Tales of Xillia Announced as PS3 Exclusive

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The latest title in the Tales series, Tales of Xillia, has been announced as being due for a 2011 release on the PS3, and Namco have even released a preview video, showing off what look to be the best graphics yet for the series.

The preview:

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Graphically it would appear to be the strongest Tales game yet, being well ahead of the mediocre Tales of Vesperia and the embarrassing Tales of Graces.

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Aside from the fact Namco has basically been remaking the same game for the past 15 years whilst making various slight changes to the increasingly hackneyed shonen/shoujo “overwrought teenagers save the world” plotlines and creating ever more incomprehensible combat systems, the main issue appears to be whether Namco can still produce a finished game when it wants to…

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