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Tales of Phantasia strikes iOS with aggressive in-app purchases

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 27, 2014 3:30pm PST

Tales of Phantasia is a classic RPG ruined by modern monetization schemes.


"What was terrible about the GBA release? That's the only one I've played."

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Tales of Zestiria announced for PlayStation 3

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2013 8:30am PST

Namco Bandai announced Tales of Zestiria today, a PlayStation 3 title that aims to pay homage to the series' 20-year legacy.


"Yeah we've come a long way from fan localization begging a few years ago. Really impressed with ..."

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Tales games coming to PlayStation 4, not Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 14, 2013 1:45pm PST

Namco Bandai will continue working on PlayStation platforms, as producer Hideo Baba confirmed work on PS4 games, while saying there are "no plans to bring the series back to the Xbox or Xbox One."


"I hear ya. I played Vesperia on the 360, and had a good time with it."

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Tales of Symphonia Chronicles coming to PS3 on February 25

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 23, 2013 10:00am PDT

Could it be possible that there are too many Tales of games coming out now?


Tales of Symphonia Chronicles special edition announced

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 11, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles is an upcoming compilation of two HD remakes: Tales of Symphonia and its sequel, Dawn of the New World. At New York...


"there will never be a PC release for a Tales game. they have no reason to do so."

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Tales of Xillia 2 coming to PS3 in 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 08, 2013 11:00am PDT

Although Tales of Xillia has yet to reach American shores, Namco Bandai has announced the sequel is also US-bound.


"The Xillia games are arguably the best Tales games so far. The biggest complaint of the first ..."

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Tales of Xillia first-runs upgraded to 'Limited Edition'

By John Keefer, May 30, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Tales of Xillia is the only Tales title heading west at this point, so publisher Namco Bandai is hoping to entice fans with a special limited...


Tales of Xillia Collector's Edition announced, costs $100

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Tales of Xillia publisher Namco Bandai has announced the Collector's Edition of the game including a figure, artbook, and music CD.


Tales of Xillia coming to PS3 on August 6

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2013 11:00am PDT

Tales of Xillia is coming to North America on August 6, but series producer Hideo Baba confirmed that the Vita remakes aren't planned for our territory because of the system's poor sales.


"Been looking forward to Xillia for a while, glad they announced a date"

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Tales producer: Japan going 'back to roots,' avoiding 'westernization' of games

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 21, 2013 10:00am PST

Japanese games are slowly making a resurgence. Hideo Baba, producer of Namco Bandai's Tales of series, said that Japanese designers are returning to what made their games so appealing in the first place.


"A game series with "Tales of" in the title, avoiding westernization? Yep, sure."

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Tales of Xillia confirmed for US

By Steve Watts, Jul 06, 2012 8:15am PDT

Namco Bandai has confirmed that it will be releasing Tales of Xillia in the US.


"Final Shitstasy Crapteen and .. Shit.. E..Shit.. Tales releases should be heralded with the ..."

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Tales of Xillia trademarked for US release

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2012 11:00am PDT

Namco Bandai's Tales franchise may not be as ubiquitous as Square Enix's Final Fantasy series, but it is one of the most popular RPG brands in Japan. It appears that yet release in the franchise will be making its way across the Pacific.


Tales of Graces F coming to PS3 March 13, 2012

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 12, 2011 6:00am PST

The first new Tales game in years finally has a release date. Tales of Graces F will be available for North American PS3s on March 13th, 2012.


"Its good to see they are going to pushing the series... the Tales has always solid games... ..."

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Namco Bandai dissolving Namco Tales Studio subsidiary

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 21, 2011 4:45pm PST

Namco Bandai has announced that it's absorbing its Namco Tales Studio subsidiary.


"Probably just want the talent on other projects and vice versa. I doubt this means the end of ..."

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Tales of the Abyss releases in February 2012, Tales of Graces F also 2012

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 12, 2011 2:00pm PDT

2012 will mark the end of a four year hiatus of the Tales of franchise in America. Publisher Namco Bandai Games America has announced that Tales of Abyss will be available on 3DS on February 14, 2012--aka Valentine's Day.


"Being able to play one of the worst games in a series that, if they're fans of it, they probably ..."

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