X360 Friday, March 21, 2008 | 5:12 PM

Tales of Vesperia images

Tales of Vesperia images

Namco-Bandai has released some screenshots from Tales of Vesperia to Japanese websites, now found on Watch. Unfortunately, it was revealed in Famitsu that the game won't feature online co-op, making the whole Live community a giant sad panta.


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Commented on 2008-03-21 17:37:23
looks fantastic! PS: The wolf in the second pic looks very similar to the link-wolf from zelda.
Commented on 2008-03-21 18:06:07
Looks good, hope they localise it fast.

Lack of Co-op is no surprise though.
Commented on 2008-03-21 18:09:07
Sugoi.
Commented on 2008-03-21 18:26:11
Looks good.
Commented on 2008-03-21 18:42:42
Good news for PS3 Owners: http://onaxis.blogspot.com/2008/03/interview-tales...
Commented on 2008-03-21 18:47:52
really tight art style! BTW I doubt this will ever come to PS3... Namco hates PS3 now, Sony stole their top programmers (that's why they had difficulty in the beginning, Frame City Killer/early tekken 6 tech) and now they focus mostly on 360
Commented on 2008-03-21 20:09:07
the art style and colors are great. I might actually buy this one if it gets great scores.
Commented on 2008-03-21 20:22:40 In reply to Stunt
Posted by Stunt
Good news for PS3 Owners: http://onaxis.blogspot.com/2008/03/interview-tales...
I have no doubt that it will eventually be released on the PS3, however I wouldn't put faith in a very poorly translated sentence. It's nothing but jiberish, you could read that to mean almost anything.
Commented on 2008-03-21 21:31:06
Is it just me or does these screenshots look blurry?
Could it be a bloom effect?
Commented on 2008-03-22 00:31:45 In reply to Ishigami
Posted by Ishigami
Is it just me or does these screenshots look blurry?
Could it be a bloom effect?
It's focus/gaussian blur. The same effect is used in Blue Dragon to show distance between the characters and the background. Some love it, some hate it.
Commented on 2008-03-22 02:51:10
turn based battles or not?
Commented on 2008-03-22 03:34:21 In reply to Stunt
Posted by Stunt
Good news for PS3 Owners: http://onaxis.blogspot.com/2008/03/interview-tales...
Ah nice,
i hope they make the graphics ALOT better for PS3. this doesnt look next gen. at all.
Commented on 2008-03-22 03:49:38 In reply to Shaka
Posted by Shaka
Ah nice,
i hope they make the graphics ALOT better for PS3. this doesnt look next gen. at all.
Sorry, it's going to look exactly the same.
Posted by Moonwalker
turn based battles or not?
Have you played any Tales games?
Commented on 2008-03-22 03:58:54 In reply to Shaka
Posted by Shaka
Ah nice,
i hope they make the graphics ALOT better for PS3. this doesnt look next gen. at all.
A little hard for this game to be next gen considering the PS4 and Xbox 720 aren't out yet. Care to elaborate how a cell-shaded game could look any better than this?
Commented on 2008-03-22 06:20:52
Pretty damn good looking. im always happy to see more JRPG's love em, so keep on comin..
Commented on 2008-03-22 09:01:52 In reply to Doom_Bringer
Posted by Doom_Bringer
really tight art style! BTW I doubt this will ever come to PS3... Namco hates PS3 now, Sony stole their top programmers (that's why they had difficulty in the beginning, Frame City Killer/early tekken 6 tech) and now they focus mostly on 360
Sony did something similar to Sega. They poached half of Team Andromeda and created Polyphony! :( In case people don't know, poaching is HIGHLY frowned upon in the videogames industry, or at least it was when I was working. I'm sure most companies have anti-poaching clauses in their contracts by now but then again if a really big company poaches employees from another company then they'd probably pay for those employees' settlements if the employees get sued by their original employers.
Commented on 2008-03-22 09:04:12
Looks solid, hope it will be released in PAL...
Commented on 2008-03-22 16:29:12
Looking amazing ! Never played any of the Tales games but ill be sure to check this one out for sure.
Commented on 2008-03-22 16:50:23 In reply to Corellianrogue
Posted by Corellianrogue
Sony did something similar to Sega. They poached half of Team Andromeda and created Polyphony! :( In case people don't know, poaching is HIGHLY frowned upon in the videogames industry, or at least it was when I was working. I'm sure most companies have anti-poaching clauses in their contracts by now but then again if a really big company poaches employees from another company then they'd probably pay for those employees' settlements if the employees get sued by their original employers.
yea reminds of the EA vs Ubisoft case where EA stole some of the Splinter Cell team to work on their Montreal studio (Army of TWo)
Commented on 2008-03-23 15:45:49
This game shows how a Wii game should look like, but it is for the 360 so it looks like crap.
Commented on 2008-03-24 17:26:31
wii can not do this, this looks real anime like, look at the tales of game for wii coming out and then compare to this
Commented on 2008-03-25 11:16:17
I recently read that the game comes perhaps to PS3. Nothing but a rumour. But who knows..

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