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Tales of Xillia sequel will be localized to NA/EU in 2014

A few days ago, Hideo Baba, the producer for the “Tales of” series announced on the official PlayStation.Blog that the follow-up to the Japanese-RPG Tales of Xillia (which will be released August 6th in NA, and August 9th in EU), Tales of Xillia 2 would be localized and released in 2014.

Tales of Xillia 2 has been out since October 2012 in Japan, and even though we knew that Tales of Xillia would be localized, there had been no word on the sequel.

This news comes only a month after the confirmation that Tales of Symphonia HD Collection (including Tales of Symphonia and Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of a new world) would also be released exclusively to PS3 in 2014.

I really can’t wait for the release of Tales of Xillia (be sure to read my full review!), and I’m now even more trilled to see that we’ll also get the sequel next year!

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Ni No Kuni Western Release Delayed

I am a bit disappointed in the news of Level-5 and Studio Ghibli Western release of Ni No Kuni been delayed to 2013. According to publisher Namco Bandai, The game’s American release has been pushed back to 2013, instead of Winter 2012.

Looking forward for this game. If you haven’t watched the English trailer, go ahead and do so.

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Coming To Consoles Sooner Than Expected

Namco Bandai has announced a new release date for the home version of Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Previously slated for a ‘Holiday 2012′ debut, yesterday during the company’s ‘Global Gamers Day’ event held in Las Vegas Namco revealed a September release window for the fighter.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for the PS3 and 360 will boast 50 characters including exclusive new fighters not found in the arcade version, a new training mode called “Fight Lab” where players can hone their iron fists, as well as Pair Play mode. Pair Play-first introduced in the Arcade version earlier this year-allows for one versus one and one versus two action for those who prefer not to spend time learning two different fighters for the standard tag mode.

Source: GameSpot

Time for me to touch up on my Dragunov/Leo skills! All you Tekken fans out there, who’s your winning tag team?

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[Review] Soul Calibur V

For the first time in series history the fifth installment to Namco’s Soul Calibur franchise moves the story forward significantly. Set seventeen years after the events of the fourth game, Soul Calibur V introduces long time fans of the series to a fresh new, younger cast of characters while keeping the right mix of familiar faces around. With this edition of Soul Calibur Project Soul ( the developers behind the series ) took several bold steps with the fighter as an attempt to attract new players but was it enough to keep the soul burning?

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