Star Ocean Game Franchise Gets Smartphone Game
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Square Enix announced on Monday that it is developing a smartphone game for the Star Ocean video game franchise titled Star Ocean anamnesis for iOS and Android. The company didn't give a timeframe for a release. Akiman drew the main visual for the game (pictured below).
The game's official website features two pieces of background music to sample. Square Enix plans to reveal more information about the game on October 20.
tri-Ace and Enix released the first Star Ocean game for the Super Famicom in 1996. The latest game in the franchise, Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness, shipped in Japan on March 31 for the Playstation 4 and for the PlayStation 3 on April 28. Square Enix released the game in the U.S. for the PS4 only on June 28.
The video game series inspired Mayumi Azuma's Star Ocean: The Second Story manga in 1998 and its 2001 television anime Star Ocean EX. Geneon released the anime in North America. Aoi Mizuki's Star Ocean: Blue Sphere manga launched in 2002, and Akira Kanda debuted the Star Ocean: Till the End of Time manga in 2003.
Source: 4Gamer (Chihiro)