Japan date for Phantasy Star 0 DS

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by granville, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. granville

    granville GBAtemp Goat

    Aug 24, 2007
    United States
    Orlando, Florida
    Sega has announced a Japanese release date just a few days after the announcement:

    December 25, 2008


    Nice Christmas present! [​IMG]

    The game will let up to four players battle online in the game together using wifi. It will have pictochat-like functions to chat while playing. Note that the game IS NOT A MMORPG, but is a regular RPG that four players can play together in. Think of it in regards to Mario Kart DS.

    That's pretty close to release actually. I REALLY hope this comes to the US. It probably will. I think all other Phantasy Star games have IIRC.

    A few screens:





    I hope to get a router for my home sometime soon, so I might join in online with you GBAtempers sometime! [​IMG]
  2. Noitora

    Noitora ::

    Aug 9, 2007
    totally cool, it's coming out a few days before my English proficiency exams [​IMG]
  3. psycoblaster

    psycoblaster Divine

    Jan 26, 2008
    Seoul.. (in Korea)
    'nice graphics

    hope this has good gameplay o.O
  4. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

    May 16, 2007
    Looks pretty nice! I have only heard of Phantasy Star because of the exploit on the GameCube, but I might try the DS version to see how good it plays.
  5. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    "regular RPG"


    Where did my hex editor go, this is sure to be awesome.

    @Maikel Steneker if you like RPGs do yourself a favour and grab phantasy star 4 (it works well enough on the emulators). 1-3 were ported to the GBA but work well in emulators too.
  6. Orc

    Orc ‎(ღ˘⌣˘ღ)

    Feb 10, 2006
    Hong Kong
    Oh I wish there was at least character customization. But the RAmar looks pretty awesome, cowboy hat and all.
    Also lol at this screenshot (bottom-left chat bubble)... I spent so much time playing PSOv1/v2 on the Dreamcast while I was in highschool.
  7. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

    Former Staff
    Oct 27, 2002
    United States
    Palm Coast
    This is a Phantasy Star Online-styled game. You create your character. You can follow the story line or you can just go into dungeons, kill enemies and find hidden items. When he says "regular RPG" he doesn't mean in the style of the old Master System/Genesis ones.
  8. Rock Raiyu

    Rock Raiyu Clock Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    United States
    Walking the path of heaven
    They are going all out for this game. I can't wait till it comes out! We need a gameplay video!
  9. Tragoedia181

    Tragoedia181 B*tch I Look Like Goku!!

    Mar 9, 2008
    United States
    Bronx, NY
    come out on christmas LOL
  10. X D D X

    X D D X GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 25, 2008
    New Zealand
    New Zealand
    Great Christmas present, can't wait!
  11. Dwight

    Dwight Gawb. Gawb Bluth.

    Aug 14, 2008
    United States
    Washington State
    This game must be translated. I hate playing Japanese RPG's...
  12. Doomsday Forte

    Doomsday Forte GBAtemp Maniac

    Apr 22, 2007
    United States
    This is exactly the point of my question about the naming. Why not Phantasy Star Online Zero? Though yeah, PSU was an oddball there too (as was PSPortable...). Hmm.