Valkyria Chronicles Remaster PS4 Game's Video Introduces World

posted on 2016-01-22 05:30 EST
Remastered version of 2008 PS3 game slated for February 10

Sega began streaming a world introduction video for its Valkyria Chronicles Remaster PlayStation 4 game on Friday. The company had streamed a story introduction video last week for the game. The remastered version of Sega's PlayStation 3 game is slated to ship on February 10 in Japan.

Text: 1935, Europa
Text: To the east, the East Europan Imperial Alliance
Text: And to the west, the Atlantic Federation
Text: Tensions between both nations rise as they struggle to control the energy ore called Ragnite.
Text: Inevitably, a war erupted that engulfed the entire continent.
Text: Eventually, that war reached a small neutral principality caught between both nations: Gallia.
Text: Gallia's vast deposits of Ragnite.
Text: The Empire made that their primary objective in their invasion.
Text: But in truth, it was simple pretext.
Maximillian: Now you will know the true power of the flame that burned the earth!
Text: There exists the myth of the old Valkyrur
Text: But that myth would upset the balance of power in the war.
Faldio: Awaken, Valkyria!
Text: And...
Text: In a small border town, two people met.
Text: And the gears of destiny begin to turn.
Welkin: Squad 7, move out!

Sega Europe teased a Western release for the game earlier this week, but has not formally announced a localized release.

First printings of the game in Japan will come with a product code for a "Battle demo version 1.0" of the upcoming game Valkyria: Azure Revolution (Aoki Kakumei no Valkyria), which is slated for winter 2016.

The original Valkyria Chronicles games are set in a fictional reimagining of 1930s Europe. In the first game, the Empire invades the neutral nation of Gallia to claim its resources. The game focuses on the soldiers of Squad 7, a platoon in the Gallian conscript Militia, who fight back the invading Empire. The second and third games in the series focus on different Gallian military units.

Sega released the first Valkyria Chronicles game on the PlayStation 3 in Japan, Europe, and North America in 2008, and released Valkyria Chronicles II on the PlayStation Portable in 2010. Sega also released Valkyria Chronicles III on the PSP in 2011, but did not release it in the West. Sega released Valkyria Chronicles on the PC in November 2014.

The first game in the series inspired a 26-episode television anime series by A-1 Pictures in 2009. The third game inspired a 2-episode original video animation in 2011.

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