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This week's JP mag news: Beautiful Katamari Damacy

Jonnyram

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PS3 + 360 | Beautiful Katamari Damacy


PS3 | My Summer Holiday (North Japan version)
5 July, SCE

PS2 | Chanter #
30 Aug, Interchannel

PSP | Wild Arms XF (Crossfire)
SRPG

PSP | Sarugetchu Saru Saru Daisakusen
2007, SCE
 

jvalioli

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The 360 analog stick placement might feel a little akward after playing both PS2 games. Too bad I don't own a PS3.
 
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I'm glad that they didn't mess with the visual style.

I was expecting to see a hyper realistic soulless rendition when I clicked on this thread. (Though it can be argued that yet another Katamari sequel is soulless in itself...)
 

Y2Kev

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ZOMG Beautiful!

Seriously, I don't know if I can play another katamari. Depends on next gen graphics + motion control.

And uh...Wild Arms on PSP?

*Secret explosion*
 
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I hope playing Katamari on the Xbox 360 isn't too weird. It's the one game where symmetrical analog sticks on the dual shock make PERFECT sense.
 

Jonnyram

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Katamari is online for both platforms.
One screenshot shows a katamari rolled up to 7297km.
No release date mentioned.

My Summer Holiday is set in Hokkaido, in a small town aclled Hanauta. New minigames include grass sliding, skipping rope, growing plants and writing haikus.

Chanter # is based on PC version. Chars, visuals and scenario all being greatly expanded. Main theme by Kotoko, ending theme by Hiromi Sato.

Noone cares about Dokapon Kingdom, duckroll.

Wild Arms XF based on a hexagonal battle map.
Links to 5th vanguard somehow.
 

distantmantra

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Based on a fuzzy scan, it doesn't look much better than the PS2 games. And I don't care! I loves me some Katamari, even if the creator is done making new titles.
 

Jonnyram

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Reviews:

DS
San-X Character land 6,7,6,7
Big Nose Club (dog sim) 5,7,5,5
FF12RW 9,8,7,8
Chocodog 6,5,6,6
Panel de Pon 8,7,8,8
Momotaro Dentetsu 7,7,7,7
Disney Meteos 8,8,7,8
Super Black Bass 4,4,4,4

PS2
Negima 6,6,6,6
Rogue Hearts Dungeon 6,4,5,5
Elvandia Story 6,6,6,5
Binchoudan 5,4,4,4
Dog Island 7,6,6,6

Wii
Dog Island 7,6,6,5
One Piece 7,7,7,7

360
Test Drive Unlimited 9,8,9,8
Rainbow Six Vegas 9,9,9,9
 

Zombie James

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the disgruntled gamer said:
Oh thank god. I love Katamari sooooooo much. Can't wait to play it on 360.
No one should be pissed that this is going multiplatform, it's a great series that never got the amount of exposure it needed.