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Takao
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Have you heard the good news about Medabots?!
(07-01-2014, 10:10 AM)
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http://www.famitsu.com/news/201407/01056300.html



Teaser site: http://www.terra-battle.com/en/

More info at Japan Expo. It's an RPG.

edit:

Originally Posted by Sinople

Some news from the Famitsu interview :
-Will release in September.
-Freemium. The game is balanced so that the scenario is beatable without having to spend money.
-Uematsu is composing 20 tracks.
-Sakaguchi is planning some sort of collaboration with other game creators.
-Would like to make a console version in the future if given the opportunity.

Originally Posted by duckroll

Terra Battle staff:
Producer/Concept: Hironobu Sakaguchi
Director/Programming: Koji Ono
Character Design: Kimihiko Fujisaka
Game Design: Yuki Nishimura
Graphic Design: Kenei Hayama
Music: Nobuo Uematsu

Last edited by Takao; 07-02-2014 at 07:34 PM.
Dash Kappei
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(07-01-2014, 10:11 AM)
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Meltdowns

Bring'em

looking forward to it
Sendou
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(07-01-2014, 10:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dash Kappei

Meltdowns

I thought the platforms were known beforehand.
MilesTeg
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(07-01-2014, 10:12 AM)
An RPG you say? Mind blown.
Blablurn
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(07-01-2014, 10:12 AM)
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I actually wanted it for Android.

Seriously.

I couldn't be happier.

They will get the success they deserve!

YES.


YEEEEEEEEEEEES.
Jinfash
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(07-01-2014, 10:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by MilesTeg

An RPG you say? Mind blown.

Even with a title like that, there was a 50% chance it was going to be another surfboard game.
KainXVIII
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(07-01-2014, 10:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

http://www.famitsu.com/news/201407/01056300.html



More info at Japan Expo. It's an RPG.

Ramrock
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(07-01-2014, 10:14 AM)
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How the mighty have fallen....
Nightengale
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(07-01-2014, 10:15 AM)
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RPG?

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sprsk
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(07-01-2014, 10:15 AM)
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I bet there are units you collect with different elemental alignments like Fire, Leaf, Water, Light and Dark!
Arc Christelle
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(07-01-2014, 10:15 AM)
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Inorigo
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(07-01-2014, 10:16 AM)
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Looks like an RPGmaker game.

That title logo is channeling FFIV with everything it has.
Nightengale
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(07-01-2014, 10:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ramrock

How the mighty have fallen....

Well,as a concept developer first and foremost, his sustainability in console development lies in his ability to actually deliver high value game designs and stories.

Unfortunately, he couldn't move the needle.
Sage Shinigami
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(07-01-2014, 10:18 AM)
Surprising literally no one. Well, now that those hopes are fully knocked out, we can move on to something else. The "Mana game in two years", perhaps?
UltraGunner
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(07-01-2014, 10:21 AM)
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Saw that shit coming a mile away. It was boarding a plane 6 states over and I saw that shit coming. It was driving to the airport from Japan and I saw that shit coming. The thought of coming over hadn't even registered in it's mind yet and I saw that shit coming.
Zalman
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(07-01-2014, 10:22 AM)
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Excuse me while I hug my copy of The Last Story.
Aostia
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(07-01-2014, 10:22 AM)
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Well, if I often blame softco to direct their resource into mobile and not into "proper" consoles, in this case I can't blame Mistwalker.
They are indipendent developers, who work "for hire" pitching their concepts to various publishers.
If their next game is mobile, it's because someone (GungHo I think) decided to publish it; we should blame softco like MS or Nintendo (who published their most recent works I think) to not hiring them for a console RPG.
Psycho_Mantis
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(07-01-2014, 10:23 AM)
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Bwahahahaah I told you guys. Well I'm surprised Mistwalker is still making games.
cw_sasuke
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(07-01-2014, 10:23 AM)
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Good - lets see what the Gooch can bring to mobile gaming, might be something nice.
CapHarlock
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(07-01-2014, 10:23 AM)
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Kinda sad, I have been waiting for them to state their next game. Hoping it would be some great RPG and then I get this. Lame
GrimlÝck
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(07-01-2014, 10:24 AM)
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will try on android. still want another console game by the gooch.
Guymelef
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(07-01-2014, 10:25 AM)
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That super original logo...
Acidote
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(07-01-2014, 10:25 AM)
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Now we wait to see if it is the standard phone game crap with microtransactions everywhere or if it is a proper RPG game that happens to be on iOS/Android.
1337
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(07-01-2014, 10:26 AM)
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So much talent wasted, such a shame. That art on the left looks awesome.
Sage Shinigami
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(07-01-2014, 10:27 AM)

Originally Posted by Aostia

Well, if I often blame softco to direct their resource into mobile and not into "proper" consoles, in this case I can't blame Mistwalker.
They are indipendent developers, who work "for hire" pitching their concepts to various publishers.
If their next game is mobile, it's because someone (GungHo I think) decided to publish it; we should blame softco like MS or Nintendo (who published their most recent works I think) to not hiring them for a console RPG.

Nintendo may yet do so, or may have done so. But this just isn't that.
Aostia
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(07-01-2014, 10:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sage Shinigami

Nintendo may yet do so, or may have done so. But this just isn't that.

Yeah, but until we get a confirmation I would just to point out that Mistwalker in this case simply did the right choice.
Zephyx
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(07-01-2014, 10:31 AM)
Expected. Hope it's good for those who will play it.
zeopower6
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(07-01-2014, 10:31 AM)
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I don't think anyone saw this coming! :o Not
Famassu
(07-01-2014, 10:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Aostia

Well, if I often blame softco to direct their resource into mobile and not into "proper" consoles, in this case I can't blame Mistwalker.
They are indipendent developers, who work "for hire" pitching their concepts to various publishers.
If their next game is mobile, it's because someone (GungHo I think) decided to publish it; we should blame softco like MS or Nintendo (who published their most recent works I think) to not hiring them for a console RPG.

You should put most of the blame on gamers who have mostly given up on console JRPGs. Nintendo & MS can't keep funding flops, especially with rising development costs.
REMEMBER CITADEL
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(07-01-2014, 10:33 AM)
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If there will be a version in English, I might try the Android version.
mclem
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(07-01-2014, 10:34 AM)
Is there any info other than name, platform and the fact that it's an RPG? Or is that all still to come at the Expo?
Busaiku
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(07-01-2014, 10:35 AM)
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I am shocked.
reptilescorpio
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(07-01-2014, 10:36 AM)
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RPG? Android?

Cool! I'm happy with that :)
Sage Shinigami
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(07-01-2014, 10:37 AM)

Originally Posted by Famassu

You should put most of the blame on gamers who have mostly given up on console JRPGs. Nintendo & MS can't keep funding flops, especially with rising development costs.

Yeah, that's where I usually place it. But was The Last Story even that good? I hear varying things.

*prepares for that trend to continue*
cw_sasuke
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(07-01-2014, 10:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by 1337

So much talent wasted, such a shame. That art on the left looks awesome.

How the hell can you say that at THIS point ? lol
You know next to nothing about the game, its mechanic, staff size, budget and so on.

People need to stop acting as every iOS/Android project means that said dev will never ever work on bigger projects, maybe even on consoles or PC. iOS/Android is just another revenue stream but many devs still need and can to cater to other platforms to pay their bills.
manueldelalas
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(07-01-2014, 10:39 AM)
I believe that we heard about this game a few months ago.

Not surprising at all.
MilesTeg
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(07-01-2014, 10:41 AM)

Originally Posted by Sage Shinigami

Yeah, that's where I usually place it. But was The Last Story even that good? I hear varying things.

*prepares for that trend to continue*

I actually really liked it. It hooked me right from the start. Bit short though. And there is no denying the game could have really benefited from a more powerful console.
Scanna
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(07-01-2014, 10:41 AM)
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zerokoolpsx
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(07-01-2014, 10:41 AM)
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Not even mad. Will try it out when it comes over here.
Sir_Crocodile
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(07-01-2014, 10:45 AM)
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As long as it's a real, chunky jrpg that I pay for once and not some f2p garbage with dungeons and characters behind paywalls I'm happy with it being on android.
Muchi Muchi Pink
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(07-01-2014, 10:46 AM)
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Aren't they working on several projects? Hope one is a bigger project though. I blame japanese gamers.
Cheebo
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(07-01-2014, 10:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ramrock

How the mighty have fallen....

Doing a 3DS or Vita game would be "fallen" far more than doing a iOS/Android game. iOS/Android are way bigger platforms who sell a ton more games in both $$ and in quantity than any other handheld could dream of.

People need to stop acting like iOS/Android are some how lower. The other handhelds, hell the CONSOLES wish they could have the kind of gaming revenue as iOS/Android brings in. iOS/Android is a major element of the gaming industry that would be far worse shape right now without it.

I mean making games on the most successful gaming platforms in the industry today or making hardcore gamers on a message board happy? I mean it's silly to assume most developers would pick the later. Especially small ones like Mistwalker.
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random25
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(07-01-2014, 10:48 AM)
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If it ain't f2p cashgrab like Final Fantasy All the Bravest or what the hell it's called, I'm ok with that.

Hopefully they'll decide to port it on handhelds in the near future.
Takao
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(07-01-2014, 10:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by mclem

Is there any info other than name, platform and the fact that it's an RPG? Or is that all still to come at the Expo?

The Famitsu link is basically just a tease for the article in the magazine and the Japan Expo reveal. Nothing about the game is detailed.
EXPzero
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(07-01-2014, 10:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Psycho_Mantis

Bwahahahaah I told you guys. Well I'm surprised Mistwalker is still making games.

My thoughts exactly..

Originally Posted by cw_sasuke

Good - lets see what the Gooch can bring to mobile gaming, might be something nice.

You are talking like this is his first entry into mobile gaming LOL
cw_sasuke
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(07-01-2014, 10:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by EXPzero

You are talking like this is his first entry into mobile gaming LOL

Its his first essential RPG, which is what i care about when it comes to the Gooch.
K.Sabot
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(07-01-2014, 10:53 AM)
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No, this is not ballin.
Aexact
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(07-01-2014, 10:55 AM)

Originally Posted by Sage Shinigami

Yeah, that's where I usually place it. But was The Last Story even that good? I hear varying things.

*prepares for that trend to continue*

It compares unfavorably when associated with fellow OP Rainfall game Xenoblade, which had more ambition, scope, wilder plot twists, vibrant use of color to build an awe-inspiring dreamworld, and without various performance drops. Xenoblade is just a better built game.

... But I liked The Last Story better anyway. The gameplay did interesting new things interacting with the squad, the cinematic puzzle boss battles were memorable set pieces, the sidequests were weightier then MMORPG fetch quests (occasionally consisting of full chapters in themselves), and a swift-paced 25-30 hr adventure.
And the outfits are more stylish and have better customization, this is super important.
izunadono
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(07-01-2014, 10:57 AM)
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No Windows Phone, so I won't be playing it.
EXPzero
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(07-01-2014, 10:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by cw_sasuke

Its his first essential RPG, which is what i care about when it comes to the Gooch.

so do I, lets hope for something good this time.

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