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Finally, after numerous pieces of downloadable content have graced the Japanese Marketplace, Lost Odyssey fans in other Live regions will get in on the DLC fun.A new 200 Microsoft point Lost Odyssey DLC bonus pack will release on Friday, April 25th to North America (and, more than likely, to the Eur...

April 24th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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As if two sets of downloadable content weren't enough, our gaming friends over in Japan are set to get a third piece of Lost Odyssey DLC this Thursday, April 10th. The new Seeker of the Abyss DLC is another dungeon, located in the sea and features a new Eternal Magic Engine that helps with MP consum...

April 7th 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Will the epic Japanese RPG Lost Odyssey be a one-off piece of gaming history, or is the title destined for franchising and perennial iterations? As much as we wish it were the former, a brief quote from a Microsoft exec suggests that the "odyssey" may only be getting started.Speaking with the execu...

February 29th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Microsoft just launched a new marketing campaign whose main aim is to get you trained so that when someone mentions the letters RPG your instant response will be Xbox 360. The Best RPGs Are On Xbox 360 is the campaign's name and highlights some of the best of the best RPGs that grace the Xbox 360 in...

February 28th 2008 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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With the first of Mistwalker's exclusive 360 franchises already rumored to be getting a sequel, it would be remiss if there wasn't a reciprocating rumor for the second franchise. So, to be proper as possible, here we are reporting on a rumor of just that. Nikkei Trendy.net, a Japanese game site, pos...

February 27th 2008 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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If you're a resident of the pristine lands of the UK and are a guaranteed purchaser of Lost Odyssey, then we have a deal for you. UK retailer HMV is offering 1000 Microsoft points for free to anyone who pre-orders Lost Odyssey before the game hits retailers this week. Free MS points that can be used...

February 25th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Judging from what we had seen of Lost Odyssey before its release, we pretty much figured we had it pegged, and the reviews that have popped up since have only cemented our first impressions. By all accounts, it seems to be a competent, well-polished effort that is extremely traditional, if not deri...

February 15th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Another week, another batch of brand new games for the Xbox 360. The biggest game this week is undoubtedly Lost Odyssey. Of course, given its nature, Lost Odyssey will draw one of two reactions: excited, nerdy screams or decidedly protracted yawns. X3F seems to be relatively split on the subj...

February 11th 2008 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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We were fully prepared to make the absolutely delightful-looking Professor Layton and the Mysterious Village our featured game but we were afraid ... well, we were afraid that you'd make fun of us. There, we said it. So we went with the predictable choice: The sweeping, "no, we swear it's not Final...

February 11th 2008 at 8:45am 0 Comments

Mistwalker released a new Lost Odyssey trailer today and color us white, it's rather enjoyable. The new trailer doesn't focus on Lost Odyssey's novel qualities or mention anything about the lackluster collector's edition, instead Mistwalker focuses on Lost Odyssey's art, story and epic RPG sc...

February 1st 2008 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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MTV's Stephen Totilo describes himself as a guy "who played Fire Emblem with the battle animations turned off." This is just so we're clear on his impressions of a pre-release build of 360 epic RPG Lost Odyssey. According to Totilo, it's a slow-moving game which suffers from long load-times, but be...

January 16th 2008 at 9:14am 0 Comments
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Multiplayer has an interesting little preview up for Lost Odyssey, the upcoming RPG from Mistwalker starring an immortal man with amnesia. We've reported before that a significant portion of the game is taken up by flashbacks. The twist is that these flashbacks are actually written short stories for...

January 15th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments