Tales of Xillia is now officially released in the United States today! We all hope you guys got your copies now! There's still 3 days left for our friends in Europe, but the wait shouldn't be long! To celebrate, Namco Bandai has released 18 new screenshots featuring the characters' Mystic Artes. Enjoy!
And to the interested, here are the major reviews for Tales of Xillia so far. The game has been getting great reviews so far. We'll add more as they appear.
- IGN - 8.0 - "Whether for longtime fans of the series or JRPG fans in general, Tales of Xillia delivers."
- Game Informer - 8.25/10 - "It may not have the production values of Final Fantasy, but Xillia makes up for it in charm and gusto."
- Joystiq - 4.5/5 - "Though it hews closely to the traditional ratio of exploration and critter killing, Tales of Xillia has more than enough unusual and refreshing elements to keep pushing you forward."
- EGM Now - 7.5 - "Probably the most mature, respectable, relatable Tales cast in history."
- Push Square - 8/10 - "This is a must-buy for Tales fans, a good entry point for newcomers, and an all-around enjoyable JRPG."
- The Sixth Axis - 10/10 - "Tales Of Xillia is a brilliant title, and could just be the breakout game that really establishes the series in Western markets."
- RPG Site - 70/100 - "Tales of Xillia is a well-crafted game that executes many of its ideas extremely well. The narrative is engaging and draws the player in for an experience that is both familiar and old to newcomers and veterans alike."
Tales of Xillia has been released in the US on August 6, 2013 and will be released in Europe on August 9, 2013. Orders are available at the following places:
Tales of Xillia (Regular US Version) - Play-Asia | GameStop | Amazon
Tales of Xillia (CE US Version) - GameStop | Amazon
Tales of Xillia (Regular EU Version) - Zavvi | ShopTo.net | Play.com | Game.co.uk | Play-Asia
Tales of Xillia (CE EU Version) - Namco Bandai