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    The Nintendo Wii is a home video game console released on November 19, 2006. The Wii's main selling point was the innovative use of motion controls that its signature Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers allowed for. It became the best selling home console of its respective generation of hardware.

    Kizuna: A new Wii RPG

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    #1  Edited By Dark_Link142

    Two new Famitsu scans show the new game Kizuna. Game will be an action RPG that will be released Winter of 2008

    - Main Character name is Lian
    - There's a king call Jared and a princess call Aina
    - Game's graphic will have a pencil effect to them
    - More than 100 quests
    - Accumulated gauge techniques can be used.
    - Huge bosses, find the weak point by pointing the Wii remote on screen (Shadow of the Colossus?)
    - Scenario: Miwa Shouda (FFXII, Saga Frontier, Little King's Story)
    - Director/Programmer: Youichi Kawaguchi (DQVIII, Little King's Story)

    Famitsu scan
    Famitsu scan
    Famitsu scan
    Famitsu scan









    Hurrah! Another new game! It seems promising already.
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    #2  Edited By ArcBorealis

    Winter 08? SCORE!!!!!!

    Hmm, "Game's graphic will have a pencil effect to them"
    Now that makes it sound more awesome. I'm always up for games with a neat little art style.

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    #3  Edited By Al3xand3r

    Need higher rez and more aligned scans, can barely see anything, though what I see looks nicely designed. I hope it lives up to the games its inspired by.

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    #4  Edited By SSbabel

    Looks dope, just hope it can do something for the Wii's hardcore side.

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    #5  Edited By Earthbounder

    I don't like RPGs so much.

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    #6  Edited By Al3xand3r

    Don't think traditional RPG like Final Fantasy, it's closer to Zelda and Shadow of the Colossus, action oriented.

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    #7  Edited By Black_Rose

    Good design, but i'll wait

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    #8  Edited By Al3xand3r

    Slightly better photos of the pages:
    http://www.gamekyo.com/news28824_kizuna-un-action-rpg-annonce-sur-wii.html

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    #9  Edited By Mushir

    Looks good but Im not really a fan of RPG so I don't think Im gonna get this.

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    #10  Edited By brukaoru

    It looks like it's cel-shaded and from what I can see from the pictures, it looks pretty good. Guess we'll have to wait and see.

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    #11  Edited By Tearhead
    Earthbounder said:
    "I don't like RPGs so much."
    Twilight said:
    "Looks good but Im not really a fan of RPG so I don't think Im gonna get this."
    :O... BLASPHEMY! Blasphemy I say! To the gallows with them!
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    #12  Edited By zityz

    looks good, Wii needs more rpgs for the rpg fans, I'm one of them but I'm rpg'd out right now.

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    #13  Edited By Al3xand3r

    Don't worry, several are coming. Opoona is already pretty good if you can get past its quirkyness, as is My Life as a King, Fire Emblem and Chocobo's Dungeon but we'll soon(ish) have Tales of Symphonia 2, Rune Factory Frontier, Kizuna, Shiren the Wanderer 3, Little King Story, Crystal Bearers, Fragile, and more I probably forget. Yes, some of these are crossing genres, but they'll certainly offer RPG-esque goodness also.

    Also, if you didn't have a GameCube you MUST get Skies of Arcadia Legends, Paper Mario,  and the Baten Kaitos games, Tales of Symphonia 1, Fire Emblem and a few others.

    I think it has enough for RPG fans and it'll most probably get a lot more. Monster Hunter 3 should be awesome, I hope we'll see more of it soon.

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    #14  Edited By Mushir
    Tearhead said:
    "Earthbounder said:
    "I don't like RPGs so much."
    Twilight said:
    "Looks good but Im not really a fan of RPG so I don't think Im gonna get this."
    :O... BLASPHEMY! Blasphemy I say! To the gallows with them!"
    *runs away*!
    Seriously though I RPG's haven't really caught my interest, unless they are VERY special.
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    #15  Edited By Al3xand3r

    Most of the already seen screens but in actual viewable quality now:
    http://www.famitsu.com/game/coming/1217620_1407.html
    It's looking good but I really want to see it in motion to appreciate the pencil effect. It looks very similar to Valkyria Chronicles' pencil effect.
    Kudos to Sega for doing it.

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    #16  Edited By RowdyRob

    Shadow of the Colossus much?

    Love the art style.

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    #17  Edited By ThomasP

    Look's pretty sick. I am a big fan of RPG's and the Wii is sorely lacking in that area right now. The DS on the other hand...

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    #18  Edited By Patchinko
    Famitsu.com

    The introduction involved fighting against a horde of goblins followed by a giant boss.

    Think Shadow of the Collosus meets Okami.

    Sounds pretty awesome!
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    #19  Edited By brukaoru
    Patchinko said:
    "Famitsu.com

    The introduction involved fighting against a horde of goblins followed by a giant boss.

    Think Shadow of the Collosus meets Okami.

    Sounds pretty awesome!"
    Wow... That looks amazing. :D
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    #20  Edited By Patchinko

    Agreed.

    Want. NOW!

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    #21  Edited By Gunraidan
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    #22  Edited By Patchinko
    Gunraidan said:
    "TC beaten"

    Grats on postcount++.
    Grats on postcount++.
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    #23  Edited By Al3xand3r

    More scans, scroll down here.
    I just hope we'll see a decent quality trailer soon, I really want to see the "sketch" filter in motion, it seems to be like Valkyria Chronicles or the FMVs of the PSP Final Fantasy Tactics...

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    #24  Edited By SpinCookie

    Isn't this Gold Bonds, or Bonds of Gold?  Looks really good.

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    #25  Edited By ZenaxPure

    Wow, I am digging the visual style. I love games that do this kind of thing with their visuals.

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    #26  Edited By ZeroCast

    After this years disappointing E3 one can only hope this RPG will turn out to be good.

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    #31  Edited By SpinCookie
    Endogene said:
    "heh the official site calls the kame http://kizuna-game.jp/"
    Yeah I was just looking at that too, haha I guess we don't know the official name yet.
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    #32  Edited By Endogene
    SpinCookie said:
    "Endogene said:
    "heh the official site calls the kame http://kizuna-game.jp/"
    Yeah I was just looking at that too, haha I guess we don't know the official name yet."
    i put a request for it in the misspelled page forum asking the JAP name to be added to the alieses, we can always change it afterwards

    also for some weir reason i cant put the expected release date to 2008 (it only shows 1976 till 1984, weird i know)
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    #35  Edited By SSbabel

    Sounds like its gonna be a good japanese rpg, pencil gfx? i assume you mean cell shaded.

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    #36  Edited By Al3xand3r

    No, we really mean a pencil-esque filter, cel shading should in and on itself be the wrong term for games that look cartoony but either way this game's look is certainly different to something like the Wind Waker's which does try to emulate cel shading. This one tries to emulate the sketchy pencil look, hence all those lines you see making the screenshots look grainy, as opposed to mere cartoony shadowing seen in other titles. I really can't wait to see it in motion...

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    #38  Edited By Dark_Link142

    Cool scans! The game looks intense.

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