Tales of Symphonia Chronicles' English-Subtitled Trailer Posted

posted on 2013-09-30 13:45 EDT
PS3 remaster of 2 games to ship in N. America/Europe in early 2014

Namco Bandai Games Europe began streaming a new trailer on Monday for Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, the PlayStation 3 remaster of both Tales of Symphonia games. The trailer has Japanese audio with English subtitles, and features gameplay footage and some of Production I.G's anime footage for both the Tales of Symphonia and the Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World games.

The video game set will bundle both the original 2003 Tales of Symphonia game (with its added features from the earlier PlayStation 2 port), as well as the Tales of Symphonia: Ratatosk no Kishi (known as Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World in North America) sequel for the Nintendo Wii.

The remaster will feature new cover art, new Mystic Artes cut-in images, and new Tales of the Abyss-themed costumes for Lloyd and Genis. Sheena and Colette will also receive a Judith and Rita costume respectively from Tales of Vesperia. All three theme songs for the game will be remixed, including Day After Tomorrow's "Starry Heavens" and "Soshite Boku ni Dekiru Koto" opening themes that were used for the original game's GameCube and PlayStation 2 releases respectively, and Misono's "Ninin Sankyaku" song that served as the sequel's opening theme.

The remastered game will ship in Japan on October 10 for 6,980 yen (about US$70). The first copies will come with an original greeting card with an illustration from animation studio ufotable, a greeting card from Katsuyuki Konishi (voice of Lloyd) and Hiro Shimono (voice of Emil), an original PlayStation 3 custom theme, as well as other unannounced contents.

Namco Bandai Games plans to release the set in Europe, Australasia and the Americas early next year under the working title Tales of Symphonia Chronicles. For the first time in the franchise's history, the game will have both English and Japanese audio tracks.

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