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E3 2007: Lost Odyssey Fact Sheet

Maybe it’s me, but is there a lot of Microsoft in the air? *Sniffs* Yep, I smell Microsoft. Anyway, we’ll get around to the exclusive PS3 and Wii stuff soon enough. But for now, Microsoft has this day bludgeoned with their content. So up next, a fact sheet for the game produced by Hironobu Sakaguchi, Lost Odyssey.

The game follows the immortal man of 1,000 years of age, Kaim, as he embarks on an unfolding story that is as timeless and as compelling as the character it centers around. With aspects of the story written by Japanese novelist, Kiyoshi Shigematsu, it will be absolutely fascinating to see how this game plays out in its final form. You can see the facts and stats for the game below. And be sure to visit our E3 Master-Guide Center for more info and media regarding the latest games and products featured at this year’s E3.

Lost Odyssey Fact Sheet:

• Innovative RPG gameplay features. “Lost Odyssey” blends massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) elements into the game’s traditional RPG system, enabling players to make strategic decisions for a more immersive and deep gameplay experience.

• Engaging and unparalleled emotional story. With story sequences penned by award-winning Japanese novelist Kiyoshi Shigematsu in cooperation with producer Hironobu Sakaguchi, “Lost Odyssey” sets a new benchmark for the RPG genre with a combination of true-to-life cinematics and the story of an immortal man who has been suffering in many ways for 1,000 years. Players will witness Kaim’s life as he lives through many generations, becomes part of numerous families, falls in and out of love, and confronts all of the conflicts that arise. Kaim’s struggles are set in a world that is on the verge of a “mystical industrial revolution,” where mankind has attained dark powers.

• Massive scope and engrossing environments. The massively scoped worlds, memorable characters and epic story line of “Lost Odyssey” play out like an intense and unsettling blockbuster action film. Heading up the artistic demands of the title is famed Japanese comic artist Takehiko Inoue; renowned composer Nobuo Uematsu has been recruited to create a contemporary soundtrack.

• Realistic graphics in next-generation gaming. Powered by Unreal Engine 3 technology, “Lost Odyssey” boasts stunning visual fidelity and rendering quality. The Unreal Engine 3 technology pushes high-definition visual designs to a higher level and brings out the smallest details in the largest battles. Gamers will experience a rich dynamic world with an unprecedented level of detail. Users can experience the true-to-life gameplay and facial expressions of emotionally distressed characters in the world of “Lost Odyssey.”

Staff Writer at CinemaBlend.