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Final Fantasy VII International for PS3 and PSP

Maybe this will help tone down all the speculations surrounding a remake of FFVII when that teaser was found at the end of Crisis Core. FFVII International, which includes a number of changes that were later added in the US version, is available for download to play on the PS3 or PSP from today onwards in Japan for 1500 Yen (US$15). Good...


Rebuild of Evangelion 1.01 Movie The Game

From June 4th, you can experience the Rebuild world of Evangelion on your PSP or PS2. "Rebuild of Evangelion 1.01" fairly much looks like the existing Bandai games available for the two consoles where you can interact with the characters during your everyday life as Shinji as the story progresses with multi-branching scenarios....


PSP Cache Helps with Persona PSP Battle Loading Times

Director Meguro has a sample UMD of the upcoming Persona PSP remake and he reports that the loading time seems to shorten for battle encounters if you have a PSP-2000 or newer. Starting off with 5 seconds for the first battle, the loading time gradually decreases to 2 seconds in later encounters. Most likely because of the cache memory...


Wii's Storage Potential Unlocked

It looks like Nintendo has finally decided to unlock the full potential of the Wii's SD card slot which previously could only be accessed via hacks. Now, everyone can use up to 32GB SDHC cards to store and play Virtual Console and WiiWare titles. Who knows. Maybe we'll be able to load "open source" ISOs off memory cards instead of...


Ys I & II Chronicles PSP Remake

Well, we've had a remake of Ys I and II for the DS so it shouldn't be surprising that the PSP will be getting its own version too. Announced together with Ys VII, "Ys I & II Chronicles" will feature the following: Not sure I would play the titles again just for these features. Unlike Chrono Trigger, the story just isn't as compelling....


Falcom's Latest ARPG, Ys VII For PSP This September

Falcom has announced that the next title in their Ys series will not be developed for the PC but the PSP instead! Due sometime this September, Ys VII takes place in the Dukedom of Altago and will feature a new three member party battle system allowing you to select two other characters to support you. I hope this doesn't ruin the insanely...


Cloud Computed Gaming, Never Buy New Hardware Again

"Cloud computing" isn't a new concept but, the meaning of the term is still currently very ambiguous in the IT industry at the moment and has only been getting more attention of late thanks to the increase of affordable high speed internet access in homes. Everything done on home computers are currently processed on your own machine...


Evangelion Girlfriend of Steel 2nd Port for the PSP

Don't get this confused with the other PSP "Evangelion Girlfriend of Steel Special Edition" that's due out next month. Featuring a whole new Evangelion storyline that ties up closely with episode 26 of the TV show, "Evangelion Girlfriend of Steel 2nd" will branch out depending on whether Shinji "chooses" Rei, Asuka or even Kaworu!...


Ragnarok Online Coming to Mobile Phones

Famitsu reports that Korean PC MMORPG Ragnarok Online will be getting a mobile phone version, "Mobile Story" sometime this summer in Japan allowing iPhone and FOMA 905i or later model users to play the game on the move. No precise details have been revealed but it's expected to have similar features that will let players party...


Ys Online - The Call of Solum Hitting Japan This Spring

Falcom reveals the MMORPG that went live in Korea 2007, Ys Online - The Call of Solum will be hitting Japan sometime this Spring. There's no definite time at the moment but a teaser site is up. Odd I can't access the site. Maybe it's Japanese IPs only? Too bad I'm too late in getting one of the English version closed beta keys. I wonder if it...