Tales of Xillia trailer, release date, special editions and more.

#1 Edited by Icemael (6312 posts) -
Link.

The game will be released in Japan September 8, 2011.  
 
Box art: 

 
Special costumes and XMB themes included in the first print: 



The Tales of Xillia Kyun Kyara pack (comes with two figurines and a special box):  

The Tales of Xillia X Edition special Playstation 3 unit: 

There will be a third special edition called "Tales of Xillia DX Pack". No pictures, but it'll come with a plushie, a set of file folders, a poster and a cloth. The game's theme song will be "Progress" sung by Ayumi Hamasaki. Also, costumes from the anime Star Driver will be released as DLC.

Trailer:
  
  
The combat looks fun. Faster than in previous 3D Tales games, from the look of it. I hope this game gets localized... does anyone know how Vesperia sold in the West?
#2 Posted by mutha3 (4985 posts) -

Man that PS3 looks fucking great. Even though I hate the character designs by themselves, that looks fucking great.

#3 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

Man... I wonder when they will run out of "Tales of ____" titles.

#4 Posted by mutha3 (4985 posts) -
@OllyOxenFree said:
Man... I wonder when they will run out of "Tales of ____" titles.
they keep making up new words
 
 
so never
#5 Posted by ervonymous (1297 posts) -

Do they have some mangaka doing the characters again? I really liked the designs in Vesperia and these look very.. different. I guess they'll grow on you.

#6 Posted by Icemael (6312 posts) -
@ervonymous said:
Do they have some mangaka doing the characters again? I really liked the designs in Vesperia and these look very.. different. I guess they'll grow on you.
It's a collaboration between the two Tales series character artists. Kōsuke Fujishima designed for Phantasia, Symphonia, Abyss and Vesperia. Mutsumi Inomata designed for Destiny, Destiny 2, Eternia, Rebirth, Tempest, Innocence, Hearts and Graces. This is the first time they're working together.
#7 Posted by TheHT (10909 posts) -

Game looks quick and smooth. Looks good.

#8 Posted by Animasta (14648 posts) -

Honestly, all the shit I've seen from that game looks ultra generic, which is a shame since Vesperia was very much not THAT generic (Karol and Estelle aside)
 
still have to beat vesperia though

#9 Posted by anywhereilay (143 posts) -

Looks great except for the girl's character design, the armour looks really goofy like a power ranger or something. I'd say it will probably eventually get localized as all the home console versions do (except for special editions such as PS3 Vesperia). Tales of Graces is coming out soon, if that sells really badly then maybe we won't so hopefully it will pick up a lot of sales. Problem is, as the series goes on production costs go up so more sales are needed in order to turn a profit. 
#10 Posted by xyzygy (9899 posts) -

I absolutely love everything I'm seeing about this game. So freaking gorgeous. That girl's design is just awesome and that PS3 makes me want to buy it. I'll definitely be picking this up if it comes to NA... PLEASE COME TO NA!

#11 Posted by Lelcar (597 posts) -

The Tales series are one of the few JRPGs that I'm still into these days, so I'm pretty pumped for Xillia. Also, that custom PS3 looks awesome.

#12 Posted by amomjc (977 posts) -

That special edition console is awesome, definitely would love that.

#13 Posted by Underachiever007 (2468 posts) -

That is a sweet looking PS3.

#14 Posted by McShank (1629 posts) -

I would trade in my ps3 and rebuy that one if it was that SE design....

#15 Posted by Video_Game_King (36061 posts) -

It took a while for my mind to register that as a Tales game. I'd be more excited, but I don't own a PS3. Besides, I'm waiting on Xenoblade Chronicles and Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo.

#16 Posted by Capella (68 posts) -
@anywhereilay said:
I'd say it will probably eventually get localized as all the home console versions do (except for special editions such as PS3 Vesperia). Tales of Graces is coming out soon, if that sells really badly then maybe we won't so hopefully it will pick up a lot of sales. Problem is, as the series goes on production costs go up so more sales are needed in order to turn a profit. 
They haven't localized all of the home console games (Tales of Rebirth and Tales of Destiny 2 didn't come outside Japan), just for the record. And I'm not sure they'd have decided to do Graces if not for the fan outcry. I agree that the localization of this depends on the sales performance of Graces.
 
Such a pretty emblem on that PS3, too bad I don't need one. I want this game so badly, I'm just waiting for them to start taking preorders.
#17 Posted by JasonR86 (9609 posts) -

The "Tales of..." series is the last JRPG series I'm still excited about.

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#18 Posted by anywhereilay (143 posts) -
@Capella
I was only really referring to the recent entries I should say.
 
I'm glad to see them stepping up their game from what I gather in the trailer (control over the camera, bigger environments, cinematic camera angles during cutscenes etc.) even though I would buy this without these aspects included.
#19 Posted by Icemael (6312 posts) -

Two new trailers. 
 
Story trailer:

  
Exploration & combat trailer:
#20 Posted by CaptainCody (1505 posts) -

Looks okay at best, character design is still terible but the environments are nice, and the gameplay looks like it's trying to hard to be Star Ocean.
#21 Posted by Rudeboy217 (1766 posts) -

Going to have to get used to the new character designs, but other than that it looks really great. And man, that is a sexy PS3.

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