IGN.com is having a live blogging of Microsoft's Pre TGS press conference. IGN will update the page with news from the conference as it takes place.
"Sakaguchi says he's brought Lost Odyssey with him. It's about a month away from going final. It's at 95% complete. He's going to play the begining for 10 minutes."
wow didnt expect Lost Odyssey to be that far. i guess it will be out by dec
Sensui takes the stage again. America and Europe will see Lost Odyssey in February 2008. Other parts of Asia will see it in Janaury of 2008. The Japanese price will be 6,800 yen, which is the standard price of a Japanese game. Although many big-budget Square Enix RPGs tend to cost a couple of thousand yen more, so this is a good value.
[Ninja Gaiden 2 Gameplay Description] The game starts. The player jumps into first person to survey the scene. Then runs around. A GROUP OF SIX ENEMIES APPEAR.
The gameplay is so fast that it's hard to watch. Hard to keep up with. Lots of blood. Bodies getting chopped in half. Ryu pins enemis on the ground, thrusts his sword in, and they explode!
After the fight, he shakes the blood of his sword. Then runs up the stairs to the top of a bridge. Lots of eneies appear. Ryu does a ninja arts move. He switches form his rapier sword to a twin blade.
Then to shurikens. Actually, I think the shurikens are equipped as a subweapon. The environments have a lot of destructable elements to them. He's fighting in a fruit stand area, and when the fight ends, all the stands have been destroyed and the fruits are lying on the ground.
Next, Ryu faces off aginst gun-wielding enemies. They have machine guns.
Chopped up bodies are everywhere. They don't seem to be leaving the scene, at least not initially.
Now, he changes to Ryu's claws. Giant winged beasts, three times his size appear. They have green blood.
HOLY *&%# THIS IS THE MOST AMAZING ACTION GAME I'VE EVER SEEN!!!(IGN person said this lol)
Boss time. A giant rumbling. A huge beast, with six legs and 10 times Ryu's size rampages onto the scene. He roars, then the demo comes to an end.
That sure does sound good...
...unless you've played God of War II or Devil May Cry 3.
Then, it just sounds mediocre.
And suddenly, Heavenly Sword doesn't sound very heavenly anymore.
I've been keeping up with it since it start, people get over there and keep updated, NG2 looks like it plays very well, well it sounds like it anyway.
so does that mean Ace Combat 6 is a 360 exclusive?
 yeah thats what I think too, similar to UT3 on PS3 perhaps
exclusive this year, you know its PR talk, just like Sony's PR mumbo Jumbo
NG2 is now on Xbox Live
also as far ace combat 6 it could be just PR speak. But you never know.
edit: how the hell do i get a disagree for my comment? I mention that NG2 is on live right now which it is. Then I mention that what was said about AC6 could be nothing more then PR speak. What kinda loser read what i wrote and actually disagreed with it?
Once the box art is shown, it should clear up a lot of things. If there is no only for 360 logo, probably timed exclusive like Eternal Sonata.
the Ninja Gaiden 2 teaser trailer is now available over xbl.
thanks. Also there is a new good looking trailer for Soul Caliber 4
I didn't think the graphics on Soul Caliber 4 were good from the trailer. DOA4 looked better.
The exclusive 360 Square Enix game is titled Infinite Undiscovery. I did some Wiki-ing and found out that it was announced last year! Surprised that everyone forgot about it...
developed by tri-ace, nice..
Yeah. I guess it is a trade off. The PS3 gets SO 4, 360 Infinite Undiscovery, both developed by Tri-Ace.
NG 2 could be a reason why I would get an xbox 360 again, by looking at the screen shots, it looks a bit better than sigma, but 50x more gory than sigma
Can't wait to see some big guns durring the actual even.
Need to see some Embrace of Time and some Project Offset.
Who knows about Eternal Sonata but Ninja Gaiden 2 is published by MSFT.
I'm pretty sure Eternal Sonata was confirmed to be coming to the PS3 in the latest issue of Famitsu.
that one dude seemed angry that there not a price cut.
Expected a bit more. However, I think that the leaked NG 2 screens really took a lot of the oomph out of the show. People were expecting NG 2 to be announced so it wasn't a surprise when it was. If we didn't get the screens it would have made a larger impact. Whoever screwed that up on the Xbox site should be fired.
Rez and Ikaruga for XBLA?! awesome!
Ace Combat 6 only possible on the 360.
There's just no way you're serious...
I'm hoping everyone is aware that the word "capabilities" has a definition and it's not : "the 360 is the bestest because my friend told me it is". That's definitely not it...
this leon is why your a stupid tool who should just stop posting on this site, because you've got the massive nose of yours so far up sony's ass everything you say just sounds stupid.
I am excepting a few more games to be announced at the actual show as well
The writer of the article said he can't believe that 360 didn't have price drop. I don't think a price drop would help that much. The only way the 360s would be able get off the shelves, is if the it was $100, $50, or free. The 360 would have to be redicolously cheap for the japanese to even consider it over the PS3.
Ahaha, Ninja Gaiden makes God of war look like sh!t. Too bad you'll never play the greatest action game ever ;_;.
Cant wait for Sonys conference. M$ had better go home
Will an english version be available.
Zoids are way cooler than transformers and gundam.
FFXIII and versus, MGS4, GT5 ah you've got to love it the list goes on, can't wait for TGS it's going to be big...
Is there any reason that MS participates in TGS ?
MS has already won 2006 and 2007 hands down. With this sampling of just some of the Japanese oriented games to come, it appears that the odds are still very much in favour of them to take 2008 as well.
As with the E3 conference from Microsoft, I expected more. Looking forward to what Sony has to show.
Sorry Microsoft but your presentation of what's in store for Japan is not impressive relative to your goals. Its no coincidence that gamers over the
Atlantic and in the EU are frothing over these announcements. Is Ninja Gaiden II a welcome addition. Sure it is. Where is Capcom, where is the 360 only Castlevania? Where is Halo Wars? I bet a real-time strategy game would hit Jap and Korean gamers more than Halo 3.
Sony will be dropping some bombs during their conference.
exclusive 360 casltevania? who wants that? Castlevania on the consoles has sucked EVERY TITLE since Symphony of the night.
Castlevania is and never will be a good 3d game so instead of taking it back to its 2d based sprite roots and making it better, they stick to 3d.
I for one dont want an 360 console exclusive castlevania unless they make it 2d have massive expansive 2d high def sprites like heorine anthem,odin sphere, or the new high def street fighter.
You do realize that the surprises that normally come along with a show this big still has yet to be shown. I think showing NG2 at a pre show event was waay big enough for that venue. Now when the actual show comes then I'm sure Microsoft will be joined on stage by Konami and Square Enix to talk about a snake's fantasy ??!!!::???? ;')
That all they have to say.
You x box fanboys dont understand still that You wont be getting mgs or ff. so stop saying that they will announce these game on the Tgs for Microsoft. the same way ps3 wont get ng, is the same way x box wont be getting mgs.
What's the matter, dork? Feeling threatened?
I havent heard anyone say they will announce those games on 360 at TGS. I think you are just trying to stir up a fight. Everyone knows they are PS3 exclusive, I think you are just a little on edge.
Ok first off, I am not a Gundam (game) fan so I have very little in the way of hopes for this game.
That said, is it me or has this game been in development for a long time? I mean originally I thought this was getting released around the PS3 Gundam (crap) game. So the question is...did they go back to the drawin board and over-haul the game? Or did they simply put it on the shelf for a bit? I am hoping the first is the case but assuming the later is reality.
WTF 11 hours already only 40 comments dang 360sukks a lot
if this was Sony Confenrence will have more comments
Quit trolling...just go away....you add nothing to this site. We don't need anymore help on this site to start fanboy flame wars.
i feel you man
bubbles for you
I guess I always expect more but I should know better by now.
I really hope they have something big planned for the actual TGS show. We need to see what 08 is looking like just not for the unloving Japanese market but for the 360 in general. All conferences for MS this year have been completely underwhelming so I will be worried if they don't pull out all the stops at TGS.
When is Sony doing their Pre-TGS show?
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