News for a Tuesday
Bleem! has released a partial list of games that it plans to support with its Bleemcast software. RPGs so far include Brigandine, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and Diablo.
Warning, this is yet an unconfirmed rumor! Do not take this seriously! GameArts is RUMORED to be releasing Grandia II for Dreamcast in Japan on August 3rd, in between the release dates for Final Fantasy IX and Dragon Quest VII. If this is true, how well will Grandia II stand up against these long running series?
Don't despair Tokimemo fanboys, Konami has the situation under control! Konami's Tokimeki Memorial BBS was recently hacked into and a "bomb" was inserted into the message boards. Police have already apprehended the culprit, who is an 18 year old Japanese student. Konami says they will be improving their websites' system security.
Square is set to release an original game for the WonderSwan in Japan. Working Chocobo is a simulation in the same vein as Natsume's Harvest Moon. Developed by the same team who worked on the SaGa (Final Fantasy Legend) series for GameBoy, Chocobo has to work different jobs and earn money to develop his new piece of land. Each Chocobo has different personalities and you select jobs that will be most suitable for your particular one. Jobs include farming, digging, cooking, gardening, etc. You will also compete with different rivals and beating them further develops your land. Working Chocobo, which is due out in August, also supports the Link Cable, letting you battle with friends.
May 23rd, 2000