Aksys Games Adds Tokyo Xanadu for PS Vita, PC
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Aksys Games announced at its Anime Expo panel on Sunday that it will release the Tokyo Xanadu, Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Daybreak Special Gigs, and Chase: Cold Case Investigations ~Distant Memories~ games.
Nihon Falcom's Tokyo Xanadu game shipped for PlayStation Vita in Japan on September 30. Aksys Games will release the game for PS Vita and PC via Steam in 2017.
The "urban legend action RPG" takes place in Tokyo after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake cause fires, tsunamis, toxic gas leaks, and other calamities to hit the city, leaving 20,200 dead and 7,000 missing. The story will follow high schoolers Kō and Asuka in a post-earthquake Tokyo, as well as the spirit world labyrinth "Xanadu."
Aksys Games will release Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Daybreak Special Gigs digitally on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita this fall. The game debuted in Japan on November 26 as an updated version of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters with additional content
Aksys Games released the original Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters in North America on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita March 2015, and NIS America released the game in Europe. Arc System Works released the game as Mato Kurenai Yūgekitai: Tokyo Twilight Ghosthunters in Japan for PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3 in April 2014.
NIS America describes the story:
As an ordinary transfer student you start life at Kurenai Academy in Shinjuku. On your first day touring the new school grounds, you quickly encounter something supernatural, which throws you headfirst into the world of ghost hunting. You must come face to face with ghosts as you blur the line between life and death.
Chase: Cold Case Investigations ~Distant Memories~ (-Chase- Mikaiketsu Jiken Sōsa-ka ~Tooi Kioku~) will launch this fall for the Nintendo 3DS via the Nintendo eShop. Arc System Works released the "Hard-Boiled Adventure" game from developer Cing (Hotel Dusk) in May.