Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes was proven off in immediately’s Xbox and Bethesda E3 showcase, however as a substitute of only one announcement for this Suikoden successor, it seems like there are two video games coming over the subsequent couple of years.
Our first take a look at Hundred Heroes revealed it has a method much like Square Enix’s latest 2D-HD video games like Octopath Traveler and the upcoming remake of Dragon Quest III. Eiyuden Chronicle is utilizing 3D surroundings whereas its characters are displayed as 2D sprites, giving it a glance as if it have been supposed to have come out on the unique PlayStation.
The trailer started by displaying off a bunch of characters because the digicam panned previous photos of them overlaid with a really JRPG quote: “Their stories will be spun into a force that reshapes history.” In the gameplay proven we have been handled to a glimpse of one of many characters, Nowa, strolling round a watery village, working via a cave with a torch in hand lighting the encompassing surroundings, and a shot of some characters interacting in a narrative sequence.
With only some seconds of fight footage offered, there seems to be an emphasis on utilizing the depth of environments to create epic battles. This was most obvious with a shot following an arrow because it travels from the bow of an archer on a cliff overhang to a monster on a rocky bridge a brief methods off. There was additionally a battle with characters standing at completely different elevations round a cave because the digicam zooms in and out round a spell-caster as they put together to launch a fireball at an enormous squid.
Hundred Heroes wasn’t the one sport from this new collection proven off immediately. There was additionally a brief glimpse of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising which was introduced to be coming in 2022. A giant anthropomorphic canine was swinging a blade at an enemy plant on what appeared to be a 2D forest. No further info was given on Rising right now.
Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes confirmed a 2023 launch window on the finish of the trailer. The sport is being developed by Rabbit & Bear studio, which is run by Suikoden collection creator, Yoshitaka Murayama. Suikoden veteran Osamu Komuta is heading up directorial duties for the sport.
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