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Japan, as usual, is getting even more extra goodies with the upcoming release of Star Ocean: Second Evolution on the PSP. Game peripheral company Hori will be coming out with a new set of Star Ocean: Second Evolution themed accessories. The set consists of: headphones with a Star Ocean art design, ...

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Star Ocean: Second Evolution will be the next big thing after Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G hits Japan next week. And just like the screenshot update Monster Hunter received earlier today, this title is getting its own reciprocal visual update. Have a look at more than 30 new Second Evolution scree...

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Another Japanese RPG website made some huge updates, this time around it's Star Ocean: Second Evolution. The website updated with tons of information regarding the battle system, in-game strategies, extensive character profiles, and some of the new elements being introduced in the remade version....

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Most RPGs in Japan come with some super-sweet, super-catchy J-pop song. Square Enix's upcoming Star Ocean: The Second Evolution is no different. The all-girl band Scandal performs the theme song to this upcoming game with their number, "Start." Check it out. [Via PSPHyper]...

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We're not surprised at all by these images of Star Ocean: The Second Evolution. Why? It looks to continue the visual trend of The First Departure. This PSP-exclusive remake of the second entry to the Star Ocean RPG series will feature all the usual Square Enix dressings, such as enhanced graphics,...

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The First Departure hasn't even been announced for US release yet, but Japan is already on its way to the sequel. PSP's second Star Ocean game will feature the same revamped graphics, anime cutscenes and voice acting as the first remake. However, there's a special treat for Star Ocean fans that pr...

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Japan is feasting on yet another Square Enix RPG, as the rest of us patiently wait for Square Enix to release ... nay, announce the title for English release. This remake of the original Star Ocean features new enhanced graphics, and tons of cutscenes and voice acting to give it that special...

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The above trailer for the PS3-exclusive Star Ocean IV was ensconced in the Japanese release of Star Ocean: The First Departure – a remake of the original Star Ocean for PSP. The internet, being what it is, collectively willed the bits to fly from their UMD-prison and manifest themselves on Y...

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Square Enix rewarded those that purchased today's PSP-exclusive release of Star Ocean: The First Departure with a very exclusive trailer of the upcoming Star Ocean 4. Of course, as with all things on the internet, the trailer was immediately captured, and sent to YouTube for your perusal. Not much ...

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Square Enix is offering two new themes for your PSP, in celebration of today's release of the PSP-exclusive remake: Star Ocean: The First Departure. Not only is the game available today, but a new limited edition version of the system. Will the Japanese gaming populace flock to it just as they did...

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Square-Enix sure knows how to pull those emotional strings. The upcoming PSP exclusive Star Ocean: The First Departure is reviving the RPG franchise with brand new graphics and fully voiced and animated cutscenes. Once again, they're so pretty that we'd much rather watch the game than play. ...

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As is typical of modern Square Enix games, we're most excited for Star Ocean's cutscenes. The graphical "revamp" done for the first Star Ocean is akin to Final Fantasy Anniversary Edition ... it feels kind of lazy. Regardless, Square Enix always makes stellar cutscenes, and as evidenced by these n...

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Click for high-res image. Missed out on your chance to get the Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core limited edition PSP? Well, Square Enix is giving you yet another chance to squander your money. The Star Ocean limited edition PSP comes with this specially colored and designed system, a metallic pouch a...

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Interested in some new Star Ocean information? Famitsu has heard your internal cries via its giant Japanese thought catcher and, in response, has released a double page spread of images and text about the game. While most of the info will be familiar to you if you're a fan of the series, there are ...

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Square Enix's next big game for PSP is Star Ocean: First Departure. With a limited edition PSP system in the works, it's clear that Square Enix will throw a lot of muscle behind it. Take a look at this ad, currently running in Japanese magazines, for a good look at the game's art. Then, go to Jeux...

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Square Enix is bringing yet another remake to the PSP. The First Departure is a revisited version of the first Star Ocean game, and as seen in these new screenshots, it's getting more than just a cosmetic facelift. Two new characters can be spotted, both donning angelic wings. How these angels, Re...

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Final Fantasy fans aren't the only Square Enix devotees that can play with a limited edition PSP. Come December, a limited edition Star Ocean PSP-2000 will be available, launching simultaneously with Star Ocean: The First Departure. The package, which is set at 24,800 yen will include the game, th...

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Watching Star Ocean: First Departure is far more entertaining than playing it. The time-limited demo we played at the Tokyo Game Show starts with a glorious anime cinema that looks stunning on the PSP's screen. Once the cinema ends, the game goes back to its 2D roots with fairly unimpressive sprit...

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