If you ask RPG players their favorite Tales games, a large majority of them will mention Tales of Symphonia. It is one of the few Tales games that actually spawned a sequel on the Wii. Those who only played RPGs on Sony consoles missed both of these terrific games. However, that is going to change soon as Namco Bandai has announced these two games will be re-released in HD on the PS3 as Tales of Symphonia Chrnoicles.
Leading video games developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today officially announced that TALES OF SYMPHONIA CHRONICLES (Working Title) will be available in early 2014 through the Americas exclusively for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Experience the most celebratedTALES OF game, TALES OF SYMPHONIA™, again for the first time with crisp and colorful high definition graphics and additional content along with its 2008 companion title, TALES OF SYMPHONIA®: Dawn of the New World™.
Follow Lloyd Irving as he embarks on a grand adventure with his friends to restore mana back to the world of Sylvarant, a source of energy necessary for the survival of their world. Along the way they learn of the parallel world of Tethe’alla, whose survival rests on the same source of mana Sylvarant needs to sustain life. How will Lloyd and his friends find a way to ensure the survival of both worlds? TALES OF SYMPHONIA takes the signature real-time battle system of theTALES OF role-playing games, allowing for direct control of their character through fast-paced tactical battles.
TALES OF SYMPHONIA: Dawn of the New World continues the story from the previous installment by delving into the consequences set into motion by Lloyd and his friends at the end of TALES OF SYMPHONIA. Take on the role of Emil Castagnier as he seeks to uncover the mysteries that have befallen his world. Dawn of the New World advances the series’ battle system by introducing a new monster recruitment feature that lets players capture more than 200 unique monsters and train them to participate in battles. Players have complete control over their roster of party members and monster allies, allowing for limitless combinations to take out to the battlefield.
TALES OF SYMPHONIA CHRONICLES (Working Title) will be available throughout the Americas early 2014. For more information regarding the TALES OF series please visit: www.namcobandaigames.com and www.facebook.com/tales.
While we’ll have to wait for this to release in 2014, at least we know that some titles will still be coming out for the PS3 next year. For those who haven’t played this, they are in for a treat, and those who have will be able to relive some fond memories.