Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds US Tour hits California

It’s that time of the year again, Final Fantasy is touring through symphonies all over bringing memories of adventures past to the masses. This week Nobuo Uematsu will greet the San Francisco Symphony on two nights with two different programs, also starring Susan Calloway, MARIA, DRACO and DANCING MAD.

Check out for more information about the location and cost.

For those looking to be at Comic-Con 2010, Nobuo will share the love at the Embarcadero Marina Park South in San Diego on July 22nd. No guest details have been disclosed at this point but the Distant Worlds site should have updates as the date draws near. –

Other shows this summer include Houston, Washington D.C. and Toronto with Nobuo Uematsu only confirmed to miss the D.C. event this year.

Dragon Quest IX hits NYC

Nintendo loves to throw a party, this Saturday at the Nintendo World store in Rockefeller Plaza the company will hold a launch party for Dragon Quest IX on the Nintendo DS. The event will run July 10th from 1-4pm and feature test stations to play, treats from a Dragon Quest ice cream truck and mini-games. Those fortunate enough will also be able to meet with Yuji Horii the creator of the Dragon Quest series although he will only sign 30 copies of the game (2 per customer).

Dragon Quest IX is set to launch on July 11th for those who are unable to attend the event.

NIER shows off cultivation potential

There are many things out there to attract RPG fans, brutality, hunting, crazy magic spells, epic summoning ability. Those just attack the tip of the iceberg, NIER is almost an entirely different beast it seems. Today the team releases a cultivation Tips n’ Tricks video to the masses to show off how absolutely intense you can be just about farming.

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As you can see from the video, NIER is hardcore about the little things, I had bad farming flashbacks just watching that sequence play out. For those wondering the PR team actually disclosed what the formula looks like to get the Lunar Tear.

(R + G + B = Ph)

(G + B = I)

o (R + I = Pk)

(Ph + Pk = (hopefully) W) x? = LT
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