The first prolonged gameplay footage of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising – an motion RPG spin-off of the upcoming Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes – has been revealed.
JB is an athletic younger lady, Isha is a magic-wielder, and Garoo is, effectively, an anthropomorphic kangaroo (full with a pouch on his shirt). In the story, these three meet in a village referred to as “New Never” and so they go underground exploring historic ruins just lately uncovered by an earthquake. The heroes search each treasure and anybody who is perhaps trapped underground.
Gameplay is 2.5D and quick-paced, and gamers can swap between the characters at will. The trailer exhibits one hero seamlessly fade out as one other fades in, and their assaults chain collectively to deal giant-scale injury to the monsters roaming the environments. For instance, Isha can fireplace magic bolts at enemies out of her attain, then swap out for Garoo who leaps into the air along with his big sword to smash them into items.
The trailer options a pair of boss battles: first a big, ferocious tree, then a giant rock determine. The tree assaults with roots from beneath the bottom in addition to bugs descending from its branches, requiring the heroes to maneuver quick to dodge all of the hazards on-display screen. Eventually a worm emerges from the trunk, which proves weak to direct assaults. When the three leads workforce up and truly go on the offensive, the battle ends shortly because of all of the injury they’re in a position to dish out.
The trailer focuses on the motion facets of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, however the builders did define the connections between this title and the primary sport, Hundred Heroes. At least seven characters from that sport will make appearances in Rising, and all three heroes from Rising will present up in Hundred Heroes. References to a “conspiracy below the floor” got here up greater than as soon as throughout this dialog, so the tales of the 2 video games are positively intertwined.
The builders hope that Rising will attraction to each motion sport followers and RPG followers, with Murayama including that he hopes this spinoff of Hundred Heroes will “fill the gap” between now and that highly anticipated game’s 2023 release. Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising is scheduled for a simultaneous Spring 2022 launch on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox X|S and One, Steam, Epic Games Store, and the Nintendo Switch.
Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes will even be multi-platform, although Murayama mentioned that the workforce is “investigating” a Switch launch. At the time of the unique Kickstarter, the marketing campaign textual content mentioned the sport would possibly come to a “subsequent-gen Nintendo console”. Both variations of Eiyuden Chronicles have been confirmed as day one releases on Xbox Game Pass.
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