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Tales of Symphonia

Postby Danyoru » Tue 07.05.2005 1:12 pm

Does anyone play the game "Tales of Symphonia", it's an anime RPG and it looks amazing!!! But I'm not a big RPG fan anymore so I'm a little unsure about getting it.
Does anyone know if it is available in Japanese with english subs?
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RE: Tales of Symphonia

Postby Harisenbon » Tue 07.05.2005 6:37 pm

... Video games don't have subbed/dubbed versions, do they? Am I missing something?

I haven't played it, but I haven't heard great things about it. Are you looking for the Japanese version of the game? Do you have a GameCube that will play it?
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RE: Tales of Symphonia

Postby mandolin » Wed 07.06.2005 10:48 am

Harisenbon: Nah, they don't usually have subbed/dubbed versions. Not like movies anyway. Some games's US releases -do- offer both dialogues with english subs to accompany them. 'Some' is being generous, actually. I can only think of one off the top of my head, and that was Xenosaga.

Danyoru: Harisenbon has a point. If you're looking to import the original japanese, you better make sure you have a japanese gamecube, too, because you can't just swap on the fly. There's different encoding, so a US gamecube won't play Japanese games. Without some.. 'tweaking'. And tweaking usually involves doing stuff that could fry your 'cube.
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RE: Tales of Symphonia

Postby Harisenbon » Wed 07.06.2005 6:28 pm

Mandolin,

However, that's why the GBA and (I believe) the DS are so great, because they don't have region encoding.
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