RPGFan


Liz Maas
Some Tales of Xillia 2 Details, Trailer
Some combat and story tidbits.
06.14.12 - 2:20 AM

A week (or so) after its initial reveal, the first real details of Tales of Xillia 2 come by way of Famitsu as usual. The characters shown at the game's announcement were the key characters Rudger (Ludgar?) and Elle. Elle, who is not actually playable in battle, is an 8 year old, a bit spoiled but still shy, who is travelling to Canaan where it is believed that any wish can be granted, and so she thinks she can help her father this way.

Elle meets Rudger in Trigraph, where he lives, and they travel to Canaan together. 20-year old Rudger lives with his brother, but the brother is often busy with work and so Rudger ends up taking care of the house, cooking, and looking after Lulu, the cat.

After the events of the first game, Liese Maxia and Elenpios are working towards truce but it's been difficult, and due to cultural differences there is still conflict. There is also a big-corporation in Trigraph, the Klanpios Company has their headquarters there in a huge building. They appear involved in a number of different fields, and Rudger dreams of working for them one day.

Gameplay-wise, it's possible to toggle between weapons while in battle. The game will also introduce Origin, an in-development next-gen tech which will allow users to perform magic and arts without killing spirits.

Below is a trailer as shown today on Famitsu.

Tales of Xillia 2 for PS3 is slated for a Japanese release this winter.


Back





Coming Up on Twitch

Back To The Future
May 1 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Final Fantasy IX PC
May 8 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Persona 4 Golden Continues!
Every Monday • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

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

Featured Content
Grand Kingdom Hands-On Preview
Grand Kingdom
Hands-On Preview
Rhythm Encounter 26: Bends of Time
Rhythm Encounter Episode 26: Bends of Time
Podcast
Etrian Odyssey Untold OST Review
Etrian Odyssey Untold
OST Review
Nioh Hands-On Preview
Nioh
Hands-On Preview
Bravely Second: End Layer Review
Bravely Second:
End Layer
Review
The Walking Dead: Michonne: Episode Three Review
The Walking Dead: Michonne: Episode Three
Review
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter