PS3 Enchanted Arms coming to North America

Ubisoft confirms domestic release for port of Xbox 360, announces motion-sensitive controller features.

Last September, From Software announced the Japanese PlayStation 3 release of its Enchanted Arms role-playing game. Today, French publisher Ubisoft confirmed that it will be bringing the game to North America, just as it did with the original Xbox 360 version of the game. The game's official Web site hasn't been updated with information on the PS3 edition yet, but Ubisoft has said it will take advantage of the Sixaxis controller's motion-sensing abilities for a number of gameplay features, from gaining access to better attacks to solving puzzles. It will also include the option to play with the original Japanese language track or all-new English dialogue.

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144 comments
xenogearsownz
xenogearsownz

The only D&D based rpgs I would reccoment are Baldur's gate 2 (maybe 1 also) and Planescape: Torment. Then again, those are REALLY good games.

RogueShadow0618
RogueShadow0618

Ok, first off... William, you don't appear to have played many RPGs. FF is not the only one out there, try D&D (or something similar) if you want to know what an RPG is supposed to be. How this got turned to Oblivion when this is supposed to be about Enchanted Arms I will never know but figured I would point that out. Aerialstrike- We have had 22 FF titles come out? I think you meant XII (12).

aerialstrike
aerialstrike

well williammu1985 is really pissed. final fantasy XXII rules so dont worry about it, one of the best games ever released on the ps2 but i disagree with you on oblivion. well for the rpg part its not all about getting stronger and leveling its about playing the part, if youre a thief play like a thief , use stealth, steal etc thus its called ROLE PLAYING. oblivion pointed that part out and everything about that game is just brilliant. give it a try again but this time play it with an open mind. anyway i love rpgs from old school to present, a good game is a good game either japanese or american doesnt matter.

williamwu1985
williamwu1985

shut up, all american players understand nothing about RPG, they even call oblivion the best RPG, what a joke, it will not even count as a RPG. do you have any idea what a RPG look like and how it played? it all about leveling up and geting stronger. when i play oblivion for 10 min, i feel that again this is another crap. end up returned the game, some website like gametrailer even say FF12 is one the the worth RPG of 2006. WTF!!! if you dont play 1 RPG every two game, you have no right to say this is sucks.

boo_dat
boo_dat

enchanted arms my arse

4esth
4esth

I don't know if it was supposed to be a joke, but I laughed when I played it!

PixyMisao
PixyMisao

They were making mediocre games at best, then some fool let them get ahold of Tenchu and they ruined it... no thanks. And... I'd advise all gamers to stay far far away from anything made or published by From Software.

ricsuave
ricsuave

I had to return this thing back to gamefly. If I had to listen to that princess yell "Atsuma" one more time in that awful valley-girl voice I was gonna lose it. And no, the Japanese audio wasn't much better.

llc012
llc012

it's an okay game.

STARS_Splinter
STARS_Splinter

Wow. Great. Don't get me wrong, the game wasn't bad- I got quite into it by the end- but it was nothing special, just a very run-of-the-mill RPG with some neat ideas that weren't executed terribly well.

jasonharris48
jasonharris48

HyperMetaDragon Enchanted Arms = another bad title for PS3. I agree with you this is one of the wrost RPG's game I'd seen before

kajtrooper
kajtrooper

The 360 version sucked. Hope this version is better.

been09
been09

Meh...don't really care for this game so it doesn't matter.

Chief_Kuuni
Chief_Kuuni

why's the ps3 got so much garbage on the system, they need to get some good games if it wants to win the battle for best system

ricsuave
ricsuave

"ebgamesnake112 See there goes that Blu-ray going into use with the dual languages. Sure it was done in pre-gen games but still" LOL!! if this is how the "technological wonder" that is bluray pays off, letting you play mediocre games in 2 languages, then sign me up! :rollseyes:

Sirpapaya007
Sirpapaya007

mediocrity is the best way to describe this title.

SicsStringFreak
SicsStringFreak

yeah this game on the 360 was pretty cool, it was different. but cool not your usual rpg. has some twists to it.

beldugo
beldugo

ebgamesnake112 See there goes that Blu-ray going into use with the dual languages. Sure it was done in pre-gen games but still ---------------- the 360 ver had dual languages also.. and regarding the game its an ok rpg not a ff killer but an ok rpg... if you like rpg games you will enjoy this one.

ObiKKa
ObiKKa

ryanwh "But you see often enough those terrible shooters do rather well. As do the terrible party games, budget considered. Attach a liscence to it like Jaws or Godfather or Scarface and it can be groingrabbingly bad..." Another one: The so-called "Happy Feet" = "Unhappy, Gut-wrenchingly Feet!" But Other reviewers have rated Scarface well. Probably you're just focusing on Gamespot's rather harsh nature...

Ederreu
Ederreu

How funny.... some months ago xbox360 fanboys were saying; "we even have more jrpg's than ps3" and now they're saying that the game sucks !!!!??? obviously they can't keep up their words

ebgamesnake112
ebgamesnake112

See there goes that Blu-ray going into use with the dual languages. Sure it was done in pre-gen games but still

assassinX01
assassinX01

didn't this game suck on 360? Why should we be the least bit excited about a mediocre game?

ryanwh
ryanwh

"It's like trying to release a mediocre FPS on the 360, or a shoddy party-game on the Wii..." But you see often enough those terrible shooters do rather well. As do the terrible party games, budget considered. Attach a liscence to it like Jaws or Godfather or Scarface and it can be groingrabbingly bad, but if its for the right console(the console with gamers who 'love' specific genres) it'll sell well. Certainly better than a fresh idea would. So this game will do rather well. It looks good and, as an N64 owner back in the day, I can attest to the fact that when a system has barely any games on it, you're more willing to try the stuff you'd normally pass on. This is sort of the "Quest" or "Glover" of PS3, a peice of **** that everyone will buy cus there's nothing else.

GSVale
GSVale

"who cares about achievement points? and that stupid market place points i hate that...stupid system in my opinion" I figured that's what the "Enchant Arm" thing that's been in the listings was. And I think it's actually kind of smart. Nobody is going to see 1000 microsoft points and do the math to figure out how much that is in real terms. They're just trying to trick people into spending more money than they otherwise would have for a very limited license.

Quezakolt
Quezakolt

cool, the option to play in JP will not be removed.

Hinduce
Hinduce

Its good to hear that its not going to be a straight port. I realy dont like it when they do that.

Eagles5
Eagles5

wait i take that back it will launch jut xbox 360 and pc at the begining but 7-8 months down the line its drpping on ps3 kinda like the Gta seris on xbox v1. But its still going ot be a PS3 VErsion!

Eagles5
Eagles5

red47 Not turue yes it was annoiced at x06 but that was back in what August? Alot has changed since then. IT is now launching with a PS3 VERSION!

red47
red47

Bioshock is a pc and 360 only. It was announced an exclusive at x06.

isoplus
isoplus

Rent it first... Can't say I'm satified with its purchase on 360.

Berserker_2
Berserker_2

Enchanted Arms is not a bad game. It is a solid 7. For those that like JRPGs, it is a decent game. The main problem is that the vast majority of cutscenes look like placeholders. However, the character design and graphics are excellent. The clothing physics is pretty cool. Finally, the battle system is great.

poisonrocks
poisonrocks

I purchased this game for the 360 the day it came out and it was a huge mistake. The game is not even worth $20. A message for all you PS3 owners: Don't even rent this game.

Cronaroth
Cronaroth

Ugh,..that game...just...ugh...one of the worse RPGs ive played in awhile...why must it go to PS3-land???

BranKetra
BranKetra moderator

Isn't this that average role player for the 360? I guess they think that an rpg=big money if it's on a Sony console.

bigdawg1124
bigdawg1124

@ lotr_2003 hmm maybe you should rethink what you said about bioshock? last time i checked it is coming out for the PS3 but the others will be really good on the 360 i cant wait for the legendary edition of halo 3.

subrosian
subrosian

"We're releasing a mediocre game on a platform that is *known* for solid RPGs... we're optimistic like that" no... seriously - when you release Enchanted Arms on the 360 it's like "alright a JRPG" - when you release it on the PS3 it's like "umm... you know we've got Final Fantasy right?" It's like trying to release a mediocre FPS on the 360, or a shoddy party-game on the Wii...

NukeAOL
NukeAOL

@mechakucha the 360 version also had both english and Japanese voiceovers on the disc

lotr_2003
lotr_2003

deadkingdg I dont see Bioshock, Halo 3, Lost Planet, Crackdown, Alan Wake, Blue Dragon, Lost Odessy on the PS3 list.

humptygrumpty
humptygrumpty

is there going to be any good news for ps3 owners anytime soon? also, deadkingdg, fear came from pc, not x360

vampiredust99
vampiredust99

meh... what next? enchanted hands, enchanted legs.... dumb title for a so-so game

Mechakucha
Mechakucha

"original Japanese language track or all-new English dialogue." Gotta love those BDs. 360 couldn't do that.

VyseN1
VyseN1

Bad game, who cares.

Cloud737
Cloud737

Awesome! :D I really wanted to see how this game is, liking all Japanese RPGs and action games. Hope it`s not the total rubish everyone claims...though who am I kidding? Well, there`s only one way to find out.