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I AM SETSUNASquare Enix has released new character art and a brand new trailer for Tokyo RPG Factory’s debut title.

Tokyo RPG Factory is bringing back the RPG’s of yesteryear with ‘I AM SETSUNA’. Square Enix has announced that the game will become available in the West on the PlayStation 4 and Steam on July 19th, 2016. The game 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.

Players will be immersed in an emotional and unforgettable story of true bravery as Setsuna leaves her hometown with her bodyguards on a journey to the farthest land. New character illustrations, revealing details of the heroine Setsuna and her bodyguard Endir, were also released. Endir, the main playable character, is a skilled mercenary whose destiny is changed upon meeting Setsuna. The game offers beautiful art and game design that harken back to Japanese role-playing game 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.

You can experience the beautiful art and music of the game in this nostalgic teaser trailer.

Story:

To maintain peace, once a decade, a sacrifice was offered to a fiend on the island. However, one year, the fiend grew violent before the next sacrifice was due. Those living on the island were afraid and tried to calm the fiend by offering a sacrifice; Setsuna, chosen because of her powers of enchantment. She must leave with her safeguards for the farthest land, where the ceremony of sacrifice will be held.

Gameplay and features:

  • A great homage to JRPG masterpieces of yesteryear, using the latest technology to develop a truly memorable story and player experience and bring the authentic JRPG style to current hardware.
  • A new battle system inspired by the timeless JRPG classic, Chrono Trigger.
  • An emotionally impactful and memorable story which immerses players in the narrative of Setsuna, whose story portrays heartrending sorrow.
  • Beautiful character designs and varied in-game locales evoke nostalgia for classic RPGs.

I AM SETSUNA will release on July 19th on the PlayStation 4 and Steam.

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