Based on the anime, Senkaiden Houshin Engi, Bandai will release Senkai Taisen this June in Japan. The Playsation adventure RPG will feature a parallel story system, ala Shining Force III. There will be five characters total, each with their own story that takes place at the same time. Whatever you do in one story will also affect the other ones. In the final chapter, all the characters will join up for the last battle. You can find pictures here
Kadokawa Shoten is busy with their licenses this year! The Playstation 2 action RPG based on another popular anime, Sorcerous Stabber Orphen, is scheduled to release in Japan over the summer. The game sports an original storyline and new characters and is said to be more action oriented than turn-based like traditional RPGs. Sweet pictures of the game can be found here
A spin-off virtual novel adventure game, based on the RPG Baroque ~ Distorted Delusion, is set for a July 27th release from Sting. Baroque Syndrome, retailing at 3800 yen ($35.96 in US dollars), is based on the previous game, which was about a series of abnormal suicide cases.
April 28th, 2000