It has been discovered that Namco Bandai has filled a European trademark for the latest entry in the long-running Tales series of RPGs, Tales of Xillia. Now, does this guarantee a western release for the game? Not exactly, but when you consider it's high sales numbers in Japan and the momentum the entire series has been gaining in western markets, I think it's pretty likely that it will be localized.
I know there are some Tales fans who have been less than happy with the lack of games in the franchise to hit western shores. However, with this trademark and the recent releases of Tales of The Abyss 3D and Tales of Graces ƒ, they should rest a little easier now that it appears the series still has a bright future outside of Japan.
Speaking of Tales of the Abyss 3D, you should check out Jared's review of it if you haven't already....and that's my shameless plug for the day.
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