Star Ocean: The Last Hope

Star Ocean: The Last Hope News for Xbox 360

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Square Enix has today announced that Star Ocean: The Last Hope will be released across all PAL territories in spring 2009 on the Xbox 360.

The highly anticipated prequel marks the first appearance of the Star Ocean series on the Xbox 360 and promises refined gameplay featuring four party members, team-oriented combat and a real-time battle system.

John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix commented: "Star Ocean has already proved to be a popular series in Japan, we now hope that players around the world can discover why. Star Ocean: The Last Hope is a stunning new adventure in the series that is sure to delight both fans and newcomers alike."

The PAL release has been fully localised with French, German, Spanish and Italian subtitles and menu screens.

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justin's Avatar
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you wont need to play the other games..... but why does USA have the game today and we have to wait untill october?
Posted 13:28 on 28 February 2009
matics's Avatar
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no, I think they said it will be alright if you havent played the others, which I haven't either. I'm really looking forward to an RPG I actually feel like playing..
Posted 16:15 on 29 January 2009
St_Taylor_UK's Avatar


It says its a prequel. i wont need to play the other games to get this will i?
Posted 15:59 on 29 January 2009
FantasyMeister's Avatar


Cool! Only Euro site I've found so far offering pre-orders is, they've got it down for 24th April. Wasn't expecting it till the summer so that cheered me up.
Posted 15:10 on 29 January 2009

Game Stats

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Release Date: 05/06/2009
Developer: tri-Ace
Publisher: Square-Enix Co
Genre: RPG
No. Players: One
Rating: PEGI 12+
Site Rank: 7,616 229
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