(PS2) A Very Xenosaga Question

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  1. AceOfQueens
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    So I just got my hands on a PC that doesn't completely suck - capable of emulating PS2 games perfectly. As such, I'm now having some fun with stuff I missed out on, or just crave but too lazy to undust my old PS2.

    That said, I do have a peculiar and particular question: Have remuxed ISOs of any of the Xenosaga games been released?

    Basically, this is the situation: The Xenosaga games in the US were pretty heavily censored to earn that coveted JRPG-loving T-rating. Some, very stupidly censored (I cite a certain young Shion hospital scene). Has anyone ever remuxed the two ISOs - that is, the Japanese version of the game with English text and voices?

    Now, it doesn't have to have English voices - as long as the text is translated, and game untouched in terms of content, I'll be a happy camper. In short, Xenosaga Uncensored.
     
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    Hmm, Xenosaga was heavily censored? I absolutely loved the Xenosaga series (except for 2, of course), and Xenosaga 3 may be my most favorite game of all time. I haven't heard of any such version of Xenosaga. If you find it, I would be quite interested. Xenosaga was pretty dark, so I would love even less censoring.
     
  3. AceOfQueens
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    Mhm. The games were pretty significantly chopped up coming stateside. At best, there's Xenosaga Episode I Reloaded, which is the uncensored version featuring the English dub track, but text is Japanese.

    If there's no such thing, then who knows. This is a place where such magic can happen right? So, yeah, who knows!
     
  4. kupo3000

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    Yep, all three episodes have been undubbed (japanese audio/english text) and uncensored.
    You'll find them quickly by google.
     
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    I know they've been undubbed, but I was under the impression that those were just the NTSC versions with their audio files swapped. Which still means they're censored.
     
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    The undubbers thankfully also took the time to uncensor them as well. :creep:
    Ironically the JPN version of Episode I is censored when Albedo dismembers and beheads himself with a knife.
     
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    Hm. :3 Alright, I'll give it a spin. Thanks a bunch. If it doesn't turn out to be...erm, "kosher", then I'll bother you for a link via PM.
     
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    Sorry if I bother you...

    Xenosaga UNDUBED roms (I,II,III) are automatically also UNCENSORED?
    Or are they just the classic american NTSC-U with the original audio file?
     
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    Oh nice! Where could I find them?
     
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    Just as an FYI, you're not allowed to mention the name of sites that host ROMs, ISOs, or the like. But I would imagine it's available there and elsewhere.
     
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    Ops....sorry:cry:
     
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    Nope...
    they only uncensored the cutscenes...there still are in game parts censured :wink: