Microsoft today announced the availability of new high-definition trailers for the highly anticipated upcoming Xbox 360™ games Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey on Xbox Live Marketplace this Wednesday, September 27. Originally unveiled at the Tokyo Game Show, Xbox Live "Bringing It Home" allows connected members to enjoy the trailers, which showcase the footage in vivid, high definition quality.
Thanks to Xbox Live "Bringing It Home," you don't have to be on TGS and X06 guest lists to have a front row seat to all of the action. Through Friday, September 29, access the best content from TGS in Japan and X06 in Barcelona, Spain, including highlights from both press briefings, daily updates and behind the scenes videos from the show floors as well as the hottest playable game demos and videos in high definition.
Blue Dragon, developed by Mistwalker and Artoon, blends the design excellence of Hironobu Sakaguchi with the art of Akira Toriyama to create a dynamic game experience unlike any other role-playing game (RPG) on Xbox 360. The game leads you through a fantasy world filled with heroes armed with mystical shadows in the forms of dragons, bats, and minotaurs that you control to fend off evil. Blue Dragon is set to hit store shelves in Japan this holiday.
Lost Odysseyis an RPG in development by Mistwalker in conjunction with Free Plus and Microsoft Game Studios. The game spins an epic tale of magic and tragedy, where a man named Kaim is sentenced to live 1,000 years and multiple lifetimes watching friends and loved ones come and go in a world on the brink of a mystical industrial revolution. The game is slated for release in Japan in 2007.
Mistwalker is a creative company founded by Hironobu Sakaguchi, the original developer of Final Fantasy. Operated by a handful of experts, the direction of new Mistwalker is influenced by Sakaguchi's extensive industry experience.
Artoon is a digital entertainment design, development, and production company with rich talent and experience. Centering on the design and development of original content, Artoon is mainly involved in the development of software through external cooperation, as well as the design and production of entertainment content in the mobile communication category.
Feel Plus is a developer of large-scale RPGs. Featuring a highly experienced staff, the company possesses a powerful development system capable of handling the entire creation process including external networking, game design, artwork, programming, sound, and pre-rendered movies. Feel Plus is currently focusing its overflowing energy into the development of Lost Odyssey to give RPG fans worldwide more stunning visuals appropriate for a new generation game console and new experiences that will stimulate the players' senses. For more details on Feel Plus, please visit http://www.feelplus.jp.index.html.