Digimon World -Next 0rder- Game's Trailer Previews Characters, System

posted on 2016-01-21 12:40 EST
Eir Aoi contributed theme song for game shipping March 17 in Japan

Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming a third promotional video for the Digimon World -Next 0rder- PlayStation Vita role-playing game on Friday. The video explains the battle system and introduces the character. It also features the theme song "Accentia," performed by Eir Aoi.

The game will ship on March 17 in Japan. Bonuses bundled with the first editions of the game include a digital soundtrack of the original Digimon World game, two original themes for the PlayStation Vita, consumable in-game items, special Agumon and Gabumon DigiEggs, and unknown Mega Digivolution DigiCores.

Bandai Namco Entertainment describes the game's "Story 02" as follows:

While the the reconstruction of the town that Kouta and Himari encountered was progressing smoothly, a way to counter the threat of Mugendramon (Machinedramon) has still not been found. At the same time, the protagonists are asked to go to meet Taomon, the leading sage of the Digital World who has more knowledge than even Jijimon.

Having headed to Taomon, the protagonists will the learn truth of what's happening in this world...

Players can choose between a male or female protagonist. The game's protagonist is a senior high school student who has loved Digimon since he/she was young. In fifth grade, he/she was the runner up of a Japanese Digimon game tournament.

Other previously revealed characters include: Kōta Hirose and Himari Ōfuchi, two third-year high school students who are in the same year as the protagonist. Kōta's partner Digimon is Yukimura, a Guilmon, and Himari's partner Digimon is Rikka, a Plotmon (Salamon). Other characters and Digimon include: the amnesiac girl Luce, a mysterious cap-wearing unnamed young man, a boy named Shōma, Taomon, Gaioumon (Samudramon), Jijimon, as well as the new Digimon character, The Executioner.

Japanese illustrator Taiki (Lord of Vermilion III) designed the characters for the game. Kenji Watanabe designed The Executioner.

The game will allow for players to use two partner Digimon simultaneously to help in battles. When in a pinch, the two partner Digimon can combine in a new "'EXE'-Volution."

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