Star Ocean: The Last Hope - International is the enhanced PlayStation 3 version of 'Star Ocean: The Last Hope' which previously released on Xbox 360. A prequel in the acclaimed Star Ocean series this latest entry offers spectacular visuals alongside exhilarating real-time battles in an epic sci-fi adventure. Features: In addition to English and Japanese voice options the PlayStation 3 version will include English French Italian German Spanish and Japanese language options for Star Ocean fans around the world. Combines sci-fi and fantasy elements spanning multiple planets and the vastness of space itself to recount the origins of the Star Ocean universe. Exhilarating combat expands upon the franchise's dynamic real-time battle system now featuring amazing graphics and visual effects only possible on PlayStation 3. Up to four characters can take part in battles simultaneously and party members can be switched mid-battle. New Blindside battle system fuses evasion and offense enabling players to confuse and ambush enemies by quickly moving out of their line of sight when targeted - allowing stunning counterattacks and visual effects. Freely pilot the Calnus spaceship for the first time in the series and journey to various planets of the Star Ocean universe at your choosing. Item Creation and Private Actions two hallmarks of the Star Ocean franchise also make their return allowing for players to enjoy upgraded versions of both systems. Breathtaking CG movies by Visual Works the cutting-edge studio whose previous work includes cut-scenes for the acclaimed Final Fantasy series.