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Legasista (PSN)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:29 am
by Shizuka
Dengeki PlayStation has first details this week on a new PlayStation 3 title from Nippon Ichi and Classic Dungeon developers System Prisma. The game is titled Meikyuu Touro Regasist, and is an action RPG where you explore a dungeon with customized characters.

According to [email protected]'s summary of Dengeki's article, you play as Alto, who sets off on a journey to free his sister from a curse that has turned her to stone. Alto and his party must explore a dungeon, returning to their base after reaching the goal on each floor.

From your base, you form a party of three before heading out to the dungeon. The characters have a varying abilities, with some better at close range attacks while others are better at long distance.

As you explore the dungeons, you'll find puzzle elements, including traps. These can be used against the enemy as well. The dungeons are also crawling with giant beasts.

During combat, you may get infected by poison. This is the only form of status irregularity in the game, but there are multiple types of poisoning. You'll come to rely on potion items.

The game appears to have a complex equipment system. You can pick up armor and weapons around the dungeon, and if you manage to get them to the exit, you can carry them back with you. Equipment has an HP-ish parameter which is recovered when you exit the dungeon. You lose the item if it loses all its strength.

Dengeki got additional commentary from Nippon Ichi CEO Sohei Shinkawa and planner Shougou Kosakai. Kosakai revealed that the project began when System Prisma decided that it wanted to try out PS3 development with the hope of having more gamers play their action RPGs.

The game will have 20 to 30 hours play time for its main story, although there will be plenty of additional stuff to do besides this. Voice recording is currently under way. The game will be fully voiced for its event scenes, and will also have voice elements while exploring the dungeon.

Providing a few hints about gameplay, Kosakai said to expect six job types. Regarding the combat system, he said that it's real time and not turn-based, making split second decisions important.

The game will also have a character edit mode. The edit mode is being made to support the game's high resolution visuals, but will also allow for lower resolution editing that can be used like a sprite editor. One feature Kosakai said they hope to have is the ability to import illustrations from your PC.

Kosakai also teased that the game could have some cross-company collaborations similar to Classic Dungeon.

Meikyuu Touro Regasist will be released on March 15, priced ¥7,140.


http://andriasang.com/comz0z/

System Prisma, the makers of the ClaDun series, are working on their first PlayStation 3 game. Labyrinth Tower: Legacista was revealed this week, which Nippon Ichi will publish in Japan on March 15.

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While Legacista is not connected to the ClaDun series, the game’s visual style looks like a prettier version of System Prisma’s PSP dungeon crawler.

Legacista is said to be more story focused with a 20-30 hour route to follow. Players can move off the critical path and take on random dungeons too.


http://www.siliconera.com/2011/11/25/thats-not-a-new-cladun-its-a-ps3-action-rpg-from-nippon-ichi/

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:36 am
by Prinapocalypse
I really like the thought of being able to import images from a PC. Not sure how that would work though. It's a NIS game so it gets my vote of approval~ 8-)

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:17 pm
by Shizuka
I hope it's not just Cladun HD.

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:20 pm
by Aphrah
Sounds interesting enough, but I'd like to see the art style before I make any decisions.

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:48 pm
by Prinapocalypse
Aphrah wrote:Sounds interesting enough, but I'd like to see the art style before I make any decisions.

It's old school, like Cladun, etc, I believe. You can see screen-shots, which I think are from the game in that link Shizuka posted. :)

Edit: Actually that screen-shots from something else, never mind. :oops:

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:24 pm
by servant
Is this really for the PS3 or is it just a PSN game. I would definitely like to see this get stateside along with the other Disgaea games not released in the US.

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:38 pm
by Shizuka
Those screenshots are from Cladun x2, the PSP DD-only game.

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:04 pm
by LAMV
Interesting but need some screencaps. Hope they release some soon.

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:50 am
by Darcnova
Sounds interesting...I approve! Hehe

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:08 am
by Shizuka
Will it be just another DD-only game or a retail game? I wonder if System Prisma is capable of developing a retail game.

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:10 am
by Darcnova
Shizuka wrote:Will it be just another DD-only game or a retail game? I wonder if System Prisma is capable of developing a retail game.


Now that's a good question...I have a few DD games on my ps3, but to get new customers, they'd need to have a retail copy planned

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:19 pm
by Shizuka
Do note that Cladun was a physical release in Japan, and that NISA was the one deciding to bring it as a DD-only game over to the US.

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist (PS3)

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 4:19 pm
by Darcnova
Shizuka wrote:Do note that Cladun was a physical release in Japan, and that NISA was the one deciding to bring it as a DD-only game over to the US.


Ahh...okay, well hopefully NISA will plan on selling it retail this time, if they bring it over

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist, a.k.a. Labyrinth Tower: Legacista

Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:47 am
by Shizuka

Re: Meikyuu Touro Regasist, a.k.a. Labyrinth Tower: Legacista

Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:58 am
by soundmonkey44
I agree, I love the Cladun Games and would enjoy having a similar experience on my PS3. I would snatch this baby up ASAP!