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It seems that Baroque was always meant to be bullied by Nintendo's juggernaut, Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Originally scheduled to release on February 26th (two weeks after Brawl's former February 10th date), Atlus has delayed the RPG until March 18th. As you may recall, Brawl is coming out on March 9t...

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OMG Nintendo interviewed the Baroque localization team at Atlus USA about the challenges of making a super-hardcore dungeon RPG on the Wii. And don't worry -- this isn't being loaded with minigames or billed as Dungeon Training or anything. The team is fully aware of who the audience for Baroque i...

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Warrior Epic, covered here and here, is something I'm looking forward to. The art style is positively quasi-Baroque, something that's a nice change from the Gothic overtones we're so used to in most MMOs. The character designs are varied and colorful, and don't shrink from detail. This is seen very ...

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Purple fog has never been so effective. With its eerie atmosphere and simply-rendered (and formally-dressed) monsters, Baroque seems set to creep us the hell out as it batters us with tough-as-nails dungeon crawling. And thanks to the Wii version's added first-person camera angle (as seen previous...

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When Baroque was announced for localization, Atlus released a trailer ... of the PS2 version. It wasn't really a big deal that we didn't see the Wii version, since the game is definitely a PS2 port, and the simultaneous PS2/Wii release in the U.S. ruled out any major changes. But it's still nice t...

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When the chips are down and creativity's glass feels half empty, we know we can always look to the mavericks at Atlus to come up with something just a hair shy of normal for an experience that is, if anything, unique. With surgery sim Trauma Center: New Blood's release sewn up and a pair of Japane...

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A dungeon-crawling, action RPG for the Wii? Well, we certainly can't complain about having more of those around. Sating our thirst for the genre is Atlus, who announced that their formerly Japan-only title Baroque will be coming to North America on the Wii, as well as the PS2. The game, according t...

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