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Hironobu Sakaguchi's name is credited with leading and assisting in the creation of many games over the years, from Final Fantasy to The Last Story, Chrono Trigger to Parasite Eve. The veteran designer announced his latest project in July, an action-RPG-puzzle game for iOS and Android called Terra...

September 8th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Mistwalker, the studio started by Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, has launched its first game for iOS, Party Wave. No, it's not a game where you wave hello to friends as they walk in the door for your birthday party, nor does it involve coordinating a stadium full of people to move their...

July 23rd 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Final Fantasy veteran Hironobu Sakaguchi's Mistwalker studio is working on three iOS projects at the moment, and the first one has been announced. Party Wave is about surfing, which Sakaguchi describes as one of his passions.According to the trailer, you flick around the screen to guide surfers thr...

June 22nd 2012 at 5:15am 0 Comments
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There must be a fascinating behind-the-scenes story as to how XSEED managed to get a hold of the localization rights for The Last Story. Ordinarily, Nintendo has a death grip on the rights to its games: If they don't localize it, no one does. XSEED, for their part, say they "got lucky."The Last Sto...

May 9th 2012 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Mistwalker, the developer started by Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, is taking up mobile development -- or, at least, reaching the result of an experiment started two years ago. In an email to Siliconera, Sakaguchi revealed that "I'm working on three new games on iOS." He'll update fans on...

March 21st 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been ignoring The Last Story because you didn't want to get interested in a game you'd never be able to play, well, it's time to start watching trailers. And there's no better place to start than with this European trailer directed by Mistwalker's Hironobu Sakaguchi himself.Like the Europ...

February 24th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Mistwalker's Hironobu Sakaguchi and Takuya Matsumoto from co-developer AQ Interactive spoke to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata about The Last Story's online play in a new Iwata Asks interview posted by Nintendo of Japan. The game won't exactly have chat when played online, but it will have a bizarre...

December 17th 2010 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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Legendary Final Fantasy game designer Hironobu Sakaguchi has dug up some old notes from the making of Final Fantasy IX, and they're an interesting read for anyone who's a fan of the adventures of Zidane, Vivi and Steiner. There's a lot of interesting stuff in there, especially if you love the old g...

November 30th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Yes, it's still on the Wii. The latest Jump magazine, summarized by Andriasang, reveals two online game modes for Mistwalker's surprisingly exciting action RPG, The Last Story. The competitive mode is a battle arena, and the cooperative mode has players teaming up to fight tough monsters -- reminis...

November 10th 2010 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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We've seen little of The Last Story since its January debut: concept art, mostly, with more revealed in a series of developer columns. Today, Nintendo released the first trailer for the Wii RPG, which Mistwalker head and Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi identified as his sole project earlier...

July 8th 2010 at 9:47am 0 Comments