18w ago - Namco Bandai Games Public Relations Specialist Nick O'Leary announced that Tales of Xillia is out today and exclusive to the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: I have great news to tell you all: Tales of Xillia is now available exclusively for PS3 in North America, both at retail and digitally on PlayStation Store.
Do you like adventure, over-worlds, mana, warring nations, great spirits, lesser spirits, upgradable shops, real-time battles, lovable characters, and huge bosses?
Tales of Xillia has all those things, and more! Do you start to involuntarily shake with giddiness at the mere mention of a wyvern? Buddy, you better sit down, because we've got MULTIPLE WYVERNS!
Not only that, but Tales of Xillia also has two main protagonists. On one side we have Jude Mathis, a bright medical student attending the university in the capital city of Fennmont.
On the other side you have Milla Maxwell, a mysterious woman who travels with four spirits and will stop at nothing to accomplish her mission. You get to choose whose side of the story you want to see, complete with unique cutscenes and events complementing each campaign.
Fortunately, both heroes give you access to the thrilling...
18w ago - Recently mamu, Kenshindono, and several other dedicated fans have been updating the ongoing discussion thread with translation revisions, and now a Tales of Xillia (BLES01815) PS3 3.55 CFW Fix is available below.
22w ago - Tales Franchise Producer Hideo Baba announced today that Tales of Xillia 2 is coming exclusively on PlayStation 3 in 2014!
To quote: This is Hideo Baba, producer for the Tales of series for Namco Bandai Games Studios.
I am very excited to announce to all of our Western fans on behalf of the entire Tales of team that we will be localizing Tales of Xillia 2 exclusively on PlayStation 3 in 2014.
Over the past year I have had the opportunity to meet with more and more Tales of fans by attending consumer events throughout North America and Europe.
I would like to thank you all for being such loyal fans of the series and for helping spread the word for the series to other gamers across the Internet.
Tales of Xillia 2 will build upon the world and lore of Tales of Xillia, available on August 6th, 2013. The game's story is set a year after the climactic end of Tales of Xillia and will revolve around Ludger Kresnik, a run-of-the-mill man who lives with his brother and cat, and Elle Marta, a young and dependable girl who Ludger meets by chance.
The main theme for Tales of Xillia 2 is "choice" and that theme is deeply engrained into not only the storyline, but in the gameplay mechanics as well. Throughout the game the player will have to make decisions...
23w ago - Sony Contributing Editor Roland Fauster shared an interview today on Tales of Xillia with Hideo Baba on the return of an RPG giant.
Below are the details, as follows: Hi there RPG fans! 2013 has now silently swapped into its second half but beware - before the end of the year there are all manner of great new games lined up that have the potential to blow our minds.
Case in point - acclaimed JRPG Tales of Xillia, which Namco Bandai is finally bringing to western shores after two years of waiting.
With the release now only a few weeks away, we caught up with the game's producer Hideo Baba and asked him to tell us all there is to know about this latest installment in the Tales franchise.
Can you describe the core concept behind the Tales games for any players who are not familiar with the series?
Hideo Baba: I would like to say that the key concept in the Tales series is that it is an RPG that is set in a fantasy world describing the growth of the hero, heroine and other main characters.
We always put a key theme and message in the storyline to convey to players through the gameplay and would like players to feel encouraged and moved, which leads them to take the first step towards a new...
38w ago - Tales Franchise Producer Hideo Baba announced today that Tales of Graces F hits PSN on 3/26 with Tales of Xillia coming to PS3 this Summer!
Below are the details, to quote: This is Hideo Baba, producer of the Tales of franchise. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our fans in North America and Europe.
It's been an absolute pleasure attending various overseas events and interacting with so many of you. I really feel like we've been able to sustain our franchise for 15 years because of such a loyal fanbase. I cannot thank you enough.
Starting March 26th, we'll be digitally distributing Tales of Graces f on PlayStation Network. I strongly urge anyone unfamiliar to the series to give it a shot. An epic adventure of unimaginable proportions awaits you!
We will have two versions of the game available next week; the Standard Edition ($34.99) and Knight Edition ($54.99). The Tales of Graces f: Knight Edition will come bundled with more than 10 DLC items to help new adventurers on their quest including increased stats, health and currency.
In addition, the western release of Tales of Xillia on PS3 is right around the corner - it'll be out this summer!
For the first time in the franchise, you'll be able to select between two main characters...