Koei Tecmo America Announces Two New Atelier Titles

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Written by Dustin Murphy

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Starting as of this week, fans can prepare themselves for two new Atelier titles that are seeking to entertain North American fans starting on January 13th, 2015 and March 10th of 2015. With these announcements the grand finale of developer Gust’s Dusk Series will be striking its corde with the release of Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk for the PlayStation Vita and finish out with Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea for the PlayStation 3. While the ride has been anything outside of short, the series is a blast and will live happily with us, and this is something we can’t look past for that matter.

For those unfamiliar with the title, Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk will take place by following the tale of Ayesha Altugle, whom suffers from the loss of her grandfather with his passing and the mysterious disappearance of her younger sister Nio. With these troubles, Ayesha lives on her own running a workshop where she is constantly blending healing cures to sell in her workshop. Her quest starts with a vision of her sister near her empty grave, which sets off the quest to find her sister. On this adventure, players will be able to visit a few new features through their adventure, which includes dual audio, bosses from both Atelier Escha & Atelier Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, a few new costumes, a hard mode, as well as the Album Missions, which will unlock exclusive costumes and gameplay features that will allowance to change party members at any given time.

On top of the games features, Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dust will allow for almost all the PlaYStation 3’s content to be carried over for those who own them on the PlayStation 3. Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk will be available for Digital Download through the PlayStation Store on January 13th, 2015 for 39.99 USD.

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For those seeking a console exploration into the series on console, the final chapter in the Atelier Dusk series is on its way with Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea. The game itself features new game features thanks to the community feedback whom played the previous Dusk series entries. As a nod to the community, the battle system will incorporate strategy, speed, and time management systems which will be free from restrictions allowing for unlimited playtime. Fans can also look forward to a rather straightforward menu which will allow for a easy and adventurous time with the games Synthesis System.

The game takes place on the rather dedicated to her mission; Shallistera. She’s the daughter of a tribal leader who took part in a quest to cure her ailing father. His name is Shallotte. His quest was to bring success to a workshop that is struggling. Her as well as her father both share the nickname “Shallie” even though their adventure seems the same, the game will lead to hundreds of hours of amusement thanks to the games new dual main character system which has been improved upon through multiple games and even stories.

The games new system will allow for the first-ever in the series; 360 degree camera, which allows for players to have the ultimate freedom when exploring the games map. The world map itself has been vastly evolved and enlarged so that players have more to do while they partake in the games new Quest system. This new quest system will allow players to progress through the game or even earn more points while taking on new additional and difficult quests. Set to release on March 10th, 2015, Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea seeks to entertain users for 49.99 USD. For those who have not experienced previous entries they can be found on the PlayStation Network for varying prices.

About the Writer:

Dustin_BATGRDustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, MMO’s, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable and can’t be softened by even the biggest names in the gaming industry. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. To follow Dustin, hit him up on Twitter over at @GamingAnomaly, find him on his Google+. Wanna game with him? You can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

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