Atlus USA has released a full trailer of its new Nintendo 3DS RPG, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl. The full trailer has been released for the game’s launch. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is now available in stores and on the 3DS eShop.
Nintendo has released a new English-dubbed trailer for its 3DS RPG, which introduces the game’s main characters and features. Bravely Default will be available on 6 December (Europe) and early 2014 (US).
The western release of this game is a localised version of the Japanese Bravely Default: For the Sequel, which contains a few improvements on the original, including a better user-interface, character animations during conversations, adjustable random encounter rates and three new difficulty levels. Players will also be able to switch between English and Japanese audio.
The original version of this game, Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, was released in Japan in October 2012.
Namco Bandai has released a behind the scenes video of Dark Souls II showcasing the crafting of the lead character’s armour in real life. The sequel to From Software’s vast action RPG will be available on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2014.
Atlus USA has released an English story trailer for the Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl 3DS RPG. The game will be available for $39.99 on 1 October.
The game features an extended story mode and a classic mode that expands on the original Etrian Odyssey game. Players choose from five pre-made characters, a Grimoire Stone system allows these characters to use skills outside of their classes. The game was released in Japan on 27 June.
Sony has released the official English launch trailer of Namco Bandai’s Tales of Xillia RPG for PlayStation 3. The game is out now in the US, and will be released in the UK on 9 August.
Tales of Xillia was originally released in Japan in September 2011, and Tales of Xillia 2 shipped in Japan last November. Namco Bandai plans to release the sequel in the West in 2014.
NIS America has confirmed the dates of Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness western release; the PlayStation 3 RPG will be available from 27 September in Europe, followed by North America on 8 October.
Disgaea D2 features an enhanced character creation system, a new Item World, a Master/Pupil system for learning skills and boosting stats and the return of Laharl, Etna, and Fionne.
Tecmo Koei has released an English trailer of Gust’s RPG Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk in preparation for the game’s western release. Atelier Ayesha will be available on PlayStation 3 on 5 March (US), 8 March (EU).
The game follows Ayesha Altugle, a young girl who has lived alone ever since her grandfather died and her younger sister disappeared about two years ago. She supports herself by making and selling medicine. Ayesha finds out that her sister is alive and immediately sets out on a quest to locate her.
In the run up to the release of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, Namco Bandai Games Europe has revealed two character gameplay trailers – one for Naruto, the other for Sasuke. The RPG, developed by CyberConnect2, will be available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 5 March (USA), 8 March (EU) and 18 April (JP).
On Namco Bandai Games’ online American store, players can purchase an exclusive edition of the game, which comes with a poster, soundtrack, trading card and two figurines. Players in Europe and Japan needn’t be disappointed, though, as various downloadable costumes will be available to all players.
Production company Pony Canyon have released two new videos previewing the anime adaptation of the RPG, Devil Survivor 2: The Animation. The videos focus on characters Yamato Hotsuin (Junichi Suwabe – Bleach‘s Grimmjow, Black Butler‘s Undertaker) and Anguished One (Takahiro Sakurai – Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children‘s Cloud Strife, Code Geass‘ Suzaku Kururugi).
The story follows 13 “devil survivors”, who’ve cut deals with devils in order to gain special abilities to defeat unknown invaders, but there’s only seven days until a worldwide catastrophe.
The series is being directed by Seiji Kishi (Persona 4: The Animation), and Yoshimichi Hirai (Angel Beats!) is the assistant director at the studio Bridge. Devil Survivor 2: The Animation will premiere in Japan in April.
A new trailer for the RPG Soul Sacrifice, which was previously shown at the PlayStation Vita conference, has been released. The video shows further footage of the game’s various monsters and environments. The game will be released in Japan on 7 March, in North America on 30 April, and in Europe on 1 May.
The protagonist of the game is slave of a cruel sorcerer, who is saved from sacrifice by a demon in the form of a book. This book allows the player to experience battles with monsters from the past, gaining experience and power as they go along. Players can use magic but it comes at a cost, which can range from objects like jewels to body parts. The player’s in-game counterpart will be permanently marked by each use of magic, and as they get more powerful, they lose their human appearance and begin to resemble, and eventually turn into, a monster.
The game was developed by Japan Studios, an in-house developer of Sony Computer Entertainment.
Capcom Europe has released a trailer for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 expansion of the first Dragon’s Dogma RPG. The video features enemy gameplay footage and battle sequences. The game will be released on 23 April (USA), 25 (Japan) and 26 (EU).
As an expansion of the previous game, Dark Arisen will be compatible with players’ existing saved data.
PlayStation Japan has released a trailer for the PS Vita RPG Soul Sacrifice, the trailer was previously shown at the PlayStation Awards on 3 December. The video features gameplay footage of battle, which is described in the video as “intense magic battle action.” The game will be released in Japan on 7 March, in North America on 30 April, and in Europe on 1 May.
The protagonist of the game is slave of a cruel sorcerer, who is saved from sacrifice by a demon in the form of a book. This book allows the player to experience battles with monsters from the past, gaining experience and power as they go along. Players can use magic but it comes at a cost, which can range from objects like jewels to body parts. The player’s in-game counterpart will be permanently marked by each use of magic, and as they get more powerful, they lose their human appearance and begin to resemble, and eventually turn into, a monster. The game was developed by Japan Studios, an in-house developer of publisher Sony Computer Entertainment.
Nintendo of America has released a trailer on the character progression in the strategy role-playing 3DS game Fire Emblem: Awakening. The video explains how players can level their characters in multiple ways: levelling up in battle, levelling their weapons, changing class and learning new skills. The game is set to be released on 4 February (US), April (EU), a year after its release in Japan.
Watch the official trailer below: