Week in Review
An old script for Final Fantasy IX was last week's biggest draw.
Japan had "Labor Thanksgiving Day" on Tuesday. This lead to an overall slow week for new announcements. Even Famitsu and Dengeki were pretty boring.
The big headline was Imageepoch's press conference where it declared its intentions as a publisher and announced a number of new JRPGs. This resembled a Level-5 press conference in many ways, from the live musical number to the announcement of media mix strategies for many of the games.
The only difference was in the interest level amongst English speaking gamers. Level-5 press conferences get far more traffic, at least at this site. This, of course, should be expected given the high profile titles Level-5 has worked on. If Imageepoch's first self-published titles are successful, expect greater interest at next year's press conference.
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Nintendo originally announced its 3DS demo event through a video message from CEO Satoru Iwata. This week, it gave the event a name and official site. A list of playable titles will hopefully follow soon.
This Jump stage event should offer some details on the new PlayStation 3 Tales game.
The first of two Dragon Ball games in this week's headlines, this one is for the DS.
See our Final Fantasy Agito XIII database page for all our (Twitter-heavy) coverage of the PSP entry in the Fabula Noval Crystallis series.
See also this story for the latest Catherine official site update info, and this story for some leaked Catherine Achievements. We'll start hearing gameplay details from here on out, according to the development blog.
Dragon Ball gets some slick looks thanks to PlayStation 3 hardware in this new arcade title.
This was a live blog of the press conference. For a more formal writeup, see this story.
Some early script work for Final Fantasy IX. Now you can view it in English.
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