During the ID @ Xbox Twitch gaming showcase, Artisan Studios revealed the trailer for their latest project: the handmade JRPG Astria Ascending.
Astria Ascending was developed in partnership with publisher Dear Villagers and features contributions from The JRPG developers, starring Hitoshi Sakimoto (Final Fantasy 12, Vagrant Story), Kazushige's narrative Nojima (Final Fantasy 10, Final Fantasy 7 Remake), and art from CyDesignation (Akihiko Yoshida and Hideo Minaba).
The game is set in a world where chaos is emerging, and you find yourself taking control of the Demigods. This character of eight heroes is charged with the fate of the world. Each character has its own story, explored in five cities, 25 dungeons, and 30 to 50 hours of gameplay.
In conjunction with focused turn-based battles, players can try out several side adventures and mini-games, including an original fantasy-themed token game.
"At Astria Ascending we want to explore how people cope with extraordinary times ' ;, said Artisan Studio game director Julien Bourgeois." Each hero has his or her own perspective, but the relationships that form with each other that really give life to the story. "
" Seeing this world together has been a pleasure, "added Guillaume Jamet, head of publishing for Dear Villagers. ”And it’s an honor to have so many legends on the team helping out – like a childhood dream come true. Astria Ascending is more of a homage to the classics. This is the perfect next step in our line of publishing ambitious JRPGs. "
Here's more about the game:
- Epic stories: Fight the future while talking about the past; sacrifice everything, nothing to lose. The story of Astria Ascending was developed on the part of writer Kazushige Nojima , best known for his work on Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy VII Remake.
- Live landscapes: Travel the world of Orcanon, a richly thought out and fully animated 2D scene with five cities and a
- Memorable Characters: Choose from eight customizable player characters spanning a range of incredible races and skills, and assemble diverse groups of heroes. turn-based battles against the use of innovative focus point systems.
- A cure for the ear: In music and SFX from composer Hitoshi Sakimoto (Final Fantasy XII, Valkyria Chronicles), a of Astria Ascending is a heart -swollen joy to listen to.
The game will come to PC, Switch, PlayStation 5 and 4, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, and Game Pass in 2021.
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