XSEED Bringing 'The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC' to the PC, PSP, and Vita

Posted Fri Sep 6, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT by
'Trails in the Sky'

First chapter also coming to the PC for the first time.

Citing a groundswell of fan requests, XSEED is bringing both 'The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky,' and its sequel 'The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC' to the PC. The first is already available on PSP with PS Vita compatibility, and will come to the PC this winter. The second part is coming to all three platforms in 2014.

From XSEED, "The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky opens in the quaint and peaceful town of Rolent in the Liberl Kingdom. Home to a peacekeeping coalition free of government ties known as the Bracer Guild, the adventure follows two young aspiring bracers known as Estelle and Joshua on their trials to become full-fledged members of this elite organization. As they embark on their quest, their journey will take them across an entire country, unraveling a sinister government conspiracy along the way that’s poised to overtake the throne, threatening the very peace the bracers seek to uphold. Throughout their adventure, players can expect to learn the full depth of these characters’ origins and motivations through dialogue-driven cutscenes and lengthy side-quests.

"Trails in the Sky SC, meanwhile, begins immediately after the events in the first game. Following the explosive revelations at the very end of Trails in the Sky, Estelle feels adrift and must find her resolve along with friends both old and new, and face down the true architects of the chaos engulfing Liberl – a force far more powerful and insidious than she could ever have imagined.

"Boasting over a hundred hours of gameplay between the two episodes and featuring an engaging narrative that encompasses everything from politics, economics and conspiracies to tourism, traditions and even a cat-speech dictionary, these two titles in The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky series combine to form an incredibly immersive RPG experience. On top of its meticulously crafted world where all actions and inhabitants are accounted for throughout the story, the game also features a meticulously customizable combat system, a massive cast of characters from all walks of life, a variety of landscapes, an in-game newspaper that publishes new issues as the story progresses, and much more. In The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, players are responsible for shaping the world, and will see direct repercussions from their actions as the game unfolds.

Nihon Falcom is the developer behind both games, while Carpe Fulgur is handling the English translations.

You can find the latest info on 'The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC' linked from our Video Games Release Schedule.

Source: XSEED

Author: Brian Hoss

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