13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has been nicely acquired in its house territory of Japan, the place it’s been cited for its compelling mixture of visible novel-style journey narrative interjected with strategic battles that function big mech models. The recreation now has a launch date right here in North America; gamers can sit up for extra of Vanillaware’s lush visible stylings when 13 Sentinels arrives for PlayStation four on September 8.
13 Sentinels options the identical hand-drawn aesthetic that has so entranced its followers over time, however now set in a modern-day setting, the place time journey and excessive know-how inform the tales of 13 distinct people. Players can play by way of the arcs of those characters in an order of their selecting, and learn how the tales all intertwine throughout many years of storytelling. In addition, you purchase and pilot a mech with a view to combat attacking kaiju, which is depicted by way of a top-down tactical fight map that reveals off the complete surrounding metropolis.
One disappointing be aware from Atlus’ announcement is that, as a result of COVID-19 and the ensuing impact on manufacturing schedules, 13 Sentinels will solely embody Japanese VO at launch. The writer has promised English VO as a patch, at an indeterminate time after launch.
Atlus shared a trailer for the sport, which provides a transparent have a look at the 13 most important characters. Check that video out under.