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Trails of Cold Steel II finally gets a European release date

While it was recently announced that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II is to be released in the U.S. early next month, European fans of the franchise were left in a state of limbo, as there was no confirmation of a launch date f...   read

 
 
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Aksys localizing Falcom's Tokyo Xanadu for PS Vita, PC

Tokyo Xanadu is coming west care of Aksys Games, the publisher just announced at Anime Expo. The Nihon Falcom-developed role-playing game will be released in North America as a physical and digital release for PlayStation Vita in 2017. The ...   read

 
 
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Wow, we're getting Trails in the Sky the 3rd after all

No, XSEED wasn't screwing with us with that "So a priest and a nun walk into a game" tweet. You can relax, Kyle and friends. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd will in fact see a Western release for PC (and only PC) in 2017, th...   read

 
 
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XSEED teasing Trails in the Sky the 3rd

XSEED appears to be teasing a localization for the final chapter of Falcom's Trails in the Sky series. Either that, or the publisher is getting everyone's hopes up by telling a joke in slow motion.  "So a priest and a nun walk into a g...   read

 
 
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Ys VIII has a female protagonist

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana features a female lead alongside familiar hero Adol Christin. Her name is Dana, if you didn't already gather that from the title, and appears in Adol's dreams as a mysterious blue-haired woman. She's apparent...   read

 
 
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Ys VIII screenshots? Ys please!

Nihon Falcom recently opened up an official website for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, the next entry in the studio's brilliant action RPG series, and with it comes new information and pretty pictures. This particular adventure sees protagonis...   read

 
 
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is out now across Europe

A month after its North American release in December, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is now available across Europe, courtesy of NIS America. I haven't had a chance to crack open my copy just yet, but it's definitely on my to-do...   read

 
 
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Review: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

If I said the phrase "Nihon Falcom," most people wouldn't bat an eye unless they were a devout JRPG fan. Bringing up its most storied franchise, Ys, however, is a different story. Falcom has been working under the radar outside of Japan for...   read

 
 
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It's here! It's finally here!

It's been over four years since XSEED delivered the first half of The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, and now the (hopefully) epic conclusion has finally arrived on PlayStation Network and Steam. The role-playing game is available for ...   read

 
 
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Trails in the Sky SC finally comes out next week

After leaving us on a cliffhanger for nearly five years, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC is finally coming to western shores next week, the localization team at XSEED announced today. The long-awaited role-playing game will ...   read

 
 


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Interview: XSEED Executive VP Ken Berry

Ken Berry is the Executive Vice President and one of the founding members of XSEED Games, one of the premier localization houses responsible for bringing Japanese games to western audiences. Earlier this week at an XSEED-hosted event in Sa...   read

 
 
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Falcom's Xanadu Next coming west next spring

Talk about better late than never! More than a decade after its Japanese release, Nihon Falcom's 2005 action role-playing game Xanadu Next (not to be confused with the studio's more recent PS Vita RPG Tokyo Xanadu) is coming to a PC ne...   read

 
 
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel hits Europe this fall

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is coming to Europe this fall, NIS just announced. The good word follows news that XSEED Games is publishing the upcoming PlayStation 3 and Vita RPG in North America this autumn. We'll be seeing th...   read

 
 
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Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim arrives on PC April 28

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim is coming to Windows PC on April 28, XSEED announced today. The role-playing game comes from Nihon Falcom, the studio also known for The Legend of Heroes and the recently localized Brandish: The Dark Revenan...   read

 
 
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Brandish Dark Revenant

XSEED just released this new PSP RPG in Europe

Brandish: The Dark Revenant is out now across Europe, XSEED Games announced today. It's been more than half a decade since the classic role-playing game was originally remade on PlayStation Portable, but as I said in my review earlier this ...   read

 
 
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XSEED: Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim coming to PC

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim is coming to PC for the first time in the West, XSEED just announced. Nihon Falcom originally put out the action role-playing game on PC in 2003, but it didn't arrive in North America or Europe until 2005 with th...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Xanadu

Tokyo Xanadu is a new Vita RPG from Nihon Falcom

Tokyo Xanadu is the latest project from Ys and The Legend of Heroes studio Nihon Falcom. The role-playing game is a departure from your classic Falcom fantasy setting, given the story takes place in modern-day Tokyo. Don't worry though, the...   read

 
 
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Review: Brandish: The Dark Revenant

Antiques possess a magnetic quality, an appeal to our imaginations, a false nostalgia for a time most of us are too young to remember. There's a comforting allure to these relics. They offer a window into the past, a living history. It's a ...   read

 
 
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XSEED hints at the games it's localizing this year

Those wily folks at XSEED are up to no good again, craftily teasing the Internet with crafty teasers. The localization studio shared a New Year's card via Facebook yesterday, one that foreshadows a handful of unannounced projects the publis...   read

 
 
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Falcom RPG Brandish crawls to PSP, Vita next week

Brandish: The Dark Revenant is finally coming to PSP in North America next Tuesday, January 13, publisher XSEED Games announced today. It will be compatible with Vita and retail for $20. Players take on the role of swordsman Ares Toraerno...   read

 
 
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Brandish Dark Revenant

XSEED is releasing a PSP game in January 2015

A PSP game is coming out in 2015. What a world we live in! Brandish: The Dark Revenant is targeting an early January launch on PlayStation Network across North America, XSEED Games announced today, promising a specific date and release...   read

 
 
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Falcom Sound Team jdk library of music on iTunes

Game music fans, did you know about this?! I didn't until I wrote this piece about my dream racing game a few days back. While I was throwing out unrealistic wishes I daydreamed about the famed sound crew from Falcom making the music for my...   read

 
 
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New Ys for PS4/Vita gets a brand spankin' [not so] new trailer

[Update: So apparently this is mostly the same trailer as before, only they just released it again for TGS. Whoops!] With Japanese JRPG developer Falcom on the cusp of releasing their latest game here in Japan (Sen no Kiseki), it's time fo...   read

 
 
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Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky hits PC next week

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is coming to Windows PC on July 29, XSEED Games announced today. The occasion marks the first time Nihon Falcom's acclaimed RPG will be available in English on the platform. It will be sold via Steam...   read

 
 
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Upvote Falcom action-RPG Gurumin on Steam Greenlight for a free copy

Nihon Falcom's Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure originally released on PC in Japan, but most of us will know about this action-RPG for its PlayStation Portable version. Years later, publisher Mastiff is bringing it to PC here too, by way of S...   read

 
 
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