Japanese developer Takuyo, previously known for the DC action RPG Ring Age, has announced at TGS two XBox RPGs to be released in late 2001/early 2002. New info has been revealed about the two titles.
The first game, RuneBrid, is a RPG presented as "A strategic simulation RPG set in a world of sword and magic", with character designs by Yoshitaka Tamaki, of Shining Force and Landstalker fame. Kenji Orishige, who used to work for Enix and who participated in Shining Force, will be producing the game. RuneBrid will be a XBox launch title in Japan.
The other title is Master Slave, a "Cinema RPG" to be released on the XBox sometime in Spring 2002, Takuyo has disclosed some character info on the game. The main character, Shishiro Clandart is a young amnesic man found in the Forest of Healing by Iris Candia, a young woman, who'll gain Shishiro's trust with her kindness. Iris was searching for her parents who went to the Forest seven years before and never came back. The third character is Riggs B Volgu, a formerly reknowned fighter, who took up drinking after a certain occasion. The game's official character artwork can be found here.