X360 Friday, October 13, 2006 | 12:19 PM

Blue Dragon images

Blue Dragon images

The official Blue Dragon website has been updated as expected today with some "new" images, an interview of Uematsu and the TGS trailer subtitled in english.


Subtitled trailer

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Commented on 2006-10-13 12:32:45
the graphics are coming very close to what we know from pixar
Commented on 2006-10-13 12:33:13
It's great how you can barely see difference between cg and in-game. (as good as Lost Odyssee, superb)
Commented on 2006-10-13 12:51:34
Waiting for the game is getting harder and harder ....
Commented on 2006-10-13 12:52:38
Why do they show only cutscene images and no gameplay images?
Commented on 2006-10-13 13:11:44 In reply to Janman
Posted by Janman
Why do they show only cutscene images and no gameplay images?
there are some in-game screens in there. the first one is. there's another two on the site that blim blim didn't post that are also in-game. just look for the lack of anti-aliasing.

i think the cut-scenes are done with the in-game models, but are just done as movies to prevent loading scenes for the extra animations and such. i think it's gonna be difficult to notice the difference.
Commented on 2006-10-13 13:12:18
Umm.. the 1st, 2nd, 6th and 7th pictures are in-game. (if you want to see in-game stuff, go look in the news archive, there's plenty of video there)
Commented on 2006-10-13 13:15:02
srry for doublepost..

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Most of the game's cut-scenes are in-game. Do note that :)

* Phantasy Star Beta Demo @ XBLM
Commented on 2006-10-13 13:37:30 In reply to prodygee
Posted by prodygee
Most of the game's cut-scenes are in-game. Do note that :)
Most if not all of the cutscenes in the trailer are CG.
Commented on 2006-10-13 13:39:10
i am starting to need this game
Commented on 2006-10-13 15:31:47
if only the jap version was region free and contained english subs lol. Would be a dream come true.
Commented on 2006-10-13 16:20:13 In reply to prodygee
The in-game graphics look pretty close to the cutscenes anyway.

http://images.xboxyde.com/gallery/public/4429/748_...

http://images.xboxyde.com/gallery/public/4430/748_...
Commented on 2006-10-13 16:49:23 In reply to vspectra06
Posted by vspectra06
The in-game graphics look pretty close to the cutscenes anyway.

http://images.xboxyde.com/gallery/public/4429/748_...

http://images.xboxyde.com/gallery/public/4430/748_...
Both these images are CG cutscenes.
But yes, it's pretty close. These are realtime:
http://images.xboxyde.com/gallery/public/4429/748_...
http://images.xboxyde.com/gallery/public/4392/748_...
Commented on 2006-10-13 18:18:27
Honestly, I know some of you have a hard on for this game...and jrpgs in general, but is really draining that much blood from your head that you would honestly think the cg cutscenes are ingame? Not that it's particularly complex or anything and *couldn't* be done, but it's so obvious that there's a difference.
Commented on 2006-10-13 20:27:48
It's great to see that this game has found its graphical muse. I had my doubts about the cutesy style for a time, but it's beginning to charm me when I see it more and more. Maybe it's just because I'm growing tired of the "realistic" anime style that seems to be the fashion these days in AAA Japanese titles.

I think that if this game can keep focus and end up as a sharp example of traditional Japanese RPG's, then Microsoft will have a good global seller.

Also, I cannot remember for sure, but I recall Sakaguchi mentioning that subtitles will be an option in the western localized versions of the game.

Also--is that the same soco as the one I see in Evil Avatar? Belated welcome! (I'm fatefodder in EA)
Commented on 2006-10-14 00:52:15
If those aren't all in-game, then that is some terrible CG.

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