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テイルズオブグレイセス

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Namco Tales Studio

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Tales of Graces (Wii) > Opinions (104)

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oniyide posted 01/03/2015, 01:56
thats alot of maybes and considering the PS3 is the best version it still would have came out on top since no one with the option would go for a worse version. And no I doubt Namco would have done and f version for Wii just for western release there not doing that work
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Materia-Blade posted 12/01/2015, 02:09
Many uninformed people here. the wii version of tales of graces was very buggy and even had to be recalled. this severely limited it's sales. the ps3 got the corrected version plus a west release. if wii had received the same treatment, it's version would have outsold the ps3 one.
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think-man posted 13/10/2013, 09:57
Wow this flopped pretty bad
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Iveyboi posted 06/06/2012, 06:26
Wow the PS3 version DUMPED on these sales
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dark_gh0st_b0y posted 03/12/2011, 11:51
I want : (
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Conegamer posted 14/04/2011, 04:04
Hey Namco! Don't forget about us Wii-owners! I want more people to play this great game, even with its bugs...
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Conegamer posted 03/04/2011, 11:22
The fkatness of this graph is truly disturbing...
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Conegamer posted 09/01/2011, 10:37
I hope this game gets localised in the West, if it does, it could be a potential million-seller...
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gunslinger posted 31/12/2010, 04:03
I want this game SO bad. I really don't care if it's the PS3 or Wii version. I just need it now. I've been playing Tales of Vesperia WAY too much and need a new Tales game. Come on Namco!!!
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Arfen posted 06/11/2010, 03:16
anyone know if this game will come to the west? I know there's a PS3 version in the making, but what happen with Wii version? almost a year and no news
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novasonic posted 13/05/2010, 07:48
I want this to be localized so badly, but I gotta say I'm losing hope with every passing day.
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menx64 posted 09/05/2010, 01:15
what about america's release date? no news? any?--- ; _ ;
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IxisNaugus posted 28/04/2010, 10:25
Hope we get a release date or something soon. E3 maybe?
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Arfen posted 22/04/2010, 12:38
hello? Are fixed version sales tracked?
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Arfen posted 11/04/2010, 01:23
so there's no boost from fixed version?
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Arfen posted 02/04/2010, 05:21
ahmok, so i'll be waiting next week numbers ;)
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Chrizum posted 02/04/2010, 03:44
Fixed version is most probably not being tracked.
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Arfen posted 02/04/2010, 03:17
I expected that fixed version, make a boost in sales
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Soriku posted 23/03/2010, 07:29
@Dand

It's been rereleased today: http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/03/23/tales_of_graces_fixed/
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Dand posted 16/03/2010, 09:37
Do someone know when this game will be rereleased?
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oni-link posted 01/03/2010, 11:17
@novasonic

Sales "could" have been much better IMHO but NB really dropped the ball on this one by releasing a defective and buggy game. I'm actually suprised it sold this WELL as it mostly met Famitsu's LTD sales in Japan in less than a couple of months. I'm just hoping they could sort this out as bad publicity could really affect sales overseas!
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novasonic posted 23/02/2010, 11:17
Sucks that they have to recall this. Maybe sales will get a nice boost when it's rereleased.
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bmmb1 posted 11/02/2010, 08:43
@roccerfeller, I doubt that NSMBWii had any negative effect on TOG sales, but I am certain that being released one week before FFXIII had almost everything to do with TOG sales
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roccerfeller posted 08/02/2010, 05:01
this game has done okay, but honestly thesales it has right now are more in line with what I thought it would have done 1st week. Maybe being released near NSMB Wii, Sam War 3 and FF13 killed some of its sales?
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alekth posted 07/02/2010, 03:20
You can get your disk replaced (though obviously I'm not going to bother, being outside of Japan). But aside from that the new revision is also hitting stores. No idea on numbers.
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Hero of legend posted 07/02/2010, 04:29
@alekth:

Wow, that's awesome that they released a new shipment! :D

But is this just merely a disc-replacement program, or a real new shipment to stores?

Any idea how many were shipped?
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alekth posted 06/02/2010, 06:12
The game is still printed. They have just issued a new batch (with fixes for some bugs), so if there was shortage/no copies inbetween the two, that might have been the reason. http://taletalesource.blog69.fc2.com/blog-entry-2142.html
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oni-link posted 05/02/2010, 07:25
well it did sell out of it's initial shipments and is very close to famitsu's (and probably NamcoBandai's) lifetime sale for Japan:http://news.vgchartz.com/news.php?id=5582. It's just a matter of economics to see if there is enough demand to necessitate printing more copies and how much!
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novasonic posted 04/02/2010, 10:09
Ouch, that is a low low number.. Is it really not being printed anymore already?
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IxisNaugus posted 04/02/2010, 07:41
Ok no something is definitely wrong now, i'm sure of it.
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kopstudent89 posted 04/02/2010, 07:34
Well thats it for the game :P
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Chrizum posted 04/02/2010, 05:19
Apparantly, this game is sold out and no more copies are being printed.
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alekth posted 01/02/2010, 12:32
Finally got my copy after customs and postal services choked on it for nearly two months. Somehow it's grabbed me more than Vesperia, although only at 4hrs in it's too early to judge the whole thing.
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c0rd posted 31/01/2010, 05:37
Should end around 225k in JP by VGC numbers, right around DotNW.

Shame! Hope it does better in the west, but who knows.
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oni-link posted 27/01/2010, 07:49
thanks for the clarification nordlead I was under the impression when reading your Japanese previews that it wasn't!
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nordlead posted 26/01/2010, 09:59
VGChartz always includes bundled software with the non-bundled software. If we didn't, then Wii Sports wouldn't be near 60m.
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forest-spirit posted 23/01/2010, 02:34
Huh, you sure this doesn't include bundles? I thought it did.
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novasonic posted 22/01/2010, 04:39
Ooh right. I forgot it was bundled too. Anyone know how many of those were shipped? 50k maybe? 100? donno.
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oni-link posted 21/01/2010, 09:29
by the way these numbers are for the standalone sets and does not include the Wii bundle so hopefully the game could be in a few x-tra hands of gamers.
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oni-link posted 21/01/2010, 09:26
thanks Soriku looks like ToG will still meet expectations that famitsu set since it's only 5 wks old and it's already 210K. I'm still holding to my guess of ~260-270K lifetime in Japan and 600K worldwide.
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Soriku posted 21/01/2010, 04:39
@oni

Oh yeah, forgot to post the 230-290k expectations. Here's the link:

http://www.vgchartz.com/forum/thread.php?id=92630
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oni-link posted 19/01/2010, 07:08
@JTurner

It also surpassed famitsu's initial forecast for lifetime sales as well: http://news.vgchartz.com/news.php?id=5582. NB must really be happy!
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JTurner82 posted 17/01/2010, 11:31
Wow, for a game that people are dismissing as a failure, this one is holding up pretty decently. It won't be long until it passes DoTNW's total in Japan (somehow I knew it could do it). Hope this one comes to America soon.
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oni-link posted 15/01/2010, 11:14
I'm guessing this title sells 600k lifetime in all territories. Japan sales finishing at ~260k-270k or 40% of the sales.
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Soriku posted 14/01/2010, 08:19
@c0rd

I was using Famitsu or MC numbers (don't remember which) and one of them had it at 212k. VGC had a downward adjustment not too long ago for DotNW at .21m but I just checked right now and it's back up to .22m? Well it should pass the 212k next week but we'll see how long until it passes 222k.
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c0rd posted 14/01/2010, 05:46
Soriku, whose numbers are you using?

VGC has DotNW at 222k, and knowing Tales drops, it'll probably be 3 weeks until ToG hits the mark. ~14k to go!
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Soriku posted 14/01/2010, 02:58
@rock

Because Namco don't announce Tales games in the West in January...they do in February-April.

Should pass ToS: DotNW next week, nice! I'm guessing people want another RPG after FF XIII I guess.
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rockleemexico posted 14/01/2010, 12:52
why namco have not given any news about this game being lauch outside of japan??? i am starting to worry about it D ;
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andrewclear posted 14/01/2010, 12:42
On a positive note, this game didn't cost as much as most games this generation to make, so chalk up some profit to the tales studio here. Can't wait till it gets to the state, so I can actually have something worth playing on my wii again.
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IxisNaugus posted 14/01/2010, 10:55
Steady sales for week 4 and a minor increase :)

a good sign of future balanced numbers?
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oni-link posted 14/01/2010, 08:20
Besides, that probably takes into account the limited edition bundle Wii that NB and Ninty had when the game first got released. This is only to my memory #'s for the stand alone game right?
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oni-link posted 14/01/2010, 08:17
@soriku

link please ;)
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Soriku posted 14/01/2010, 01:21
@oni

Actually Famitsu revised their prediction to 230k-290k which should be spot on.
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oni-link posted 13/01/2010, 01:29
@soriku,

okay cool, but I'm still very happy that it surpassed Famitsu's estimate for lifetime sales in Japan within a month of sales. I'm sure that NB's estimate is around the same as famitsu's anyways which would deem this a mild success in Japan; seeing all the disappointment of some 3rd party games recently. This will definitely hit gold status as long as vgchartz tracks all numbers in all territories unlink ToS:DoNW!!!
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Soriku posted 11/01/2010, 06:27
The first shipment from Famitsu was just a prediction. The actual shipment is 210k. The Japan preview has the game at 9k this week so they'll have to ship more after this week.
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oni-link posted 11/01/2010, 08:36
Darth, the shortages are probably due because it sold out of it's initial shipment (according to famitsu's prediction http://news.vgchartz.com/news.php?id=5582 ) and this tales is about to surpass it's expected lifetime forcast very soon. NamcoBandai probably did not expect the demand for this game. A shame and hopefully they would still regain any momentum lost because of this. BTW famitsu's(and probably NamcoBandai) lifetime forcast for this game in Japan was 180K-230K!!!
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DarthMithrandir posted 10/01/2010, 07:09
I just found out that this game has become the 2nd All Time Platinum title on My Nintendo Channel. (1st one is 428)
I gave this a full score as well.

And I suppose there is some shortage? because some of the game shops here in HK are still selling it at HIGHER price than I bought on day 1.. (now costs as much as 2x of the new Zelda DS)
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Majin-Tenshinhan posted 10/01/2010, 09:33
Would be nice to see legs, but I can't say I'm expecting any. Though I would want them to announce a western release already - This is one of my most anticipated games! Give it to me!
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c0rd posted 10/01/2010, 03:37
Nearly 18k? lol

I swear these games are always overtracked, but I'll hope (again) that it isn't. Let's hope it can pull off another 10k next week?

(impossible, I know)
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Kihniö posted 09/01/2010, 08:19
New year boost..
Let´s see how its going to hold,next couple weeks.
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oni-link posted 08/01/2010, 09:58
This game according to Famitsu http://news.vgchartz.com/news.php?id=5582 sold it's initial shipment the first week and is line with Famitsu (and probably NamcoBandai) total forcast if not surpass it!!!
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Soriku posted 06/01/2010, 02:34
I think DLC should be getting them some good money. DLC seems to be popular with their other games too.
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oni-link posted 06/01/2010, 10:51
Don't think it needs saving. I think sales are pretty decent despite what ppl might say. It's sure to hit at least 250K in Japan alone and that seems quite decent compared to many 3rd party games on the Wii lately. Besides with how ToS2 sold I'm sure NamcoBandai braced for the worse. This game probably performed better than their worst case scenario which would still put up a profit for NamcoBandai!
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c0rd posted 04/01/2010, 09:04
Come to the west, we'll save you ToG!

(... maybe)
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kopstudent89 posted 04/01/2010, 04:42
its not a bomb, its belowe expectations ok, a flop ok, a bomb no.
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Soriku posted 04/01/2010, 02:25
ToG released smack in the middle of NSMB and FF XIII and many other games...that's what's up.
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IxisNaugus posted 04/01/2010, 03:19
Well my predictions were off the mark by quite a bit. I don't understand, what is going on?
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Vas-y posted 04/01/2010, 01:20
Disappointing. It will take a while to catch Vesperia's first day sales on PS3...
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Himan11 posted 31/12/2009, 08:40
Just started playing this game, I like it so far!!
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Majin-Tenshinhan posted 27/12/2009, 08:20
I want this game sooo bad. Still. Goddamnit, send it to EU. NOW ;_;
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Soriku posted 26/12/2009, 10:16
I don't consider it a bomb if it'll end up making money for them but sales are disappointing...

Their next main Tales game would be on the HD consoles anyway. Should've been obvious before ToG even came out. Team Symphonia already have HD experience and they're due for another game next year, probably for late 2010. Team Destiny, the guys who made Graces, should be able to put out another Wii Tales in late 2011 or earlyish 2012 though.
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VivaLaWiida posted 25/12/2009, 09:51
Omg now we can admit it.. this game flopped in Japan. :(
I hope Namco Bandai won't change their decision and bring their next main tales game on PS3/Xbox360.
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Signalstar posted 25/12/2009, 04:55
hoped for better sales.
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MirrorWorld posted 24/12/2009, 08:15
I heard there were lots of glitches with the game or sumthing. Mebbe that's turning people off of Graces?
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Chrizum posted 24/12/2009, 04:23
Well, these sales sure a huge disappointment.

I hoped week 2 would be above 30k, so it could redeem itself a little, but I don't see this one have any legs with such a huge drop.
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nordlead posted 18/12/2009, 02:59
hopefully this game will sell really well, as at least they put effort into this compared to Dawn of the New World.
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Chrizum posted 18/12/2009, 12:43
I have a feeling it's a bit undertracked, as Famitsu, MediaCreate and the Preview had it higher than this, but still, this game didn't do well at all.
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Arfen posted 17/12/2009, 09:23
A lower start than Tales of Symphonia Dawn of the new world... I didn't expect that

I was hoping for a higher start.. Now I hope legs make this go far
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IxisNaugus posted 17/12/2009, 04:56
First week sales 143,000

http://www.nintendoeverything.com/29650/
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Zucas posted 09/12/2009, 03:59
I'm pretty hyped for this as well just hope it doesn't take too long to get it to America although feel bad for the Europeans.
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pariz posted 06/12/2009, 03:34
This is my most anticipated game today. More than FFXIII, Monster Hunter Tri and Heavy Rain that is.
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Vas-y posted 02/12/2009, 11:46
180k first week.
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Majin-Tenshinhan posted 27/11/2009, 12:43
Want this game. Badly. My second most anticipated title, behind only Super Mario Galaxy 2.

I hate that I'll probably have to wait more than a year from now until I can play it due to Bandai-Namco hating Europe, but until then I'll be hoping for some solid japanese sales for the game.
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IxisNaugus posted 27/11/2009, 02:41
I may be wrong but something tells me this may be a bigger hit then some are expecting.

I hope i don't have to wait till 2011/12 to play this. I am sick of Banco's treatment of this series. I'm still not sure if i want to even get ToS2 after waiting over a year more than everyone else for the game, but i really want to play Graces. *sigh*
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TheConduit posted 18/11/2009, 02:23
The new Famitsu estimates for this game seem more on track but still a little low of 230-290k lifetime sales.
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trashleg posted 16/11/2009, 11:49
i want this
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Vas-y posted 11/11/2009, 06:09
It will be a pleasure playing this game in 2011...
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JTurner82 posted 23/10/2009, 04:29
I don't know if I'd call DotNW poorly received--the game WAS still financially successful and it has its small share of devoted fans, including myself (I personally thought it was a pretty good sequel; not as epic as the original, perhaps, but I still enjoyed it very much).

That said, I DO think Graces will have the advantage of being the first "true" Tales title for the Wii. I don't know whether it'll be a success or not, but based on the fact that the preorders have improved, it sounds pretty hopeful.
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TheConduit posted 19/10/2009, 11:40
The Famitsu estimates for this game were far to low with 180k -230k copies total forecast.

Considering that Tales of Symphonia Dawn of the new world sold 220k I find that estimate odd.

Tales of Symphonia DOTNW was poorly received, a sequel while Graces is a mother ship title and released while the Wii had less consoles in Japan.

Graces will probable sell around 500k in Japan alone
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Soriku posted 30/09/2009, 03:11
Dec 10 release in JP. 1 week before FF XIII and 1 week after Gundam and some other bigger PSP games. Nice date.
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theARTIST0017 posted 29/09/2009, 12:59
@TheConduit

It already looks better. With a little advertising here in the West it definately will.
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pariz posted 28/09/2009, 01:14
Watch the new trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4ndhjBY7wQ

Is off screen but I haven't seen it anywhere else.
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pariz posted 28/09/2009, 12:58
You are going to make me so happy...
I just know it!
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TheConduit posted 28/09/2009, 06:33
From what I have seen so far Tales of Graces looks to be a visual improvement over Tales of Symphonia Dawn of the new World.
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IxisNaugus posted 28/09/2009, 01:54
I hope this sells really well. I have faith since it's a mothership title and on a home console but we'll see i guess. It looks amazing.
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Soriku posted 15/09/2009, 01:08
Added a bunch of screens :)
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TheConduit posted 06/07/2009, 01:10
I wonder if this will be able to topple Tales of Symphonia from its throne at the top of the Tales series.

Hopefully its as well made as tales of Symphonia and not rushed like the sequel
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Blacksaber posted 14/06/2009, 04:42
I Personally I hate my banner but there are no better pics >_>
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Xen posted 28/05/2009, 07:17
One of my most anticiapted games...
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bratislav posted 05/05/2009, 05:26
uploaded some pics
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Sales History

Total Sales
0.22m
Japan
0.00m
NA
0.00m
Europe
0.00m
Others
0.22m
Total
1 140,138 n/a n/a 140,138
2 25,750 n/a n/a 25,750
3 16,266 n/a n/a 16,266
4 17,768 n/a n/a 17,768
5 8,050 n/a n/a 8,050
6 3,011 n/a n/a 3,011
7 1,565 n/a n/a 1,565
8 927 n/a n/a 927
9 576 n/a n/a 576
10 432 n/a n/a 432

Opinion (104)

oniyide posted 01/03/2015, 01:56
thats alot of maybes and considering the PS3 is the best version it still would have came out on top since no one with the option would go for a worse version. And no I doubt Namco would have done and f version for Wii just for western release there not doing that work
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Materia-Blade posted 12/01/2015, 02:09
Many uninformed people here. the wii version of tales of graces was very buggy and even had to be recalled. this severely limited it's sales. the ps3 got the corrected version plus a west release. if wii had received the same treatment, it's version would have outsold the ps3 one.
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think-man posted 13/10/2013, 09:57
Wow this flopped pretty bad
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Iveyboi posted 06/06/2012, 06:26
Wow the PS3 version DUMPED on these sales
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dark_gh0st_b0y posted 03/12/2011, 11:51
I want : (
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Conegamer posted 14/04/2011, 04:04
Hey Namco! Don't forget about us Wii-owners! I want more people to play this great game, even with its bugs...
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