RPGFan


News

Thursday News

It seems like we'll be seeing more of Final Fantasy X - and hopefully hearing more details - fairly soon. At a recent computer graphics seminar in Japan, Square's CG director, Satoshi Tsukamoto, said to 'expect some of the most impressive CG yet' in FFX. Square is planning a 'formal showing of Final Fantasy X' at the Tokyo Game Show, which runs from March 30th to April 1st. However, it's uncertain what specifically, or how much of FFX will be shown at TGS at this time.

The bi-monthly Sega Dreamcast RPG, Eldorado Gate, is going to be cut pretty short, closing with the seventh chapter as opposed to the 24th, as was originally planned. Capcom made the announcement earlier this week, saying it was due to Sega cutting back in hardware production. Changes are being made to the remaining chapters, which are all still slated for their original release dates, with the exception of the fourth chapter, which will be released in Japan on April 12.

Atlus has announced an RPG for the PlayStation 2 titled Wizardry, which is being developed by Racdym. Wizardy takes place in a kingdom called Doohan, which has been destroyed by a large orb of light - and to make matters worse, the Queen is lost in the labyrinth beneath the castle. The Queen's court then asks the surviving citizens of Doohan to help find and save the Queen. Gameplay details are scarce, but so far we know that the battle system will allow you to fight up to a dozen enemies at once, as well as use group attack techniques. Atlus also promises there will be a highly customizable party, as well as a large number of side quests.

Source(s):

Core Magazine
Videogames.com

Date Updated:
March 15th, 2001

Time Updated:
4:57 PM


Schala


Back




Coming Up on Twitch

Chrono Cross
All Week • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Aug 28 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Skies of Arcadia Continues!
Every Monday • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Star Wars: KotOR Continues!
Every Tuesday • 10:00am PDT/1:00pm EDT

Featured Content
Retro Encounter Bonus Round: Essential Ten Part 2
Retro Encounter Bonus Round: Essential Ten Part 2
Podcast
Editorial: Final Fantasy VI: Falling in love with classic games
FFVI: Falling in love with classic games
Editorial
Final Fantasy XI Priceless Remembrance Review
Final Fantasy XI Priceless Remembrance
Review
Pillars of Eternity: The White March Parts I and II
Pillars of Eternity: The White March Parts I and II
Review
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius OST Review
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius OST
Review
Rhythm Encounter Episode 27: Foliage Ocean in St. Louis
Rhythm Encounter Episode 27: Foliage Ocean in St. Louis
Podcast
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter