If there may be one phrase i would use to explain Nihon Falcom, it is ‘prolific’. The Eastern studio hasn’t ever been the most important, or probably the most well-known, however they are indubitably one of the vital ever-present and productive studios within the nation, churning out at least 75 games over the past 35 years, maximum of them just right.
Of the entire genres they concentrate on, hack & slash action-RPGs are most definitely their specialty (a fee led through the venerable Ys collection), so we are satisfied to mention that their very newest – Tokyo Xanadu eX+, an upgraded and expanded model of 2015’s Tokyo Xanadu for Vita – is hitting the PC in beneath two weeks.
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Possibly associated with the unique Xanadu collection (I have been advised that Xanadu Subsequent, launched no longer too way back on PC is particularly superb), Tokyo Xanadu appears to be your usual sufficient boilerplate tale of plucky anime teenagers dragged from a comfy modern day city existence into an all-too-close parallel truth of magic and monsters.
Past that, we are taking a look at a dungeon & boss-fight targeted arcade motion RPG, interspersed with day-to-day college existence segments – up to now, so Character. There may be your standard loot and levelling, however whether or not you live on goes to be virtually totally a question of reflexes and ability, particularly if this recreation scales up as exhausting on thie upper issue settings as a few of Falcom’s different video games.
Whilst the moderately simpistic graphics betray Tokyo Xanadu’s origins as a Vita recreation (a totally underrated machine, IMO), the PC and PS4 eX+ version is ready to boast complete 60fps gameplay, in addition to a brand new post-game state of affairs that allows you to proceed previous the unique iteration’s endings. There also are new dungeons, new bosses, new enemies, and a brand new playable personality; the masked knight, White Shroud added to this version. It does not sound like they are skimping on anything else, despite the fact that this can be a port of a hand-held recreation.
Tokyo Xanadu eX+ might be arriving on Steam on December 8th, despite the fact that a price-tag has but to be introduced. The PC model might be launching in parallel with PS4, although, and that model of the sport carries a $60 RRP.