RPGFan


Square Enix Announces FFXII Gaiden, New Action RPG for DS
09.13.06 - 6:38 PM

Square Enix today announced three new projects, including Subarashiki kono Sekai: It's a Wonderful World, Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings and Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix.

Subarashiki kono Sekai for Nintendo's DS is an original Action RPG taking place in a modern world. Screenshots show the infamous crossing in front of Shibuya station in downtown Tokyo. The game's protagonist is capable of reading the hearts of others. Together with the female lead, Siki, he is forced to play a mysterious game in Shinjuku. Since the game's development team is made up of talent that previously worked on Kingdom Hearts, it should come as no surprise that the game features action-oriented battles utilizing the DS's touchpad.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings is another DS-based RPG, centering around Final Fantasy XII's protagonist Vaan and his girlfriend Panelo. The duo will embark on a new adventure, taking them to a floating continent.

Last but not least, Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix for PlayStation 2 follows Square Enix's traditional and successful formula of bringing the US version of a popular game to Japan. This includes English voice acting and the various other enhancements and additions made in the US release. One screenshot also shows the implementation of card battling elements, reminiscent of Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories.

Subarashiki kono Sekai: It's a Wonderful World, Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings and Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix have yet to receive official release dates.


Back
Chris Winkler





Coming Up on Twitch

Breath of Fire IV
May 29 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Tales of Eternia
June 5 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Lunar 2 Begins!
Every Monday • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Grandia II Continues!
Every Wednesday • 2:00pm PDT/5:00pm EDT

Featured Content
Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet Review
Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet
Review
Retro Encounter 14: The World Ends With You - Final Thoughts
Retro Encounter 14: The World Ends With You
Final Thoughts
Root Double Before Crime*After Days: Xtend Edition Review
Root Double Before Crime*After Days: Xtend Edition
Review
Corpse Party: songs of the dead Review
Corpse Party: songs of the dead
Review
Sorcery! Part 3 Review
Sorcery! Part 3
Review
The Banner Saga 2 Review
The Banner Saga 2
Review
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter