Category Archive: Miscellaneous

Falcom’s 2013 Annual Stockholders Meeting


This year, the stockholders meeting took place at the Tachikawa Palace Hotel. There were about 66 people present. The meeting started ontime at 13:30. For about 25 minutes, Toshihiro Kondo presented the quarter’s results, as well as the prospects for the next. He spent 15 minutes with a question and answer session, and the meeting …

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Notice for Falcom Mail Order Purchases: Closure for Summer Break


Falcom has posted a notice on the top page of their online store that they will be closed during their summer break period. As a result, any orders that are placed between the period of 8/8/2013 and 8/18/2013 will not be fulfilled or answered until 8/19/2013. According to Falcom Calendar, the rest of the company …

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Kiseki Series Portal Site Now Live


Today, Falcom has launched the portal site for the entirety of the Kiseki series. They have had a portal site for awhile, but that was specifically for the Sora no Kiseki trilogy. This new portal site has also replaced the area of Falcom’s front page that was previously held by the Sora no Kiseki Portal …

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Falcom Launches Innovation Unit for Smartphone, Tablet, and PC Game Development


[I apologize now if there are inaccuracies in the translation I've given. -ed] Falcom has announced that, with the direction of the representative director of the company, Toshihiro Kondo, they have started a new section within the company to be called the Innovation Unit to reach out to new audiences. Focusing on RPGs, in the …

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Falcom Receives A Famitsu Award of Excellence for Ao no Kiseki


On 4/18, Famitsu held the ceremony to give out their awards for games released during the year 2011. Falcom walked away with one of the ‘Awards of Excellence’ along with 9 other award winners. The other winners in Falcom’s category were: Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Versus (Bandai Namco Games), The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda …

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Japanese Ys Online Game Host Terminating Services

CJ Entertainment, the Japanese publisher for Ys Online, has sent out an email to all of its subscribers stating that, as of 2/16/2012, Netmarble will be shutting down all of its services. I have not followed data much on Ys Online since it was blocked from people outside of Japan to know if it was …

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