Star Ocean
3 weeks ago.
Halloween arrives for multiple Square Enix mobile titles
Throughout October and into early November, Square Enix is celebrating all things spooky-scary across their most popular mobile titles, which include Kingdom Hearts Union χ, Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, Star Ocean: Anamnesis and Mobius Final Fantasy. During these Halloween-themed events, players will be offered discounts and will be able obtain special in-game items, outfits and more. Below is the list of limited-time events and offers that are available in each mobile game: Kingdom Hearts Union χ Throughout…
1 month ago.
2B from NieR: Automata joins the cast of Star Ocean: Anamnesis
In celebration for the release of Star Ocean: Anamnesis in multiple countries worldwide, 2B from the NieR: Automata series has been added to the game. She will be available to draw with greatly increased rates for a limited-time Campaign Character Draw that will run until October 30th, 2018. 2B is an attacker unit who excels in short-range weapons. You can see 2B in action below. Also in celebration of 2B’s inclusion in Star Ocean: Anamnesis, renowned character designer and artist Akiman…
4 months ago.
Star Ocean anamnesis arrives on iOS and Android today
Star Ocean anamnesis arrives on iOS and Android devices today. A free-to-play title featuring characters from throughout the series, anamnesis features fully 3D combat. Character designs by Akiman and a soundtrack by Motoi Sakuraba are also featured. Being a freemium style game, it does make use of a stamina system that can be replenished over time by waiting or by microtransaction. Elements of the game also rely on a gacha-style structure, which is also reliant on microtransactions should you wish…
5 months ago.
Star Ocean: Anamnesis headed to western mobile devices in July 2018
Square Enix announced today that the mobile title Star Ocean: Anamnesis is coming to western shores this July on iOS and Android devices. Star Ocean: Anamnesis “puts you in the captain’s chair” according to Square Enix, and allows players to lead a squadron of heroes across the galaxy. Choosing between attackers, sharpshooters, defenders, invokers and healers; players will have the freedom to build their own powerful teams by utilizing the returning all-star cast of characters from the Star Ocean series. Though on…
5 months ago.
Producer Shuichi Kobayashi asks fans to “Please wait a little longer” for Star Ocean 6
Square Enix hosted a special celebratory festival for the Star Ocean series this past Sunday(May 20th, 2018). The event was called Star Ocean Fes 2018 ~Festival of the Sea of Stars~, and featured a musical concert and a cast of Star Ocean voice actors for story dramas. There was also a live stream for stage events, including an on-tour version of the Star Ocean Program. Though Star Ocean 6 had not been present or announced during the event, Square Enix producer…
11 months 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…
11 months 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: …
11 months 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 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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. …
1 year 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. …
2 years 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. …
2 years 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…
2 years 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…