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Xenoblade reconfirmed for NA, Last Story confirmed for EU

[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 game's North Am...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Europe to receive The Last Story

While in Paris to attend a concert performed by Masashi Hamauzu, the current composer of the Final Fantasy series, Mistwalker president Hironobu "The Gooch" Sakaguchi mentioned that the Wii action RPG The Last Story would definitely arrive ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo of America registers The Last Story domain

The first real hint that Nintendo of America may be localizing The Last Story has been dropped with the discovery of a registered domain Mistwalker's Wii roleplayer. Although Nintendo has stated it has "no plans" to bring the game Westward,...   read

 
 
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The Last Story, Valkyria Chronicles 3 top Japan's sales

Those games that we were having trouble finding in Tokyo just happen to be the two top selling games for the week. The new Media Create sales numbers say that Wii RPG The Last Story is the best seller, with almost 115,000 units sold, includ...   read

 
 
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The Last Story sells out in Japanese stores

The Last Story released this week in Japan, and it appears that the Wii exclusive RPG has sold like diapers in the Vatican. According to reports, the game's first run was such a success that preorders couldn't be met in several stores. A se...   read

 
 
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Spoiler: The Last Story looks awesome

Xen0fan4, the Youtube member who uploaded this video, seems to think that it's a spoiler. Maybe my limited Japanese comprehension is causing me to miss something, but I don't see how any of this is spoiler material. There is some "getting ...   read

 
 
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Watch a Japanese douche destroy a copy of The Last Story

It seems that Japanese gamers are not deaf to our pleas for a Western release of The Last Story. In fact, one plucky lad in particular has heard us, and saw fit to answer in the most compassionate of ways -- obtaining a copy of Mistwalker'...   read

 
 
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Nintendo France: Last Story is not NOT coming to the West

When Nintendo of America said it had "no plans" to localize The Last Story, everybody got depressed and decided it was never happening. I remained more hopeful, and it seems that I'm not alone, with Nintendo France clarifying that "no plans...   read

 
 
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See every inch of The Last Story's battle system

If you understand Japanese, get ready to know more than you probably wanted to know about The Last Story's battle system. Like the "gathering" tutorial that Jim posted a few days ago, this video is very thorough. There may be more to the g...   read

 
 
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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.  The game...   read

 
 
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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't feel it's wor...   read

 
 
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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, but they aren...   read

 
 
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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 emulating the Gerudo'...   read

 
 
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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 with Mistwalk...   read

 
 
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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 started today t...   read

 
 
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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 is Mistwalker tw...   read

 
 
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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 has finally ad...   read

 
 
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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 surfaced regard...   read

 
 
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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 luck, for all h...   read

 
 
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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 indicate that h...   read

 
 
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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, and all I can sa...   read

 
 
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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 adventure. The ...   read

 
 
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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 far as Wii game...   read

 
 
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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 white Wii, and a...   read

 
 
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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 are once again ...   read

 
 
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