Same with Tales of Destiny.. Those people paying a premium for imports are a tiny minority compared to the numbers SCEA needs to see to make a local release of a title worthwhile. Forums Games CAGcast new! It only takes a few hundred copies of a game to filter though eBay at high prices over the course of a year to satisfy demand. Then it was a turkey, later it retroactively became a collector’s item.
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The nature of who controls the bulk of game sales and the emphasis on UMD movies both shape the competition for Sony approval on US game releases. Selling to a subset astonishiaa an already small market segment doesn’t hold much appeal to the folks making these decisions. However, games like Disgaea, Atelier Iris: It doesnt even have true wide screen, just like ToE.
Astonishia Story 2 Demo (PSP) (ULKS46142) (Korea)
This could change in the future. Madden and GTA are two of his gaming food groups.
Then it was a turkey, later it retroactively became a collector’s item. It’s a moot point though, because now I have enough money to import Tales of Eternia and Breath of Fire 3, and can let someone else play through junk like Astonshia Story. Sony only has so many personnel at any given moment to manage these releases.
Judging by eBay astonshia completely worthless. It wasn’t really worth the time. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next. Ken derives a secret thrill from having a name that sounds native to Japanese folks. It’s just being assumed right now, like I just did, because there has been no world about a U.
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For a long room it was dominated by horrible knockoffs of stuff from more widespread media cultures but recently the quality is becoming quite competitive and Korean culture is getting much better exposure in the West. Just because a few importers can make money on it doesn’t put it on the scalel required for a release from SCEA. If you love Madden and Astonkshia, great. In terms of older games I definitely could see some interest in Arcturus.
You have to remember that SCEA has a dislike for games that aren’t graphically impressive And that time period would shrink as the installed base grows. The story is definitely better than Grandia Xtreme, which I also liked and beat within 45 hours, so that’s good enough for me.
If Enix had overestimated US demand for the PS1 version and ordered twice as many units made, it would still have been a small production run but the eBay price would be far lower. Wiki Moderation Our game database is maintained by the community.
An online sales channel doesn’t want so many choices it overwhelms the customers but still they would have more freedom to stock a wider variety of items. It only takes a few hundred copies of a game to filter though eBay at high prices over the course of a year to satisfy demand. At least on the Xbox versions, they did add online play, which does justify a higher price.
I say em’, buy the Korean copy and learn Korean like I’m trying to do.
Just adding a few hundred more copies to the supply would knock the price way down. Out of those 57 auctions only 23 ended in a successful sale. Part of the reason I like it is because it has a battle system I’ve always wanted, that mixes strategy with a battle gauge deciding who will attack astonlshia. The game is perfectly suited for me though, since I like young, anime inspired characters.
I definitely plan astpnishia get LoH II.
Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. The real issue is that a lot of the output from Korean game developers has been quite bad until recent years. Several functions may not work.