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5:20 PM on 01.20.2011

Here's a long Last Story 'gathering system' demo

If you've got fifteen minutes to spare, here's Hironobu Sakaguchi with a detailed walkthrough of The Last Story's gathering system. It's all in Japanese, of course, but there's plenty of cool footage to gawp at as well....

Jim Sterling





1:20 PM on 01.20.2011

Last Story too much effort for Nintendo to localize

Nintendo has further explained its decision to keep Mistwalker's The Last Story in Japan, claiming that it's "not viable" to bring the game overseas. The justification makes specific reference to Europe, where Nintendo doesn'...

Jim Sterling

2:00 AM on 01.19.2011

These Last Story commercials hold an amazing secret

Things are looking good for The Last Story. Still no word on a Western release, but early reviews are sounding very positive, and it's getting plenty of advertising in Japan. Speaking of which, these new commercials are cool...

Jonathan Holmes

1:00 PM on 01.16.2011

The Last Story commercial is ... wait, is that Ganondorf?

A new TV spot for Mistwalker's The Last Story has been unleashed, and if you pay careful attention, you'll see a chap who looks almost exactly like Ganondorf in it. It wouldn't be quite so remarkable if he wasn't also emulat...

Jim Sterling

3:00 PM on 01.15.2011

The Last Story has 'no shake controls', other details

According to a new info dump, the highly anticipated Wii exclusive The Last Story will not use "shake controls". It's also been made clear that the game will not be coming to other consoles because Nintendo worked so closely...

Jonathan Holmes

8:00 AM on 01.14.2011

The Last Story has a petition for a Western release

Oh the irony! I have mocked the uselessness of online petitions for many years during my Destructoid tenure, and yet I am now forced to throw my support behind one because it's a subject I actually care about. A petition was ...

Jim Sterling

12:20 PM on 01.13.2011

Why is Mistwalker Tweeting about Last Story in English?

So, with Nintendo of America claiming it has no current plans to release The Last Story in the West and gamers concluding that we'll never get a localized version of the game, I had to sit back and ponder a question ... why i...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 01.13.2011

Nintendo & Mistwalker address Last Story Western release

The Last Story has been making Western gamers jealous for a long time, as we are constantly teased by Mistwalker's latest RPG effort and have been given no confirmation of a release outside of Japan. Well, Nintendo of America...

Jim Sterling

9:20 AM on 01.12.2011

The Last Story still looks hot with new videos

The anticipation for The Last Story is now and overloaded pressure cooker in my house, and Nintendo or Mistwalker need to do something about it. We need a North American release date, and we need it now! Two new videos have ...

Jim Sterling

4:00 PM on 01.06.2011

Let's talk about The Last Story's multiplayer

Against what one could deem better judgment, Mistwalker's The Last Story is going to be one of those rare Wii games with a strong multiplayer element. If you were at all curious about the online mode of Last Story, you're in ...

Jim Sterling

1:00 PM on 12.28.2010

Sakaguchi may step down if Last Story gets bad reviews

The Last Story director Hironobu Sakaguchi has stated that he might take a step back from game development if his upcoming Wii game receives poor reviews. To the venerable Final Fantasy creator, a critical failure would ...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 12.27.2010

The Last Story officially looks freakin' incredible

Last night, Mistwalker and Nintendo were showing The Last Story, giving us our first in-depth look at the battle system and showing off a bunch of new assets. We've got the screens and a video demonstration of the battles, a...

Jim Sterling





4:00 AM on 11.22.2010

Story of The Last Story now subtitled in English

Here are a couple of trailers for The Last Story that someone took the time and energy to annotate with subtitles for the Japanese-impaired. The above is a story trailer that sets the scene for what will no doubt be an epic ...

Conrad Zimmerman

8:00 AM on 11.19.2010

Sexy new screens for The Last Story

Nothing starts a Friday off better than some hot new screens for an upcoming Wii-exclusive Mistwalker RPG. Except maybe bacon. We don't have bacon, though, so choke down these The Last Story screens and be grateful.  As ...

Jim Sterling

10:40 AM on 11.18.2010

The Last Story gets a special edition

The Last Story is looking set to be a big deal in Japan, as it has been revealed that there will be bother a Wii bundle and a special edition when the game releases next year.  The bundle includes a copy of the game, a w...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 11.18.2010

Nobuo Uematsu composing The Last Story

Director Hironobu Sakaguchi and composer Nobuo Uematsu haven't worked together since (I believe) the rather excellent Lost Odyssey, but it has today been confirmed that the two men who made their name with Final Fantasy ...

Jim Sterling