Tales of Symphonia producer Hideo Baba has revealed to Destructiod that Tales of Symphonia for the Gamecube was the most popular Tales game in the West. Baba believes that the success of the game was due to the fact that it was the first Tales title that was rendered in 3D polygons. Baba also revealed that the development team had a lot of help from Nintendo which allowed them to reach out to a broader audience.
“I believe the success of Tales of Symphonia has multiple factors to it, the first being that it was the first Tales title that was rendered in 3D polygons, so we believe that was a huge component to its success.”
“Another huge component was that we had a lot of support from Nintendo, so that allowed us to reach out to a broader audience that we weren’t able to reach before.”
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