#Operation Rainfall

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Pandora's Tower will rock your face on April 16

The final game in the Operation Rainfall trilogy, Pandora's Tower, was tentatively set to arrive in the US on March 26. Then it was pushed to some unknown day in April. No more foolin', guys! Let's have a true, final date! Publisher XSEED j...

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

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 The Last Story...

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XSEED: No plans for a Pandora's Tower special edition

In case you haven't heard, Pandora's Tower is coming to North America and we're excited around these parts. The fact that the long-awaited role-playing game is getting localized is cause enough for celebration, but wouldn't it be killer if ...

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Pandora's Tower listing reveals release date and pricing

This has been a long time in the coming. The marvelous localization masters at XSEED have seen fit to bring Pandora's Tower to North America this Spring. While that's awfully vague, a GameStop listing has a more specific date...


Operation Zero pushes for Fatal Frame 2 Wii in the USA

Out of all the people I've talked to at Nintendo over the years, I've never heard any of them say that the company takes fan petitions seriously. Their track record backs that up. Other than Xenoblade, I can't think of one game that fans ha...


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...


Operation Rainfall to pitch Pandora's Tower to publishers

After using two similar campaigns with Xenoblade Chronicles and The Last Story, Operation Rainfall is trying something new with their approach to get Pandora's Tower published in the US. In addition to fans rallying to pester...


The DTOID Show: Xenoblade, Minecraft, and... Tetris?

If you've ever wondered what it looks like when two sick people host a live show together, then look no further. Technical difficulties be damned, today's live taping of The Destructoid Show has explored the boundaries of what a human bein...


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...


New Destructoid Episode: The 3DS did what now?!

Greetings, faithful viewers of the Destructoid show! Max and I are back with a honey nut cluster of video game news for you this evening, starting with Ubisoft claiming that their little DRM fiasco effectively solved piracy. Next up, THQ...


Nintendo writes back to Operation Rainfall via snail mail

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 America is send...


New Destructoid Episode: Now with 100% less Max Scoville

Well, for today at least. Anthony Carboni joined me in the studio today to talk about the latest and greatest in video game news and discuss our mutual dislike of that unreasonably tall man who sometimes co-hosts the show with me. Just k...


The Question: Should Last Story, Xenoblade come to NA?

[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 Xenoblade, The La...


Mistwalker thanks fans for 'Operation Rainfall' movement

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.  "We appreciate...


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When the Steam client updated today, did anyone else other than me notice that the images in the Grid layout are now pixellated and have visual artifacts?


Took a break from life is strange 3 just got sadder) and I finally beat Doom for my switch! Wow that game is still so Now im reminded that I want more story Cmon wheres that sequel bethesda?!


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Okay, which one of the numbnut developers that made Red Faction 2 decided it was a BRILLIANT idea to bind 1 minigun to the primary fire key, another minigun to the secondary fire key, and the missiles to the fucking jump key on the battle armor!?!?



The Baked Potato

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