Star Ocean

Square Enix recently unveiled Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, the latest entry in the company's intergalactic role-playing game series, but details on the title have been pretty scarce.  We know it's in developm...
Star Ocean 5 is a real thing coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, Square Enix announced in the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. According to Kotaku, who we graciously credit these image scans to, the game is be...
Whoever handles marketing at Square Enix really has a thing for annoyingly vague and slowly updating teasers, don’t they? After its teaser campaign for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided went fantastically wrong and info about th...
Square Enix is taking one of its venerable franchises in a new direction with Star Ocean: Material Trader. A social role-playing game, the forthcoming title will eschew the series' traditional roots in favor of a card-based e...


The new and improved international version of Star Ocean: The Last Hope is headed to the PS3 next year. Square Enix wants you to be happy about it all fitting on one Blu-ray disc, which I guess I am. This version has both Ja...
Star Ocean: The Last Hope has been confirmed for PS3, coming to Blu-ray after a year of Xbox 360 exclusivity. The latest in tri-Ace's sci-fi RPG series will release in Japan on February 4, 2010. Also confirmed for PS3 is Nier...
I thought Star Ocean: The Last Hope was a pretty solid entry in the JRPG genre, and I have to admit I did enjoy playing an RPG in a space setting rather than the usual modern fantasy universe. The game was 360 only though, le...
Ah, another day, another RPG. It's easy to feel that way with all the genre's releases as of late (and it makes me a bit nostalgic for the days in which I would patiently wait through the months between releases), but Star Oc...
I'm not sure if the news of the change to less "anime" faces in Star Ocean 4 turned any of you off enough to keep you from buying the game when it comes out, but if that type of thing doesn't bother you, you may wan...
I know I won't win any fans with this guilty admission, but I have never played a Star Ocean game. Of course, seeing screens of the upcoming Star Ocean IV have made me think I might be playing my first one very soon, and the ...
If you think you're drowning in advertising with the Star Ocean: The Last Hope ads you're seeing all over this fine network of Web sites, you ain't seen nothing yet.The above picture shows an escalator of Square Enix advertis...
Oh my God. What the hell is going on here. When I started watching a few videos found by Siliconera of Star Ocean: The Last Hope gameplay, I expected a bit of craziness in the battle scenes, but I didn't expect blinding chao...
A guy trying to touch a girl while she sleeps. Super busty elf with laser staff. And a dumb anime bitch leaning in to get her head bit off by a domesticated velociraptor in a spaceship (above)? Wow, the new Star Ocean looks f...
I guess Microsoft thinks if they keep dumping Xbox 360 bundles onto Japanese consumers, sooner or later one is going to take, right? Well, I'd say that the Star Ocean 4 bundle -- which hits stores on February 19 -- has a pret...
[video]115009:898[/video] You don't work here, so you wouldn't know, but I do, and I feel like my co-workers are hostile towards role-playing games and the people that enjoy them. They don't like that "numbers come out o...
Today, Square Enix announced that the PlayStation Portable remake of Star Ocean: The 2nd Story has been delayed. Thankfully, the delay isn’t all that bad – it’s simply a matter of weeks. The new shipping dat...
I tend to play on my handheld systems more than my consoles these days, so I'm always interested when something for the PSP hits. I may have hated that Godawful PS2 Star Ocean, but news of the first of the series arriving as ...
Details are few and far between (aren't they always) but Star Ocean: The Last Hope was announced yesterday at a Japan-only Xbox 360 press conference. World War III has ruined Earth, and humanity has jumped ship in search of...
While Japan is just now seeing the release of Star Ocean 2 for the PSP (we're still waiting!), a few more details on Star Ocean 4 come to us by way of Famitsu.The latest issue of Famitsu says that Star Ocean 4 is actually a ...
My stomach has flopped over with insane jealousy; I'm actually sick with envy. We've known about the PSP remake of the PlayStation classic RPG for some time now, but  being able to poke around Square Enix's newly launche...
Square's recent Jump Festa event presented the public with many new goodies to ogle, the new Star Ocean 4 trailer being one of them. The trailer follows the two usual credos of Square previews: it's immaculately gorgeous and ...
Ah, Square-Enix, destroyer of wallets. Another limited PSP you know we will buy. They stop at nothing to rape us of our every dollar and leave us shamed and crying in a corner, I swear. The Star Ocean: Eternal Edition bundle ...
You know that Star Ocean: First Departure game I've been raving about? Now it looks like the game will get its own fancy-pants PSP limited edition bundle in Japan.Follwing the trend of other Japanese-only Square-Enix console/...
At last month's Tokyo Game Show, I got my hands on Square-Enix's Star Ocean: First Departure for the PSP. I wanted nothing more than to show you how wonderful the game looked, but Squeenix had me on camera lock down, and the...
Japanese console RPG fans rejoice, as you are not alone in this corrupt world of casual gaming and first-person shooters (no offense to those lost souls). Worry not, as one of your brethren is here with the Good Word... the g...