RPGFan


New Xenosaga Episode II Info & Gallery Update
03.22.04 - 7:35 PM

Namco has announced a new batch of details regarding its upcoming PlayStation 2 RPG Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und Boese (Beyond Good and Evil). The Monolith Soft-developed sequel will not only feature the return of Albedo, but also his mech Simeon. Just like previously revealed mechs, Simeon is an E.S. series model powered by an Anima Relic. Furthermore, Episode II will extensively deal with the past of the three remaining U.R.T.Vs, Jr., Gaignun Kukai and Albedo Piazzola. Since his early childhood, the latter had been easily frightened and shy. One day however, Albedo was toying around with a gun and ended up shooting himself to show off his unique regenerative ability to Jr. and the others. A not very impressed Jr. was still able to beat Albedo, who in turn started to harbor feelings of uneasiness, terror and alienation from the other U.R.T.Vs. From this very day on, when he learned he could not die, Albedo slowly but surely started to drift towards madness. Inside the Encephelon, which played a dual role as treatment for Sakura Mizrahi and a training facility for the U.R.T.Vs, Jr. and Sakura met for the first time. After feeling attracted to Sakura, the two made a certain promise. And while years have passed since then, Jr might still be sticking to this very promise.

Coming on two DVDs, Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und Boese will be available in Japan on June 24th. We have also updated our gallery for the game, with 33 new screen shots and 5 new pieces of artwork worth checking out.



Back
Chris Winkler




Twitch Schedule & Status

Sunday, April 29
TBA • 10am PST/1pm EST

Mondays
Super Mario RPG • 3pm PST/6pm EST

Tuesdays
TBA • 3pm PST/6pm EST
Persona 4 Golden • 7pm PST/10pm EST

Wednesdays
Alundra • 12pm PST/3pm EST
Persona 4 Golden • 7pm PST/10pm EST

Thursdays
MS Saga: A New Dawn • 3pm PST/6pm EST
Persona 4 Golden • 7pm PST/10pm EST

Fridays
Earthbound • 3pm PST/6pm EST
Guild Wars 2 • 7pm PST/10pm EST

Saturdays
Persona 4 Golden • 5pm PST/8pm EST

20 Years of Milestone RPGs ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature

20 Years of Milestone RPGs

20th Anniversary Feature
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Review

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Review
Hylian Highlights Part 3: Celebrating The Legend of Zelda

Hylian Highlights Part 3: Celebrating The Legend of Zelda

Special Feature
Seiken Densetsu 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert CD Review

Seiken Densetsu 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert CD

Review
Random Encounter 142

This is Your Story: Share Your Tale!

Feature