This Week's Famitsu (Issue 8/20) - NewsVGChartz Staff , posted on 18 August 2009 / 2,839 Views
New Issue of Famitsu has arrived, and there's a lot of new announcements and info. But let's start with the scores:
Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny (PSP, Bandai Namco): 7 / 8 / 8 / 8 - (31/40)
Gendai Daisenryaku: Isshoku Sokuhatsu - Gunji Balance Houkai (PSP, System Soft): 6 / 5 / 5 / 5 - (21/40)
Gendai Daisenryaku: Isshoku Sokuhatsu - Gunji Balance Houkai (PS2, System Soft): 5 / 4 / 4 / 4 - (17/40)
Nanashi no Game Me (NDS, Square Enix): 7 / 7 / 8 / 8 - (30/40)
SupaRobo Gakuen (NDS, Bandai Namco): 7 / 7 / 7 / 7 - (28/40)
Dream Club (Xbox 360, D3): 6 / 6 / 6 / 6 - (24/40)
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin (PS3/Xbox 360, CyberFront): 8 / 6 / 7 / 8 - (29/40)
On to new games, and SEGA's big new RPG announcement is [b]Phantasy Star Portable 2.[/b] The game takes place 3 years after the first one. [b]The most important news is this one will feature both ad-hoc and INFRASTRUCTURE modes for online play, and there will be Lobby and Chat options as well.[/b]
Capcom's popular Sengoku Basara series is coming to Wii/PS3, and it's [b]Sengoku Basara 3[/b]. This is the first simultaneous multiplatform release for a new entry in the main series.
Big surprise in this week's Famitsu is the announcement of [b]Persona 3 Portable.[/b] The game itself is based on FES, and features new female protagonist, music, changes to soc-link system. It's scheduled for November 1 release in Japan.
Also in this issue, we learn that popular PSP mascot Loco Roco is getting a new game - [b]Loco Roco Midnight Carnival[/b]. It will be PSN exclusive, and will feature new action button 'Boin'. Like Persona 3 Portable, it's scheduled for November 1 release in Japan.
[b]Persona 3 Portable and Loco Roco Midnight Carnival are PSP GO launch games in Japan.[/b]
There's a new Famitsu feature on [b]Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker[/b], the game appears to be coming along well.
From Software's interesting looking new PS3 game is [b]3D Dot Heroes.[/b] It's the work of Ninja Blade producer Masanori Takeuchi, and is scheduled for November release in Japan.
On [b]Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep[/b] front, the game is definitely scheduled for 2009 release in Japan. Expect a blowout in next issue of Famitsu.