Vesperia Devs Thank Xbox 360 Beta Testers

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The furor surrounding the Xbox 360 beta version of Tales of Vesperia refuses to abate, with the Namco developers responsible pouring oil onto the flames by thanking the “players” for their contributions in allowing a better PS3 version

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  • Anonymous commented on May 27, 2011 20:22

    i wish there was a web page that kept a full tally on one page of every time Namco, SE, and all like them pulled this crap... More

  • Nymphonomicon commented on August 6, 2010 14:30

    It's official, Bandai-NAMCO are the biggest bastards in the game industry. Between the nickel and dime DLC-whoring and the acrobatics they pulled to screw over 360 customers, it would take a miracle for anyone else... More


Tales of Betrayal? Namco Recruiting Beta Testers!

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The latest Tales “mothership” title Tales of Graces is due for release just in time to be slaughtered by Final Fantasy XIII, but with the announcement of a Tales of Graces Wii bundle some have begun wondering if this might not signal a (PS3) port is in the offing even now…

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  • Anonymous commented on December 24, 2009 01:05

    Actually, Abyss/Legendia/Hearts/Innocence weren't remade and all of them are Mothership titles. Destiny 2/Rebirth/Phantasia/Eternia saw PSP ports with little to no extras (Phantasia was just given new sprites and a full voice over like Vesperia PS3 while... More

  • Bronxdragon commented on December 20, 2009 13:59

    But Tales have remade all of their games......seriously they really have remade all of there games.......All the mothership titles except Eternai have been remade......2 of them have sequals...... More


Tales of Graces Spectacular

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The latest “mothership” Tales title is Tales of Graces for the Wii, due for release soon and by the looks of the trailers featured below one of the most impressive Tales games to date.

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  • Bronxdragon commented on December 20, 2009 14:02

    You fuckin grahpic whores are the reason rpgs are starting to suck! Tales series looks fine that is there style leave them the fuck alone.....I have not played a tales game that didn't have a... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 20, 2009 12:51

    360/PS3/Wii vs NES troll?... More


Perfect Tales of Vesperia Sells 228,000 in First Week

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The PS3 version of Patty RPG Tales of Vesperia has sold more copies in its first week than the beta edition sold since release, also handily beating the top selling Japanese Xbox 360 title to date, Star Ocean 4, itself shaping up to be beta material.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 29, 2011 23:05

    wai.. isn't artefact a girl?... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 29, 2010 02:15

    This business model should be used more widely.... More


Bandai Namco Shamelessly Lied to Xbox Testers

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Bandai Namco has been caught in a rather embarrassingly brazen lie to upset Tales of Vesperia beta testers, adding further to the controversy surrounding Microsoft’s efforts to secure Japanese exclusives for its console.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 4, 2010 21:52

    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH LIGHT DRAGON DESTRUCTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ¬¬... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 27, 2009 07:53

    I'm too busy laughing at you guys to rage. I love Namco Tales so much.... More


Tales of Vesperia Beta Status Confirmed

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When it was first released, the Xbox 360 version of Tales of Vesperia attracted comments such as “Aren’t these spaces a bit strange? Shouldn’t there be more characters?” and even “I feel the loli content seems a bit lacking,” and it seems the above image confirms these suspicions fully.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 20, 2009 02:06

    So fucking true.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 20, 2009 02:05

    Better sales, I think, makes it better for the 360. Once software sales on PS3 surpass the 360, then they can worry.... More


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The PS3 edition of loli pirate RPG Tales of Vesperia has sold the most units of any Tales game ever on its opening day, selling more than twice as many copies as the popular Xbox beta version, with an estimated total of 147,000.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 28, 2009 13:34

    PC=BSOD... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 26, 2009 16:59

    YO HO HO!... More


Microsoft Funds PS3 Game Development

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Responding to the complaints of Xbox 360 Tales of Vesperia beta testers, a developer has laid bare the not so shocking truth of just how Namco was paid off by Microsoft to secure an “exclusive” release, but instead merely used the Xbox subsidy to reduce development costs on the PS3 version, which it expected to sell better.

However, Sony intervened and blackmailed them into adding massive amounts of new content if they wanted to be allowed to go ahead with the PS3 release at all…

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  • jr2nd commented on March 10, 2012 07:57

    ps3 didnt get vesp. so up yours sony!... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 2, 2009 11:06

    Games? Which games? Most of them were crappy (with 1-2 exceptions).... More


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Xbox 360 users, stung by being the paying beta testers for Tales of Vesperia, a game touted as an Xbox exclusive and the sole reason many own their consoles, are launching a petition for redress from Bandai-Namco Games, who they accuse of “underhanded” and “unfair” tactics for daring to release the game on the PS3 in massively upgraded form.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 6, 2010 00:27

    I pay for tuition, car installments, food, housing loans, utility bills, phone bills, internet bills, wife, kids and parents of both sides AND PS3 and last but not least, the government. I'm not rich, I'm... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 19, 2009 02:07

    And u base ur claim on?... More


Tales of Vesperia PS3 Jiggling Oppai Ougi

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The upcoming PS3 version of pirate loli RPG Tales of Vesperia once again has the Xbox beta testers apoplectic with rage, this time with the news that the game includes jiggling oppai ougi; the results can be seen below:
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  • Anonymous commented on September 23, 2009 03:04

    Who gives a shit about them? They aren't driving the consumer electronics market, they don't matter. Fuck them.... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 5, 2009 14:30

    wonderful!... More


Tales of Vesperia Remade for PS3

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Fans of the beta version of Tales of Vesperia have been howling with rage at the release of the PS3 final version, which now seems to border on a remake.

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  • tyciol commented on April 1, 2010 05:43

    This seems worth buying our own PS3s for, or at least a backwards compatible PS4 when it comes out.... More

  • Gunes commented on November 19, 2009 12:05

    Gotta love Rita's face at the end. -w-... More


Tales of Vesperia PS3 vs Xbox 360: Xbox Higher Resolution!

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A detailed comparison of the Tales of Vesperia demos for the PS3 and Xbox 360 reveals that the PS3 actually has noticeably inferior graphics to the Xbox 360 beta which was circulated to paying testers some time ago. The PS3 version actually has a lower resolution than the Xbox 360 version, for reasons we can only wonder at…

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  • Anonymous commented on May 21, 2010 02:33

    Nah, looks like one of these cheap f2p mmorpgs. ^^... More

  • TheBeast commented on March 2, 2010 07:58

    that is namco for you. they want people with the xbox to feel better about getting the shaft on all the additional content. but they are pissing off the ps3 owners too. they should... More


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