God Wars PS4/Vita Game Ships in Japan on February 23
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kadokawa Games announced on Sunday that it will release its God Wars Future Past (God Wars ~Toki wo Koete~) PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game in Japan on February 23. Kadokawa Games had previously slated the game for a release this year. The game will have both a physical and digital release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The physical release for both platforms will cost 7,344 yen (tax included, about US$71).
Kadokawa Games previously streamed a trailer for the game last month featuring English subtitles in closed captions.
NIS America will release the game in in North America and Europe in early 2017 on the same platforms in both physical and digital releases.
A demo of the game launched in Japan on September 5. The game's aesthetic will mix anime-inspired character designs and monster designs influenced by classical Japanese Yamato-e paintings. Yoshimi Yasuda, the former head of Tecmo and current head of Kadokawa Games, is conceiving the story, directing the game, and writing the scenario. LovePlus designer Tarō Minoboshi is designing the characters, while Sawaki Takeyasu (Devil May Cry, Steel Battalion, Ōkami, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron) is designing the monsters.