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Review: Resonance of Fate 4K/HD Edition

For the most part, Japanese role-playing games are like video game comfort food. For those of us that enjoy them, they're a known quantity and rarely stray away from the flagpole franchises that we're all familiar with like Dragon...

 
 
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Resonance of Fate returns with a 4K/HD remaster

tri-Ace's Resonance of Fate will be getting a re-release soon. Going with the very accurate 4K/HD Edition moniker, the steampunk inspired RPG will be heading to PS4 and PC next month for $35. You can currently nab a digital pre-order on PS4...

 
 
 
 
 
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Star Ocean 5 gets June 28 release date

[Update: Now the date has officially been confirmed directly from Square Enix.] Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is coming to PlayStation 4 in North America on June 28. The good word comes from Square Enix's online store, where ...

 
 
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Star Ocean 5 is coming west this summer

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is heading west this summer, Square Enix announced today. Before then, the role-playing game will debut in Japan on March 31 for PlayStation 4, followed by a PlayStation 3 port on April 28. Of course,...

 
 
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Here's what Star Ocean 5 sounds like in English

Star Ocean: The Last Hope had a truly dreadful script, but the cringe-worthy voice acting probably didn't do the game any favors, either. Thankfully, it sounds like Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness will be a little better in tha...

 
 
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Star Ocean 5 has been delayed in Japan

Despite the fact that tri-Ace was acquired by a mobile publisher, it seems as if it is going to keep on trucking with console games. One such project is Star Ocean 5, which will be published by Square Enix. It was originally set for a Febru...

 
 
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Exist Archive looks great, but it has a lot to prove

When Spike Chunsoft and tri-Ace announced Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky, I was supremely impressed with the visual style. As it turns out it looks even better in person, as I witnessed during my hands-on time with the TGS build. ...

 
 
 
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Tri-Ace and Spike Chunsoft unveil their new RPG

Oh hey, I didn't see you there. I was just reading about Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky, a new role-playing game from Star Ocean studio Tri-Ace and Spike Chunsoft of Danganronpa fame. Revealed in the latest issue of Weekly Fa...

 
 
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Spike Chunsoft, Tri-Ace team up to make an RPG

Zero Escape and Danganronpa studio Spike Chunsoft is teasing a collaboration with Tri-Ace, the company behind Square Enix's much loved Star Ocean and Valkyrie Profile franchises. The countdown site doesn't give a lot to go on, aside from th...

 
 
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Reports of Tri-Ace's death have been greatly exaggerated

Back when word broke regarding Tri-Ace's acquisition at the hands of mobile group Nepro Japan, the early speculation was the studio's days making games for consoles were over. Then, just a couple months later, Square Enix announced a&n...

 
 
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Star Ocean 4 was nearly the end of the franchise

During an interview with Destructoid today, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness producer Shuichi Kobayashi intimated the series was in a state of upheaval after the launch of Star Ocean 4. Kobayashi told me "nobody would dare to get inv...

 
 
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Star Ocean 5 has been officially announced

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 being developed b...

 
 
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Well, there goes tri-Ace, developer of Star Ocean

Today is a sad day for tri-Ace fans. It appears as though mobile developer Nepro Japan has fully acquired the studio that built Star Ocean, Resonance of Fate, and one of my favorite PlayStation games of all time, Valkyrie Profile. The ...

 
 
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Sega JRPG Resonance of Fate is now on PSN

Resonance of Fate, the PS3 JRPG from Tri-Ace and Sega, is now available for purchase on the PlayStation Store for $20.   There are a few complaints worth leveling at Resonance of Fate. It's a bit ugly and drab in its washed out brown a...

 
 
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Phantasy Star Nova demo includes four-player co-op

The upcoming demo for Phantasy Star Nova will feature cooperative multiplayer for up to four players over a local Wi-Fi network. The demo will not allow character creation or story progress, but will feature a battle against the Gigantes en...

 
 
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Tr-Ace is working on F2P Vita shooter/card game Judas Code

Tri-Ace (Star Ocean, Resonance of Fate) is currently plugging away at Phantasy Star Nova (out this year in Japan), but the company is also working on a free-to-play title for the Vita, Judas Code, according to this week's Famitsu. The ...

 
 
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The Phantasy Star Nova Vita demo is coming in August

If you own a Vita and have access to the Japanese storefront, get ready to download the Phantasy Star Nova demo within the next month. According to Sega, the demo will drop in August, and will feature a giant boss fight as well as som...

 
 
 
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Phantasy Star Nova opens up official site

A couple of days ago, Tri-Ace and Sega announced Phantasy Star Nova, a game for the PlayStation Vita that's set for 2014. Apparently it will take place in the same world as Phantasy Star Online 2, and will feature four player co-op. It's st...

 
 
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Phantasy Star Nova announced for PlayStation Vita

Tri-Ace and Sega are bringing up new game Phantasy Star Nova for the PS Vita in 2014. It takes place in the same world as Phantasty Star Online 2. This new title, announced tonight in a pre-TGS Sony press conference, can be enjoyed alone or...

 
 
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Tri-Ace worked on Final Fantasy XIII-2

Square Enix never said anything about this! It seems that Tri-Ace staff were involved with the development of Final Fantasy XIII-2. Tri-Ace's Yuichiro Kitao sent out a tweet that said that you might even see him in the staff credi...

 
 




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