It's become a pattern: Game is released on the Xbox 360. Time passes and said game is then released on the PS3 with extra content and extra characters. Star Ocean 4 is no exception.
The tri-Ace developed, Square Enix published Star Ocean: The Last Hope was released on the Xbox 360 earlier this year. The title is not an Xbox 360 exclusive, it's coming to the PlayStation 3.
Star Ocean: The Last Hope was a good get for Microsoft, moving more than 420,000 copies on the Xbox 360, managing to become bestselling Xbox 360 game in Japan. That game may also be coming to the PlayStation 3.
Hong Kong doesn't only get an Xbox 360 truck, but a cosplay lady to go with it.
Yoshinori Yamagishi, Square Enix's Star Ocean series producer, really wanted to make erotic games. We brought word of this back in January. When asked about this, Yamagishi can explain:
Star Ocean producer Yoshinori Yamagishi really wants to make erotic games. Square Enix has already nixed that idea, but that doesn't seem to have stopped Yamagishi from spicing up Star Ocean.
Star Ocean: The Last Hope will be released on February 19th. The following week, a slightly different version will be released in North America.
This past Sunday from noon to 5pm, eight Xbox 360 demo kiosks playing Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope were rolled out at the Akihabara Yodobashi Camera.
Since 2005, Square-Enix has had a YouTube channel. Since last month, they've actually been putting videos on it. Just today, they put up a new trailer of Star Ocean 4.
About two weeks ago, Japanese gaming weekly bible Famitsu revealed white-hot details on the upcoming Star Ocean: The Last Hope, including the name of the battle system, which, as the headline says, is ridiculous.
Tonight's Microsoft Japan RPG press event wasn't all about announcements. There were videos, too! Here's two of them. Above, a trailer for Squeenix & Tri-Ace's Star Ocean 4, helpfully (and relatively tastefully) dubbed in English for all us English-speaking sorts. After the jump, an Infinite Undiscovery…