iTunes - Podcast RSS Feed - Podcast RSS Feed - News RPGFan YouTube Channel RPGFan on Facebook RPGFan on Twitter


RPGFan Social Links
Andrew Barker
Tales of Xillia 2 Announced for PS3
Screenshots, information, video and more!
06.03.12 - 2:44 AM

Yes, that's right. For only the third time in Tales history, Namco Bandai is developing a direct sequel to an earlier game. Tales of Xillia 2 has just been announced and will follow one year after the events of the original game. This installment in the series follows two main characters: Ludgar and possibly a young girl named Elle.

Tales of Xillia 2 Tales of Xillia 2

Tales of Xillia 2 introduces a new choice system where Ludgar can pick between options during cutscenes using L1 or R1. Obviously, your decisions will affect the outcome of that scene and possibly have further reaching implications through the rest of the game. You can take a bit of a look at how that works, along with some other stuff in the first trailer below:

The battle system is known as the 'Cross Double-Raid Linear Motion Battle System.' Quite a mouthful, huh? Most interestingly, Ludgar has a 'weapon shift' ability where he can transform his weapon in the middle of battle. You can see how this works in the second clip below:

Tales of Xillia 2 Tales of Xillia 2

An official site for the game has been opened here, but as of yet, it's just a teaser page.

Finally, before we finish, here's a look at some of the game's world:

Tales of Xillia 2 Tales of Xillia 2

Tales of Xillia 2 is expected to release this Winter in Japan, but this is not 100% confirmed. We'll keep you updated!


Back





Featured Content
Valkyria Chronicles (PC) Review
Valkyria Chronicles (PC)
Review
Witcher 3 Hands-On Previews
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hands-On
Preview
Random Encounter Episode 90
Random Encounter Episode 90
Podcast
Hidden Machines, or How Tauros Learned to Surf
Hidden Machines, or How Tauros Learned to Surf
Editorial
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.4 Review
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.4
Review
Destiny: The Dark Below Review
Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley
Review
Destiny: The Dark Below Review
Destiny: The Dark Below
Review