Aksys Games to release Exist Archive in North America this October
Over on PlayStation Blog, Danny Miscevich of Aksys Games has announced that the publisher will be localizing Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky in North America. The Valkyrie Profile inspired JRPG developed by tri-Ace is set to release on October 18th, with both physical and digital releases for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.
Miscevich notes the game will make it to European territories, but launch details are unknown as of now.
Exist Archive features a robust story as well as loads of side quests that fans of the JRPG genre have no doubt come to expect. tri-Ace continues the tradition of side-view dungeons a la Valkyrie Profile. Combat consists of a strategic combo system where each character’s attack corresponds to a button, and executing bigger combos dishes significant punishment to any foes unfortunate to stand in your way. Mixing attacks and changing party formation alters your skill development as well.
Aksys sent over the fact sheet, which is posted below. They've also opened the official website here.
Strategize and Execute
Each character attack corresponds to a button that unleashes massive devastation. Maximize the punishment you dish out to enemies by building powerful combos!
Chemistry is Key
Mixing and combining attacks will affect your party chemistry. Trigger special events and attack combos by balancing your Friendship, Affection and Rival levels. What insane skills will you unlock?
Fortune Favors the Bold
Your choices dictate the fate of your party and offer multiple paths to unique endings.
50 hours of gameplay, Dual voice implementation of both English and Japanese voice overs, power ups, skill customizations, hidden dungeons and items await!