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Atlus Is Bringing 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim to the West

Atlus U.S.A. have announced that they will be localizing and releasing 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, which is Vanillaware’s latest title. There hasn’t been a lot of news regarding the game since it was first announced, but it looks like we’ll finally be learning more about the game soon. While not specifically mentioned in the press release, Persona Central had already pointed out earlier on that the game was briefly listed at the Atlus/SEGA E3 exhibitor page. The game had been announced for PS4 and PS Vita in Japan, though Atlus U.S.A. hasn’t confirmed any platform for the localized release. You can read the press release below, along with a few images. The newly unveiled website can be found here.

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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Review (PS4)

The original Odin Sphere is a 2D action RPG developed by Vanillaware and published by Atlus, which was released back in 2007 on the PS2. At the time it was praised for its stunning 2D visuals and intuitive gameplay, but it suffered from a low framerate. 9 years later, Atlus and Vanillaware have once again teamed up to release Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, a remastered version of the original, on the PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Taking advantage of the more powerful hardware, Odin Sphere Leifthrasir attempts to resolve the problems with the original game. Below, you can find my review of the game’s PlayStation 4 version!

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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir: English Velvet Trailer and New Media

Atlus U.S.A. has distributed a new trailer for the character of Velvet ahead of the upcoming release of Odin Sphere Leifthrasir outside of Japan. We’ve attached a small gallery of images, the trailer itself, and a press release to the bottom of this article. This completes the character trailer series for the game, but perhaps we may see different trailers in the future.

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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir: English Oswald Trailer

Promotional trailers for Oswald from Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir hit the web not too long ago. Be sure to watch it below (uploaded to the PlayStation YouTube channel) if you haven’t gotten the chance. Oswald’s path tells the story of a talented dragon-slayer whose journey intersects with powerful dark forces after he is betrayed by his adoptive father. However his destiny also comes to overlap with the heroine Gwendolyn.

If you remember, NISAmerica is handling the publishing of Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir in Europe, and this game may quite possibly the last Atlus title they work on, so far as we know. In any case, I’d like to bring to our readers’ attention the fact there are French, Italian, German, and Spanish-subtitled versions of the Oswald character trailer on NISAmerica’s YouTube channel. It’s an interesting thing to be aware of!

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir - Oswald Trailer | PS4, PS3, PS Vita

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Releasing June 24 in Europe, EFIGS + Limited Edition Incoming!

NISAmerica announced a June 24 release date for the European release of Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir, and revealed some additional details about its release. Notably, the game will be receiving EFIGS text localization, dual-audio (English and Japanese) voice option, and a Playstation 4 Limited Edition purchase option. The Limited Edition, priced at £59.99 includes such goods as (per the product page description on NISAmerica’s online store):

  • PS4 version of the game.
  • A 64-page hardcover art book, with full color renditions of the glorious Vanillaware art.
  • A Potion Recipe t-shirt to remind you of the most basic alchemical recipes.
  • A collector’s metal slipcase to house the game.
  • Alice and Socrates art print.
  • And a premium outer box adorned with the game’s fantastical artwork!

Check out some preview shots of the Limited Edition goods:

The Limited Edition is also being offered through Amazon.co.uk and GAME, though priced 5 Pounds higher. In case it is not clear, the Vita and PS3 version are still being localized; it’s just that only the PS4 version has a Limited Edition option,

In line all of the Atlus RPGs recently released in Europe, NISAmerica seems to be consistently publishing games for Europe that Atlus has published for North America.

If you’ve missed it, check out European English version (PEGI-rating, etc.) of the Storybook trailer below. Additional game description from the Limited Edition preorder page can be seen below the trailer in our article.

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir: Storybook Trailer (EU - English)

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir is a 2D sidescrolling action RPG, steeped in Norse mythology or a Wagnerian opera. The new game is a complete HD remake of the original PS2 classic Odin Sphere from Vanillaware, the team behind the hit side-scrolling action game Dragon’s Crown and Muramasa: The Demon Blade.

The kingdom of Valentine was the most powerful country on the continent of Erion. Its people thrived using the magical power of the Crystallization Cauldron, but it was destroyed in one fateful night. And so, a war over the now master-less Cauldron has begun, involving all the nations of the land and growing more intense by the day. Is the End near, as the Prophecy states?

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir’s Cornelius Trailer

I hope that you all survived April Fool’s Day!

Here’s an Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir character trailer, featuring Cornelius. He is a prince who is cursed and transformed into the mythical creature known in-game as the “Pooka.” The story of Cornelius follows him as he learns about his curse and attempts to escape from the Underworld. Cornelius is described as a fighter with quick attacks.

The game is due for release on PS3, PS4, and Vita in the West in June of this year (though the releases per region won’t be concurrent, so far as we know.)

Watch the trailer below!

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir: Cornelius the Pooka Prince

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir 2nd Trailer and TV Commercials

Atlus has uploaded a new trailer for Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir, after completing a series of character trailers on Youtube.

The new trailer gives you a quick tour of what the game is about, as well as another look at how you upgrade your main abilities such as Psypher Skills. Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir will not only feature remastered grahics, but will also revamp and rebalance the gameplay. Those who preorder the Japanese version of the game will receive a hard cover art book.

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir will be released on January 14, 2016 in Japan on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita. Atlus is bringing the game to the Americas, however no release date is given at this time.

You can watch the new trailer below.

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Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Gwendolyn Character Trailer

Atlus is releasing character trailers for the main characters of Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir, a remastered port of Vanillaware’s Playstation 2 RPG. The first character to star in a trailer is Gwendolyn. She’s considered to be the central playable character and her story is the first you’ll be introduced to when you start the game. You can watch the trailer below.

Gwendolyn is the princess of Ragnalival and daughter of the Demon Lord Odin. While she is a skilled valkyrie on the battlefield, she also grew up in her sister’s shadow.

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir will come out on January 14th, 2016 in Japan. Atlus USA will be bringing the game over to the Americas sometime in 2016.

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New Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Story and Gameplay Trailers

While Vanillaware announced their latest title at Tokyo Game Show 2015, 13 Sentinels, this is not the only game they currently have under development. Previously they announced a remaster of Odin Sphere for Playstation 3, Playstation 4 and Vita, called Odin Sphere Liefthrasir. Vanillaware will be remastering the 2D sprites of the game while also adding new content and revamping the gameplay.

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