Upcoming Wii game The Last Story is being designed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, the man responsible for Final Fantasy. No, he is not a nihilist, and from the looks of this trailer, neither is The Last Story.

The game is set on an island that is a strategic sport for defense and transportation for an an entire empire. The island is overseen by Earl Alganan, a feudal lord. Thanks to its prime location, the island is wealthy, and the island's city holds a magical power.

The Last Story is being developed by Mistwalker (Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey) and will be published by Nintendo. It will be released on the Nintendo Wii this year in Japan.

ラストストーリー [Nintendo]