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Japanese PSN release for September 13th


A very small, very strange update for Japanese PSN users today. The following item is available for free:
  • FolksSoul new Folk "Gemaga editor-in-chief"
That probably doesn't make any sense to anyone at first, but let us explain. In FolksSoul (better known to non-Japanese as Folklore) there are monsters called "Folks", and you can capture these monsters' souls and use their powers against your foes. This update adds a new monster, who just happens to be the editor-in-chief of Japanese video game magazine Gemaga. He uses his narcissistic pose to unleash a barrage of flower petals to attack enemies... or something. Let's just say today's Japanese PSN release is like an inside joke that no one but the Japanese could understand, okay?

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1. does that mean we should expect a Patcher Folk to play with in the US version? he shoots random statical (sp?) numbers as his power

Posted at 4:48PM on Sep 13th 2007 by Kxpuc

2. Wow. Sucks to be a Japanese PS3 owner.

Posted at 5:13PM on Sep 13th 2007 by Popfrogs

3. So freakin' awesome. Wish the US market would do cool things like this. What magazine editor would they turn into a Folk though? :)

Posted at 5:38PM on Sep 13th 2007 by OrganicShadow

4. @1: If they seriously added a Patcher folk I would probably consider getting this game.. LOL

Posted at 7:00PM on Sep 13th 2007 by never$$hort

5. Completely awesome.
I can't wait for this game, and if there is a Patcher folk that shoots random numbers, I'll buy 2.

Posted at 7:52PM on Sep 13th 2007 by zenprism

6. this makes me wish i was japanese, they get all the cool (and by cool i mean awesomely ridiculous) stuff

Posted at 9:26AM on Sep 14th 2007 by doug

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