Star Ocean 4 Headed to PS3 – Exclusive my ass.

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Star Ocean : The Last Hope, the Tri-ace developed, Square-Enix published RPG was released exclusively on the Xbox 360 earlier this year. It did pretty good business in Japan – so good in fact that it is to date the best selling 360 title in the land of the rising sun, with countless RPG fans having bought a 360 solely for this game.

I imagine then, that they’re gonna be less than happy. Like with Namco’s Tales of Vesperia, the not-quite-as-exclusive-as-previously-imagined game is now headed to Sony’s console – and it too will receive significant upgrades. Star Ocean: The Last Hope International, as the PS3 version has been dubbed will see a February 2010 release, and will include tweaks to the engine and battle system.

The tide seems to have swung in the PS3’s favour – Earlier this gen it was all too common for PS3 exclusives to find their way to the 360. I, for one, am glad. Third party exclusives – particularly with the overwhelming financial outlay this generation – make little to no sense.

Source : Kotaku

Last Updated: September 15, 2009

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Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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