign.com/articles/849/849907p1.html


8.0 Presentation
The nondescript menu system is wholly JRPG in tradition. Clean, effective, easy to follow. Overall, the game also keeps UI to a minimum.

9.0 Graphics
Outstanding almost every respect - art direction, animation, textures, lighting. It is, unfortunately, hampered by framerate and screen-tearing.

7.0 Sound
Although the voice-acting is mostly solid, the score is forgettable. The environmental audio is excellent, however.

7.5 Gameplay
It all works - despite AI and balancing issues - but the real problem isn't the gameplay itself, but the concepts behind. It's all been done before.

9.0 Lasting Appeal
It's monsterously large, coming on four DVDs and more hours than is probably healthy - which is a good thing for JRPG fans. There's a lot of gameplay for your buck.

8.0 OVERALL

I guess the ordinary IGN review goes up in a couple of hours.

The score is forgettable? Not really. And gameplay being done before is not a valid reason to knock a game for... Good gameplay is good gameplay, whether it's innovative or not is a non issue.
Whipped Spartan
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(02-06-2008, 07:11 AM)
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I am hoping this game delivers. Looking awsome

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