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PSP may live on, but the Nintendo Wii is just about done


As XSEED goes, so goes the Wii
Jan 29
Long since abandoned by their makers, the PlayStation Portable and Nintendo Wii endure thanks to a select number of publishers that have kept the home fires burning. Among them is XSEED, the team behind localizing titles like... read
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The Last Story is XSEED's most successful game ever


Also, price cut get!
Nov 21
The Last Story's journey to North America was certainly a long one, but it looks like this tale has a happy ending. XSEED has announced that the celebrated Mistwalker RPG is now the most successful title in their eight-year h... read
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We reviewed Darksiders II, Sleeping Dogs, and Last Story!


Aug 14
With gamescom kicking off its onslaught of news, the Destructoid frontpage has been alight with posts today. In fact, it's been so busy that you might have managed to miss three pretty big reviews. We reviewed Sleeping Dogs, ... read
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In trying to get Nintendo to release The Last Story in North America, I count myself among the most vocal of petitioners. As a fan of Mistalker's work and a lover of Lost Odyssey, I considered it the perfect swan song for the... read feature

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The Last Story comes to North America August 14


Jul 11
Few headlines have been more satisfying to write than this one. Mistwalker's The Last Story finally closes the book on the long-running localization saga on August 14, when XSEED brings it to North America. Yep, we've got a d... read
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Mistwalker wants to make action-RPGs for the Wii U


Jun 17
Here we go again. Speaking with Gamezone in a recent interview Miswalker's Takuya Matsumoto discussed The Last Story developer's future projects, which might include the possibility of more action-RPGs for Nintendo's next hom... read
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Operation Rainfall didn't bring The Last Story to America


Jun 17
If you've devoted your heart and soul to a little letter-writing campaign by the name of Operation Rainfall over the course of the past year would it surprise you that your efforts were for naught and your words fell on dea... read
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XSEED shows off The Last Story Limited Edition


Jun 02
If you're even slightly interested in The Last Story you might want to strike while the iron is hot. While XSEED Games is localizing Final Fantasy creator and Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi's cult Wii role-player ... read
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As a lifelong fan of the JRPG genre, particularly Hironobu Sakaguchi and Nobuo Uematsu’s respective work on the Final Fantasy franchise, I’ve been as excited as anyone for The Last Story, especially in light of th... read feature

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This week, Game Informer guest editor Chris "Warcraft" Kluwe confessed that Xenoblade Chronicles wanted to make him punch a kitten. However, it wasn't due to the game being bad, it was due to him loving it, and the resul... read feature

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The Last Story will have a limited run in the US


Mar 31
Planning on picking up The Last Story when it hits US shores later this summer? Better snatch that gravy up fast. According to publisher XSeed "...we do anticipate a limited run for the game as we already have a number in min... read
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UK retailer cancels all pre-orders for The Last Story


Feb 23
UK retailer GAME has had to cancel every single pre-order for The Last Story ahead of its European release on Friday, revealing that it won't be the stocking the game at all. Anybody who dropped a deposit on the upcoming Wii ... read
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The DTOID Show: Borderlands 2, RCR, & toys! SO MANY TOYS!


Feb 22
Happy Wednesday, fellow Destructoid readers! It's time for yet another episode of your regularly-scheduled evening video game news program. On today's show, I swoon over the latest Borderlands 2 trailer and congratulate Nint... read
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Mistwalker's Hironobu Sakaguchi, who oversaw the Final Fantasy series up through X-2, has been around the role-playing block enough times to know what he likes about the genre and what issues could stand to be addressed. Havi... read feature

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Nintendo of America got to look like a big hero last year when it caved and announced that Xenoblade Chronicles would come Stateside. The consumer pressure group Operation Rainfall, however, is not satisfied, and intends to f... read feature

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There were a few excellent third-party releases on the Wii in 2011 (Bit.Trip Complete immediately comes to mind), but for the most part, last year marked the end of an era for the console. The Wii didn't even get th... read feature

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The Last Story might come to Europe on February 24th


Nov 09
We already knew The Last Story was coming to the EU sometime during 2012, but now there is a release date floating around! According to rumors, the game will arrive in Europe on February 24. For all those unaware, The Last St... read
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Reggie Fils-Aime gets swamped with Xenoblade Tweets


Oct 24
Before the weekend, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime appeared on Twitter but didn't quite get the welcome he bargained on. Last Friday, the meat-flavored executive was spammed with Operation Rainfall Tweets as people... read
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The Last Story gets rated ... for Australia


Oct 10
It seems that even Australia, famous for getting regularly screwed over by Nintendo, is getting a taste of The Last Story while North America gets left out in the cold. The Mistwalker RPG was recently rated for the country, m... read
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Pandora's Tower, The Last Story coming to Europe in 2012


Aug 17
It has now been confirmed that all three of the three titles Nintendo of America won't publish are coming to Europe, with news with Pandora's Tower and The Last Story will join Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii in 2012.  O... read
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Operation Rainfall Phase 2: Buy Final Fantasy on Wii


Aug 12
Operation Rainfall is not finished in its quest to get Xenoblade, Pandora's Tower and The Last Story released in North America, and has begun phase two of operations. As well as encouraging Europeans to buy Xenoblade and show... read
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Nintendo writes back to Operation Rainfall via snail mail


Jul 18
Maybe I'm just desperate for some happy Nintendo news on this bleak Monday night, but I'm actually feeling encouraged by this token gesture of acknowledgment for Nintendo of America. Ms. (or Mr.?) Sissy Barner of Nintendo of ... read
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Nintendo of America trademarks The Last Story


Jul 15
Nintendo of America has filed a trademark for The Last Story, which just so happens to be the name of the Mistwalker RPG that it refuses to localize.  The trademark was filed on January 13, 2010, but only issued a few da... read
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Rumor: Last Story, Xenoblade already localized for NA


Jul 08
Operation Rainfall, a group dedicated to the seemingly impossible task of giving the Wii more than four games this year, has declared potential victory. According to a "source" at Nintendo, both Xenoblade and The Last Story a... read
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The Jimquisition: Nintendo of America


Jul 04
Impotent nerd rage from random people on the Internet always gets things done, so I guarantee that my latest Jimquisition will single-handedly convince Nintendo of America to release Xenoblade, The Last Story and Pandora's Tower in North America.  Meanwhile, you could always add your name to the Operation Rainfall movement and see if that does anything. read
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The Question: Should Last Story, Xenoblade come to NA?


Jul 01
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Perhaps the most controversial story this week was the announcement by Nintendo of America that it was not planning to bring Xe... read
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The Wii is on it's way out. Sure, with an install base of over 80 million, chances are that smaller developers will be making Wii games for a while, but when it comes to being Nintendo's primary home console, the little white... read feature

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Mistwalker thanks fans for 'Operation Rainfall' movement


Jun 27
The Last Story developer Mistwalker has thanked fans for Operation Rainfall -- a huge effort undertaken by fans who want to see Xenoblade, The Last Story and Pandora's Tower get confirmed release dates in North America. ... read
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Fans bring Xenoblade to #1 on Amazon, internet goes wild


Jun 26
It looks the vague report from Nintendo customer service that Xenoblade (also known as Monado: Beginning of the World) is still slated for release in the United States isn't confirmation enough for some people. A group of fan... read
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Xenoblade reconfirmed for NA, Last Story confirmed for EU


Jun 26
[Mini Update: People seem to think this story is "wrong" because Nintendo is sticking to a story it's spun before. That's as well as may be, but it's on Nintendo's head. The fact is, Nintendo customer support reconfirmed the ... read
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Letter writing campaign for Last Story, Pandora's Tower


Jun 24
It's been a very quiet year for the Wii, and while it sounds like the perfect time to throw out games such as The Last Story, Pandora's Tower and Xenoblade, Nintendo of America seems absolutely adamant in refusing to localize... read






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