This is probably the best trailer I have watched for a PSP game this year and it comes from Square Enix for Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep. The trailer is up-to-date with the latest mag reports, some even say it includes scenes from the secret movie viewable once you cleared the game. Again, January 9th is the Japanese release date.
Not exactly new as the version without CERO rating has been around for quite some time but this is final box art for Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (click for ultra large version). Note that the PlayStation Network logo (like the one on Phantasy Star Portable 2‘s box art) is no where to be seen, which means we can’t save on shipping and download it off the Japanese PSN. Really unfortunate and something that result in the really poor sales of PSP go. Those who can read Japanese (or if you don’t mind playing the game with guides) can check out Play-Asia () or YesAsia ($67.99) for pre-orders. The release date again is January 9th in Japan.
With the game coming out in less than a month’s time in Japan and constantly the most viewed item in (), Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep is without a doubt the biggest PSP games since Dissidia Final Fantasy came out late last year. The latest Weekly Famitsu report shared plenty of details about the game, including Mickey Mouse, who are still an apprentice here; the surprise appearance of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII‘s Zack Fair; and last but not least, what we can expect from the multiplayer mode.
Without a doubt the next hottest PSP game is Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, which will be out early next month in Japan. It’s at Play-Asia if you are pre-ordering. Not importing this myself, far too many games to complete…
KHInsider has the latest V Jump scan on Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, which shows a new enemy who kidnapped Master Xehanort. On the other hand, Ventus up against what looks like Organisation XIII members. The second scan show Disney Town in festive mood and also a multiplayer (include both co-op and versus) exclusive world called Mirage Arena.
Square Enix reveals the design for the special edition PSP-3000 that will be bundled with Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep when it’s out in Japan this January. What do you think? Simple and nice for me. The bundle will cost ¥ 22,000 in Japan. currently have the game itself available for pre-order at .
The latest issue of Shonen Jump show us how Master Eraqus, one of the Keyblade Master in Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, looks like (click on image for full view). The game will be out January 2010 in Japan.
No plan to buy Dissidia Final Fantasy Universal Tuning at full price? This trailer probably won’t help too :) There are some wallpapers to download at the official website too (PSP versions attached to the bottom of this post).
More frequent news for Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep nowadays, which is really a good thing. Not really sure what Dimension Link does though but seems to be a system that let players “borrow” the skills of other characters in the game for powerful finishing skills. Click on the image above for larger view.
I think quite a few of you here bought the Japanese version of Dissidia Final Fantasy. So will you get Dissidia: Final Fantasy Universal Tuning as well? I’m not sure actually, English voice, the tuning and the new additions seem attractive but probably not at full price again…
Previous reports told us Universal Tuning will has extra scenes, voice-over for some of the previously text-only scenes, the inclusion of English voice, Arcade Mode and Level 100-150 enemies in Duel Colosseum. However, there are more content to justify the price, as shown from the screens after the jump.