PS3 Monday, May 21, 2007 | 7:51 PM

Trailer of Folks Soul/Folklore

Trailer of Folks Soul/Folklore

Just a few days after the Gamers Day trailer, Sony Japan and Game Republic released this new trailer showing much more of the game and the cutscenes, and in 720p resolution too. And since it's just beautiful, it's definitely worth its own news.

May 21 video (MP4)
Download: MP4
May 21 video

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Commented on 2007-05-21 21:09:37
Wow, now im hooked like when I first saw this game!

The story seems good so good they could make it into a mature short anime series. Also love the music, it's top notch.

Kind of reminds me of the first Silent Hill (just a tad bit).
Commented on 2007-05-21 21:30:41
Commented on 2007-05-21 21:37:20
looks very nice...surprisingly good actually, even though I was already paying attention to it

cat likes this fish
Commented on 2007-05-21 22:12:30
Now I want this game even more.
Very surprised how this turned out...:D
Commented on 2007-05-21 22:12:38
Can't wait, Blim are you guna import the JP version ?
Commented on 2007-05-21 22:23:57
Lol, Irish accents!, whats that all about? Coming from the UK... that really rounds ODD to me hearing an Irish voice actor!

Looks pretty damn good tho!

Tis gonna be a cracker dat one! lol.... ya ijuts!
Commented on 2007-05-21 22:25:13
I hope they are already working on all the translations....they are already speaking course that doesn't have to mean they are already doing it.

We can always hope I gues.
Commented on 2007-05-21 22:26:39
You mean Irish, lol.
Commented on 2007-05-21 22:28:30
almost the same :)
Commented on 2007-05-21 23:15:31
Think the Irish accent is great, better than most of the half assed American ones we have to put up with.
Commented on 2007-05-21 23:28:43 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
Think the Irish accent is great, better than most of the half assed American ones we have to put up with.
Amen to that. Final Fantasy X drove me crazy. Dragon Quest 8 Had Amazing voice acting!
Commented on 2007-05-21 23:52:57
Keats looks cool. :D
Commented on 2007-05-22 01:45:42
Thanks for the .mp4 support!
Commented on 2007-05-22 03:20:17
Great trailer, not sure about the voice acting or story, but the graphics, art, and gameplay look great.
Commented on 2007-05-22 03:22:38
So this is basically Silent Hill in the form of RPG. I would have liked the trailer if it had some cool music tho...japanese rock just doesnt do it for me.
Commented on 2007-05-22 08:24:26
I'm not really a big j-rock fan myself ,but I thought the song really fitted the video - as for the game : I'm was already sold on this when the very first video of it was shown and this superb trailer surely doesn't change that ;) .
Commented on 2007-05-22 09:27:46
Hey I recognize the voice of that singer, it's probably the guy from T.M. Revolution. He sounds and sings exactly the same way. He's got some awesome songs. ~Der Freischutz~ is a cool one. Jpop/rock/whatever is totally my thing :P. Probably because I'm born in Japan ^^"

My god, another Japanese masterpiece. You absorb monsters when they die, then when you attack, you see their spirits fade in with an awesome effect.
Commented on 2007-05-22 12:56:21
A Silent Hill comparison now? This is getting out of hand!

Will Blim call up the devs and ask em what game resembles Folklores gameplay the best?

I'm sticking to Pokemon! :D
Commented on 2007-05-22 13:30:49 In reply to CockKnocker
Posted by CockKnocker
So this is basically Silent Hill in the form of RPG. I would have liked the trailer if it had some cool music tho...japanese rock just doesnt do it for me.
Actually the way the spirits launch out it reminds me more of the shadows in blue dragon.
Commented on 2007-05-22 13:39:46 In reply to JediMasterMalik
Posted by JediMasterMalik
A Silent Hill comparison now? This is getting out of hand!
Well c'mon, A girl goes to a mysterious ghost town, searching for her mother. She enters into a different "realm" and fights wierd creatures. And that dude in this game that answers the phone looks just like the guy Vincent from Silent Hill that you meet, and helps you....check it out:

Silent Hill dude:
Folklore dude:

like the same exact guy! same clothes and everything
Commented on 2007-05-22 15:09:32
But the game is not like Silent Hill at all (It's more like pokemon :p), only the story like youi mention has a vague resemblance.

And that character of course, that resemblance is rather shocking :o
Commented on 2007-05-22 18:28:11
LOL jedi its NOT like pokemon.
Commented on 2007-05-22 18:44:34

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