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Review: Fantasian (Part 1)

The launch of Fantasian really snuck up on us. After getting announced back in 2019, it flew under the radar until right around New Year's when developer Mistwalker confirmed the JRPG would release this year. Then, out of the blue, it ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Terra Battle 2 gets the axe in North America

Mistwalker announced that Terra Battle 2, the sequel to its hit freemium mobile RPG Terra Battle, isn't meeting expectations in North America. Terra Battle 2 and its microtransactions are already no longer available for download/purcha...

 
 
 
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Final Fantasy creator's new game is Terra Battle 2

Mistwalker has had a history of mixed success in its roughly 13 years as a studio. Although its produced acclaimed works like Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon, some of its projects never hit the level of financial success that founder (and crea...

 
 
 
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Blue Dragon is finally on Xbox One via backward compatibility

I wasn't a fan of Blue Dragon when I tried the demo years ago. Maybe it was the map they chose or how overpowered you were, but I didn't get on with the game. Lots of people did and have been asking for a remaster or for the original to lan...

 
 
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Lost Odyssey and more come to Xbox One

The newest batch of backward compatible titles for the Xbox One have been released, and it's a pretty solid selection of games this time. Lost Odyssey, Toy Story 3, and Guwange all just became playable on the Xbox One. Of the three, Lost O...

 
 
 
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Mistwalker shares concept art for unannounced project

Last week, Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi gave a master class presentation at the University of Hawaii's West Oahu campus as part of a series of talks aimed to increase students' understanding of the business of content creation. ...

 
 
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Mistwalker is recruiting for a new project

It looks like Lost Odyssey and The Last Story studio Mistwalker is staffing up for a new project. On Saturday, company founder and Final Fantasy dad Hironobu Sakaguchi put out a call for new employees, specifically mentioning his team is in...

 
 
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Final Fantasy creator promises new RPG, has no ideas for it

After eclipsing the 2 million download mark with its new mobile RPG Terra Battle, Mistwalker was supposed to begin work on a console game based on the same world and characters. Thing is, that hasn't happened yet. Though the studi...

 
 
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Mistwalker: Terra Battle console game in the works

Mistwalker's Terra Battle is coming to consoles, the studio announced today. The tactical role-playing game launched on iOS and Android devices last autumn with an intriguing "Download Starter" campaign, promising new content in c...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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, ...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 




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Disco Elysium: The Final Cut"A spoiler-free look at the beloved RPG's new content"

 

Spacebase Startopia"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."

 

Fantasian (Part 1)"Diorama-rama"

 

Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-"It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then"

 

Oddworld: Soulstorm"Hello, again"

 

Outriders"Raynor's Raiders, roll out"

 

Evil Genius 2: World Domination"Supervillain seizes East Coast"

 

Balan Wonderworld"More costume changes than a Lady Gaga concert"

 

Genesis Noir"Love and loss at the edge of the universe"

 
 
 

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Sonys shutting down patch servers too, Includes both physical and digital For disc copies of games that launched buggy, this is gonna be terrible for preservation (link below)

 
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Apparently according to some PS3 Updates are no longer downloading, just abruptly and without So I hope youve updated your newly purchased PS3 games if you Man the Jim Ryan era of Sony is gonna be filled with this aint it?

 
 

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