Cry On photo

Here's what Mistwalker's canceled RPG looked like

Cry On, an ill-fated role-playing game co-developed by Mistwalker and now-defunct studio Cavia, has reappeared after being put on ice six years ago. Final Fantasy creator and Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi shared the shelved project...

Mistwalker's new RPG photo

Mistwalker's new RPG is unlike anything we've seen before

Hironobu Sakaguchi is best known as the creator of Final Fantasy; a man responsible for some of the most influential and well-respected role-playing games of our time. His sprawling worlds and epic adventures have touched millions of people...

Mistwalker ballet game photo

Final Fantasy creator might make a ballerina game

Destructoid recently caught up with Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi to discuss Mistwalker's next project, Terra Battle. The title is a role-playing game that draws inspiration from the tactical board game shogi (also known as Japan...

PAX Prime panel photo

Final Fantasy creator hosting a panel at PAX Prime 2014

This week is all gamescom, but if we turn out attention towards a couple weeks in the future for a moment, the creator of Final Fantasy and Mistwalker head Hironobu Sakaguchi is going to do a panel at PAX Prime on August 29 about ...

Mistwalker art photo

The Last Story 2? New art on Mistwalker site looks nice

Visit Mistwalker's webpage and you'll find that the top image is of something new. Maybe concept art. It looks a bit like The Last Story in color and theme, but there really is no indication of what it might be. The bottom right corner has ...


The Last Story is XSEED's most successful game ever

The Last Story's journey to North America was certainly a long one, but it sounds like this tale has a happy ending. XSEED has announced Mistwalker's RPG is now the most successful title in its eight-year history. After having sold nearly i...


We reviewed Darksiders II, Sleeping Dogs, and Last Story!

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, Darksiders II, ...


Review: The Last Story

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 Wii, the kind ...


Mistwalker wants to make action-RPGs for the Wii U

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 home console. The...


Finally! Hironobu Sakaguchi's surfing game is almost done

Mistwalker's next game isn't a massive multi-disc RPG or anything even close to that. It's a surfing game called Party Wave. Let that name echo around in your brain for a second. Sakaguchi's recent tweet: Finally the surfing game...


Operation Rainfall didn't bring The Last Story to America

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 deaf ears? Ko...


XSEED shows off The Last Story Limited Edition

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 later this summ...


Preview: The Last Story

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 this generation&r...


The Last Story: New screens that you don't need

You were going to get The Last Story anyway, weren't you? You don't need a new batch of screenshots to make up your mind. After waiting all this time Mistwalker's game is finally coming to North America some time this summer. It's...


The Last Story will have a limited run in the US

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 mind of how many u...


UK retailer cancels all pre-orders for The Last Story

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 RPG is entitled...


The Last Story CONFIRMED for North America in 2012!

Ladies and gentlemen ... it has happened. Mistwalker's latest roleplaying game, The Last Story, has finally been confirmed for release in North America. The Wii exclusive will be available at some point in 2012.  The Last Story has bee...


Sakaguchi: High-quality graphics have become excessive

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. Having worked on Bl...


Operation Rainfall regroups, focuses on The Last Story

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 focus its effort...


Destructoid's most wanted Wii / Wii U games of 2012

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 the new Sonic gam...


The Last Story gets rated ... for Australia

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, meaning Aussie f...


Operation Rainfall Phase 2: Buy Final Fantasy on Wii

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 Reggie that ga...


Nintendo of America trademarks The Last Story

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 days ago, hence w...


The Jimquisition: Nintendo of America

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 A...


Reviews   filter by...

Ghost of a Tale"Really, not tail?"


Sea of Thieves"Que sera, sera"


Isle of Dogs"It's Wes Anderson"


Pacific Rim: Uprising"You Can (Not) Advance"


Game Over, Man!"Let's hope there are no extra lives"


Detective Pikachu"A bolt of brilliance?"


Pato Box"Featherweight Champ"


Community Blogs | expand


Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Gus TT Showbiz

I spilled my drink in one fluid


Testing out cast iron recipes


Dropping in to say I still love you all! I’m getting life’d currently, but I’ll be


Just a little post-work #selfietoid before the weekend flies by My another one of my Monster Hunter


ZombieC0RPS custom DTOID tee I ordered finally came in! They even went above and beyond with altering the design to be transparent against the color I Bless If I can find their store page, Ill link it in the comments!

Spiders For Sale

Whenever I write an assignment or essay I always have the feeling Im just writing down whatever sounds smart as opposed to something that actually means

CaimDark Reloaded

Should modern Fallout games scrap VATS? I think


So DinoSir and I need a third person for our podcast to discuss Persona GameManiac doesnt want to play it because he is a Therefore, we need a guest speaker to come on in his Youd have to be okay with touching


#selfitoid I think I should prepare some ice right


Puppy Day? #Puptoid



More Previews

Destructoid Originals

More Originals