Phantasy Star 0 coming to the US!

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  1. granville
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    granville GBAtemp Goat

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    Nintendo Power has confirmed that the recently released online RPG, Phantasy Star 0 for the DS will be coming to the US. The magazine says it will arrive "this fall".

    http://gonintendo.com/?p=68603

    [​IMG] Joy to the world!
     
  2. Serabii

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    OH HELL YEAH!!! and I thought PS0 won't be coming [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    Very good !
     
  4. Raven Darkheart

    Raven Darkheart The Radioactive Flamer

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    my sentiments exactly
     
  5. Doomsday Forte

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    Thank God. It'd be a shame to miss out on that too...

    But until then, at least PSPortable will be out to sate us.
     
  6. Canonbeat234

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] All hail Nintendo/SEGA, All hail SEGA/Nintendo
     
  7. Jundeezy

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    Ahh Kotaku says winter 2009

    http://kotaku.com/5127411/phantasy-star-zero-heads-west


    Probably better to trust gonintendo?
     
  8. .Darky

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    Winter of 2009? o.o

    Omg, that sure is a lot of time...probably making an english patch can take less time.
     
  9. Hadrian

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    Also confirmed for Europe, here is the press release:

    " LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (January 9, 2009) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. And SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that Phantasy Star™ Ø (pronounced “zero”), the brand new Phantasy Star RPG adventure, will be coming to Europe and North America. Phantasy Star Ø is one of the most highly anticipated DS titles coming out in 2009, and will feature an innovative touch screen based Visual Chat interface, addictive action-RPG gameplay, impressive visual quality and thrilling multiplayer modes.

    “The Phantasy Star series has enjoyed great success because of its intuitive gameplay, unique style and engaging online multiplayer modes, we are therefore very excited to premiere the first Phantasy Star game on the Nintendo DS™,” commented Gary Knight, European Marketing Director for SEGA Europe. “With the advanced features of the Nintendo DS, Phantasy Star Ø will thrill fans of the series but will also appeal to a new generation of gamers.”

    Phantasy Star Ø takes place on an alternate Earth 200 years after the “Great Blank,” a massive war that has reduced the once-prosperous civilization to almost nothing. The surviving Humans have worked hard to exist peacefully and have rebuilt thriving cities. Those that adventure past the outskirts of these cities, Hunters, explore the vast wilderness and hunt dangerous monsters in an effort to keep their cities safe. Players will take up the role of the Hunters and select from three types of races, classes and gender for a total of 14 customisable character types. Each character type will provide a unique experience and give players access to a great range of items, armour and weapons.

    Featuring over 350 unique weapons, gamers will need to venture out to combat dangerous monsters, gain experience and meet new major characters. As players explore, they will unravel the mystery of the “Great Blank” and discover a dangerous new force that must be stopped.

    Featuring both wireless and full Wi-Fi multiplayer options, Phantasy Star Ø takes advantage of the touch screen capabilities of the Nintendo DS and the new Visual Chat feature. Gamers can now design their own Visual Chat commands that can be used in multiplayer modes. These Visual Chat commands will be displayed as “text bubbles” above the user’s character, enabling easy and fun communication when adventuring with friends.

    Phantasy Star™ Ø will be released in Winter 2009 exclusively for the Nintendo DS, more details will be revealed in the coming months."
     
  10. Sabri23

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    does someboddy beated the jp version ? [​IMG]

    ik am level 40 [​IMG] battle goes a little slow , but the strong grafhics and control makes this game more than (L)
     
  11. iPikachu

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    JOY TO THE WORLD!!!!
    FINALLY [​IMG]
     
  12. fateastray

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    Why are these localizations taking so long? Just a handful of people and Darth Nemesis translated Soma Bringer in less than a year, and an entire team of SEGA people needs this long to localize a game? Fan translations > localizations
     
  13. Canonbeat234

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    You got me there, I can wait till that time since you know there are other games that I can play until that one comes out. Also localizing makes it easier for the translators that don't have to spend their time doing it since its officially coming out in the US. Look at 'Knights of the Nightmare' I don't see that game getting localize yet I hope someone to translate it.