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Out Now White Knight Chronicles 2 w/remastered WKC1


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#1 Enuf

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Posted 14 March 2011 - 02:49 AM

There's also a psp prequel releasing the same day.

It's avail in EU as of 5/20 & it's region free if you want to import

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http://ps3.ign.com/a.../1079974p1.html

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#2 Scorch

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Posted 14 March 2011 - 02:58 AM

You forgot a "2" in the title.. I thought they were rereleasing the first.

Also, I wasn't aware that the first one sold enough to warrant a sequel.

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#3 Enuf

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Posted 14 March 2011 - 03:06 AM

The 1st one sold close to 800,000 the second one has already sold 270,000 in japan and the psp one has 60,000.

#4 ChibiJosh

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Posted 14 March 2011 - 03:41 AM

I think the sequel came out in Japan around the time the first one made it here. They originally announced it to be a trilogy.

Also, you need to add that this is for Europe. There is no NA announcement yet.
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#5 MisterBee

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Posted 14 March 2011 - 01:21 PM

Not to burst anyone's bubble, but the game has not been announced for release from SCEA. VGChartz is basing it off the european Playstation blog post. While it is likely the game is coming here, you probably should wait until official word comes down from the US Playstation blog.

EDIT: Missed the post before me.
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#6 Ivanhoe

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Posted 15 March 2011 - 07:21 AM

Ohh nice.

#7 ChibiJosh

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Posted 07 April 2011 - 09:27 PM

http://www.siliconer...-not-from-sony/

Confirmed for US release.
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#8 McFryyyyyy

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Posted 07 April 2011 - 11:27 PM

My biggest question is will I be able to use my avatar from the original in this as well?

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#9 Mana Knight

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Posted 07 April 2011 - 11:30 PM

I am so buying this. I love WKC so much, my most underrated game last year.
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#10 Enuf

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Posted 07 April 2011 - 11:49 PM

My biggest question is will I be able to use my avatar from the original in this as well?


Yeah, they want to encourage it that's why the 1st one is included.

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 03:00 AM

then this is day one for me have reincarnted 3 times already on my new account.

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 07:25 AM

Sunk over 700 hours into WKC1. Hopefully this releases early summer. If not, I'll likely have to wait quite a while before I can touch this. Glad to hear it's definitely getting a stateside release though. :D
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#13 Dead of Knight

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 04:24 PM

Anyone else find it hilarious that SCEA passed on publishing this?
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#14 Masterkyo

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 04:47 PM

I didn't have the WKC game. I wonder WKC 2 includes remastered White Knight Chronicles here in the US or not?
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#15 PotatoGuy

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 05:22 PM

D'oh! I picked up the first one a month ago. Weird they are packing it in the second one. Is the packin confirmed for na?

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 06:56 PM

Anyone else find it hilarious that SCEA passed on publishing this?


Well SCEA also passed on Demon's Soul

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 07:12 PM

Anyone else find it hilarious that SCEA passed on publishing this?


I was more shocked than anything else given how "tight" Level 5 and Sony are, it was more hilarious that D3 Publisher is doing it (can't believe they outbid Atlus...) guess they had a lot of money sitting around from the Naruto games.

But I guess Sony doesn't want to mess with games that don't sell more than 1 million.

I'm more curious now who's going to publish (Level 5 / Studio Ghibli) Ni no Kuni now Sony or somebody else?
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#18 Dead of Knight

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 11:02 PM

Well SCEA also passed on Demon's Soul


Except Demon's Souls was by From Software who usually is very hit or miss and brings in pretty low sales. Demon's Souls was a giant hit, so they lost out on that, but it's hilarious to me that they are snubbing Level 5, which they pretty much made famous with Dark Cloud and various other Level 5 games they published (undeservedly so).
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Posted 09 April 2011 - 12:22 PM

Thing is, Demon's Souls undoubtedly would've been a failure if SCEA released it, because they never would've pushed it like Atlus did. I think it's more interesting that Level 5 themselves aren't publishing this. They opened a US branch, but what the hell is it doing?

#20 Dead of Knight

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 01:31 PM

I dunno, I still think Demon's Souls would have sold decently (though probably not as much as with Fatlus). It had major buzz before it was even announced for US release.

And Level 5 has gotten even more incompetent since it started publishing its own games.
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#21 creid

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 03:38 PM

And Level 5 has gotten even more incompetent since it started publishing its own games.

I don't think they have started publishing though, as far as I know they've just opened an office. And what do you think they're doing wrong?

#22 wishlish

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 03:42 PM

Remastered version of the first one? So...you get two games for the price of one? Am I reading that right?

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 03:56 PM

Perfect! I haven't played the 1st one, so getting the second one will be a good deal for me. 8D
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#24 ChibiJosh

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 03:59 PM

Thing is, Demon's Souls undoubtedly would've been a failure if SCEA released it, because they never would've pushed it like Atlus did. I think it's more interesting that Level 5 themselves aren't publishing this. They opened a US branch, but what the hell is it doing?

The US office is apparently for making games specifically for the west, not publishing Level-5 games.

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#25 creid

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 07:42 PM

The US office is apparently for making games specifically for the west, not publishing Level-5 games.

http://www.siliconer...s-for-the-west/

Ah right, I forgot about that. I'd like to think if any company could do it right, it's Level 5.

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 06:10 PM

So is the online mode still included? If it is I might as well give it a try.

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#27 Dead of Knight

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 09:51 PM

I don't think they have started publishing though, as far as I know they've just opened an office. And what do you think they're doing wrong?


They're publishing in Japan aren't they?

And their games have just really gone downhill... not that they were ever that great to begin with. The only games that were really better than decent were the DQ games that they worked on, and that was on the strength of an IP they don't own. I think they are overextending themselves by working on so many new games when they can't even make good ones for other publishers.
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#28 GeoHolyhart

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 02:03 AM

I've been wanting to get in to WKC for so long, but the really bad reviews and the reluctance of my friends to join me has kept me away. Any news on the remastered version? Any notable changes from the original?
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#29 creid

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 02:13 AM

And their games have just really gone downhill... not that they were ever that great to begin with. The only games that were really better than decent were the DQ games that they worked on, and that was on the strength of an IP they don't own. I think they are overextending themselves by working on so many new games when they can't even make good ones for other publishers.

I don't know. Inazuma Eleven and Layton have both been huge successes in Japan, so I guess they have a lot of money to spend.

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 02:14 AM

look at this clown saying level 5 games were never that great to begin with. not counting the greatest ps2 game ever made (dragon quest 8) level 5 made 2 of the very best RPGs for the ps2, dark cloud 2 and rogue galaxy

the layton series has always been superb. and besides that, they've only done jeanne d'arc, which was pretty good. and white knight chronicles, which is by far their worst game...but still very playable and fun

EDIT: oh and dragon quest 9 of course. it's no 8...but not much can be

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