Ratix Farrence of the planet Roak belongs to the Clatos Brigade... a clan of fighters who defend their town against invading bands of robbers and brigands. One day, the outbreak of a strange disease begins turning people to stone. Ratix soon learns that the plague was delivered by the alien Resonians, and only he can assist the Earth Federation in stopping them.
Star Ocean: First Departure is the PSP remake of the classic Enix RPG, never before released outside Japan. The game will feature prerendered backgrounds and animated cutscenes created by animation studio Production IG.
Above you can find the Japanese Star Ocean: First Departure packaging artwork, which was recently released for public viewing. Is it just me, or does this mess look like it was put together for a North American release?
As a follow-up to the previous Star Ocean: First Depature post, here are a couple more scans with two more female introductions. Unless the fox girl only counts as half--then they're 75% female introductions, and 25% otherwise. Very foxy.
First Departure press volume scans; story confusion cleared
These Star Ocean: First Depature scans detail the upcoming Action-RPG remake. More importantly, one tells us that Star Ocean 4, now in development, will be taking place 336 years before First Depature. Another retcon crisis averted!
Additional goodness in Star Ocean: First Departure The PSP title Star Ocean: First Departure --a remake of the classic Enix title Star Ocean-- will feature an all new playable character. While not much is known about the character named simply Enis, it has been released that she is from a group known as the Feather Folk and looks strikingly like an angel. In addition to the character, Square Enix and Sony have confirmed that the title will also be released as a bundle with the PSP system.
Three Star Ocean titles emerge at Square Enix Party Conference At Square Enix's pre-party conference held today in Tokyo the company announced three Star Ocean titles are in development. Other news includes a release date for Final Fantasy XII International and first deatils on an entry for the Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon series for the Wii. Details