News Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan Game Teases Group Tactics, Cleaning Costumes in Videos
posted on 2016-02-03 09:45 EST
Koei Tecmo Games began streaming a fourth gameplay introduction video, the second commercial in two lengths, and a gameplay video for its upcoming Attack on Titan game on Wednesday. The gameplay introduction video demonstrates how a player can rally other characters to take on an overwhelming Titan onslaught — and how a player can wear "Cleaning" costumes. The last video has the popular gameplay streaming duo Bakumatsu Shishi trying out the game for themselves.
Gameplay Introduction Video, Battle System 4: The Beacon of the Final Battle
TV Commercial 2: 30-second
TV Commercial 2: 15-second
Shingeki no Bakumatsu Shishi Jo [Jikkyō] (Attack on Bakumatsu Shishi: Part 1 [Live])
Playable characters announced in the game include: Eren, Mikasa, Armin, Krista, Sasha, Conny, Jean, Levi, Hange, and Erwin. Non-playable characters that will appear in the game include Ymir, Reiner, Bertolt, Marco, Keith, Pyxis, Ian, Rico, the female Titan, the armored Titan and the beast Titan. All the voice actors playing the characters are reprising their roles from the television anime series. It will also feature game-original weapons such as daggers and Japanese-style swords.
The game will be set during the Battle of Trost. Players can freely walk around in the barracks and town and converse with other characters, upgrade weapons, and gain intelligence on upcoming missions. A tutorial mode for the game will be available, which will take place in a level modeled after the 104th Training Corps' drill grounds.
Koei Tecmo Games' Omega Force subsidiary (Warriors/Musou franchise) is developing the game for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita and plans to release it in Japan on February 18. The game is also slated for North America and Europe next year.
The PS4 and PS3 regular package editions retail for 7,800 yen (US$63), and the PS4 and PS3 download editions retail for 6,762 yen (US$55). The regular PS Vita package edition retails for 6,800 yen (US$55) and the download edition retails for 6,000 yen (US$49).
Those who receive first edition copies of the game will receive serial codes for "Cleaning" costumes for Eren and Levi as well as a "Feather Duster Blade." The game will also have a "Treasure Box" edition, which will contain the game, an "Official Survey Record Collection," the game's soundtrack, a muffler towel, two sets of Eren, Mikasa, and Levi tin badges, and a download code for Armin's Attack on Titan: Junior High costume. The "Treasure Box" edition retails for 12,800 yen (about US$104) for PS4 and PS3, and for 11,800 yen (US$96) for PS Vita.
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