Star Ocean
2 days ago.
Star Ocean The Last Hope 4K and Full HD Remaster Review
Star Ocean The Last Hope International recently received a re-release that included a visual upgrade in the form of Star Ocean The Last Hope 4K and Full HD Remaster. This title includes all of the features bundled into the PlayStation 3 release of Star Ocean The Last Hope International and is a good introduction to the series for newcomers looking to explore earlier installments of the franchise. While elements of the story haven’t aged remarkably well, Star Ocean The Last Hope…
1 week ago.
Star Ocean Producer discusses rebooting the series and his hopes for a new Star Ocean game
Shuichi Kobayashi, a producer at Square Enix, had been the one to revive the once dormant Star Ocean with the release of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness after the series had been quiet for roughly seven years. And in a recent interview with Sisilala, Shuichi spoke about his experiences with rebooting the series and discussed his hope for the development of a new Star Ocean title. Thanks to Siliconera, some of the highlights from Kobayashi’s interview have been translated to English: …
2 weeks ago.
Here is the launch trailer for Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD Remaster
With the nearing release of Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD Remaster, Square Enix has gone ahead and shared the official launch trailer. As the name states, Star Ocean: The Last Hope International will receive a 4K upgrade along with keyboard control support on the PC. The original International release also included balance & UI tweaks as well as dual audio support over the Xbox 360 version. You can check out the video below: https://youtu.be/IXI9hrGBEYQ Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD…
1 month ago.
Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD Remaster due out November 28 in North America and Europe
Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD Remaster is heading overseas next month, Square Enix announced today. The revamped PlayStation 4 and PC-bound port will launch digitally on November 28, same as the Japanese release. The game will be priced at $20.99 and with 4K and keyboard control support on PC. Those who purchase the game within two weeks of release will receive a 10% discount. Steam buyers during this window will also receive an exclusive downloadable mini-soundtrack featuring…
2 months ago.
Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD Remaster announced for PS4 and PC in Japan
Square Enix is preparing Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD Remaster for PlayStation 4 and PC in Japan, the company announced today. Due out as a digital-only title on November 28, the revamped port will run at a cost of 2,800 yen for both platforms. Naturally, each version will have their own set of differences. The PS4 version will support Full HD on the base model and a maximum of 4K on PS4 Pro. You'll also have the…
6 months ago.
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time for PS4 available now; check out the special video message and launch trailer
Ready your books of Symbology because Star Ocean: Till the End of Time is now available worldwide for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store (North America, Europe). Deservedly dubbed as the series-defining title, the RPG re-release includes new features unique to the system, such as trophy support, share functionality, and remote play. The version will also take advantage of the PlayStation 4’s PS2 emulator to up-render the game in full HD with reduction in jaggies and improved lighting. The story begins in…
6 months ago.
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time for PS4 heading West; due out May 23
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time is making its way westward for PlayStation 4 as a digital exclusive, Square Enix has announced. As previously reported, the game includes new features unique to the system, such as trophy support, share functionality, and remote play. The version will also take advantage of the PlayStation 4’s PS2 emulator to up-render the game in full HD with reduction in jaggies and improved lighting. Originally released in 2004 for the PlayStation 2, the RPG presents…
8 months ago.
Check out Star Ocean: Till the End of Time running on PS4; now available in Japan
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Star Ocean: Till the End of Time running on the PlayStation 4. The optimized version takes advantage of the PlayStation 4’s PS2 emulator to up-render the game in full HD with reduction in jaggies and improved lighting. The digital-exclusive title also includes trophies, share features, remote play and, as an added bonus, removes the inconvenience of disc-changing and lengthy load times. Star Ocean: Till the End of Time is now available for PlayStation 4…
8 months ago.
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time for PS4 releases on March 31 in Japan
Square Enix has revealed the PlayStation 4 version of Star Ocean: Till the End of Time will release on March 31 in Japan for ¥2,800. Announced about a month ago, the optimized version will take advantage of the PlayStation 4’s PS2 emulator to up-render the game in full HD with reduction in jaggies and improved lighting. The digital-exclusive title will also support trophies, share features, remote play and, as an added bonus, removes the inconvenience of disc-changing and lengthy load times. …
9 months ago.
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time coming to PlayStation 4
Square Enix is bringing Star Ocean: Till the End of Time to the PlayStation 4 as a PS2-on-PS4 title. Releasing in 2017 in Japan, the digital-exclusive title is releasing as part of Square Enix's Ultimate Hits HD collection series and will take advantage of the PlayStation 4's PS2 emulator to up-render the game in full HD with reduction in jaggies and improved lighting. The version will also support trophies, share features, remote play and, as an added bonus, removes the inconvenience…
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: anamnesis game trailer shows off gameplay, characters
Square Enix has revealed a new trailer for Star Ocean: anamnesis, currently in development for smartphones in Japan. As the first Star Ocean game for mobile, the video takes a look at gameplay as well as the characters involved in it. The game is due out for iOS and Android in 2016. …
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: anamnesis closed beta sign-ups open in Japan
Square Enix has opened applications for Star Ocean: anamnesis' closed beta test, currently scheduled for Android platforms. Players will be brought in on a first come, first served basis with sign-ups open through November 28 at 15:00 JST. The full release will be available for both iOS and Android toward the end of the year. …
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: anamnesis battle gameplay first look
Square Enix has revealed a short gameplay teaser for Star Ocean: anamnesis detailing the game's battle system in action for the first time. The smartphone game features a number of characters from the Star Ocean series and is due out in Japan this year. Square Enix will be holding a special live stream on November 19 to share even more on the project. …
1 year ago.
Star Ocean series characters return for Star Ocean: anamnesis
Square Enix has revealed new screenshots for Star Ocean: anamnesis, detailing several series characters who will be making their way to the mobile title. Ranging from the first Star Ocean all the way through the most recent Star Ocean 5, here's a run down of who you can expect: Ronyx J. Kenny (Star Ocean 1) Cliff Fittir (Star Ocean 3) Maria Traydor (Star Ocean 3) Myuria Tionysus (Star Ocean 4) Fidel Camuze (Star Ocean 5) Miki Sauvester (Star Ocean 5) Hana (Star…
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: anamnesis gets a teaser trailer, first screenshots and details
Square Enix has opened the official site for Star Ocean: anamnesis, a free-to-play title due out for smartphones in 2016. The site features a look at the game's battle system, which is said to be even further evolved from the series' mainstay. Using high-definition visuals similar to a home console, Star Ocean: anamnesis offers up intuitive controls allowing for easy use of its action systems. You can swipe to move around the field, tap to initiate an attack and flick…
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: anamnesis detailed in Famitsu
Famitsu has the first details on Star Ocean: anamnesis, following its announcement for smartphones earlier this week. The game is currently in development at tri-Ace and features music by series regular Motoi Sakuraba, a real-time 3D action battle system and high-definition visuals. Battles are said to be designed around the mobile interface in an intuitive way - allowing for swipes and flicks to move or evade. Additionally, the game will support four-player multiplayer battles. Star Ocean: anamnesis will include a number of…
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: anamnesis features a full 3D action battle system
An update on the newly opened Twitter for Star Ocean: anamnesis provided some new details on the upcoming mobile title. Similar to its console counterparts, the game will feature a 3D real-time action battle system. "The battles in the project are full 3D real-time action battles," according to a tweet from the official account. "Of course, the graphics will be HD." Alongside this message is a teaser image of Nel from Star Ocean: Till the End of Time, giving fans an…
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: anamnesis revealed for smartphones
Square Enix has revealed a new title in collaboration with tri-Ace - Star Ocean: anamnesis for iOS and Android platforms. A teaser site opened today features character artwork from each of the previous games across a green starry background. While the site is sparse for the moment, fans are encouraged to check back on October 20 for the next update. The teaser site can be accessed here. An additional key visual is featured below. …
1 year ago.
Square Enix at Japan Expo: Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts and more playable
Square Enix France has revealed their playable and stage lineup for Japan Expo - set to run from July 7 to July 10 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in Paris, France. During the show, attendees can get their hands on the following playable demos: Final Fantasy XV Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Dragon Quest Builders Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue World of Final Fantasy Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness I am Setsuna Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Additionally, Square Enix will hold special events focusing on…
1 year ago.
Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness out today in North America
After 7 years of silence, the Star Ocean series finally returns to North American shores today with Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness for PlayStation 4. For those familiar with the other games, this latest entry is set between Star Ocean: The Second Story and Star Ocean: Till the End of Time. Set centuries after humans have left Earth for the distant Faykreed star system, the swordsman Fidel Camuze and his childhood friend, Miki Sauvester, set out to protect their village…