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Tales of the World: Reve Unitia 3DS Game's 2 New TV Spots Streamed

posted on 2014-06-25 08:40 EDT
Nami Nakagawa performs "Hikaru Yami" theme song for October 23 game

Bandai Namco Games' began streaming two TV spots for the Tales of the World: Reve Unitia 3DS game on Monday. The two commercials are followed by the previously posted promotional video, which was unveiled at the Tales of Festival 2014 event in May. The videos feature some of the game's cast from the Tales of franchise, and the opening song "Hikaru Yami" (Shining Darkness) by Nami Nakagawa.

The game will use an affection system, which allows characters solidify their bonds by having conversations that can be activated by fulfilling certain requirements. Some examples are Zelos and Jade (weirdo combo), Presea and Meredy (pigtail combo), and Luke and Guy (master and servant combo).

Eight characters will be able to participate in a battle party at a time. Characters will be able to back-up the attacking character during battle. Daigo Okumura designed two characters for the game: the timid, gentle-hearted Terun and the strong, big-brother-like Nahato.

The cast members include:

  • Cress Albane (Takeshi Kusao) from Tales of Phantasia
  • Leon Magnus (Hikaru Midorikawa) from Tales of Destiny, Tales of Destiny 2
  • Meredy (Omi Minami) from Tales of Eternia
  • Colette Brunel (Nana Mizuki), Presea Combatir (Houko Kuwashima), and Zelos Wilder (Masaya Onosaka) from Tales of Symphonia
  • Norma Beatty (Kaori Mizuhashi) from Tales of Legendia
  • Natalia Luzu Kimlasca-Lanvaldear (Michiko Neya), Jade Curtiss (Takehito Koyasu), Guy Cecil (Yasunori Masutani), and Luke fon Fabre (Chihiro Suzuki) from Tales of the Abyss
  • Yuri Lowell (Kousuke Toriumi), Rita (Rika Morinaga), Raven (Eiji Takemoto), and Flynn Scifo (Mamoru Miyano) from Tales of Vesperia
  • Sophie (Kana Hanazawa) from Tales of Graces
  • Rubia Natwick (Mai Kadowaki) from Tales of the Tempest
  • Milla Maxwell (Miyuki Sawashiro) from Tales of Xillia
  • Ludger Krusnik (Takashi Kondo) and Julius Krusnik (Toru Ohkawa) from Tales of Xillia 2
  • Marta Lualdi (Rie Kugimiya) from Tales of Symphonia: Ratatosk no Kishi (Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World
  • Jude Mathis (Tsubasa Yonaga) from Tales of Xillia
  • Stahn Aileron (Tomokazu Seki) from Tales of Destiny
  • Asbel Lhant (Takahiro Sakurai) from Tales of Graces f
  • Lloyd Irving (Katsuyuki Konishi) from Tales of Symphonia

Nami Nakagawa is performing the opening theme song "Hikaru Yami" (Shining Darkness) and the ending theme song "Natsukashii Yume" (Nostalgic Dream). Gō Shiina is composing both songs.

The game will ship in Japan on October 23 for 5,210 yen (US$51). First limited editions will include a code to download the opening and ending theme songs, and one of three illustrated cards. Those who pre-order the game between May 26 and August 31 will receive a code for a free extra stage.

Bandai Namco Games informed Anime News Network at the Tales of Festival 2014 event that the company currently has no plans to release the game outside of Japan.


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