New Character Art and Trailer Revealed for Tokyo RPG Factory’s Debut Title
LONDON (22nd April 2016) – During the PAX East Convention in Boston,Square Enix Ltd., today announced that the debut title from its all-new studio Tokyo RPG Factory, I AM SETSUNA, will arrive in the west on 19th July 2016 on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Steam®.
I AM SETSUNA tells the sorrowful story of Setsuna; a young woman of incredible inner strength and the sacrifice she must undertake to the save the people of her land. As Setsuna leaves with her two safeguards for the farthest land, players will be immersed in an emotional and unforgettable story of true bravery. Two new pieces of artwork were also released, which reveal the heroine Setsuna in more detail, as well as Endir, another of the title’s main playable characters. Endir is a skilled mercenary, whose destiny is changed upon meeting Setsuna. Endir embarks with Setsuna as one of her safeguards on her dangerous journey to the farthest land.
I AM SETSUNA offers beautiful art and game design that harks back to JRPG classics of yesteryear, and includes various features inspired by legendary titles from the golden era of JRPGs, such as CHRONO TRIGGER®’s memorable battle system.
I AM SETSUNA will be available digitally only in Europe and PAL territories from 19th July 2016 on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Steam®.
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Official Website: www.iamsetsuna.com
Tokyo RPG Factory Homepage: http://www.tokyorpgfactory.com
About Tokyo RPG Factory
Established in August 2014, Tokyo RPG Factory is a new studio within Square Enix specializing in Japanese RPGs. The studio revisits the ethos and practices used to develop for the 16-bit era and aims to re-introduce the classic JRPG style to current hardware, mixing the spirit of the past with technologies of today.
Taking inspiration from the golden era of JRPGs and their story telling, innovation and depth – the first title from the studio, I AM SETSUNA, will arrive in Europe and North America in 2016.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 66 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 45 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/
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