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Falcom Online Store Reopened With A New Look, New Domain, and New International Order Process

Falcom has unveiled their new online shop today, now located at the URL: https://falcom.shop/.

Along with the newer, more modern look, they have a new organization method, account registration system, and- of course for the readers of this site- a new ordering procedure for international orders.

International orders cannot be made via a registered account- as they appear to still be doing part of this process by email. Once you add an item to the shopping cart, if you go to check out, you will have multiple options. They are to login or register an account (you don’t want this), check out as a guest, and international order. When you go to international order, you will be greeted with a form to fill out and the complete your order.

I did not go through the process myself, but from the setup, I assume that they will reach out to you by email to provide you the price and give you a method to pay for the product. I will take some time to get some screenshots and update the FAQ for this site.

Additional note, there is currently no special at this moment. The sale page is still being worked on.

[ Falcom Online Store ]

The Spoiler Filled Post-Release Sen no Kiseki III Interview with Toshihiro Kondo (Part 2)

This is a continuation of the interview that is found here.

On 11/16/2017, Dengeki released the second volume of their Sen no Kiseki magazine series, which contained a variety of information, including a long-form interview with Toshihiro Kondo regarding Sen no Kiseki III. This is a ‘no holds barred’ interview, with the exception of some expert dodging and trolling, in lieu of answers from Falcom’s president.

Just like with the previous interview, this was translated by Gu4n. I provided the formatting, edits, and translation of the image captions.
As a warning, not only are there major Sen no Kiseki III Spoilers in this article, but some to Crossbell, as well. Please take note before reading on in this article.

This is the second half of the interview- if you have not read the first half, please check out the link above.

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Falcom Online Store Shut Down for Updates

Falcom has posted that the online store at https://www.falcom.co.jp/shop/ is currently closed for renewal.

As of this time, no orders can be placed while the store is undergoing its update.

The store is expected to reopen by the end of March, and they ask for fans to eagerly anticipate the new Falcom Online Shop.

There are no details over what will be done for the site with the information.

[ Falcom Online Store ]

2-16-2018 – Falcom Weekly Special – Zero and Ao Evolution Soundtrack Sets

The Legend of Heroes Zero no Kiseki Evolution Original Soundtrack (Originally for 2200 yen)
The Legend of Heroes Ao no Kiseki Evolution Original Soundtrack (Originally for 2980 yen)
Kiseki Series Clear File

The total retail cost of this set is 5180 yen. The special price is –> 3,600 yen!

This order is good until 2/22, or until 30 orders have been made. (1 order per person)

Order # 3005?M069?M080?

[ Falcom Online Store – Special Sales ]

Ys, Ratings, Crossovers, and Kiseki? These, and Other Answers from Toshihiro Kondo

In late 2017, when I wrote my editorial regarding the incident with NIS America and my attempts to get questions sent to Falcom’s Toshihiro Kondo, a variety of events followed in a way to turn that story into a ‘happy ending.’

NISA’s media relations associate, Robbie Agustin, reached out to me to provide an explanation of what had occurred and provided another opportunity to submit questions for an email Q&A with Kondo.

As you can tell by the headline, I accepted the offer and I can finally provide the answers to some of the questions I had been itching to ask at some point in time.

Without further ado, you can find them beneath the cut!

Please note that there are two spoilers in this article. Both of which are behind cuts, but they have images associated with them. If you use the lightbox gallery, they are not split apart from the rest of the images.

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Dengeki PlayStation # 653 – A Review of 2017 With Toshihiro Kondo

Much like in the 4gamer interview I posted recently, Dengeki PS # 653 also ran a number of questions to a variety of game developers and directors regarding the past year. These people include Yoshimi Yasuda (God Wars), Fumito Ueda (Shadow of the Colossus, The Last Guardian), Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid), Souhei Niikawa (NIS President), and more.

Toshihiro Kondo was included with these creators, and below the cut, I’ve translated the questions and his answers from this article.

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XSEED Games Launches Zwei: The Arges Adventure on Jan 24th at $19.99 for PC

XSEED Games has announced today on twitter that the first title of the Zwei duology, Zwei: The Arges Adventure, will launch on Jan 24, 2018!

The game will be available on Steam, GOG, and Humble store for $19.99 / €19.99 / £14.99!

Zwei is following the release of its sequel, Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection, and has seen major redevelopment work to allow all the various widgets for the game to be workable in a modern PC environment.

You can find the trailer below!


Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is coming to Nintendo Switch

During today’s Nintendo Direct Mini, it was announced that Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will be coming to the Nintendo Switch this summer.

From the Nintendo Website:

Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA.



  • An Epic Tale: Follow Adol and his companions on his latest adventure to uncover the mysteries of the cursed island.
  • Another Side: Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her own unique gameplay segments.
  • It Takes a Village: Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services.
  • Party On: Switch characters on the fly as you battle ferocious foes in lightning-fast combat.

[Press Release]

[Nintendo Direct]