Phantasy Star Zero (DS) announced

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  1. granville
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    In the latest issue of Famitsu, Sega had a surprise for us: a new game in their long-running series for the DS called Phantasy Star Zero. Not much is known about the game yet, but I'll post what I have uncovered thus far:

    First of all:

    "- Phantasy Star Zero (DS)
    Publisher: SEGA
    Developer: Sonic Team?
    - Character Designer : Toshiyuki Kubooka (IdolMaster, Lunar)
    - Scenario : Tooru Shiwasu (formerly in charge of the online quest on the original PSO, now a writer)
    - Scenario : Teru Arai (mystery novels writer)
    - New in the PSO series
    - Multi play over Nintendo WiFi connection
    - Chat system supports sending of stylus sketches (Something like Pictochat)
    - Huge Dragon: Rayburn"


    This is the info that was in Famitsu. Source is: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p...amp;postcount=1

    Scans:

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    These are pretty high quality!
     
  2. JPH

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    Oboy oboy oboy! [​IMG]

    Man, that's going to be great! Thank you SEGA. Thank you.

    3D? Awesome.
    Wi-Fi multiplayer? Awesome.
    Wi-Fi Chat? Awesome.
    SEGA doing something on the Nintendo DS that's awesome? Awesome.

    All I've got to say is that it had better be translated to English or it will be WWII all over again. [​IMG]

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    YES PLEASE.

    I loved the original Phantasy Star Online so much that I've been debating picking up a PSP in part for this game. Hopefully this turns out great, and the pictochat should really be interesting.

    Scared about the social aspect though. In the original PSO it was so easy to add friends to your list because you would just trade "cards." Nintendo isn't too keen on this simplicity of friend-making, not to mention people had a tendency to type and draw pretty naughty things. I hope it doesn't turn out botched.
     
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    Yes Wifi!!! This looks awesome.
     
  5. Serabii

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    ZOMFG this is awesome!!!!

    I just hope the WiFi play can support 4 and hoping more than that players [​IMG].

    So from the screenshots I'm expecting action RPG like, kinda like Soma Bringer.

    Nice find dude~
     
  6. shadow1w2

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    JOY!!

    Ive dreamed of this since NDS day one.
    It might not be full out MMO but thats just fine aslong as theres a little more immersion to fill it in.
    Though the long drawn out gameplay can get some people rather tired.
    So hopefully theres a lobby in there somewhere.

    Still, its just what I've been waiting for. I hope it turns out well.

    Yay SEGA! Still kicking and screaming.
     
  7. Zarcon

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    Wait, what?
    WHAT?!

    This is freaking awesome!

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    They better not screw this up. >.>;;
     
  8. granville
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    Just edited this to add two more scans. Same scan, better angles, and more pictures made it into camera view. [​IMG]

    It's hard to tell at the moment, but the 3D looks pretty good!
     
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    SEGA sure do have a lot of RPG's for the DS don't they? All are looking pretty good too, hoping that they can get back to their former glory.

    The look of this title matches the Dreamcast & Gamecube games, I just hope its better than Phantasy Star Universe as I really couldn't get into that one.
     
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    To tell the truth, I've only played the Genesis games. I've never tried the Dreamcast, Gamecube, or any other system's Phantasy Star games.
     
  11. knoxvillz

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    AHHHHH YYYEEEEAAHHHH!!!! I was just thinking about a phantasy star for ds. I loved the original online games for the dreamcast and gamcube, I played online for awhile and it was quite fun. I do hope they have the "card" feature in rather than friend codes as it would be easier to find out if your friends are online. I just hope they don't charge you for your cards like they did on the gamecube....
     
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    Hmm...are the scans down? But this sounds really good...especially since they say it's a new addition to the PSO series...the more players the better on Wifi, but hell, I'd be fine with just 2 players as long as it's co-op. As long as it's as good as I & II, although never tried III but people seemed to like it depsite the C.A.R.D. system.
     
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    I think I fixed them. No clue what happened though.
     
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    ZOMG!

    The PSP game had some very good sales.. I see SEGA's motivation for doing this [​IMG]

    I haven't played a Phantasy Star game since PS4 on the Genesis, hope they don't screw this..
     
  15. Tragoedia181

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    WOW this game look Cool
     
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    I have a bomb alallalallala
    Sweet.As everyone already said, I hope they don't mess this up.
     
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    I have a bomb alallalallala
    Sweet.As everyone already said, I hope they don't mess this up.
     
  18. ENDscape

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    Sega is being nice??? Wow, if only Nintendo is nice...
     
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    WoW ! great ! *pray pray pray* I heard Phantasy Star was an awesome Dreamcast game, and according to the screenshots, it will rock ! YAY !
     
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    As much as I enjoyed PSO on the dreamcast (I went a little overboard and now it is the reason I do not play mmorpgs) I was truly hoping for a continuation of the megadrive/genesis games. Oh well back to the emulators (I see a couple of the pre internet megadrive/genesis modem versions have now been translated anyhow: http://www.romhacking.net/?genre=&plat...asy&author= ).