White Knight Chronicles, A Powerpoint Presentation

The producer of upcoming PS3 exclusive White Knight Chronicles » 10/10/08 5:00am 10/10/08 5:00am Kentaro Motomura gave rundown of the game complete with Powerpoint. Here's that in a duckpress: The game unfolds as a ceremony is being held in The Kingdom of Balandor to celebrate princess Cisna's Coming-of-Age. A wizard ruins the party looking for, as…

Lets TGS: The Scariest Booth Companion

Not all booth companions have to show skin. Some don't have to show any at all. This booth companion doesn't have to even show her face. Spotted at the From Software booth and passing fliers for a suspense title, this female companion was outfitted in a rubber mask that showed off her ample eye lashes. There's not… » 10/09/08 11:40pm 10/09/08 11:40pm

Microsoft: Japanese Sell Out Is "Totally Legit"

In mid-August » 10/09/08 11:30am 10/09/08 11:30am, a seemingly unbelievable thing happened: The Xbox 360 sold out in Japan. Unbelievable because for Japan ignored the Microsoft game console. But there we were, mid-August and an Xbox 360 sell out. This came just as Namco Bandai RPG hit the Xbox 360. It got so bad that Microsoft actually had to issue …

Uncharted Waters Online Getting PS3 Version

Koei's popular PC franchise Uncharted Waters » 10/09/08 7:30am 10/09/08 7:30am is coming to the PLAYSTATION 3. The series is set between the 15th and 17th century and lets players manage a fleet of ships as they trade, hunt for treasure, explore and do pirate shit. And now, it'll be on the PS3. So there. Service starts next year and will be on the…

Last Remnant Team So Cannot Wait For Unreal Engine 4

The Last Remnant » 10/09/08 7:00am 10/09/08 7:00am is all about firsts. It's the first title that Square Enix has made using the , and the first title that Square Enix has used actual foreigners during the game's motion capture — a move, according to art director Yusuke Naora "totally changed our way of thinking about the project". While it's…

Vague Date for Final Fantasy XIII, Nothing For Versus XIII

Square Enix doesn't just have a closed theater, but a closed mega » 10/09/08 12:20am 10/09/08 12:20am theater. There was about 40 minutes or so of trailers, including new and trailers. They, of course, looked great as one would expect from a big, glossy Square Enix trailer. However, there were not solid release dates for either title. was dated…

Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G Sells 2.5 Million In Japan

In Japan, Monster Hunter Portable » 10/08/08 11:40am 10/08/08 11:40am is huge. Capcom's announced that PSP title has shifted 2.5 million copies since going on sale March 2008. The game is being localized for the U.S. as and will get beefed up via PSN. Previously, we brought word that Sony is planning to introduce a new feature that will let you take…

Tecmo Announces New Third Person Shooter

Tecmo is slated to announce third person shooter Quantum Theory » 10/08/08 4:30am 10/08/08 4:30am. According to this Friday's issue of Japanese mag , the game is a third person shooter and being helmed by Tecmo's Keisuke Kikuchi. The game's hero is "Sid", who is described as a "dark hero" and a "black destroyer". The heroine is "Filerna", described as…

Xbox Japan Booth Babes Adore New Booth Babe Outfit

You are looking at last year's Xbox 360 "booth companions" for the Tokyo Game Show. This year, we'll not only get new » 10/08/08 3:00am 10/08/08 3:00am companions, but companion outfits. And if you thought last year's was impressive, wait, just wait, until you see this years says Xbox Japan marketing exec Jyoji Sakaguchi: Hey, why not let them take…

Microsoft Has Over 140 Demo Kiosks, Buddies With Square Enix

Tokyo time tomorrow, this year's TGS kicks off. Microsoft is already hyping its close proximity to the Square Enix booth as a "cooperative" effort for both companies. Xbox Japan marketing exec Jyoji Sakaguchi explains the game plan:
We're going to take advantage of our booths being side-by-side, because both the… » 10/08/08 1:45am 10/08/08 1:45am

No Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World for You, PS2!

Namco's Tales » 10/07/08 8:00pm 10/07/08 8:00pm team is churning out . It's a Wii exclusive, and Namco Bandai producer Teruaki Konishi told us that the game wasn't designed to be multi-plat. In fact, since Namco didn't design the game's memory to fit for the PlayStation 2, a possible (and seemingly profitable) PS2 port is thus ruled out Namco Bandai…

Faux Liveblogging Namco Bandai's Pre-TGS Presser

Ah, beautiful scenic Shinagawa in Tokyo. We've touched down in Namco Bandai's gianormous corporate headquarters and have been shuffled into a largish theater for a pre-TGS press conference — a largish theater that's actually underneath a waterfall inside NBG's building. Since this presser is embargoed until tomorrow,… » 10/07/08 7:00pm 10/07/08 7:00pm