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As is customary, Atelier Escha & Logy Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky will feature a number of additions over the original title, and developer Gust has lifted the lid on a handful of them. The game will feature a new episode detailing the relationship between the titular protagonists, from each of their perspectives. Nio Altugle, who debuted in Atelier Ayesha, has also become a playable character.
Furthermore, Escha & Logy Plus adds in a variety of new costumes, including a special one for Nio as a downloadable bonus with first-print copies. Lastly, a Premium Box version of the game, priced at 8800 yen, includes a mini crystal paperweight, cleaner cloth, 2015 calendar, and exclusive costume download codes for both characters.
Atelier Escha & Logy Plus hits the PS Vita in Japan on January 22.
Developer Gust has shared for details about the upcoming 3DS version of Atlier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland. The jump to 3DS includes a revamped battle system, where players can freely move before taking action. An original story detailing the past of Astrid Zexus can also be unlocked within the game.
Furthermore, the game features an Overtime Mode following the main story, where Totori and Meruru join with Rorona and must find a way to return to their original worlds. Support character Esty Dee is now playable, and the title will include additional maps, bosses, and difficulty levels.
Atelier Rorona Plus launches for the 3DS in Japan on March 26, priced at 6264 yen.
Koei Tecmo has released a batch of Atelier news, starting with release dates. Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea (PS3) launches digitally and at retail on March 10 in North America, followed by the European release on March 13. Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk hits the PS Vita starting January 13 in North America and January 14 in Europe.
Gust, the series developer, also revealed that Atelier Rorona will be making the jump to 3DS. The port is planned for a 2015 launch.
Koei Tecmo announced that Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea will be coming to North Americas and European PS3s in 2015.
Tecmo Koei confirmed that Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland will indeed see a western release this June. The remake of Atelier Rorona will be available on PS3 (retail) and PS Vita (digital via PSN) starting June 20 in Europe, with the North American launch on June 24.
Gust announced that Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea has been delayed from its original release date of June 26 in Japan. The title will instead launch for the PS3 on July 17.
Gust has announced Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea, the latest entry in the Atelier series. Set for a June 26 release in Japan for the PS3, the title mirrors Atelier Escha & Logy in its use of dual protagonists: Shallistera and Shallote. The player chooses one to control at the start, and events will be seen differently depending on which they’re using. Shallistera is trying to save her village, while Shallote just wants to become a proper Atelier.
The standard edition is priced at 6800 yen, with a download copy costing a flat 6000. A Premium Box will also be available for 9800 yen, which includes a drama CD and four-disc music collection.
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The anime adaptation of Atelier Escha & Logy is set to begin this coming April, with Studio Gokumi handling production. Gokumi is most recently known for Saki Achiga-hen Episode of Side-A and Kiniro Mosaic.
Atelier Ayesha will be getting a Vita release, according to Dengeki Playstation. Titled Atelier Ayesha Plus, the Vita redux will include the downloadable content from the PS3 version, some game balance adjustments, and a new Hard Mode. The game launches on March 27, with a pricetag of 5800 yen.
With Atelier Escha & Logy just recently hitting the PS3 in Japan – and coming everywhere else in March 2014 – Gust has announced that an anime adaptation of the title is in development. Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky is being handled by Studio Gokumi and planned for a 2014 release.
As readers of the title may have surmised, Tecmo Koei announced the release date for Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemist of Dusk Sky. The latest Atelier game will hit European PS3s on March 7, with the North American release to follow on March 11.
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New Atelier Rorona will reportedly make use of previously unplayable characters from the original: Astrid Zexis and Esty Dee. Astrid is a master alchemist who teaches the title character, while Esty is the Adventurer’s Guild receptionist and is herself skilled with daggers. Presumably, they fight crime. The game will also feature a new chapter, which brings Ateliers Totori and Meruru through time to visit Rorona.
New Atelier Rorona: The Origin Story of the Alchemist of Arland hits the PS3/PS Vita in Japan on November 21.
Not keen on letting moe alchemy sit idle, developer Gust has announced a remake Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland for Playstation 3 and PS Vita. Among other things, the redux has been retitled as New Atelier Rorona: The Origin Story of the Alchemist of Arland and will feature new events, a longer time limit, item cultivation (gardening, basically), new party characters, costumes, and cross-platform save data.
New Atelier Rorona is set for a November launch in Japan. A release outside of Japan was not announced.
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Not content with just one special edition for Atelier Escha & Logy, Tecmo Koei and Gust have revealed a series of premium editions, each with progressively more content. In particular, the Special Combo with a premium box (11,550 yen) includes the first-run bonuses and the Gust Shop limited edition “Recollection Archvies.” Above that is the Premium Strongest Combo, which includes those and the OST for 17,640 yen. Towering above all is the Premium Strongest Package at a scale-breaing 23,240 yen, which throws in all previous benefits along with a deluxe box, artbook, and exclusive PS3 theme.
Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemist of Dusk Sky hits the PS3 in Japan on June 27.