Ragnarok Odyssey now available in North America

Amongst the sea of Vita releases this week is Ragnarok Odyssey. RPG fans looking to get a little action on their handheld system should take note.

Both the standard and Mercenary Edition of the game are now available for purchase for $39.99 and $49.99 respectively.

Developed by veteran studio Game Arts, creators of the Grandia and Lunar series, and based on the well-known Ragnarok Online universe, Ragnarok Odyssey is a new handheld title created exclusively for the PS Vita. A fast-paced game with a heavy emphasis on melee combat, Ragnarok Odyssey is set in a world where humans and giants are pitted against each other in battle following the fall of the ancient gods. Centered on Norse Mythology, the world of Ragnarok Odyssey will begin to take form as players advance through the story, with new areas opening up as their journey goes on.

We'll have our thoughts on the game in the coming days, so stay turned for our review. In the meantime, you can check out the launch trailer below.