Star Ocean: The Last Hope details & screenshots
06.11.08 - 10:46 PM

At Microsoft's Xbox 360 RPG Premiere 2008 event held in Japan, Square Enix finally revealed more details about Star Ocean 4. First of all, the game is now being called Star Ocean: The Last Hope. Square Enix has also finally revealed which console will be getting the game. Widely expected to be a PlayStation 3 title, it turns out that the game is actually for the Xbox 360 console. At the event, Square Enix has mentioned that they have not yet decided whether the game will be released on the PlayStation 3 console or not.

It was also revealed that Star Ocean: The Last Hope will actually take place before the first Star Ocean game.

We've got the first screenshots of the game up on our pictures section so check out the link below and while we're at it, here's a few more details directly from Square Enix's PR release:

Science fiction and fantasy meld in this long-awaited continuation of the celebrated RPG series. The year is S.D. 10; in the aftermath of World War III, humanity voyages into the stars in search of a new home...and a second chance.

  • A prequel that combines sci-fi and fantasy elements, spanning multiple planets and the vastness of space itself to recount the origins of the Star Ocean universe.

  • Exhilarating combat expands upon the franchise's famous real-time battle system, including the amazing graphics and visual effects only possible on the Xbox 360.

  • Featuring breathtaking CG movies by Visual Works, the cutting-edge studio whose previous work includes cut scenes for the acclaimed Final Fantasy RPG series.

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    Eric Farand