RPGFan


Liz Maas
Tales of Xillia 2's Ludger Has A Second Form
And other tidbits, such as returning Xillia characters!
08.08.12 - 7:24 PM

This week's Famitsu revealed that Tales of Xillia 2's main character, Ludger, comes with a twist: He's got a special form that comes out later in the game. This form allows him to travel to a parallel dimension with an alternate history; the corporation Clanspia Co.'s president Bizri asks Ludger to destroy that dimension. When Ludger travels to the other dimension, he must destroy the Time Factor if he hopes to return to his own world.

This form of Ludger's comes into play in battle. Once a certain gauge is filled up, you can press L3 and R3 to make him transform, taking the enemies with him into the other dimension. (Think Devil May Cry's devil trigger mode.) In this form, his HP, AP and TP are all unaffected, but he'll apparently be fighting the enemies alone in this mode.

As for other characters, Ludger will come across more characters from the first Tales of Xillia. In Elenpios he meets Elise, and she has her mascot/pet/??? Tipo with her. The butler Rowen also makes a return. A new character is Bizri's secretary Vell, who happens to be a childhood friend of Ludger and Nova's twin sister.

Here is what Rowen, Elise and Tippo look like in Xillia 2. (You'll also find some watermarked screens posted at Famitsu.)

Artwork Artwork

Tales of Xillia 2 for PlayStation 3 comes out in Japan later this year.


Back





Coming Up on Twitch

TBA
Sunday, July 23 • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
Mondays • 6pm PDT/9pm EDT

Vandal Hearts
Tuesdays • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood - Omega Savage Raid
Tuesday-Thursdays • 6pm PDT/9pm EDT

Featured Content
Retro Encounter 92
Retro Encounter 92
Podcast
The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge
Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge
Feature
Pixel Noir Hands-On Preview
Pixel Noir
Preview
Stardew Valley Review
Stardew Valley
Review
Echoes of the Fey Episode 1: The Fox's Trail Review
Echoes of the Fey Episode 1: The Fox's Trail
Review
Langrisser Re:Incarnation -Tensei- Soundtrack Plus Review
Langrisser Re:Incarnation -Tensei- Soundtrack Plus
Review