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The 2013 western window for Tales of Xillia is upgraded now to the summertime. Series producer Hideo Baba announced the news on the PlayStation Blog this week, while also revealing 2012 retail release Tales of Graces F is coming to PSN next week on March 26. The Standard edition of Graces F is pric...

March 22nd 2013 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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It was around fifteen years ago now that a good friend of mine urged me to try out Tales of Destiny, which had recently come out on the PlayStation."I really like the characters, and it's funny," he told me. Pretty soon, he was finding ways to incorporate the characters in his fan-fiction, his favo...

January 23rd 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Tales of Xillia will include text in five different languages when it arrives in Europe in 2013, Namco Bandai announced. Along with German, French, and English text, which Namco also provided in the European release of Tales of Graces F, Xillia will include Spanish and Italian text.There will also...

November 6th 2012 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Tales of Xillia is coming to North America and Europe in 2013. Until then, you have a gallery featuring dramatic close-ups like this one, allowing you to pass the time practicing your resolute stare.%Gallery-160058%

July 10th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Tales of Absorption? Tales of Dissolution? Namco Bandai announced this morning that it plans to absorb the Namco Tales Studio, producers of the company's successful Tales series, on January 1, 2012. No reason was given for the move. The Tales Studio is a wholly owned subsidiary of Namco Bandai f...

November 21st 2011 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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Andriasang reports that Namco Bandai has raised its earnings forecast (PDF) for the first six months of the year. Sales, previously pegged at ¥178 billion ($2.3 billion), are now expected to reach ¥194 billion ($2.5 billion); meanwhile, operating income (i.e. profit) projections have rise...

October 26th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Tales of Xillia and its Ayumi Hamasaki theme song has only been available in Japan for a few days, but that won't stop Namco Bandai from diverting money attention away from its new release and onto an even newer, less available and yet more mysterious entry in the Tales series by way of countdown...

September 12th 2011 at 6:29pm 0 Comments
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Nope, you still won't get an HDMI cable in the box with new PlayStation 3 hardware that arrives this September in Japan, but you will get a "charcoal black" console with decreased power consumption, a lightened chassis, and a 320GB HDD. Thrillingly named the "CECH-3000B," the new model was announ...

June 20th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Japanese PS3 buyers have the choice of another special-edition console, should they decide to give their Gran Turismo 5 blue or Final Fantasy XIII white systems a rest. The "Tales of Xillia X Edition" PS3 system is the usual "Charcoal Black" PS3 color, but with metallic red and gold artwork on th...

May 30th 2011 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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The mysterious PS3 Tales of title has now been formally announced by Namco Bandai as Tales of Xillia ... because apparently the existing Tales of titles weren't ridiculous enough. So is that pronounced "Sillia," "Shillia," "Chillia" or "Ex-illia?" Andriasang reports the game will be launch sometim...

December 15th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments