Suikoden V is destined to be a big seller!?

Closed with the JP release. Use the respective Plot/Setting and Gameplay forums, now.
User avatar
dragonmasterx
Elite Member
Posts: 675
Joined: Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:35 pm
Location: Japan

Suikoden V is destined to be a big seller!?

Postby dragonmasterx » Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:22 am

http://blog.livedoor.jp/od3/archives/50 ... l#comments

According to some survey this guy took(it's not just a mere blog btw, the site is one of my favorite Japanese gaming news sites) of games people will buy for February, the most people are planning to buy Suikoden V; 83 people! It beat all the fierce competition:
Monster Hunter 2 - 59, Disgaea 2 -55, Devil May Cry Special Edition - 44, and others.
Last edited by dragonmasterx on Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:45 am, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
son_michael
Posts: 2231
Joined: Wed Feb 02, 2005 12:24 am
Location: New York

Postby son_michael » Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:31 am

well thats great for japanese suikoden fans and hopefully it will give konami a little more financial security and they will keep bringing suikoden to the USA and the UK

Angelis_Taleria
Elite Member
Posts: 1451
Joined: Sun Aug 08, 2004 9:24 pm

Postby Angelis_Taleria » Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:39 am

FF not in the running I see. I'm surprised Monster Hunter scored higher than Disgaea, that makes me slightly uneasy.
I hope everything is going delicious.

User avatar
pesmerga786
Posts: 376
Joined: Sat Sep 03, 2005 11:49 pm
Location: In Search for Yuber

Postby pesmerga786 » Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:20 am

wow... monster hunter, i read a lot of reviews on monster hunter games and they don't seem to be liked much :?
Hopefully suikoden does sale very well because then we get more suikoden and i love suikoden :D

User avatar
patapi
Forum Moderator
Posts: 2515
Joined: Sat Jun 12, 2004 3:55 pm

Postby patapi » Tue Jan 31, 2006 5:11 am

Looks like they picked an excellent date to release this in Japan. Not to mention the kind of marketing effort that they have put into the final product so far. Excellent.

Can't say the same for the NA release date though.

Shumphrey
Posts: 12
Joined: Thu Jun 09, 2005 10:19 pm
Contact:

Postby Shumphrey » Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:47 am

And a couple of days ago Suikoden V was the Number 1 Game on all of 1up.com (as well as in the RPGs section and the Playstation 2 section). It has since fallen to number 24 (#7 in RPG and #9 in PS2), but it's still a good sign!

Chas
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2005 12:34 pm
Location: California
Contact:

Postby Chas » Fri Feb 03, 2006 3:23 pm

I was just ion EB not more than 30 min ago and I saw on their TV that Suikoden V was coming out March 6th. I havetn' been able to verify this anywhere else...so can anyone here tell me if they have seen any sightings of a release date? Via magazine, TV commercial....website? Thanks in advance.

User avatar
amelia108
Posts: 150
Joined: Sun Oct 03, 2004 12:21 am
Location: georgia

...

Postby amelia108 » Fri Feb 03, 2006 3:51 pm

at gamespot it says the us release is march 28th. i can only hope it's true.
i'm sure they'll probably delay it, but i'm fairly jaded when it comes to release dates, so keep your fingers crossed.

User avatar
daoster
Posts: 88
Joined: Fri Jun 25, 2004 2:24 pm
Location: San Jose / Fullerton
Contact:

Postby daoster » Fri Feb 03, 2006 5:38 pm

Magicbox announced that the Samurai Warriors 2 (Sengoku Musou 2) has been bumped up to Feb. 24 (from March 9). That gives Suikoden V a big opponent to contend with.
I tell the DJ what to play, I tell the MC what to say!
Like good music? Check out my podcast: http://www.musicaloccupation.com

User avatar
MatildaWhiteKnightLeader
Posts: 642
Joined: Wed Jul 20, 2005 12:14 am
Location: Matilda

Postby MatildaWhiteKnightLeader » Fri Feb 03, 2006 5:47 pm

well suikoden 5 is for PS2 now and it's getting great reviews from gamer magazines. But some of these reviews include very negative remarks about suikoden 4 as well. Can't blame them. Basically saying Suikoden 5 could be the savior to the suikoden series after 4 was a complete utter failure.
Strategy is the key to victory!

Raiden
Posts: 14
Joined: Sun Sep 25, 2005 3:47 am

Postby Raiden » Sat Feb 04, 2006 3:35 am

Man that's a good survey there dragonmasterx. Well in Japan but hopefully that will give them confidence on selling more of it to the U.S. I just want my hands on Suikoden V right now.

Georg Prime
Posts: 9
Joined: Sun Feb 05, 2006 10:34 am

Postby Georg Prime » Sun Feb 05, 2006 10:35 am

Do we have a full list of all games and how many people will buy?

User avatar
Mazus The Mage
Posts: 6
Joined: Sat Sep 24, 2005 3:40 pm
Contact:

Postby Mazus The Mage » Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:43 pm

im hopin it comes on the 28th.
Ive also heard that 5 is gonna be like the longest plot out of the whole series.
and they are releasing it on the 28th because of it being the 10th anniversary of the release of the first game in the United States
All men dream but not equally Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men for they may act on their dreams with open eyes to make them possible

MrTomJoad
Posts: 151
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:47 am

Postby MrTomJoad » Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:51 am

Kingdom Hearts 2 comes out on the 28th too. So it looks like once again Suikoden is doomed to be overshadowed by square. I've preordered both anyway. Too best games of the year come out on the same day. Kind of cool, but still kind of sad for Suikoden. Oh well, it should still sell well, as good as it looks theres no way it couldn't.


Return to “Suikoden V Prerelease Archive”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest