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New Tokyo Xanadu Game Announced by Nihon Falcom

Today beloved Tachikawa-based JRPG Developer Nihon Falcom announced that a new Tokyo Xanadu game is in the works.   The game is an action JRPPG and is planned for release in 2025 and doesn't have…

March 8, 2024 | 09:35 EST

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Trails through Daybreak Western Release Date Revealed for July

NIS America has announced the Western release date for the JRPG The Legend of Heroes: Trails through Daybreak. The game, which was previously announced to be launching sometime before September, is…

March 5, 2024 | 09:27 EST

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Ys X: Nordics Finally Gets Western Release Window

NIS America has announced a Western release window for the seafaring JRPG Ys X: Nordics. The game, which was released in Japan back in September last year, will launch across PC, PlayStation, and…

February 14, 2024 | 09:04 EST

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The Legend of Heroes: Kai no Kiseki - Farewell, O Zemuria Announced by Nihon Falcom

Today Nihon Falcom announced the next game of the beloved Trails, titled "The Legend of Heroes: Kai no Kiseki - Farewell, O Zemuria." Interestingly, the subtitle "Farewell, O Zemuria" is actually…

December 15, 2023 | 01:06 EST

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Next Trails JRPG Will Release by September 2024 as the Series Has Sold 7 Million Copies

Today Nihon Falcom revealed that it's preparing to launch the next game in the popular Trails JRPG series, which has also passed a sales milestone. According to the press release accompanying the…

November 10, 2023 | 02:29 EST

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Trails Of Cold Steel 3 And 4 Finally Get A PS5 Release Date

NIS America has finally announced a PS5 release date for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3 and 4. The games will make their way to Sony's current-gen console on February 16th, complete…

October 30, 2023 | 10:55 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Reveals Tons of Spectacular Action JRPG Gameplay; Ys VIII Figures Announced

Today Nihon Falcon shared a lot of sweet gameplay of the upcoming action JRPG Ys X: Nordics, showing multiple aspects of the game.  We get to see two stages that will be included in the playable…

September 12, 2023 | 09:56 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Character Introduction Trailer Lets You Meet The Cast

Nihon Falcom has released a brand new Ys X: Nordics trailer, and it's introducing some of the cast members you'll meet on your journey. We've already gotten a couple of looks at some of the new…

September 8, 2023 | 08:41 EDT

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New Ys X: Nordics Trailers Released, and They Rock

Today Nihon Falcom released a trailer and a commercial for its upcoming action JRPG Ys X: Nordics. The videos provide an introduction to the characters we'll meet during this new adventure for the…

September 1, 2023 | 03:16 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Gets New English-Language Trailer Showing Off Combat And Exploration

A new Ys X: Nordics English-language trailer has been released, showing off two of the game's central gameplay mechanics. Unfortunately, just like the last English trailer, this doesn't mean a…

August 11, 2023 | 10:29 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Reveals Fishing, Ship Crew Recruitment, New Characters, & More With New Screenshots

Today Nihon Falcom released another gallery of screenshots and more details of the upcoming JRPG Ys X: Nordics. First of all, we get the introduction of several characters, including Momina Evelies…

July 27, 2023 | 12:58 EDT

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The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails Shows Characters & Nostalgic Gameplay in New Trailer

Today NIS America released a new trailer of the upcoming action JRPG by Nihon Falcom The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails  The trailer showcases action JRPG gameplay, on top of part of the cast of…

July 20, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Gets New Screenshots, Reveals New Characters & Gameplay Features

Today Nihon Falcom released another batch of screenshots and more details of the upcoming JRPG Ys X: Nordics. We start with the reveal of four new characters, starting with Grimson Balta, 40 years…

July 13, 2023 | 02:37 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Gets New Trailer Showcasing Plenty of Gameplay & Rocking Music

Today Nihon Falcom released a new trailer of the upcoming JRPG Ys X: Nordics. The trailer focuses on providing a sample of the soundtrack, and if you know Nihon Falcom, you probably know that it…

June 27, 2023 | 11:51 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Reveals New Characters & Progression Mechanics With New Screenshots

Today Nihon Falcom released new screenshots and details of its upcoming JRPG Ys X: Nordics. First of all, we get to meet five new characters. Phylleia is one of the two commanders of the Balta fleet…

June 22, 2023 | 02:49 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Gets First Trailer in English; Unfortunately, it's Not What You May Hope

Today Clouded Leopard Entertainment released the first trailer of Nihon Falcom's JRPG Ys X: Nordics with English subtitles.  Unfortunately, it isn't what some may infer from the release of an…

June 16, 2023 | 12:34 EDT

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New The Legend Of Heroes: Trails Into Reverie Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Intricate Turn-Based Combat

The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie is just around the corner, and NIS America has released a new gameplay trailer to give you a sense of what the frantic turn-based combat is going to feel…

June 12, 2023 | 09:30 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Gets Gameplay Trailer & Japanese Release Date; New Characters Revealed

Today Nihon Falcom shared the Japanese release date, a new trailer, and new details about the upcoming action JRPG Ys X: Nordics.  The game will release in Japan on September 28, 2023, for PS5, PS4…

May 26, 2023 | 01:41 EDT

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The Legend Of Nayuta: Boundless Trails Western Release Dates Revealed

NIS America has released a new trailer revealing the Western release date for The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails. The JRPG is heading to North America on September 19th and coming to Europe a few…

May 16, 2023 | 10:28 EDT

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Western Fans Uplift Nihon Falcon's Financial Results as Trails Games Sell Better than Expected

Today Nihon Falcom announced its financial results for the first half of the fiscal year, corresponding to the period between October 2022 and March 2023.  The company recorded 1,138 million yen in…

May 12, 2023 | 01:06 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Reveals First Gameplay Including Combat, Exploration, & Naval Battles

Today Nihon Falcom livestreamed the first gameplay reveal of the upcoming JRPG Ys X: Nordics.  The gameplay can be found in the video below starting at the 1:20:00 mark. We get to see the initial…

April 28, 2023 | 05:59 EDT

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Ys X: Nordics Gets New Screenshots, Art, & Details About Characters & Mana Actions

Today Nihon Falcom released another batch of screenshots, art, and details about its upcoming JRPG Ys X: Nordics, the next installment of the popular Ys series.  We start by taking a look at four…

April 20, 2023 | 02:37 EDT

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New The Legend Of Heroes: Trails Into Reverie Features Trailer Shows Off Minigames And More

We're just a few months out from the Western release of The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie, and NIS America is showing off some of the minigames and features you can expect in addition to the…

April 12, 2023 | 09:39 EDT

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PAX East 2023: Trails into Reverie Preview

I should preface this by saying I’m already a huge Legend of Heroes: Trails fan. It’s my favorite video game series, and Trails in the Sky FC and SC are my favorite video game ever. The rocky…

March 31, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana for Switch Gets English Trailer but It’s Not What You Think It Is

Today Clouded Leopard Entertainment published a new trailer of the upcoming JRPG Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana with English subtitles. Unfortunately, it isn't what you may think it is. It doesn't…

March 24, 2023 | 12:31 EDT

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Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Announced for Nintendo Switch by Nihon Falcom

Today Nihon Falcom announced that another of its JRPGs is coming to the Nintendo Switch, Tokyo Xanadu Ex+. For now, the announcement has been made only for Japan, and the game will launch on…

March 17, 2023 | 02:29 EDT

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Nihon Falcom RPG The Legend Of Nayuta: Boundless Trails Heads West In Fall

Nihon Falcom has announced that its action RPG The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails will head West in fall this year. It'll come to PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC, marking the first time that the…

March 10, 2023 | 09:28 EST

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Ys X: Nordics Gets New Screenshots, Art, & Details on Characters & Combat Modes

Today Nihon Falcom released a new gallery of screenshots, art, and details about its upcoming JRPG Ys X: Nordics, the next installment of the popular Ys series.  We take a look at the new…

March 9, 2023 | 01:59 EST

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails Into Reverie Introduces Its Familiar & New Characters With New Trailer

Today NIS America released a new trailer of the western localization of Nihon Falcom's JRPG The Legend of Heroes: Trails Into Reverie.  The trailer focuses on the game's rich cast, and it's rather…

March 8, 2023 | 09:26 EST

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Ys Memoire: The Oath In Felghana Gameplay Trailer Shows A JRPG Classic Revamped

Nihon Falcom has released a brand new Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana gameplay trailer, showing what you can expect from the upcoming Switch JRPG. It shows off some of the improvements that have…

February 24, 2023 | 10:53 EST

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Figures & Model Kits from Tales of Arise, Muv-Luv, Ace Combat, Guilty Gear, and More Revealed by Kotobukiya

Today Kotobukiya opened its Kotobukiya Collection 2023 event in Akihabara, Tokyo, and it had a few interesting video game figures and model kits to reveal. We start with a new figure portraying…

February 4, 2023 | 03:51 EST

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Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana for Nintendo Switch Gets New Prologue Trailer

Today Nihon Falcom released a new trailer of their upcoming JRPG Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana. The trailer is basically a prologue, showing the beginning of the story of the game and explaining…

February 3, 2023 | 01:31 EST

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Getting Altina Orion Figure by ques Q

A new figure has been made available for pre-order for fans of TheThe Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II portraying playable heroine Altina Orion. The figure is by Japanese manufacturer…

January 22, 2023 | 12:48 EST

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Trails of Cold Steel Getting Handsome Ordine the Azure Knight Model Kit

If you love Nihon Falcom's The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel series, Good Smile Company announced a new plastic model kit that might pique your interest. The Akihabara-based manufacturer's…

January 15, 2023 | 02:21 EST

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Ys IX: Monstrum Nox for PS5 Gets Release Dates

Today NIS America announced the release dates of the PS5 version of Nihon Falcom's action-JRPG Ys IX: Monstrum Nox. The game is going to launch on Sony's new console in a staggered fashion starting…

January 10, 2023 | 10:30 EST

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails Into Reverie Launches Next Summer

The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie has both a long name and a long-running story to live up to, as it's the climax of the Erebonia and Crossbell arcs in the Trails series. It's releasing on…

December 19, 2022 | 11:19 EST

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NISA Orders Trails Fan Translation Site To Shut Down

NISA has ordered popular Trails fan translation site Zerofield to remove all of its work from the site, effectively shutting it down. The site's owners have confirmed that NISA doesn't intend to…

September 2, 2022 | 11:01 EDT

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Fans Are Translating The Earliest Falcom Games

Fan translation group The Geofront has announced that it will release fan translations of "the oldest jewels in the Falcom crown". Starting with 1983's Computer The Golf, The Geofront will translate…

July 15, 2022 | 10:53 EDT

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero Release Date Revealed

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero release date has now been fully revealed, which I'm sure comes as a big relief to Legend of Heroes fans. With the release date announcement, you can rest easy…

March 2, 2022 | 10:25 EST

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Trails Series Characters Represent Japan's Longest Wikipedia Article

The Internet has revealed the three longest Japanese Wikipedia articles by character count, and surprisingly enough it is a video game article. Number one on that list is a page dedicated to the…

January 19, 2021 | 11:20 EST

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

The Trails series returns with Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV.  Set after the final battle of Trails of Cold Steel III, follow a cast of characters including the protagonists from Class…

December 28, 2020 | 12:46 EST

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Ys Origin

Ys Origin takes the classic fantasy world of Ys and, for the first time, tells the story of it's origins for the first time in the West.  700 years before the events of Ys I & II, the land of Ys…

October 24, 2020 | 06:57 EDT

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Ys Origin Treks to Switch

Another day, another new Nintendo Switch port of a classic game. This time? It’s Nihon Falcom’s Ys Origin, the prequel to their long-running series. Originally released in 2006 in Japan, it was first…

October 19, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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Trails of Cold Steel IV Release Date Given

It is the end of an era, with an official release date for Trails of Cold Steel IV finally confirmed in North America.  It is all out war in Trails of Cold Steel IV, with the continent of Zemuria…

June 23, 2020 | 11:30 EDT

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is an action role-playing title from developer Nihon Falcom and publisher NIS America. The 2016 title was well received and went on to arrive at consoles, PC, and even…

January 19, 2020 | 12:16 EST

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Coming to Switch Next Year

As announced by NIS America, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III is coming to the Switch sometime in Spring 2020. There's no formal release date set, but NIS America did reveal that it…

December 5, 2019 | 09:00 EST

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III is a traditional turn-based JRPG revolving around character military professor Rean Schwarzer and his students and friends. A dark plot threatens his…

October 19, 2019 | 12:28 EDT

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Demo Now Available

Ahead of its anticipated release next month, NIS America has released a demo for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III. The English-language demo is live in many major regions around the…

September 18, 2019 | 02:20 EDT