iTunes - Podcast RSS Feed - Podcast RSS Feed - News RPGFan YouTube Channel RPGFan on Facebook RPGFan on Twitter


RPGFan Social Links
Taito Inks Cooperation Agreement with Nihon Falcom
05.29.04 - 2:11 AM

Taito and Nihon Falcom have signed a cooperation agreement, under which the two companies will cooperate on PlayStation 2 software development and publishing. As part of the deal, three installments of Nihon Falcom's classic Ys series as well as the action RPG Zwei will be seeing PlayStation 2 releases. The latter will be released in Japan this August, with the release of Ys III following in the fall. While the two companies have so far only released specifics regarding the Japanese aspect of the contract, an expansion to overseas markets is also planned.

Zwei, which was originally released for the PC platform in December 2001 has been a big hit for Nihon Falcom, selling about 50,000 copies. Since the release of its first installment in 1987, the company's flagship series Ys has sold more than 2.8 million copies, making it the best selling PC-based RPG series in Japan.


Back
Chris Winkler





Featured Content
Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Review
Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited
Review
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Review
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call
Review
The End and The Beginning: A Return to Hoenn
The End and The Beginning: A Return to Hoenn
Editorial
The Witcher Adventure Game Hands-On Preview
The Witcher Adventure Game
Hands-On Preview
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star Media
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star
New Media
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (Steam) Review
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (Steam)
Review