X360 Friday, July 6, 2007 | 4:22 PM

Hironobu Sakaguchi press conference

Hironobu Sakaguchi press conference

I'm just back from Hironobu Sakaguchi's press conference at the Japan Expo near Paris, and as expect there wasn't much new announced there. Blue Dragon will be released as expected at the end of August everywhere. Lost Odyssey is about 80 % done and will be finished in about 3 months, they are now working on the game balance. It will be released at the end of the year in Japan and in the english speaking countries (USA and UK too), but the other territories will have to wait until a few weeks later in Q1 2008. It will be localized in 8 languages and released in 22 countries. I'll have a very short interview with Sakaguchi tomorrow afternoon, where I'll hopefully be able to know a bit more about Lost Odyssey.


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Commented on 2007-07-06 16:46:09
Nice one BlimBlim try and get as much out of him .. tho dont offer him any sweeties hes been a bad boy making us wait this long for blue dragon :( lol
Commented on 2007-07-06 16:46:51
wow sounds great!

can we ask questions?

tell him to post on xboxyde!
Commented on 2007-07-06 16:52:30
Good Work BlimBlim we wait for the Interview !!!
Commented on 2007-07-06 16:56:48
I want japanese voice track for the PAL version confirmed once and for all. STILL people wobble when posed the question.

http://www.360-gamer.com/news.asp?id=1102

Right now it doesn't seem like it.
Commented on 2007-07-06 16:59:05
Tell the old bugger I said Hi
Commented on 2007-07-06 17:18:20
Will the Sakaguchi interview be a Gamersyde video for the future?
Commented on 2007-07-06 17:23:41
@ BlimBlim
Please ask it whether it a Trailer to the E3 shows. And whether demo comes
Commented on 2007-07-06 17:24:32 In reply to Salarien
Posted by Salarien
@ BlimBlim
Please ask it whether it a Trailer to the E3 shows. And whether demo comes
It's been confirmed that there will be a LO trailer at E3.
Commented on 2007-07-06 17:32:05 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
It's been confirmed that there will be a LO trailer at E3.
thanks for the Info mybest News Friend ^^
Commented on 2007-07-06 17:33:42
@BlimBlim
have you seen a new Picture about the new Graphic ???
Commented on 2007-07-06 17:37:34
Great,thanks to the Dub Nazi's it will probably be 5 more months before I get to play it. Since I REALY wanna play in german or french. (btw I was being sarcastic).
Commented on 2007-07-06 17:54:47
Hmm what is with germany comes this also in the end of this year ???
Commented on 2007-07-06 18:24:58
great work blimblim.....try get some in-game gameplay for us
Commented on 2007-07-06 18:46:44
Oh thank you ever so much Blim for the info. although I doubt the UK will see the game before the rest fo europe.
Commented on 2007-07-06 19:03:13 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
It's been confirmed that there will be a LO trailer at E3.
Great! ThX, man!
Commented on 2007-07-06 19:57:08 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
It's been confirmed that there will be a LO trailer at E3.
god .....maybe a demo 2 =P
Commented on 2007-07-06 21:18:55
http://www.totalvideogames.com/news/Sakaguchi-san_...

Interesting...
Commented on 2007-07-06 21:21:49
They won't translate it to Dutch anyways, so why don't they release it in the Netherlands too at the same time.
Commented on 2007-07-06 21:47:22 In reply to alimokrane
Posted by alimokrane
Oh thank you ever so much Blim for the info. although I doubt the UK will see the game before the rest fo europe.
Don't be so pesamistic.
Commented on 2007-07-06 22:02:40 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
Don't be so pesamistic.
there's a difference between *pessimistic* and *realistic* when has ever a JRPG been released in the UK before the rest of europe because of translation ? I WOUUULD LOVE IT if I am wrong believe you me! :)
Commented on 2007-07-06 22:54:17 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
It's been confirmed that there will be a LO trailer at E3.
Finally, i've been looking forward to this game
Commented on 2007-07-07 00:43:53
Can't wait to dive in Kaim's universe :)
Commented on 2007-07-07 03:57:13
YESSSSSS!!!

Thank You BlimBlim!!!
Commented on 2007-07-07 04:13:09
GREAT NEWS!
Commented on 2007-07-07 06:47:49
whatever happened to the sakaguchi interview!?
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